Tag / alternative maritime power
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.
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 • 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.
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.
Blog posts • Jan 15, 2014 12:48 GMT
Our largest MoorMaster™ project to date, our combined AMP and MoorMaster™ system designed – the first of its kind anywhere in the world – and our move up to Mid Cap on the Stockholm OMX: here’s our pick of the milestones that made 2013 another defining year for Cavotec.
Blog posts • Dec 13, 2013 13:08 GMT
We were exhibiting at TOC Middle East this week, one of the port sector’s largest events attracting port authorities, shipping lines, and port equipment manufacturers. The exhibition was well-attended, with automation and electrification topping the agenda.
Press releases • Nov 20, 2013 13:36 GMT
Cavotec has won several significant orders for its shore power systems for customers in the Far East and Europe, highlighting how the Group's innovative technologies are enabling ports and shipping lines to operate cleanly and efficiently worldwide. The total value of these orders amounts to EUR 12 million.
Blog posts • Sep 18, 2013 09:00 GMT
We showcased our AMP technologies at last week’s PortTechEXPO in Los Angeles, an event we also sponsored. It was organised by non-profit business incubator Port Tech LA. This year’s event, the fourth of its kind, featured some 100 clean technologies, with more than 300 civic and local and global business leaders in attendance. Read more here.
Press releases • Aug 08, 2013 10:00 GMT
News of a series of orders worth EUR 7.2 million for several of our maritime technologies, including Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) systems, slip rings, cable reels and high voltage cables for customers in the US, China, Australia, South Korea, and Japan.
Press releases • May 27, 2013 11:11 GMT
Last week, Cavotec co-hosted a series of seminars at the Swedish Port of Ystad during which one of the Group's shore-to-ship power systems experts delivered a presentation on the environmental and economic benefits of shore power.
Blog posts • May 06, 2013 09:36 GMT
Cavotec is to host a seminar at the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) 28th World Ports Conference on how innovative technologies are helping ports take steps towards zero emission-operations.
Official opening of Cavotec shore power systems at Port of Ystad - world’s largest high voltage shore connection
Blog posts • Nov 27, 2012 10:00 GMT
Swedish Environment Minister Lena Ek recently opened an innovative Cavotec Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) shore-to-ship electrical application at the Port of Ystad in southern Sweden - the largest high voltage shore connection in the world.
Blog posts • Aug 08, 2012 08:43 GMT
The decisive role one of Cavotec's benchmark technologies, Alternative Maritime Power, plays in improving air quality in ports and surrounding communities was highlighted recently as the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach announced their Clean Air Action Awards.
Press releases • Jul 27, 2012 12:24 GMT
Following news in May that the US ports of Oakland and Long Beach ordered a large number of our innovative shore power systems, here is a press release detailing the most recent official opening of Cavotec AMP systems at two Stena Line ferry berths in Hoek van Holland in The Netherlands.
Blog posts • Jun 09, 2012 07:58 GMT
Alternative Maritime Power, one of our signature technologies, looks set to be an integral element of one of several measures included by the Port of Los Angeles in the latest round of the Port's container handling "Pier 300" expansion programme.
Press releases • May 30, 2012 11:00 GMT
The Port of Long Beach and the Port of Oakland have selected Cavotec's innovative Alternative Maritime Power systems for installation at multiple berths ensuring safe, easy and quick connection to grid-generated electrical power. This enables ships to switch of their engines while docked thus making a substantial improvement to air quality in and around these ports.
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.
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 • 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.