Cavotec Airports Unit wins NAmerican orders
Cavotec MSL has won a series of orders for in-ground fuelling systems from major airports in Canada and the US, including Chicago OÃ¢â‚¬™Hare, Hartsfield- Jackson International, and CanadaÃ¢â‚¬™s Edmonton International Airport. Ã¢â‚¬Å“These orders illustrate airport operatorsÃ¢â‚¬™ growing interest in the operational efficiencies generated by our in-ground systems,Ã¢â‚¬Â says Christian Bernadotte, president Cavotec Dabico US Inc. […]
June 1, 2009
By PLA Editor
Air & Cargo Services air cargo Air Cargo Asia air cargo freight Air Forwarding air freight Air Freight Asia Air Freight Logistics air freighter air freighting Air Logistics Asia Air Shipping Asia airlines cargo airways cargo Apron Expansion programme asia cargo news cargo aviation Cavotec MSL in ground fuelling systems
Ã¢â‚¬Å“These orders illustrate airport operatorsÃ¢â‚¬™ growing interest in the operational efficiencies generated by our in-ground systems,Ã¢â‚¬Â says Christian Bernadotte, president Cavotec Dabico US Inc.
Cavotec will supply three isolation valve pit assemblies, four fuel hydrant pit systems, one high point vent pit assembly and two low point drain pit assemblies for OÃ¢â‚¬™Hare International. The systems are due for delivery in August.
In a further order for one of the worldÃ¢â‚¬™s busiest airports, Hartsfield-Jackson, Cavotec is delivering two refueling pit systems; including fuel hydrant pits and access cover sets.
Elsewhere, Cavotec is to supply three 480V/250A hatch systems, including pit components, accessories and related material for installation at Anchorage International Airport in Alaska. Delivery is scheduled for the end of August. Construction of the hatch system will start in June, and will be operational in September.
In a second order for Anchorage International, Cavotec is to deliver six fuel hydrant pit assemblies, two fuel low point drain pit systems, one fuel high point vent pit assembly and six 4Ã¢â‚¬Â x 4Ã¢â‚¬Â hydrant valves. Construction of the system is due to get underway in July and become operational in September.
Across the border in Alberta, Canada, Cavotec is to deliver a range of fuel systems to Edmonton International Airport. The equipment will be used for AlbertaÃ¢â‚¬™s Terminal Express and South Apron Expansion programmes.
The order incorporates 40 fuel hydrant pit assemblies, five fuel low point drain pit systems, two fuel high point vent pit assemblies and 26 waterproof covers, replacing an older design.
The fuel solution for EdmontonÃ¢â‚¬™s Terminal Express system is due to be operational in October. The fuel system destined for the Apron Expansion programme will be in use until 2012.