Cavotec order for fuel hydrant systems at USAF base

Cavotec receives order for fuel hydrant equipment at USAF base in UK

We have received an order from US Air Force base RAF Mildenhall to supply advanced ground support equipment.

The order includes Cavotec fuel hydrant pits on the apron as well as specialist equipment such as high point vent and low point drain pits. As part of the contract, Cavotec will also supply specialist off apron, rolling cover pits such as test and flush pits and prefabricated tank truck refuelling pits.

Mildenhall is situated in Suffolk, England and became a joint USAF-RAF operation base in 1950. The host unit is the 100th Air Refuelling Wing, which provides in-flight refuelling to US and NATO aircraft. Cavotec also supplies ground support equipment for a number of military bases in the UK, including RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, the largest station of the Royal Air Force.

Cavotec cable reel orders in Australia, Brazil and the UK

Cavotec wins cable reel orders from ZPMC for crane applications in Australia, Brazil and the UK

We have won three orders for cable reel systems from industrial equipment manufacturer ZPMC for port operators DP World and Patrick Terminals that will power ship-to-shore cranes at applications in Australia, Brazil and the UK.

One of the orders is for cable reels for ship-to-shore and rail-mounted gantry cranes for the London Gateway terminal, a major new port development located on the north bank of the River Thames run by DP World.

We are also supplying medium voltage cable and spreader cable reels for six ship-to-shore cranes for another DP World project, this time in Brazil. This application is a new joint venture between DP World and several local partners.

Cavotec has also received an order from ZPMC for medium voltage cable reels and spreader cable reels for four ship-to-shore cranes for Patrick Terminals in Australia.

Cavotec’s innovative technologies for the ports sector include MoorMaster™ automated mooring, Alternative Maritime Power shore-to-ship electrical power systems, Panzerbelt cable protection systems, marine propulsion slip rings, power chains and radio remote controls.

Cavotec at a number of major trade shows in March 2012

Cavotec will be at a number of high-profile trade shows in March 2012

March is set to be yet another busy much for trade shows, with innovative engineering group Cavotec present at events in USA, China, Europe, South America and the Middle East. Please get in touch with us via e-mail, Twitter or Facebook (details below) if you are planning to attend one of these events and would like to arrange a meeting.

7-9 March: Cygnus Aviation Expo in Las Vegas, USA.

13-15 March: WETEX in Dubai, UAE.

13-15 March: TOC Asia in Hong Kong, China.

13-15 March: Stocexpo in Rotterdam, NL.

19-20 March: The Spring Conference in Washington, USA.

20-22 March: Kingdoms Airports Expansion summit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

27 March-1 April: Fidae Santiago de Chile in Santiago de Chile.

27-29 March: On & Offshore in Gorinchem, NL.

For further details please contact Michael Scheepers, Director Investor Relations & PR:

To find out more about Cavotec, please visit our website. For updates on Cavotec projects, technologies and industry news, take a look at our blog or connect with us via Twitter or  Facebook.

PEMA adds six more members

Port Equipment Manufacturers Association adds six more members #pema #ports #engineering

The Port Euipment Manufacturers Associationchaired by Cavotec CEO Ottonel Popesco – has announced news of six new members, taking its total membership to 60, and underscoring the growing profile of the Association in the ports sector.

The new members are APM Terminals Crane & Engineering Services, TMEIC Corporation, Banner Engineering Europe, Gaussin, Phoenix Products and Moffatt & Nichol.

PEMA provides a forum and public voice for the global port equipment and technology sectors, reflecting their critical role in enabling safe, secure, sustainable and productive ports and thereby supporting world maritime trade.

Founded in 2004, the Association has established an increasingly active role for itself in the port equipment industry. The body now conducts research and publishes findings and recommendations on areas such as safety, the environment and technology.