Cavotec co-launches Norwegian shore power initiative

Cavotec co-launches Norwegian shore power initiative

Blog posts   •   Oct 16, 2015 08:00 GMT

Following the success of electric car incentive programmes in Norway, a group of engineers, investors, and representatives from the maritime sector are teaming up to expand the use of electrically powered ships in the Nordic country.

Cavotec co-hosts shore power event in Bergen

Cavotec co-hosts shore power event in Bergen

Blog posts   •   Jun 10, 2015 08:00 GMT

Cavotec, Schneider Electric and the Port of Bergen are hosting a major shore power event next week which will gather leading experts to discuss how the technology is playing an increasingly important role in reducing emissions at the world's ports.

Joint mooring, shore power system wins innovation award

Joint mooring, shore power system wins innovation award

Blog posts   •   Jul 16, 2014 09:49 GMT

We're delighted to report that our combined automated mooring and shore power system has won the inaugural Innovation of the Year Award at the Electric & Hybrid World Expo 2014.

Port of Gothenburg wins award for work improving air quality

Port of Gothenburg wins award for work improving air quality

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.

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach tackle CO2 emissions head on

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach tackle CO2 emissions head on

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.

Vast vegetated roof installed at Chicago O'Hare Int. Airport

Vast vegetated roof installed at Chicago O'Hare Int. Airport

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.

Cavotec powers "Ship of the Year"

Cavotec powers "Ship of the Year"

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.

Inaugural Climate Leadership Award goes to Port of Los Angeles

Inaugural Climate Leadership Award goes to Port of Los Angeles

Blog posts   •   Mar 20, 2012 09:51 GMT

The first award of its kind from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) acknowledges ‘businesses and organizations that have shown outstanding leadership in response to climate change’.

Cavotec’s Luciano Corbetta to present at Shoreside Power Conference

Cavotec’s Luciano Corbetta to present at Shoreside Power Conference

Blog posts   •   Apr 20, 2012 08:00 GMT

Luciano Corbetta, Cavotec Group Market Unit Manager Port & Maritime, is a guest speaker at this year’s Shoreside Power Conference, hosted and organised by Venezia Terminal Passeggeri and Ashcroft & Associates, to be held on April 26 at Marittima Terminal 103 in Venice.

Canadian ports cut emissions with Cavotec shore power technologies

Canadian ports cut emissions with Cavotec shore power technologies

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.