Automated mooring can cut pollution equal to a million cars. Free tool available for ports to calculate impact.
A new case study by Starcrest Consulting Group shows fast mooring with Cavotec’s MoorMaster automated mooring system can reduce annual carbon emissions from container vessels by tens of thousands of tonnes in a single port.
More orders in Norway for Cavotec’s next generation vacuum mooring system
Cavotec has been awarded an order for its next generation vacuum mooring technology, MoorMaster™ NxG, from leading Norwegian ferry operator Fjord 1. The systems will be used with a new-build, zero-emission vessel to reduce energy consumption in port. The customer has also signed a long-term service agreement for the operator’s existing MoorMaster vacuum mooring systems and e-vessel charging units.
Cavotec wins major MoorMaster service contract in Western Australia
A decade after installing MoorMaster™ automated vacuum mooring at an iron ore berth in Western Australia, Pilbara Ports Authority has now selected Cavotec to secure availability and extend lifetime of its mooring system.
Cavotec wins breakthrough automated vacuum mooring order in Far East
In a major breakthrough for automated mooring, our MoorMaster technology has been selected for installation at a roll-on/roll-off berth in a key market in the Far East. This is the first installation of this unique mooring system in Asia and highlights widespread interest in the technology and its growing use around the world.
Cavotec wins multi-million euro cleantech contract. Shore power to cut ship emissions by 90% in Malta's Valletta Grand Harbour.
Cavotec has been awarded a contract by Nidec ASI as part of their EUR 12 million deal to provide ShorePower to five cruise liner berths at Malta’s Valletta Grand Harbour. The project is part of a major EU funded initiative by Infrastructure Malta to electrify the entire harbour and reduce harmful portside ship emissions by 90%.
The Five Steps to Take Charge of Portside Pollution
The shipping industry is responsible for more than 2.5% of the world’s emissions. If the shipping sector were a country, it would be the sixth largest polluter in the world. But we can change this. We have the technology today that can be retrofitted to existing ships to reduce harmful emissions. We also have the technology to upgrade our ports to reduce pollution.
Technological innovation can alleviate port congestion and improve supply chain resilience
In recent weeks, ports around the world have been hit by delays and backlogs caused by factors including a surge in demand, a lack of empty containers, and the coronavirus – the latter manifesting as mass quarantining, social distancing, illness, and lockdowns. In the UK, these issues were compounded by fears of a no-deal Brexit.
Maritime industry under pressure on emissions
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.
Port of Helsinki once again selects Cavotec automated mooring for faster, safer and cleaner operations
Finland’s Port of Helsinki has made a repeat order for Cavotec’s MoorMaster™ automated mooring system as part of wider efforts to optimize safety and efficiency and reduce environmental impact. This is the second MoorMaster™ order at Port of Helsinki and follows similar orders from the Port of Turku and Port of Tallinn in recent months.