Cavotec MSL and Vahle Group have announced the start of a
co-operation between the two companies with the intention to
supply new innovative systems to the ports and maritime
“We see this combined effort as a classic example of a
mutually beneficial agreement,” said Ottonel Popesco, CEO of
Cavotec MSL. “By marketing the full Vahle festoon range, and in
particular their new, fully automated E-RTG system, we are able
to offer our customers an even more complete package than
ever before.”
Under this co-operation both Cavotec and Vahle will start to
market systems to the ports and maritime industry in
geographical regions where no prior exclusive representation
agreements existed.
“This new agreement with Cavotec MSL will allow us to
further expand our presence in the ports and maritime
industry,” say Michael Pavlidis and Dirk Korn, MDs of Vahle. “The
synergies between both Vahle and Cavotec in this important
market are obvious”.
Based in Kamen, Germany, Vahle is the first company
worldwide to develop an automated entry system into the
container alleys without the need for additional manual
connection to the conductor bar. Efficient, fast and reliable, quiet
and environmentally friendly are the characteristics of this new
The automated telescope arm is simply controlled via a
touchpad in the RTG driver’s cabin; further advantages lie with
the very short entry and exit times into the alley and in the low
space requirements of the 2+2 power-rail assembly.
Global engineering group, Cavotec MSL is a major presence in
the development and manufacture of electric motorized cable
reels in the ports and maritime sector for more than four
decades. Pioneering electric cable reels for horizontal and
vertical applications, the group also produces a range of RTG
ready cable reels and power connectors.