Blog posts • Apr 28, 2021 14:52 GMT
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.
Blog posts • Sep 28, 2020 09:35 GMT
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.
Blog posts • Jul 13, 2018 08:00 GMT
A new report demonstrates how automated mooring system (AMS) makes substantial reductions in CO2 emissions produced by ferries during mooring operations.
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.
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.
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 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 • 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.
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 • 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 • Jan 15, 2014 12:48 GMT
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.
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
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.
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 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.