A delegation from Cavotec, a leading company in the application of clean technologies applicable to sectors such as maritime, visited the facilities of the Port of Valencia. The representation was headed by the CEO of Cavotec, David Pagels and the president of the Maritime Division, Patrick Mares who were attended by the head of Land Management, Carmen García and the head of Operations, Rubén Marín of the Port Authority of Valencia (PAV) who made a presentation on the characteristics of the port area.

The representatives of Cavotec were able to tour some of the port facilities and learn about the operation of MSC Terminal Valencia where they were received by the director of the terminal, Sven Valentin. During the meeting, the OPS (Onshore Power Supply) and Cold Ironing systems for the port sector and the connections to the electrical grid for the ships moored in the port were discussed in depth. Antonio Torregrosa, Director of the Valenciaport Foundation, also took part in the visit.

Valenciaport has among its strategic objectives the application of new technologies in its commitment to decarbonisation and the fight against climate change with projects such as the construction of two electrical substations in the Port of Valencia. It is also committed to digitalisation and innovation in order to seek solutions with high added value and attract talent to Valencia.

Cavotec is a leading company in clean technologies that designs and offers connection and electrification solutions to enable the decarbonisation of port and industrial sectors. The firm has more than 40 years of experience ensuring safe, efficient and sustainable operations for its customers in more than 80 countries.

Source: Hellenic Shipping News