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Cavotec automated mooring wins bulk handling safety award

Cavotec automated mooring wins bulk handling safety award

Blog posts   •   Jan 27, 2012 09:00 GMT

Cavotec's automated mooring system, MoorMaster, recently won the International Bulk Journal's award for safety in bulk handling, the latest in a series of awards for the innovative technology.

Cavotec and ABB team up to help cut ship’s fuel consumption by up to a quarter

Cavotec and ABB team up to help cut ship’s fuel consumption by up to a quarter

Blog posts   •   Jan 13, 2012 16:06 GMT

Cavotec has completed work on the development of a unique marine propulsion system that, in conjunction with an innovative ship design, promises to improve fuel consumption by up to 25 per cent.

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.

Exciting new prize for outstanding advances in engineering

Exciting new prize for outstanding advances in engineering

Blog posts   •   Nov 25, 2011 09:00 GMT

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering is a pioneering new award designed to recognise and encourage innovation in engineering. The £1 million prize, officially launched this month, is international and aims to show how engineering can make a difference to the world.

Celebrating engineering excellence: MoorMaster™ wins two more awards

Celebrating engineering excellence: MoorMaster™ wins two more awards

Blog posts   •   Nov 18, 2011 13:30 GMT

Cavotec’s innovative automated mooring solution MoorMaster™ was a key component in two significant awards this month. A 2011 Western Australia Engineering Excellence Award and Australia Bulk Handling Award 2011 for Best Practice in Occupational Health & Safety both went to Cavotec partners that rely on MoorMaster™ for the safe mooring of vessels.

High costs ground aviation biofuel

High costs ground aviation biofuel

Blog posts   •   Nov 11, 2011 10:49 GMT

Environmentally-friendly biofuels have been hitting both the headlines and the skies this week when a United Airlines aircraft successfully completed a commercial flight powered by biofuel. Several other leading airlines have also experimented with biofuels as a way of reducing emissions and combatting rising oil prices.

Shipping emissions to be included in UK carbon budgets?

Shipping emissions to be included in UK carbon budgets?

Blog posts   •   Nov 04, 2011 14:16 GMT

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) published a review this week recommending that the UK’s share of international shipping emissions should be included in climate targets and carbon budgets.

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 Airports Market Unit exhibitions for October

Cavotec Airports Market Unit exhibitions for October

Blog posts   •   Sep 23, 2011 12:07 GMT

October is a busy month for Cavotec's airport market unit with international trade fairs, exhibitions and conferences in Las Vegas, Munich and Moscow.