Categories: alternative maritime power
Canadian ports cut emissions with Cavotec shore power technologies
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.
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 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 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.
Joint mooring, shore power system wins innovation award
We're delighted to report that our combined automated mooring and shore power system has won the inaugural Innovation of the Year Award at the Electric & Hybrid World Expo 2014.
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.
Cavotec showcases shore power at TOC Middle East
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.
Cavotec awarded shore power equipment orders worth EUR 12 million
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.
PortTechEXPO lights the way for port innovation
We showcased our AMP technologies at last week’s PortTechEXPO in Los Angeles, an event we also sponsored. It was organised by non-profit business incubator Port Tech LA. This year’s event, the fourth of its kind, featured some 100 clean technologies, with more than 300 civic and local and global business leaders in attendance. Read more here.
Cavotec awarded orders worth EUR 7.2m for maritime systems
News of a series of orders worth EUR 7.2 million for several of our maritime technologies, including Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) systems, slip rings, cable reels and high voltage cables for customers in the US, China, Australia, South Korea, and Japan.
Cavotec demonstrates benefits of shore power at Swedish port of Ystad
Last week, Cavotec co-hosted a series of seminars at the Swedish Port of Ystad during which one of the Group's shore-to-ship power systems experts delivered a presentation on the environmental and economic benefits of shore power.
Cavotec hosts seminar at the IAPH World Ports Conference on steps towards zero emission-operations
Cavotec is to host a seminar at the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) 28th World Ports Conference on how innovative technologies are helping ports take steps towards zero emission-operations.
Official opening of Cavotec shore power systems at Port of Ystad - world’s largest high voltage shore connection
Swedish Environment Minister Lena Ek recently opened an innovative Cavotec Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) shore-to-ship electrical application at the Port of Ystad in southern Sweden - the largest high voltage shore connection in the world.
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.
Cavotec AMP systems officially opened at Stena Line ferry berths in Hoek van Holland
Following news in May that the US ports of Oakland and Long Beach ordered a large number of our innovative shore power systems, here is a press release detailing the most recent official opening of Cavotec AMP systems at two Stena Line ferry berths in Hoek van Holland in The Netherlands.
Alternative Maritime Power to play key role in Port of Los Angeles modernisation
Alternative Maritime Power, one of our signature technologies, looks set to be an integral element of one of several measures included by the Port of Los Angeles in the latest round of the Port's container handling "Pier 300" expansion programme.
New Cavotec AMP shore power systems for Port of Long Beach and Port of Oakland
The Port of Long Beach and the Port of Oakland have selected Cavotec's innovative Alternative Maritime Power systems for installation at multiple berths ensuring safe, easy and quick connection to grid-generated electrical power. This enables ships to switch of their engines while docked thus making a substantial improvement to air quality in and around these ports.
Cavotec’s Luciano Corbetta to present at Shoreside Power Conference
Luciano Corbetta, Cavotec Group Market Unit Manager Port & Maritime, is a guest speaker at this year’s Shoreside Power Conference, hosted and organised by Venezia Terminal Passeggeri and Ashcroft & Associates, to be held on April 26 at Marittima Terminal 103 in Venice.
Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach tackle CO2 emissions head on
The Port of Los Angeles has developed a Carbon Calculator for ports to estimate greenhouse gas levels from their operations and explore reduction strategies. The neighbouring Port of Long Beach, meanwhile, has unveiled its latest shore power installation in its continued bid to reduce port-wide emissions.
Cavotec starts shooting new company film
We currently have a small, dedicated film crew making a lightening tour of Europe, Australia and the US to shoot material for our new company film. The stars of this film are our ground support equipment at airports and our automated mooring and shore power systems at ports. Keep track of our progress as we Cavotec our way around the world in 11 and a half days.