Category Archives: Transportation & Logistics

Transportation & Logistics Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

GKN’s Scalable AWD Disconnect System Featured in the All-New Jeep® Compass

WORCESTERSHIRE , 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GKN Driveline continues to win new orders for its complete all-wheel drive (AWD) Disconnect system developed for small to medium-sized vehicles. GKN’s scalable system is featured in the all-new 2017 Jeep® Compass, a global compact … Read the full press release

MarLink Joins Forces with Long-time IT Management Partner Palantir

Oslo/Paris, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Marlink has acquired Palantir AS, a Norway-based maritime IT company specialising in remote IT management solutions. The Share Purchase Agreement whereby Marlink acquired 100% of Palantir AS shares was completed on March 17 2017. Palantir provides … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Signs 13-Year Service Contract for Maintenance of MTU Engines

13-year service contract signed 30 MTU Series 4000 engines in operation in dump trucks in copper mine FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY/LUMWANA, ZAMBIA, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has concluded a 13-year service contract with Canadian mine operator Barrick Gold Corporation. The agreement … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Develops App for Easy and Hassle-free Location of Parking Spaces

New Smart City solution exhibited at CEBIT Easy and hassle-free location of connected parking spaces via app Hamburg and Deutsche Telekom digitize up to 11,000 parking spaces BONN, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The nerve-wracking search for a parking space will … Read the full press release

Ahooga Continues International Expansion With The First Folding-Yet-Comfortable, Electric-Yet-Ultra-Lightweight Bike. For Smarter Cities And Better Lives.

BRUSSELS, 15-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahooga Continues International Expansion With The First Folding-Yet-Comfortable, Electric-Yet-Ultra-Lightweight Bike. For Smarter Cities And Better Lives. Early 2015, Belgian startup Ahooga introduces an ultra-lightweight folding, elegant and concern-solving eBike, thereby “dissolving obstacles to Happy & … Read the full press release

DS Automobiles deploys Dassault Systèmes’ Virtual Garage” solution to fully support the launch of its new SUV, DS 7 CROSSBACK

VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France, 14-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced that DS Automobiles, the premium brand of PSA … Read the full press release

SABCA awarded a new contract to perform “300 Hours Phase Inspections” on Royal Netherlands Air Force’s F-16 fleet

BRUSSELS, 14-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SABCA has been awarded a new contract from the Royal Netherlands Air Force to perform ‘’300 Hours Phase Inspections’’ on  its F-16 fleet. The “300 Hours Phase Inspection” is a periodical overall check-up of aircraft’s critical … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä introduces new solution for safer vessel operations; reduces risks associated with manoeuvring

HELSINKI, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä launches its latest innovation SmartPredict at this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global exhibition in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from March 13 to 16. Developed by the company’s Dynamic Positioning unit, SmartPredict is designed to … Read the full press release

Global leader in high-tech marine market enters joint venture to provide electrical and automation systems and equipment to China-based ships

HELSINKI, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology group Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a new joint venture company agreement. The new joint venture, to be known as CSSC Wärtsilä Electrical & Automation Co Ltd (CWE&A), will focus on … Read the full press release

Pbb Provides £147M Facility to Prologis Logistics Venture SCSp

Facility finances seven newly constructed or to be constructed logistics assets located across the United Kingdom Deal indicative of continued strong performance of UK logistics sector Munich/London, 06-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has provided a £147 million facility (approx. … Read the full press release

Associated British Ports welcomes Royal Navy Warship; public viewing on March 18

ABP’s Port of Grimsby recently hosted the HMS Severn which was also open to public viewing. LONDON, 06-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ —  ABP has today announced that it will be welcoming a Royal Naval Warship into the Port of Hull on … Read the full press release

New comprehensive monitoring and analytical system for fleet owners and drivers launched at the Mobile World Congress

Scania today (27 FEBRUARY 2017) at Mobile World Congress launches Scania One, which provides a single digital environment to a host of connected services for fleet owners and drivers. With one-quarter million connected Scania vehicles, Scania One provides coherent and … Read the full press release

Scania – Ericsson collaboration enhances wireless communication between heavy vehicles

Connectivity is an integral part of Scania’s customer offering since many years. As Scania now launches a new connectivity offering, the number of connected Scania vehicles has reached a quarter million. This amounts to two thirds of Scania’s 5-year rolling … Read the full press release

Safwa Marine and Radio Holland partner to offer one-stop-shop solution for Yacht and Leisure boat owners in the Middle East

ROTTERDAM, 03-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safwa Marine and Radio Holland announced their partnership at the Dubai International Boat Show 2017. The companies will join forces to offer a one-stop-shop solution for all requirements in terms of retrofit, overhauling and ship-building capabilities, … Read the full press release

Resilient U.K. Automotive Sector Looks To The Future With Caution

Automotive manufacturers’ investment plans on track despite ongoing uncertainty EU exit still seen as biggest threat to sector Manufacturers to focus investment in R&D in low carbon or electric vehicle technology Automotive firms determined to pursue new international opportunities LONDON, … Read the full press release

Inmarsat Signs Agreement With Radio Holland to Meet Fleet Express’ Strong Customer Demand

LONDON, 03-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) has signed a service and installation agreement with Radio Holland to support strong customer demand for rapid migration from Ku-based XpressLink to Fleet Xpress services. Radio Holland is a specialist in installing and maintaining … Read the full press release

Leonardo to competitively offer an aircraft for the U.S. Air Force UH-1N ‘Huey’ Replacement Program through collaboration with Boeing

Moretti: “The outstanding superior technology and operational capabilities of our products, including the AW139, once again allow us to compete for significant market opportunities” As the prime contractor, Boeing will compete for the supply of up to 84 helicopters to … Read the full press release

Continental calls for international legal framework for automated driving; recommends development of reliable radio networks

Highly automated driving on the interstate highway technically feasible by 2020, but the international legal framework and specific radio channels are lacking Technology company Continental calls for the next steps to be implemented in developing the legal framework for taking … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom to help Port Authority of New York and New Jersey better manage its critical transportation-related assets

8.8 million USD contract follows successful collaboration and consists of a four-year base term with two additional one-year optional support periods VIENNA, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kapsch TrafficCom AG (ISIN AT000KAPSCH9), listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange in the prime market segment, announces … Read the full press release

Marlink, TNL Group form joint venture for the Greek and Cypriot markets

Joint Venture with TNL Group’s satellite connectivity business forms platform for ‘Marlink CG’, the new maritime satcom expert in Greece & Cyprus OSLO/PARIS, 24-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Marlink has signed an agreement to enter into a joint venture with the satellite … Read the full press release

EUROGATE: six further container shipping lines will call at Wilhelmshaven from April 2017

BREMEN, 24-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EUROGATE is pleased to announce that six further container shipping lines will call at Wilhelmshaven from April 2017. The newly established shipping alliance OCEAN Alliance (COSCO Shipping, OOCL, CMA CGM, Evergreen) is to include EUROGATE Container … Read the full press release

SEAT to give insight into the trends in future mobility at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Cars will increasingly become an extension of the mobile phone, enabling permanent, safe connection Promoting sustainable mobility and anticipating driver needs are two future challenges  Carsharing and shared use fleets are models of collaborative economy that will become trends in … Read the full press release

Hawaiian Airlines to power its additional Airbus A330 aircraft with Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines

DERBY, UK, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has won an order from Hawaiian Airlines for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power an additional Airbus A330 aircraft, supported by Rolls-Royce’s flagship engine service, TotalCare®. The airline already operates 23 Rolls-Royce powered A330 … Read the full press release

Airbus to exhibit at the Avalon Airshow in Australia, 28th February to 5th March 2017

MELBOURNE, Australia, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus will feature its extensive range of products, leading-edge capabilities and industrial partnerships in the Pacific via a high-profile presence at the Avalon Airshow in Australia. The 13th edition of the show will take place … Read the full press release

Bosch to showcase smart IoT solutions at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, February 27 to March 2, 2017

Connectivity is turning the car into a third living space, Bosch’s sensor technology enables connectivity beyond mobility Connected mobility: concept car as the third living space Connected capabilities helps increase Two wheeler safety Sensor technology: tiny sensors enable connectivity solutions … Read the full press release

Evonik further digitalises its logistics activities with risk-management solution DHL Resilience360

Analysis tool examines road and rail transport routes. Risk management strengthens resilience of supply chains and minimizes potential impact on operating business Bonn/Marl, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Whether it’s heavy rainfall, manufacturing issues or road closures – a variety of causes … Read the full press release

T-Systems to run and further develop the data centers, networks and workplace systems for Deutsche Post DHL following partnership renewal

Five-year term and volume in the high hundreds of million euro range Services: data centers, infrastructure, networks and value-added services Additional services for cloud, new IT developments and IT security BONN, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A five-year term and a volume … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Submarines announces £25m investment in new apprentice training facility

BAE Systems Submarines announces £25m investment in new apprentice training facility Farnborough, United Kingdom, 22-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Right Honourable Sir Michael Fallon MP, Secretary of State for Defence, visited BAE Systems Submarines today where he learnt about the … Read the full press release

Development of new application for rail system expected to set global standard for energy efficiency and operations optimization

Saint-Ouen, France, 20-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom, a global leader in rail transportation and The CoSMo Company, a global technology company specialized in decision management, announce a strategic partnership to develop a new application to improve the global efficiency of a … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä becomes the preferred service supplier for PGS Geophysical AS

HELSINKI, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä and PGS Geophysical AS have signed a service agreement that makes Wärtsilä the preferred service supplier for engines and other Wärtsilä equipment. According to the agreement, Wärtsilä will take care of the maintenance of engines … Read the full press release