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Cavotec to supply the world’s first combined automated mooring and shore power system
Port systems innovator Cavotec has won a unique order to manufacture fully integrated MoorMaster™ automated mooring and Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) electrical supply systems for two Norled frequent-use ferry berths in western Norway, servicing the world’s first fully battery powered ferries.
Cavotec receives substantial MoorMaster™ orders in North America
News of two new automated mooring projects in North America: the first, the latest order in our long-running cooperation with the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Cooperation. The second, a detailed engineering study into the implementation of MoorMaster™ systems for ship-to-ship applications.
Cavotec wins shore power equipment orders at Port of Los Angeles
News of our latest project for our innovative Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) shore-to-ship electrical power systems, this time at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA).
Cavotec continues to build its role as key supplier to Swedish industry
Cavotec continues to strengthen its position as an important supplier of niche technologies to major Swedish industrial companies with several projects involving its radio remote control (RRC) systems in recent months.
Cavotec strengthens customer base with acquisition of ground support equipment manufacturer Combibox
The Board of Directors of the Cavotec engineering group is pleased to announce the acquisition of aircraft ground support equipment (GSE) manufacturer Combibox Systems Scandinavia AB, which in 2011 had revenues of approximately EUR 2 million. The acquistion made on 3 September 2012 is set to further strengthen the Group’s product offering and customer base in the global airports sector.
Interislander marks 50 years of linking New Zealand's North and South Islands
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™.
Cavotec awarded substantial order for MoorMaster™ automated mooring systems
Cavotec's uniquely innovative technology for mooring for ships, MoorMaster™, is becoming increasingly widely adopted. This press release provides details of the most recent application for the technology: a container handling application on the Mediterranean Sea; the second of its kind there. MoorMaster™ now serves ferry, bulk handling, Ro-Ro, container and lock applications worldwide.
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 strengthens US presence with ThyssenKrupp, Robbins orders
Today's press release regarding orders awarded to Cavotec by two of our OEM customers in the US for advanced cable and hose reels for applications in Saudi Arabia and Singapore.
Cavotec reports cable reel orders for applications in The Netherlands and Malaysia
News of two major Cavotec cable reel projects for ship-to-shore container crane applications in The Netherlands and Malaysia.
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.
Cavotec wins major cable reel order for Sri Lanka container port
News of the latest in a series of orders Cavotec's Ports & Maritime unit has won for electrical power and spreader cable reel units for ship-to-shore container cranes; this time for a major new development at the Port of Colombo in Sri Lanka.
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.
Inaugural Climate Leadership Award goes to Port of Los Angeles
The first award of its kind from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) acknowledges ‘businesses and organizations that have shown outstanding leadership in response to climate change’.
Cavotec to supply ground support equipment for Ghana Int. airport expansion
Global engineering group and airport systems integrator Cavotec has won an order to supply advanced ground support equipment for the "Gateway to West Africa", Ghana's Kotoka International Airport (KIA).
Cavotec revenues jump more than 50 per cent
Global engineering group Cavotec published its 4Q11 report this morning with total revenues up 50.8 per cent compared to 2010, coming in at EUR 60.2 million.
Port Equipment Manufacturers Association adds six more members
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has announced that six new companies have joined the organisation, taking its total membership to 60. The new members are APM Terminals Crane & Engineering Services, TMEIC Corporation, Banner Engineering Europe, Gaussin, Phoenix Products and Moffatt & Nichol.
News of our project to electrify RTG cranes at Jebel Ali port in Dubai
Cavotec has won a contract to electrify eight rubber tyred gantry (RTG) cranes at DP World's Jebel Ali port in Dubai; a move that will realise significant reductions in energy costs and emissions.
Cavotec’s innovative automated mooring technology, MoorMaster™, secures two industry awards
Cavotec's automated mooring technology, MoorMaster™, wins two awards celebrating engineering. Firstly, the technology was a key component in the Port Hedland Port Authority (PHPA) and Pinc Group’s successful entry for the 2011 Western Australia Engineering Excellence Awards. The second award was the Australia Bulk Handling Award 2011 for Best Practice in Occupational Health & Safety.
High costs ground aviation biofuel
Environmentally-friendly biofuels have been hitting both the headlines and the skies this week when a United Airlines aircraft successfully completed a commercial flight powered by biofuel. Several other leading airlines have also experimented with biofuels as a way of reducing emissions and combatting rising oil prices.