Mooring News


Cavotec, ASKO Power Forward on Autonomous, Zero-Emission Fleet

Nov 19, 2020

The future of shipping is here, and it will not surprise industry observers to see Norway in the pole position as autonomous vessels enter commercial operations. Norway has long been on the bleeding edge of shipping innovation. In 2015, the world’s first battery electric car ferry entered operation in Norway’s deepest and longest fjord, Sognefjord.The ferry, MV Ampere, resulted from a government initiative and was a catalyst for innovation in the industry…

Cavotec Inks Service Deal with Port of Salalah

May 14, 2024

Cavotec announced it has signed a new two-year agreement with Port of Salalah in Oman to perform service of its 32 installed MoorMaster vacuum mooring units.Cavotec has already supported the port in its transition by equipping its berths with its MoorMaster automated mooring technology…

Young Brothers Is First in the US to Use Innovative Mooring System

May 02, 2024

Hawai‘i’s interisland freight company Young Brothers has become the first marine transportation company in the Unites States to install an innovative mooring system designed to improve safety and efficiency.The new $1.5 million ShoreTension…

Bollard Capacity Boosted at PSA Antwerp’s ​Noordzee Terminal

Mar 12, 2024

Port of Antwerp-Bruges increased the bollard capacity of four bollards at PSA Antwerp’s Noordzee Terminal from 150 tonnes to seven new 250 tonne bollards to minimize lost space between two vessels. Dynamic mooring analysis also showed that the…

Carnival Announces Pier Extension in The Bahamas

Feb 22, 2024

Carnival Corporation announced plans for a $100 million pier extension that will double the arrival capacity of Celebration Key, Carnival Cruise Line’s new exclusive destination scheduled to open on Grand Bahama island in the summer of 2025…

Cavotec Inks Service Deal with APM Terminals at the Port of Tanger Med

Feb 21, 2024

Cavotec announced it has signed a service agreement with APM Terminals at the Port of Tanger Med. The agreement means that Cavotec will perform service for all its MoorMaster NxG units and Power Units operational at the port.APM Terminals MedPort Tangier was officially launched in June 2019…

Cammell Laird to Build Dolphins for Stanlow Terminals

Feb 19, 2024

Cammell Laird has secured a £2 million contract to build two mooring dolphins on the River Mersey for Stanlow Terminals.Stanlow Terminals is a division of Stanlow Oil Refinery operator EET Fuels. A mooring dolphin is a standalone structure that…

Cavotec's Vacuum Mooring System to Be Installed in Tangier

Aug 03, 2022

Cavotec will support the decarbonization at APM Terminals MedPort Tangier by providing its next generation vacuum mooring system MoorMaster NxG. The automated transhipment terminal is one of the world's most technologically advanced, safest…

New LNG Carrier Mooring Tool Launched

Jul 02, 2021

A new ship mooring tool has been engineered to perform static and dynamic ship mooring analyses in a rapid, user friendly and intuitive manner.SHIPMOOR was created to make the assessment of mooring a liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier a straightforward and user-driven process…

Cavotec Launches Automated Vacuum Mooring Solution

Oct 27, 2020

A next generation automated vacuum mooring solution from Cavotec is designed to reduce fuel consumption and increase port productivity by simplifying and accelerating the mooring process. Cavotec, a Swiss-headquartered manufacturer of connection…

Trelleborg's Automoor for Port of Tallinn

Aug 13, 2019

Trelleborg’s marine and infrastructure operation has been awarded a contract to install its rope-free automated mooring system, AutoMoor, at the Old City Harbor at the Port of Tallinn, which is the biggest harbor in Estonia and one of the busiest passenger harbors in the world…

Autonomous Ships: MacGregor Mooring for Yara Birkeland

Jun 13, 2019

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, and Kongsberg Maritime have entered into an agreement where MacGregor will deliver an automated mooring system for the world's first autonomous container ship, Yara Birkeland.This will enable mooring operations to…

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