Cavotec shore power solutions help Port of Marseille to reduce surge in ship emissions in wake of pandemic
Shore power is increasingly seen as an effective way to reduce emissions from ships in port. The problem has intensified in the wake of the pandemic, as cruise ships that previously stayed in ports for a matter of hours, stay at the same berths continually running their conventionally-powered engines. Cavotec's shore power solutions are addressing the issue.
The Five Steps to Take Charge of Portside Pollution
The shipping industry is responsible for more than 2.5% of the world’s emissions. If the shipping sector were a country, it would be the sixth largest polluter in the world. But we can change this. We have the technology today that can be retrofitted to existing ships to reduce harmful emissions. We also have the technology to upgrade our ports to reduce pollution.
Maritime industry under pressure on emissions
One of the world’s most conservative sectors is now witnessing a fundamental shift as efforts are made to transform its environmental footprint under intense pressure from its stakeholders. Across the maritime industry – typically slow to change – steps are being taken to reduce emissions and operate more sustainably, with the ultimate goal of achieving zero emissions.
Automated mooring substantially cuts vessel emissions: report
A new report demonstrates how automated mooring system (AMS) makes substantial reductions in CO2 emissions produced by ferries during mooring operations.
Cavotec supports sustainable development of China’s cruise sector
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 connects Asia’s first e-ferry to electrical power
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.
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 and Port of Los Angeles mark environmental co-operation with inauguration of shore power system for USS Iowa
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 connects world’s largest super-yachts to shore power
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.
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.