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Cavotec - Innovative Port Technologies

Cavotec designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of systems for the ports and maritime sector – systems that make ports safer, more efficient, and more sustainable.


Cavotec’s innovative power transmission, distribution and control technologies improve safety and operational efficiency, and reduce environmental impact at port applications worldwide. MoorMaster™ automated mooring, which removes mooring lines from the mooring process; Alternative Maritime Power, (AMP), which enables ships in port to connect to land-based electrical supply; Panzerbelt cable protection, marine propulsion systems, radio remote controls and motorised cable reels. And our latest innovation, our Automatic Plug-in System, automates the connection of cranes, ships and other mobile equipment to the power grid.

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Contact Details

Via S. Balestra 27 CH-6900 Lugano, Switzerland



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Panzerbelt Cable Protection

Panzerbelt is Cavotec’s patented cable protection system that powers shore-to-ship cranes. It incorporates a continuous semi-flexible belt, made from rubber with a steel inlay that lies over channels cast in …

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MoorMaster™ Automated Mooring Systems

MoorMaster™ is a vacuum-based automated mooring technology that eliminates the need for conventional mooring lines. Remote controlled vacuum pads recessed in, or mounted on the quayside or pontoons, moor and …

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New Generation Cranes Get Cavotec Upgrade

Cavotec has announced that it will supply crane specialist Konecranes with “advanced cable reel technologies” for two of its electrically powered BOXHUNTER Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes, destined for Terport’s Villeta container terminal in Paraguay.

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Technical Papers

Automated Mooring For Stabilizing Megaships

As the number of large and super-large container vessels in service grows, port authorities are scrambling to service these vast ships in ways that are safer and more profitable.

Ship-to-Ship Automated Mooring: A Cavotec First

Global engineering group Cavotec recently completed a series of at sea demonstrations (ASDs) of the innovative US Navy Advanced Mooring System (AMS) for novel ship-to-ship mooring applications. Following successful Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) at Cavotec USA in North Carolina, and System Integration Testing (SIT) at project partner Oceaneering’s facility in Maryland, the ASDs were conducted at US Naval Base Coronado in California

A call for innovative, integrated ports

Yann Duclot of PTI Preferred Partner Cavotec writes a paper which reviews the port arena holistically as he takes into account how ports can become further integrated and ultimately more successful

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