Tag / shipping
Press releases • May 27, 2021 07:00 GMT
A decade after installing MoorMaster™ automated vacuum mooring at an iron ore berth in Western Australia, Pilbara Ports Authority has now selected Cavotec to secure availability and extend lifetime of its mooring system.
Press releases • May 21, 2021 07:00 GMT
In a major breakthrough for automated mooring, our MoorMaster technology has been selected for installation at a roll-on/roll-off berth in a key market in the Far East. This is the first installation of this unique mooring system in Asia and highlights widespread interest in the technology and its growing use around the world.
Cavotec wins multi-million euro cleantech contract. Shore power to cut ship emissions by 90% in Malta's Valletta Grand Harbour.
Press releases • May 17, 2021 08:00 GMT
Cavotec has been awarded a contract by Nidec ASI as part of their EUR 12 million deal to provide ShorePower to five cruise liner berths at Malta’s Valletta Grand Harbour. The project is part of a major EU funded initiative by Infrastructure Malta to electrify the entire harbour and reduce harmful portside ship emissions by 90%.
Cavotec to accelerate focus on cleantech - will invest 20 million euro to solidify leading position in expected multibillion euro market
Press releases • May 12, 2021 05:04 GMT
The fast-growing market for electrification and automation of ports worldwide is estimated to be worth several billion euros in the coming years. Cavotec will invest EUR 20M in technology, engineering and business development over the next five years to strengthen its leading position and meet the expected demand. The global Cavotec team will grow by 60%, with two thirds being engineers.
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 • Dec 18, 2020 09:33 GMT
In recent weeks, ports around the world have been hit by delays and backlogs caused by factors including a surge in demand, a lack of empty containers, and the coronavirus – the latter manifesting as mass quarantining, social distancing, illness, and lockdowns. In the UK, these issues were compounded by fears of a no-deal Brexit.
Blog posts • Feb 09, 2016 14:12 GMT
In the latest development for our innovative MoorMaster™ mooring technology in the UK, Wightlink Ferries is to introduce the system at two of its passenger and vehicle ferry berths in Portsmouth, (on the mainland), and Fishbourne on the Isle of Wight.
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 • 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.
Press releases • Nov 20, 2013 13:36 GMT
Cavotec has won several significant orders for its shore power systems for customers in the Far East and Europe, highlighting how the Group's innovative technologies are enabling ports and shipping lines to operate cleanly and efficiently worldwide. The total value of these orders amounts to EUR 12 million.
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’.
Press releases • Nov 21, 2011 11:25 GMT
Cavotec has won a contract to electrify eight rubber tyred gantry (RTG) cranes at DP World's Jebel Ali port in Dubai; a move that will realise significant reductions in energy costs and 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.