Shore power, charging infrastructure could cut CO2 emissions in Norway by 12.5 million tonnes
Shore power and charging infrastructure could reduce CO2 emissions by as much as 12.5 million tonnes at ports in Norway every year – this is one of the main conclusions of a report compiled by a pool of experts from ABB, DNV GL, the Port of Oslo, and Cavotec, working under the auspices of ReCharge, an initiative that seeks to pave the way for zero emission ports in the Scandinavian country.
Cavotec's team ready to welcome you to stand E52 at TOC Europe
We’re looking forward to welcoming partners, customers and friends to our stand E52 at TOC Europe, where we’ll be showcasing our innovative crane electrification, automated mooring, shore power, and connection and charging systems.
Cavotec extends its leadership in automated mooring and charging for e-ferries
Our innovative MoorMaster™ automated mooring and Automatic Plug-in System (APS) are set to enter service with a hybrid battery-powered ferry in Finland, delivering substantial operational efficiencies and reducing environmental impact.
MoorMaster™ berth unveiled at Port of Helsinki
The Port of Helsinki recently held an official opening ceremony for its new West Terminal 2 passenger ferry terminal, where our innovative MoorMaster™ automated mooring system moors large ferries safely, quietly, cleanly and efficiently.
Cavotec and Port of Los Angeles mark environmental co-operation with inauguration of shore power system for USS Iowa
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.
Cavotec rolls out EV charging stations at company sites
In line with Cavotec’s overall programme of CSR initiatives that promote sustainable operations across the Group, we're encouraging the wider use of electric car charging stations at Cavotec car parks.
Cavotec connects world’s largest super-yachts to shore power
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.
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 MoorMaster™ achieves 200,000 moorings
Our innovative mooring technology for ships, MoorMaster™, recently achieved a landmark 200,000 moorings at applications worldwide, highlighting the growing acceptance of this unique technology.
Cavotec continues winning shore power orders, highlighting success of new applications
During 1H16 and the first weeks of 3Q16, leading engineering group Cavotec has won more orders for its innovative shore power systems with a total value of approximately EUR 11.5 million, underlining the Group’s central position in this growing segment, and the ports sector as a whole.
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.
MoorMaster™ to be introduced at two UK passenger ferry berths
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.
Cavotec & Wärtsilä to develop world’s first marine wireless charging and mooring concept
An agreement has been signed between Cavotec Group and Wärtsilä to jointly develop the world’s first combined induction charging and automatic mooring concept.
MoorMaster™ wins vacuum innovation award
Cavotec's innovative MoorMaster™ automated mooring technology has won the Busch Vacuum Innovation Award 2015, for its use of Busch vacuum technology, the latest in a series of industry awards for MoorMaster™.
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.
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.
Partnerships strengthened in port equipment orders
The world's leading crane manufacturers, port operators and ship owners continue to rely on Cavotec to meet growing demands for advanced crane technologies and innovative shore power systems. A number of recent orders, (announced at the end of March), amounting to a total of €10 million attest to this.
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.