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Shore power could slash Norwegian emissions
Shore power could reduce CO2 emissions by as much as 12.5 million tonnes at ports in Norway every year. 05 Sep 2017
Cavotec wins order worth €10m
Cavotec has been awarded multiple orders for its systems for marine propulsion, shore power supply and crane electrification systems, worth a combined value of €10m. 13 Feb 2017
Cavotec nets second combined MoorMaster order
Cavotec has announced that it has won a second order for its combined MoorMaster and battery charging system for a hybrid passenger ferry application in Finland. 20 Jun 2016
Cavotec and ABB partner up for shore-to-ship power
Engineering giant, Cavotec, and energy technology company, ABB, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly offer worldwide shore-to-ship power solutions. 04 May 2016
Cavotec and Mooring Systems sign pact
The cooperation agreement between the Mooring Systems of New Zealand and Cavotec Tech has been sealed with a license agreement. 01 Jun 2004
Modelling for safer solutions
Mooring ships can be dangerous. Every year thousands of terminal and ship staff are injured in mooring line accidents, and in some cases, the accidents can be fatal. David Foxwell reports on the risks and how to mitigate them. 01 Apr 2006
Faster, safer, more secure
Manufacturers of auto-mooring equipment for ports and harbours see only benefits for users,as David Foxwell explains 01 May 2007
Suction mooring rises to the challenge
Two special versions of the MoorMaster suction anchoring system have been designed by Cavotec, one that has to deal with a massive 14 metre drop on an inland waterway, and another which deals with repetitive flooding. 30 Apr 2009
Cavotec presses for cold ironing in California
Supplying shore-side electricity to ships at berth - or " cold ironing" - is cost effective for certain types of vessels that call regularly in Long Beach, that use a lot of power, and that spend a lot of time in port, according to a study commissioned by the port. 01 Jun 2004
Cavotec reels in DP world
DP World has returned to cable reel specialist Cavotec to equip its new container terminal at Jebel Ali Port.  08 Jan 2010
Electrifying anodes for NJ facility
South Jersey's new Port Beckett Terminal at the US Port of Camden is investing in cathodic protection for its electrical conduits. 12 Aug 2009
Cavotec bulks up
Cavotec has won an order to supply advanced cable reel, control and steel chain technologies to the ThyssenKrupp group for installation on iron ore ship-loaders at Port Hedland in Western Australia. The equipment is set for 2010 delivery to China for installation on the ship-loaders. 14 Oct 2009
Hedland adds to Moormaster family
Port Hedland is set to gain more Cavotec MSL technology next year, for iron ore shiploaders. 10 Nov 2009
Cavotec reels in the business
Cavotec's busy order book includes 30 power reels for Kone KCI RMGs at APM Terminals in Virginia; 20 power and control reels for stacker-reclaimers at Tianjin for China Engineering; 12 power reels for ZPMC STS cranes?the list goes on. 01 Nov 2005
AMP'd up, Cavotec style
Viewed by many on the US west coast as the driver in greener solutions for powering ships in dock, Cavotec has developed three different types of its branded Alternative Maritime Supply (AMP) units. Ship-based systems, semi-fixed systems and shore-based systems offer a supply of electrical power to docked vessels, obviating the need for a ship to use onboard resources during cargo operations.  01 Jul 2007
Salalah tests put MoorMaster through its paces
Patrick Rosenwald, technical director of Cavotec Specimas, believes that the benefits of the MoorMaster automated mooring system are best illustrated by the results of testing done at the Port of Salalah in Oman in the summer of 2005.  01 May 2007
Cavotec holds capital base
Plans to raise significant capital have been put on hold by Cavotec partially due to the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm-listing firm having a “very strong balance sheet” and recently signing a €80m ($110m) Credit Facility agreement. 14 Oct 2011
Cavotec nets 24-strong order
Cavotec has won an order for automated mooring technology for Fortescue Metals Group for use at Port Hedland in Western Australia. 21 Nov 2011
Cavotec electrified by DPW order
DP World’s Jebel Ali facility has turned to Cavotec for the electrification of eight of its rubber-tyred gantry cranes. 28 Nov 2011
Better protected
Fender failure can be avoided with shrewd purchasing and better sector regulation. Dave and Iain MacIntyre report 26 Sep 2011
A happy union
Carly Fields asks whether alliances and partnerships really do deliver on their promises 10 Sep 2011
Cavotec pairs listing with capital boost
New Zealand Stock Exchange-listed Cavotec MSL aims to raise significant capital in tandem with its October transfer to the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Exchange. 09 Sep 2011
Cavotec plans Sweden relist
Cavotec MSL is to delist from the New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX) in February and relist with the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm. 22 Aug 2011
Cavotec maintains steady growth
A "continued resurgence in investment in port infrastructure" has prompted a flurry of orders for Cavotec cable reels, shore-to-ship power systems, MoorMaster automated mooring units and Panzerbelt cable protection systems, according to the company. 10 Aug 2011
Approvals or assumptions?
Ports really need to know more about the fendering and mooring options they choose. Dave MacIntyre and Iain MacIntyre report. 23 Sep 2010
Sucking up could help box terminals
The use of vacuum mooring solutions such as Cavotec’s MoorMaster can not only speed up and increase safety in ferry turnrounds but could allow the construction of container terminals in more exposed locations, says AECOM’s Richard Clarke. 16 Jul 2010
"Green" importance grows slowly in fenders
Growing global concerns for the environment are beginning to make their presence felt in the fender market, where ports are beginning to give "green" materials a greater importance. 20 Oct 2009
US moves towards offshore power
The Ports of Oakland and Long Beach are continuing their efforts to improve safety and environmental performance by ordering multiple Cavotec Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) ship to shore electrical systems. 07 Jun 2012
Shore power leads the way
The ports of Los Angeles (POLA) and Long Beach (POLB) recently announced the winners of the fifth annual ‘Clean Air Action Awards’ for their use of shore power. 08 Aug 2012
Cavotec wins landmark order
Engineering group, Cavotec has won an order to supply a Mediterranean sea port with 18 MoorMaster automated mooring units for a container handling application. 14 Aug 2012
Customer connections
Stuart Pearcey investigates the all-important link between cable suppliers and the end client 14 Aug 2009
Wired for gains
Cable suppliers are basking in the gains of rising eRTG popularity, finds Alex Hughes 14 Sep 2012
Shore power inaugerated at Rotterdam
Since the first shore based power system was activated at the Stena Line terminal in Rotterdam last month – the new system has been inaugurated by the partners involved in the project. 31 Jul 2012
Mooring Systems keen on Cavotec merger
Vacuum-mooring pioneer Mooring Systems has announced plans for a "reverse takeover" with its Dutch business partner Cavotec to form a top- 50 New Zealand-listed company.     01 Nov 2006
Cavotec runway sale
Cavotec MSL has sold crane runway design and manufacture specialist Gantrex to Belgian Gantry Group for an undisclosed sum. 13 Dec 2007
Buy in bulk to save costs
In the interests of keeping operator costs at a minimum throughout the lifetime of cable reel equipment, many operators purchase cables and reels together as a package, says Cavotec Specimas ERTG product manager, Diego Sanchez. 17 Aug 2009
Cavotec celebrates Scandinavia first
Cavotec MSL has netted its first Scandinavian contract with an order for four MoorMaster 400 automated mooring units from Denmark-based Nordic Ferry Services. 18 Apr 2008
Cavotec boost
Cavotec MSL Holdings has achieved a comparable 8.7% rise in after-tax profit to NZ$14 million dollars and 16.9% increase in revenue to NZ$247.3 million for the calendar year to December 31. 15 Apr 2008
Cavotec celebrates European opening
John Polatz, investor relations director with New Zealand-headquartered Cavotec MSL, believes the newly-signed contract with Denmark's Nordic Ferry Services will prove vital to sales of its vacuum mooring units in Europe. 13 May 2008
Vacuum systems increase market impact
Vacuum mooring systems are now generating a lot of market interest and while the number of installed systems is a fraction of the overall market for bollards and quick release mooring hooks, a strong marketing push is being headed by Cavotec MSL. 08 Oct 2008
Cavotec boss awarded PEMA role

Cavotec MSL chief executive Ottonel Popesco has been elected as the new president of the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA).

04 Mar 2008
Cavotec to launch share offer
A share offer in the range of NZ$25m (US$17.4m) to NZ$50m (US$34.8m) is expected from NZXlisted international company Cavotec MSL. 01 Apr 2007
Auto mooring to aid bulk congestion
A piece of kit that could result in increased sailing windows at congested bulk ports is a new take on the humble mooring system, and Australia's Port of Hedland has been quick off the mark in adopting the technology. 10 Jul 2009
Switched on ship-power
A Chinese post-panamax container vessel, the Xin Ya Zhou, has had a successful trial in connecting to shore-based Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) at the Port of Los Angeles in California. 04 Aug 2008
Testing the technological waters
The marine market is cautious in adopting new technology and Mooring Systems' MoorMaster automated mooring products represent a significant change, says MSL managing director Peter Montgomery.  01 Dec 2006
Dover is to be the first European port to install an automated mooring system using vacuum technology and developed by Mooring Systems (MSL), following the signing earlier this year of a European licensing agreement between MSL and Cavotec Group in the Netherlands. David Foxwell explains. 01 Nov 2004
Plugging in
With lines increasingly seeking cold chain solutions around the world, ports are today under pressure to deliver reefer capacity. Alex Hughes reports
13 Aug 2008
Ports opt for cable protection
Dubai Maritime City has ordered Cavotec's Panzerbelt system, designed to protect power cables from traffic damage by heavy port vehicles. 10 Dec 2008
Cold ironing helps
Recognising the problems associated with diesel particulate matter emissions, the Port of Los Angeles has been examining alternatives to ships using their auxiliary engines to provide onboard power when in port. 01 Nov 2005
Oman swayed by suction mooring benefits
Oman has stamped its seal of approval on vacuum-based automated mooring systems with an order for 12 Cavotec units for the Port of Salalah. 18 Jul 2008
No moor vessel surge for Salalah
Cavotec's innovative vacuum-based mooring system has been introduced at APM Terminals' container facility at the Port of Salalah, Oman. 07 Jun 2008
Cavotec secures orders for motorised reels
Global engineering group, Cavotec, has secured three orders for its motorised cable reel technologies from port equipment manufacturer, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co Ltd (ZPMC), and Abu Dhabi based crane manufacturer, Trans Gulf Port Cranes (TGPC). 18 Dec 2012
Automated technology proves popular
Global maritime technology providers, Cavotec and Cargotec, have seen a steady flow of orders for their automated MoorMaster and Kalmar SmartLanes OCR technology solutions. 03 Jan 2013
Cavotec homes in on Middle East
Swiss technology expert, Cavotec, will be hitting the World Ports & Trade Summit in Abu Dhabi this week to demonstrate how its MoorMaster equipment helps support safe and efficient mooring operations and further business in the Middle East. 19 Mar 2013
Cavotec’s dual mooring solution
Port systems specialist Cavotec is to integrate its automated mooring technology with its Alternative Maritime Power electrical supply systems for two ferry berths in western Norway. 17 Jul 2013
Both safe and efficient
Ottonel Popesco, chief executive of the Cavotec engineering group, outlines his vision for ports, where automation and electrification ensure that safety and efficiency are not mutually exclusive 21 Mar 2013
Cavotec secures €7.2m of orders
Cavotec is to supply customers in the US, China, Australia, South Korea and Japan with its ports and maritime technologies after securing €7.2m worth of orders. 09 Aug 2013
Jebel Ali makes the switch
DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has successfully electrified eight diesel-powered Rubber-Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes. 01 Oct 2013
Transnet signs record Cavotec deal
Transnet National Port Authority has placed an order with Cavotec for the manufacturer’s largest single order to-date for its MoorMaster automated mooring units. 13 Nov 2013
Cavotec wins largest order yet
Cavotec has won three MoorMaster orders totalling more than €28m for use at lock, roro ferry and bulk handling applications in Australia, Canada and Denmark. 27 Feb 2014
Making a connection
There's still a place for shore side power solutions, as Anne-Marie Causer finds out 07 Apr 2014
Sweat the tech
Doing more with less applies to technology as well as equipment assets as Dave and Iain MacIntyre find out 22 Sep 2014
Cavotec celebrates order bonanza
Cavotec has secured orders with a combined worth of E11.5m for its automated MoorMaster units, its Automatic Plug-in System (APS) and other port engineering systems. 08 Jan 2015
Cavotec nets E10m in orders
Engineering group Cavotec has booked orders worth E10m from ZMPC, Konecranes and Kalmar. 05 Apr 2015
Cavotec wins global orders
Cavotec’s automated mooring technology, MoorMaster, has been ordered for application in Australia and America. 14 Oct 2015
Oslo and Cavotec join ship recharging initiative
Engineers, investors and representatives from the maritime sector are teaming up to expand the use of electrically powered ships in the Nordic country. 16 Oct 2015
Cavotec nets €9m in orders
Cavotec has won five separate orders with a combined value of more than €9m for its innovative technologies. 18 Nov 2015
Industry team takes on ironing challenge
An industry team comprising cable specialists Nexans, shore-based power and mooring specialist Cavotec and electronics company SAM Electronics is to offer shore-based power solutions or 'cold ironing' to the ports and shipping sectors. 06 Oct 2007