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.
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
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.
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.
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 • Sep 09, 2016 08:00 GMT
We have recently built what is believed to be one of the world’s largest mono-spiral motorised cable reels. With a drum diameter of 9.2m, and weighing in at 10,000kg, it is the largest drum manufactured by Cavotec to date.
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.
Blog posts • Apr 03, 2015 09:32 GMT
The world's leading crane manufacturers, port operators and ship owners continue to rely on Cavotec to meet growing demands for advanced crane technologies and innovative shore power systems. A number of recent orders, (announced at the end of March), amounting to a total of €10 million attest to this.
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.
Blog posts • Jan 15, 2015 09:20 GMT
Last week we announced a series of projects with ports and shipping lines involving our innovative electrical supply and automated mooring systems.
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 • 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.
Blog posts • Nov 15, 2013 10:00 GMT
DP World recently announced that it had successfully electrified eight rubber tyred gantry (RTG) cranes at the Port of Jebel Ali in the UAE, with the help of our cable reel systems. Here's our take on this project - one that demonstrates one way in which ports are reducing environmental impact.
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.
Blog posts • Sep 06, 2013 08:00 GMT
We’re always on the lookout for great ideas, so we’re delighted to be sponsoring the upcoming PortTechEXPO in Los Angeles that brings together innovative clean technologies from around the world with the business community. Here's more on this exciting event.
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.