Canadian ports cut emissions with Cavotec shore power technologies
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 powers "Ship of the Year"
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 co-launches Norwegian shore power initiative
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 powers battery-driven passenger ferry
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.
Joint mooring, shore power system wins innovation award
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.
Cavotec in 2013 – another defining year for inspired engineering
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
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.
PortTechEXPO lights the way for port innovation
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.
Cavotec hosts seminar at the IAPH World Ports Conference on steps towards zero emission-operations
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.
Official opening of Cavotec shore power systems at Port of Ystad - world’s largest high voltage shore connection
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.
Shore power shines as ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach announce Clean Air Action Plan Awards
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.
Alternative Maritime Power to play key role in Port of Los Angeles modernisation
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.