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Shore power technology cutting emissions
Shore power systems are helping Canadian ports make substantial reductions in cruise and container ship emissions. 26 Oct 2017
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. 04 Sep 2017
€10m in port equipment orders for Cavotec
Global engineering group Cavotec has been awarded significant orders for its marine propulsion systems, shore power supply and crane electrification systems, worth a combined value of €10 million. 09 Feb 2017
Working together to reduce emissions
Global engineering group Cavotec and the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) continue to cement their alternative marine power partnership with the unveiling of a new shore-side power connection for an iconic world war two battleship. 28 Feb 2017
Helsinki gets MoorMaster technology
The Port of Helsinki has opened its new West Terminal 2 passenger ferry terminal where MoorMaster technology will help large ferries moor more efficiently. 13 Mar 2017
Cavotec powers ship of the year
A carbon fibre passenger ferry, powered by Cavotec, was named Ship of the Year at SMM. 22 Sep 2016
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Continued wins for Cavotec
Cavotec has won more orders for its shore power systems in the third quarter of 2016 totalling an estimated value of €11.5m. 27 Jul 2016
Innovative vessel charging and mooring
Cavotec has entered into an agreement with Wärtsilä to develop innovative wireless charging and automated mooring technologies that should deliver substantial reductions in environmental impact for operators worldwide. 11 Jul 2016
Kalmar secures two new orders
Cargo handling giant Kalmar has won two significant orders, one to supply straddle carriers to the Port of Tauranga in New Zealand, and a second, breakthrough, order for automatic guided vehicles (AGV) for PSA Singapore. 29 Jun 2016
Cavotec wins Finland ferry contract
Engineering group, Cavotec, has won a second order for a combined automated mooring and battery charging system for a hybrid passenger ferry in Finland. 21 Jun 2016
Shore to ship power partnership
Cavotec and ABB have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly offer complete shore-to-ship power solutions globally. 03 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. 08 Jun 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
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
POLA orders Cavotec power systems
The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) has ordered a large number of Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) ship-to-shore electrical power systems from global engineering company, Cavotec. 13 Dec 2012
Cavotec seminar on zero emissions
Global engineering giant, Cavotec, is to host a seminar at the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) 28th World Ports Conference this week on how innovative technologies are helping ports to cut down on emissions. 07 May 2013
Cavotec pushes shore power
Global engineering group, Cavotec, has co-hosted an outreach event at the Port of Ystad in Southern Sweden aimed at raising awareness to the environmental and economic benefits of shore to ship power. 28 May 2013
Ystad hosts shore power seminar
In a bid to highlight the benefits of ship to shore power systems as an alternative to ship’s auxiliary engines at berths, Sweden’s the Port of Ystad has co hosted a community and business outreach seminar. 31 May 2013
Green equipment on the agenda
Green equipment will be firmly on the agenda at a forum taking place at this year's TOC Europe in Rotterdam at the end of the month. 11 Jun 2013
Cavotec shore power
A port systems innovator has won what it claims to be the world’s first order for a combined automated mooring and shore power system. 10 Jul 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. 12 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
Cavotec wins big with €12m orders
Cavotec is to supply its shore power equipment for customers in the Far East and Europe for a number of orders worth a total of €12m. 28 Nov 2013
Winners of ‘Electric and Hybrid Marine Awards’ announced
The winners of the first ever ‘Electric and Hybrid Marine Awards’, which champions the best in technology and design in the sector, have been announced. 27 Jun 2014
Electrical power to Turkey
Cavotec has won several orders for its Automatic Plug-In System (APS) including a large order for DP World’s major development at the Port of Yamrica in Turkey. 08 Jan 2015
Norwegian shore power initiative
Engineers, investors and representatives from the maritime sector are teaming up to expand the use of electrically powered ships in Norway. 19 Oct 2015
Customer connections
Stuart Pearcey investigates the all-important link between cable suppliers and the end client 14 Aug 2009
Cavotec powers up ports
Global engineering group, Cavotec, has secured over €10m in port equipment orders which includes two separate orders for its Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) systems from a European ship owner. 30 Mar 2015
Shore side power at Bergen
Cavotec, Schneider Electric and the Port of Bergen have hosted a shore side power event gathering together leading experts to discuss how the technology is playing an increasingly important role in reducing emissions at the world's ports. 25 Jun 2015