Tag / Shore power
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 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.
World’s first combined induction transfer and automated mooring system successfully tested with hybrid ferry
Blog posts • Sep 21, 2017 07:58 GMT
Cavotec, together with group of industrial partners, has made history with the world's first successful testing of a combined wireless induction charging and automated mooring system with a hybrid passenger ferry.
Blog posts • May 02, 2017 13:40 GMT
We’re at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston this week, the world’s largest oil and gas industry event, showing how our innovative technologies are making offshore applications safer, cleaner and more cost-efficient.
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 • 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.
Press releases • Jun 14, 2016 09:18 GMT
Cavotec's MoorMaster™ automated mooring technology has registered two major breakthroughs — completion of At Sea Demonstrations of the US Navy's Advanced Mooring System; and a second order for a combined MoorMaster™ and battery charging system for a hybrid passenger ferry application — underscoring the acceptance of MoorMaster™ in the industry, and the technology's substantial market potential.
Press releases • Apr 28, 2016 09:27 GMT
Cavotec and ABB have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly offer complete shore-to-ship power solutions globally. Such solutions allow vessels to plug into onshore power supply and shut down their engines, eliminating noxious emissions, noise and vibrations while berthed in ports that are often located in city surrounds.
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 • Jun 10, 2015 08:00 GMT
Cavotec, Schneider Electric and the Port of Bergen are hosting a major shore power event next week which will gather leading experts to discuss how the technology is playing an increasingly important role in reducing emissions at the world's ports.
Press releases • Mar 30, 2015 07:55 GMT
News of a number of significant orders for our advanced crane technologies from the world's leading crane manufacturers, as well as orders for its innovative shore power systems. The orders have a combined value of approximately EUR 10 million.
Blog posts • Mar 06, 2015 09:15 GMT
Ships' crews need to sharpen their skills from time to time, and we're delighted to be involved in a new training facility in Sweden - the first of its kind anywhere in the world - where mariners will be instructed in how to connect ships to shore power.
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 • Dec 13, 2013 13:08 GMT
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.