Blog posts • Jan 31, 2018 11:12 GMT
Konecranes has selected Cavotec to supply advanced cable reel technologies for two electrically powered Boxhunter Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes at an application in Paraguay. The cranes are the latest generation of Konecranes lightweight RTG cranes, and are set to reduce environmental impact and improve operational efficiency at the port.
Blog posts • Jan 12, 2018 15:03 GMT
Our innovative charging technologies have connected Asia’s first e-ferry to electrical power, eliminating emissions and dramatically reducing operating costs, and highlighting Cavotec’s leading position in this increasingly important segment.
Blog posts • Jan 05, 2018 09:00 GMT
Cavotec engineers have once again manufactured cable reels that set new standards in operational performance with reels that provide electrical power for ship-to-shore (STS) container cranes that boast the highest lifting distance of any STS cranes anywhere in the world today.
Blog posts • Dec 08, 2017 09:00 GMT
When ZPMC – one of the world’s leading manufacturers of heavy duty equipment and STS cranes – needed to ensure safe, reliable, and cost efficient maintenance of STS cranes at automated container terminals in China and Morocco, they selected our advanced Radio Remote Control (RRC) units to do the job.
Blog posts • Nov 24, 2017 09:54 GMT
The Port of Salalah climbed 17 places in the One Hundred Ports survey published by Lloyd’s List. A performance made possible – in part at least – by the installation of our innovative automated mooring technology, MoorMaster.
Blog posts • Oct 26, 2017 10:00 GMT
Cavotec shore power systems are helping ports in Canada make substantial reductions in cruise and container ship emissions, with the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) recently reporting that its shore power initiatives are expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by some 2,800 tonnes a year.
World’s first combined induction transfer and automated mooring system successfully tested with hybrid ferry
Blog posts • Sep 21, 2017 07:58 GMT
Cavotec, together with group of industrial partners, has made history with the world's first successful testing of a combined wireless induction charging and automated mooring system with a hybrid passenger ferry.
Blog posts • Jun 27, 2017 09:34 GMT
We’re looking forward to welcoming partners, customers and friends to our stand E52 at TOC Europe, where we’ll be showcasing our innovative crane electrification, automated mooring, shore power, and connection and charging systems.
Blog posts • Jun 08, 2017 07:17 GMT
Our innovative MoorMaster™ automated mooring and Automatic Plug-in System (APS) are set to enter service with a hybrid battery-powered ferry in Finland, delivering substantial operational efficiencies and reducing environmental impact.
Blog posts • Apr 07, 2017 09:34 GMT
Cavotec will once again be exhibiting at TOC Asia, one of global shipping's top events, which will be held in Singapore at the end of April. During the show, Mike Howie, one of our automated mooring experts, will deliver a speech at an innovation session about the safety, operational and operational benefits of our unique MoorMaster™ automated mooring technology.
Blog posts • Mar 10, 2017 09:00 GMT
The Port of Helsinki recently held an official opening ceremony for its new West Terminal 2 passenger ferry terminal, where our innovative MoorMaster™ automated mooring system moors large ferries safely, quietly, cleanly and efficiently.
Cavotec and Port of Los Angeles mark environmental co-operation with inauguration of shore power system for USS Iowa
Blog posts • Feb 24, 2017 09:00 GMT
Global engineering group Cavotec, the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the historic Battleship IOWA museum unveiled a public Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) educational exhibit during a recent reception commemorating Battleship USS IOWA’s new shore-side power connection, close to the Port of Los Angeles’ World Cruise Center.
Blog posts • Dec 02, 2016 09:00 GMT
Ever dreamt of drifting lazily on a luxury yacht? The Cavotec France team recently came a little closer to realising that dream – although no drifting was involved – when they installed a shore power connection system at Port Vauban, a marina located in Antibes on the French Riviera.
Blog posts • Sep 16, 2016 08:00 GMT
We're delighted that the carbon fibre passenger ferry, Vision of the Fjords, has been named "Ship of the Year" at SMM in Hamburg, the world's leading maritime trade fair. This extraordinary battery-powered hybrid vessel relies on Cavotec shore power systems to charge its battery units.
Blog posts • Sep 09, 2016 08:00 GMT
We have recently built what is believed to be one of the world’s largest mono-spiral motorised cable reels. With a drum diameter of 9.2m, and weighing in at 10,000kg, it is the largest drum manufactured by Cavotec to date.
Blog posts • Aug 14, 2015 08:00 GMT
Along with Schneider Electric and the Port of Bergen, we recently hosted the opening of what is believed to be the world’s first shore power facility for offshore supply vessels.
Blog posts • Apr 03, 2015 09:32 GMT
The world's leading crane manufacturers, port operators and ship owners continue to rely on Cavotec to meet growing demands for advanced crane technologies and innovative shore power systems. A number of recent orders, (announced at the end of March), amounting to a total of €10 million attest to this.
Blog posts • Mar 06, 2015 09:15 GMT
Ships' crews need to sharpen their skills from time to time, and we're delighted to be involved in a new training facility in Sweden - the first of its kind anywhere in the world - where mariners will be instructed in how to connect ships to shore power.