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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.

World’s first combined induction transfer and automated mooring system successfully tested with hybrid ferry

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.

Drilling down to safer, cleaner, cost-efficient offshore operations

Drilling down to safer, cleaner, cost-efficient offshore operations

Blog posts   •   May 02, 2017 13:40 GMT

We’re at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston this week, the world’s largest oil and gas industry event, showing how our innovative technologies are making offshore applications safer, cleaner and more cost-efficient.

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 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's MoorMaster™ automated mooring technology registers two major breakthroughs

Cavotec's MoorMaster™ automated mooring technology registers two major breakthroughs

Press Releases   •   Jun 14, 2016 09:18 GMT

Cavotec's MoorMaster™ automated mooring technology has registered two major breakthroughs — completion of At Sea Demonstrations of the US Navy's Advanced Mooring System; and a second order for a combined MoorMaster™ and battery charging system for a hybrid passenger ferry application — underscoring the acceptance of MoorMaster™ in the industry, and the technology's substantial market potential.

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 gears up for Offshore Technology Days

Cavotec gears up for Offshore Technology Days

Blog posts   •   Oct 19, 2015 11:00 GMT

Our offshore technologies experts are preparing for the Offshore Technology Days trade show which gets underway tomorrow at the home of the Norwegian energy industry, Stavanger.

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.

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.

Cavotec powers battery-driven passenger ferry

Cavotec powers battery-driven passenger ferry

Blog posts   •   May 15, 2015 08:00 GMT

Here's news of one of our latest shore power or 'cold ironing' applications, this time in Stockholm, Sweden, where our systems are helping to eliminate emissions from a passenger ferry.

Cavotec wins port equipment orders worth EUR 10m

Cavotec wins port equipment orders worth EUR 10m

Press Releases   •   Mar 30, 2015 07:55 GMT

News of a number of significant orders for our advanced crane technologies from the world's leading crane manufacturers, as well as orders for its innovative shore power systems. The orders have a combined value of approximately EUR 10 million.

Cavotec shore power unit selected for simulator

Cavotec shore power unit selected for simulator

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.

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 showcases shore power at TOC Middle East

Cavotec showcases shore power at TOC Middle East

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.

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.

Automated mooring combines with shore power: a world first

Automated mooring combines with shore power: a world first

Blog posts   •   Oct 04, 2013 08:00 GMT

As we announced back in the summer, our automated mooring technology, MoorMaster™, will be integrated with another of our innovations – Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) – to create a single system that will first moor and then connect a passenger ferry to electrical power to charge its batteries.