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's MoorMaster™ automated mooring technology registers two major breakthroughs
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.
Cavotec and ABB join forces to offer shore-to-ship power solutions, boosting "green ports"
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.
Cavotec gears up for Offshore Technology Days
Our offshore technologies experts are preparing for the Offshore Technology Days trade show which gets underway tomorrow at the home of the Norwegian energy industry, Stavanger.
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.
Shore power facility for offshore vessels goes on line
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.
Cavotec co-hosts shore power event in Bergen
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.
Cavotec powers battery-driven passenger ferry
Here's news of one of our latest shore power or 'cold ironing' applications, this time in Stockholm, Sweden, where our systems are helping to eliminate emissions from a passenger ferry.
Cavotec wins port equipment orders worth EUR 10m
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.
Cavotec shore power unit selected for simulator
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.
World’s first combined automated mooring and shore power project on course
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.
Cavotec in 2013 – another defining year for inspired engineering
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.