Cavotec continues to build its role as key supplier to Swedish industry
Cavotec continues to strengthen its position as an important supplier of niche technologies to major Swedish industrial companies with several projects involving its radio remote control (RRC) systems in recent months.
Interislander marks 50 years of linking New Zealand's North and South Islands
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™.
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.
Dubai Airport flying high
We are delighted to hear that one of our major Airports customers in the Middle East, Dubai International Airport, has reported record passenger numbers for the first six months of this year.
Airport investment set for lift in the US and China
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.
Inaugural Climate Leadership Award goes to Port of Los Angeles
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’.
Port Equipment Manufacturers Association adds six more members
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.
High costs ground aviation biofuel
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.
Shipping emissions to be included in UK carbon budgets?
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.
Vast vegetated roof installed at Chicago O'Hare Int. Airport
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.
Cavotec Airports Market Unit exhibitions for October
October is a busy month for Cavotec's airport market unit with international trade fairs, exhibitions and conferences in Las Vegas, Munich and Moscow.