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.
Cavotec MoorMaster™ achieves 200,000 moorings
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
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
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
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
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
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’.