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Maritime industry under pressure on emissions

Maritime industry under pressure on emissions

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.

Cavotec automated mooring selected for Great Lakes e-ferry berths

Cavotec automated mooring selected for Great Lakes e-ferry berths

Blog posts   •   Nov 27, 2018 10:00 GMT

Cavotec is to supply its innovative MoorMaster™ automated mooring technology for use with two new-build, fully electrically powered ferries at five berths in Canada’s Great Lakes – the country’s first fully electrical non-cable vessels – highlighting how MoorMaster™ is a key technology for expanding the use of e-vessels.

Automated mooring substantially cuts vessel emissions: report

Automated mooring substantially cuts vessel emissions: report

Blog posts   •   Jul 13, 2018 08:00 GMT

A new report demonstrates how automated mooring system (AMS) makes substantial reductions in CO2 emissions produced by ferries during mooring operations.

Automated mooring helps make Salalah fastest riser in One Hundred Ports survey

Automated mooring helps make Salalah fastest riser in One Hundred Ports survey

Blog posts   •   Nov 24, 2017 09:54 GMT

The Port of Salalah climbed 17 places in the One Hundred Ports survey published by Lloyd’s List. A performance made possible – in part at least – by the installation of our innovative automated mooring technology, MoorMaster.

EX-certified automated mooring enables "new era" in LNG distribution

EX-certified automated mooring enables "new era" in LNG distribution

Blog posts   •   Oct 12, 2017 13:00 GMT

EX-certified MoorMaster™ automated mooring units have played a key role in enabling the first ever transfer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from a ship to a floating LNG platform, a breakthrough that customer ConnectLNG describes as a “new era” in LNG distribution.

Drilling down to safer, cleaner, cost-efficient offshore operations

Drilling down to safer, cleaner, cost-efficient offshore operations

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.

MoorMaster™ berth unveiled at Port of Helsinki

MoorMaster™ berth unveiled at Port of Helsinki

Blog posts   •   Mar 10, 2017 09:00 GMT

​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 MoorMaster™ achieves 200,000 moorings

Cavotec MoorMaster™ achieves 200,000 moorings

Blog posts   •   Jul 27, 2016 08:00 GMT

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.

MoorMaster™ to be introduced at two UK passenger ferry berths

MoorMaster™ to be introduced at two UK passenger ferry berths

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.

MoorMaster™ at Helsinki: installation on-going

MoorMaster™ at Helsinki: installation on-going

Blog posts   •   Dec 11, 2015 06:36 GMT

The Port of Helsinki's MoorMaster™ project continues to progress smoothly, with installation of the automated mooring units underway, and commissioning scheduled for April/May 2016.

MoorMaster™ wins vacuum innovation award

MoorMaster™ wins vacuum innovation award

Blog posts   •   Oct 23, 2015 08:00 GMT

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™.

Electrification, automation drive port and ship projects

Electrification, automation drive port and ship projects

Blog posts   •   Jan 15, 2015 09:20 GMT

Last week we announced a series of projects with ports and shipping lines involving our innovative electrical supply and automated mooring systems.

MoorMaster™ supports Brisbane Airport expansion

MoorMaster™ supports Brisbane Airport expansion

Blog posts   •   Nov 04, 2014 12:22 GMT

How our innovative MoorMaster™ automated mooring technology is supporting an airports rather than a ports application in Australia.

Joint mooring, shore power system wins innovation award

Joint mooring, shore power system wins innovation award

Blog posts   •   Jul 16, 2014 09:49 GMT

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.

World’s first combined automated mooring and shore power project on course

World’s first combined automated mooring and shore power project on course

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.

MoorMaster™ automated mooring goes Dutch

MoorMaster™ automated mooring goes Dutch

Blog posts   •   Feb 06, 2014 10:00 GMT

Earlier this week, our first automated mooring application in the Netherlands took shape, as two MoorMaster™ units were delivered and carefully lowered into position at Port Den Helder.

Cavotec hosts seminar at the IAPH World Ports Conference on steps towards zero emission-operations

Cavotec hosts seminar at the IAPH World Ports Conference on steps towards zero emission-operations

Blog posts   •   May 06, 2013 09:36 GMT

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.

Cavotec to exhibit innovative technologies at OTC Houston

Cavotec to exhibit innovative technologies at OTC Houston

Blog posts   •   May 03, 2013 08:00 GMT

Next week, we will be exhibiting at one of the world's largest offshore trade shows: OTC Houston, where we will be demonstrating how our innovative technologies are enabling the offshore energy sector function safely, cleanly and efficiently.

Salalah port sows seeds of a greener future

Salalah port sows seeds of a greener future

Blog posts   •   Mar 22, 2013 09:00 GMT

To mark the recent Oman Environment Day, our friends at the Port of Salalah transformed fifty oil drums into pots for native trees, a project that shows how ports can do their bit to support sustainability and biodiversity.

Interislander marks 50 years of linking New Zealand's North and South Islands

Interislander marks 50 years of linking New Zealand's North and South Islands

Blog posts   •   Aug 15, 2012 12:00 GMT

Interislander, operator of one of the world's most beautiful ferry routes - between North and South Island in New Zealand - is currently celebrating its 50th year of operation. The service was also the very first in the world to introduce Cavotec's automated mooring system MoorMaster™.