Blog posts • Jan 13, 2012 16:06 GMT
Cavotec has completed work on the development of a unique marine propulsion system that, in conjunction with an innovative ship design, promises to improve fuel consumption by up to 25 per cent.
Blog posts • Dec 08, 2011 07:00 GMT
Cavotec is delighted to hear that the Port of Gothenburg, one of the Group's long-term partners on shore power technologies for ships, has won the prestigious Energy Globe Awards 2011 for its shore power initiatives and their contribution to improving air quality in and around the Port. Cavotec and the Port of Gothenburg have worked together closely on shore power since the 1980s.
Blog posts • Dec 02, 2011 10:55 GMT
The Port of Los Angeles has developed a Carbon Calculator for ports to estimate greenhouse gas levels from their operations and explore reduction strategies. The neighbouring Port of Long Beach, meanwhile, has unveiled its latest shore power installation in its continued bid to reduce port-wide emissions.
Blog posts • Nov 25, 2011 09:00 GMT
The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering is a pioneering new award designed to recognise and encourage innovation in engineering. The £1 million prize, officially launched this month, is international and aims to show how engineering can make a difference to the world.
Blog posts • Nov 18, 2011 13:30 GMT
Cavotec’s innovative automated mooring solution MoorMaster™ was a key component in two significant awards this month. A 2011 Western Australia Engineering Excellence Award and Australia Bulk Handling Award 2011 for Best Practice in Occupational Health & Safety both went to Cavotec partners that rely on MoorMaster™ for the safe mooring of vessels.
Blog posts • Nov 11, 2011 10:49 GMT
Environmentally-friendly biofuels have been hitting both the headlines and the skies this week when a United Airlines aircraft successfully completed a commercial flight powered by biofuel. Several other leading airlines have also experimented with biofuels as a way of reducing emissions and combatting rising oil prices.
Blog posts • Nov 04, 2011 14:16 GMT
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) published a review this week recommending that the UK’s share of international shipping emissions should be included in climate targets and carbon budgets.
Blog posts • Nov 04, 2011 13:55 GMT
US giant FedEx Express, the cargo airline of FedEx Corp., has installed a vast vegetated roof as part of an ambitious environmental initiative taking place in Chicago, USA. At Cavotec, we always enjoy hearing about innovative technologies that enable the ports, airports, mining and tunnelling and general industries to operate more sustainably and work more productively.
Blog posts • Sep 23, 2011 12:07 GMT
October is a busy month for Cavotec's airport market unit with international trade fairs, exhibitions and conferences in Las Vegas, Munich and Moscow.
Blog posts • Sep 12, 2011 20:51 GMT
A brief overview from the Cavotec Australia team on the recent AIMEX trade show held in Sydney - and thanks to all those who made it possible.
Blog posts • Aug 31, 2011 08:12 GMT
Blog posts • Jun 13, 2011 19:56 GMT
The last of four blog posts from our film crew as they criss-cross Europe, Australia and the US shooting material for the new Cavotec corporate film.
Blog posts • Jun 06, 2011 08:00 GMT
Cavotec has been named as Best Emerging Market Airport Equipment Service Provider in the Second Emerging Market Airport (EMA) Awards in Dubai.
Blog posts • May 31, 2011 23:07 GMT
All the latest on our globetrotting film crew - Michael, Mårten and Oskar - as they shoot shore power systems at the Port of Oakland and AMP Mobile units at the Port of Los Angeles.
Blog posts • May 25, 2011 08:00 GMT
Leading global port equipment and technology suppliers gather to discuss emerging trends and advances in terminal automation at TOC Europe, June 7-9, Antwerp.
GSE in Frankfurt on Thursday, MoorMaster™ in Australia on Sunday: here's the latest from the #Cavotecfilm crew
Blog posts • May 24, 2011 17:02 GMT
Ground support equipment servicing aircraft at Frankfurt Airport on Thursday, automated mooring units securing iron ore carriers in Western Australia on Sunday - here's the latest on the Cavotec film crew's round the world film shoot.
Blog posts • May 19, 2011 20:11 GMT
We currently have a small, dedicated film crew making a lightening tour of Europe, Australia and the US to shoot material for our new company film. The stars of this film are our ground support equipment at airports and our automated mooring and shore power systems at ports. Keep track of our progress as we Cavotec our way around the world in 11 and a half days.
Blog posts • May 02, 2011 09:00 GMT
Cavotec has won its second major contract with Muscat International Airport, this time for advanced aircraft fuel hydrant pits.