Shore power in LA and San Francisco: all the latest from our globetrotting film crew. #Cavotecfilm

Shore power in LA and San Francisco: all the latest from our globetrotting film crew. #Cavotecfilm

Blog posts   •   May 31, 2011 23:07 GMT

All the latest on our globetrotting film crew - Michael, Mårten and Oskar - as they shoot shore power systems at the Port of Oakland and AMP Mobile units at the Port of Los Angeles.

Alternative Maritime Power to play key role in Port of Los Angeles modernisation

Alternative Maritime Power to play key role in Port of Los Angeles modernisation

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.

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.

Cavotec “digitises” logo with LogoGrab app

Cavotec “digitises” logo with LogoGrab app

Blog posts   •   Jul 31, 2013 08:00 GMT

We’ve teamed up with smart phone app innovator LogoGrab to enable customers, suppliers and the general public to interact more easily with Cavotec.

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's team ready to welcome you to stand E52 at TOC Europe

Cavotec's team ready to welcome you to stand E52 at TOC Europe

Blog posts   •   Jun 27, 2017 09:34 GMT

​We’re looking forward to welcoming partners, customers and friends to our stand E52 at TOC Europe, where we’ll be showcasing our innovative crane electrification, automated mooring, shore power, and connection and charging systems.

Cavotec highlights benefits of automated mooring  at TOC Asia

Cavotec highlights benefits of automated mooring at TOC Asia

Blog posts   •   Apr 07, 2017 09:34 GMT

Cavotec will once again be exhibiting at TOC Asia, one of global shipping's top events, which will be held in Singapore at the end of April. During the show, Mike Howie, one of our automated mooring experts, will deliver a speech at an innovation session about the safety, operational and operational benefits of our unique MoorMaster™ automated mooring technology.

MoorMaster™ berth unveiled at Port of Helsinki

MoorMaster™ berth unveiled at Port of Helsinki

Blog posts   •   Mar 10, 2017 09:00 GMT

​The Port of Helsinki recently held an official opening ceremony for its new West Terminal 2 passenger ferry terminal, where our innovative ​MoorMaster™ automated mooring system moors large ferries safely, quietly, cleanly and efficiently.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Invigning av Cavotec landströmprojekt i Ystads hamn - den största högspänningsanläggningen för landanslutning i världen

Invigning av Cavotec landströmprojekt i Ystads hamn - den största högspänningsanläggningen för landanslutning i världen

Blog posts   •   Nov 27, 2012 09:00 GMT

Cavotec har sett sitt innovativa landströmsprojekt i Ystads hamn - den största högspänningsanläggningen för landanslutning i världen - nyligen invigt av Svenska miljöminister Lena Ek. Ystad är den senaste av ett växande antal svenska hamnar som antagit Cavotecs system för landström, en teknik som gör det möjligt för rederier och hamnar att avsevärt förbättra sin miljöprestanda.

Shore power shines as ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach announce Clean Air Action Plan Awards

Shore power shines as ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach announce Clean Air Action Plan Awards

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.

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.

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.

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’.

United Nations Global Opportunity Report recognises Cavotec solutions

United Nations Global Opportunity Report recognises Cavotec solutions

Blog posts   •   Feb 19, 2018 14:34 GMT

Our MoorMaster™ automated mooring technology has been included in the 2018 UN ​Global Opportunity Report​ that highlights how "innovative technologies are making genuine progress towards a more sustainable world."

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.

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 to focus on system automation, electrification at TOC Europe

Cavotec to focus on system automation, electrification at TOC Europe

Blog posts   •   Jun 13, 2019 11:32 GMT

Cavotec will be at TOC Europe to meet customers who want to know more about our crane electrification, automated mooring, shore power, and connection and charging systems.