Blog posts • Sep 13, 2012 13:00 GMT
Cavotec's radio remote control (RRC) experts - Cavotec Micro-control - recently took part in a highly successful ONS2012, one of the offshore energy industry's largest exhibitions. Held in Stravanger, Norway, between August 28 and 30, the event attracted some 50,000 attendees. Here's a brief overview of Cavotec's presence at the show.
Blog posts • Aug 23, 2012 10:01 GMT
Leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus recently published the latest results of a two-year survey into passenger preferences for the future of flying. The consultation is part of the group's ongoing 'The Future by Airbus' programme that includes a concept aircraft on which you can 'play' golf and settle into seats that morph to fit your body.
Blog posts • Aug 15, 2012 12:00 GMT
Interislander, operator of one of the world's most beautiful ferry routes - between North and South Island in New Zealand - is currently celebrating its 50th year of operation. The service was also the very first in the world to introduce Cavotec's automated mooring system MoorMaster™.
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.
Blog posts • Jul 02, 2012 08:00 GMT
Across the US, renovation and expansion projects are underway to improve the country’s vast network of commercial airports. Developments include the remodelling of entire terminals. Meanwhile, in China, the number of airports in the country could reach 240 by 2020.
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.
Blog posts • May 15, 2012 12:25 GMT
Cavotec has completed the delivery of a number of industrial radio remote control (RRC) systems that will be sued on the world’s largest deep water drilling ship, the Dalian Developer.
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.
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’.
Blog posts • Feb 10, 2012 10:30 GMT
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has announced that six new companies have joined the organisation, taking its total membership to 60. The new members are APM Terminals Crane & Engineering Services, TMEIC Corporation, Banner Engineering Europe, Gaussin, Phoenix Products and Moffatt & Nichol.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.