- About us
- IBJ Awards
- Free Sample
- Contact us
Cavotec wins breakthrough mooring order
(Posted on 21/05/21)
In a major breakthrough for automated mooring, MoorMaster technology has been selected for installation at a berth in a key market in the Far East. This is the first installation of this unique mooring system in Asia and highlights widespread interest in the technology and its growing use around the world.
Cavotec’s technology is used by several bulk ports around the globe, including at Port Hedland in Western Australia
“This order demonstrates the high quality of our MoorMaster system and is a clear indication of how vacuum mooring is becoming the new standard for mooring worldwide,” says Patrick Mares, President of Cavotec’s Ports & Maritime Division.
The MoorMaster system will moor a 180m-long roll-on/roll-off vessel at a port in the Far East. It will create a safer and less stressful work environment for employees on board the vessel and ashore. It will also contribute to greater berth availability due to reduced vessel motion. The system will be installed in 2022.
MoorMaster eliminates the need for conventional mooring lines by replacing them with automated vacuum pads that moor and release vessels in seconds. Its patent-protected Active Control™ technology minimises vessel motion, thereby drastically improving port productivity.
First introduced 20 years ago, MoorMaster is the only proven and widely used vacuum mooring technology. It is used at is used at bulk, container handling, lock, roll-on/roll-off, and ship-to-ship applications worldwide.
Cavotec is a leading cleantech company that designs and delivers connection and electrification solutions to enable the decarbonization of ports and industrial applications.
Phoenix Lighting has announced the launch of the Soar Series, an expansion of its product offering of... Read more
The FHP Group has ordered an eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbour Crane for... Read more
More than 40 marine fuel suppliers from around the world have gathered at this year’s Posidonia... Read more
With its new mobile harbour crane, Liebherr is presenting ground-breaking technical developments and... Read more
Thordon Bearings has welcomed the announcement by classification society ABS to award Approval in Principle... Read more
Wärtsilä Corporation has opened its new technology centre, the Sustainable Technology... Read more
Wärtsilä Voyage, part of the technology group Wärtsilä, and ship manager Anglo-Eastern... Read more
Eight significant amendments have been agreed to update the landmark Maritime Labour Convention 2006... Read more
Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has completed the first phases... Read more
Pacific Basin Shipping Limited, one of the world’s leading dry bulk shipping companies, has signed... Read more