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The Five Steps to Take Charge of Portside Pollution

The Five Steps to Take Charge of Portside Pollution

Blog posts   •   Apr 28, 2021 14:52 GMT

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

Technological innovation can alleviate port congestion and improve supply chain resilience

Blog posts   •   Dec 18, 2020 09:33 GMT

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.

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.

Cavotec co-launches Norwegian shore power initiative

Cavotec co-launches Norwegian shore power initiative

Blog posts   •   Oct 16, 2015 08:00 GMT

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

Cavotec powers battery-driven passenger ferry

Blog posts   •   May 15, 2015 08:00 GMT

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.

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.

Inaugural Climate Leadership Award goes to Port of Los Angeles

Inaugural Climate Leadership Award goes to Port of Los Angeles

Blog posts   •   Mar 20, 2012 09:51 GMT

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’.

Shipping emissions to be included in UK carbon budgets?

Shipping emissions to be included in UK carbon budgets?

Blog posts   •   Nov 04, 2011 14:16 GMT

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) published a review this week recommending that the UK’s share of international shipping emissions should be included in climate targets and carbon budgets.