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Automated mooring substantially cuts vessel emissions: report

Automated mooring substantially cuts vessel emissions: report

Blog posts   •   Jul 13, 2018 08:00 GMT

A new report demonstrates how automated mooring system (AMS) makes substantial reductions in CO2 emissions produced by ferries during mooring operations.

Cavotec supports sustainable development of China’s cruise sector

Cavotec supports sustainable development of China’s cruise sector

Blog posts   •   Jul 06, 2018 08:25 GMT

As ports, shipping lines, and authorities in China strive to reduce emissions from shipping, our innovative shore power technologies are playing a key role in delivering substantive change.

Cavotec signs breakthrough EUR 9m orders for unmanned mooring of electric ferries

Cavotec signs breakthrough EUR 9m orders for unmanned mooring of electric ferries

Press releases   •   Apr 20, 2018 08:22 GMT

Cavotec is set to revolutionise the operation of e-vessels by delivering and maintaining its automated, unmanned, mooring system MoorMaster™ for e-ferry ports across Norway. With these orders, MoorMaster™ is now the leading technology to safely and efficiently moor e-vessels, a segment set for rapid growth.

Cavotec connects Asia’s first e-ferry to electrical power

Cavotec connects Asia’s first e-ferry to electrical power

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.

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.

Cavotec and Port of Los Angeles mark environmental co-operation with inauguration of shore power system for USS Iowa

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.

Cavotec connects world’s largest super-yachts to shore power

Cavotec connects world’s largest super-yachts to shore power

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.

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.

Cavotec and ABB join forces to offer shore-to-ship power solutions, boosting "green ports"

Cavotec and ABB join forces to offer shore-to-ship power solutions, boosting "green ports"

Press releases   •   Apr 28, 2016 09:27 GMT

Cavotec and ABB have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly offer complete shore-to-ship power solutions globally. Such solutions allow vessels to plug into onshore power supply and shut down their engines, eliminating noxious emissions, noise and vibrations while berthed in ports that are often located in city surrounds.

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.

Shore power facility for offshore vessels goes on line

Shore power facility for offshore vessels goes on line

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.

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.

World’s first combined automated mooring and shore power project on course

World’s first combined automated mooring and shore power project on course

Blog posts   •   Jun 04, 2014 09:00 GMT

The world’s first battery-powered ferry was delivered recently, heralding a new era in environmentally responsible shipping. The vessel, which will serve a high-frequency route in Norway, will use our very first combined automated mooring and shore power system.

Cavotec in 2013 – another defining year for inspired engineering

Cavotec in 2013 – another defining year for inspired engineering

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.

Cavotec awarded shore power equipment orders worth EUR 12 million

Cavotec awarded shore power equipment orders worth EUR 12 million

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.

PortTechEXPO lights the way for port innovation

PortTechEXPO lights the way for port innovation

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.

Cavotec demonstrates benefits of shore power at Swedish port of Ystad

Cavotec demonstrates benefits of shore power at Swedish port of Ystad

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.

Cavotec wins shore power equipment orders at Port of Los Angeles

Cavotec wins shore power equipment orders at Port of Los Angeles

Press releases   •   Dec 12, 2012 10:11 GMT

News of our latest project for our innovative Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) shore-to-ship electrical power systems, this time at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA).

Official opening of Cavotec shore power systems at Port of Ystad - world’s largest high voltage shore connection

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.

New Cavotec AMP shore power systems for Port of Long Beach and Port of Oakland

New Cavotec AMP shore power systems for Port of Long Beach and Port of Oakland

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.