Category Archives: Transportation & Logistics

Transportation & Logistics Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

CFM LEAP-1B Boeing 737 Max 9 Successfully Completes More than 2-Hour First Flight

Engines performed very well SEATTLE, Washington, U.S.A., 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Boeing [NYSE: BA] 737 MAX 9, powered by advanced LEAP-1B engines, today successfully completed a two-hour, 42- minute first flight, taking off from Renton Field in Renton, Washington, at 10:53 … Read the full press release

Stagecoach Orders New Vehicles Worth ₤70 Million

More than 340 new buses and coaches ordered More than £1billion orders for around 7,000 new vehicles placed over past 11 years Latest intake of vehicles all meet latest Euro 6 emissions standards and have USB charging points Innovative emissions-reducing … Read the full press release

Joint Venture Company for the Development and Provision of European Electronic Toll Service Has Started

The joint venture company for Europe-wide toll settlements using only one box has started FRANKFURT, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Systems International GmbH, Daimler AG and DKV EURO SERVICE GmbH + Co. KG have founded their joint venture company for the development … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel to offer Global Logistics Services under MoU with Alibaba.com

Shanghai, CHINA, 17-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne + Nagel today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Alibaba.com, the B2B business arm of Alibaba Group, to offer global logistics services to customers of the Chinese e-commerce leader’s B2B business unit. Under … Read the full press release

Amey and RACE to build prototype autonomous vehicle that will transform service delivery to people

OXFORD, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey together with RACE, have secured funding from Innovate UK, to build a prototype autonomous vehicle and test data collected from its sensors, which will ultimately transform current urban services and deliver safety benefits to … Read the full press release

Italian Air force gets 500th eurofighter typhoon

With 599 aircraft ordered, Eurofighter Typhoon is currently the largest collaborative industrial programme in Europe Eight customers have already ordered the Eurofighter Typhoon worldwide Almost 400,000 flying hours achieved worldwide  TURIN, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The 500th Eurofighter Typhoon has … Read the full press release

Thales To Supply Denmark’s Defense Organization with Vehicle Communication System SOTAS

La Défense, France, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Danish Defence and Logistic Organization (DALO) signed a framework agreement with Thales concerning the acquisition of the vehicle communication system SOTAS, as well as services for the equipment delivered. Key Points Thales has … Read the full press release

Ship Management Activities to be handled by Leonhardt & Blumberg and Buss Shipping Merger

The Hamburg based Leonhardt & Blumberg Reederei GmbH & Co. KG and Buss Shipping GmbH & Co. KG are pleased to announce that they have agreed to merge their ship management activities. HAMBURG, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The joint managed fleet … Read the full press release

Siemens to set up its global logistics headquarters including its portfolio for airports in Dubai

Setup underpins Dubai’s position as key logistics hub, connecting East and West, North and South Decision supports legacy aspiration of Expo 2020 Dubai Siemens to strengthen Dubai’s logistics sector through digitalization MUNICH, 13-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Highlighting the importance of … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies AG joins the 5G Automotive Association e. V. to contribute to connected automated driving

MUNICH/ BERLIN, 12-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — You can’t have an automated car without reliable communication infrastructure and stable mobile communication connectivity. The next generation mobile communication standard is indispensable. Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) contributes to introducing the … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to provide ship owners and operators assistance concerning Ballast Water Management Systems

HELSINKI, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä is in the process of signing agreements with a number of major shipyards, the latest being Keppel Shipyard Ltd (KSL) of Singapore. The agreements are intended to establish cooperation and communication between … Read the full press release

Strand Senior AS to equipt its new fishing trawler with propulsion machinery from Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to provide the propulsion machinery for a new purse seine fishing trawler ordered by Strand Senior AS, a subsidiary of Strand Havfiske AS based in Norway. The … Read the full press release

Bosch and Daimler form development alliance to make system for fully automated and driverless vehicles a reality

Development alliance aims to make market launch of a system for fully automated, driverless vehicles possible by the start of the next decade. Objectives include development and rollout of a production-ready system for urban automated taxis to navigate urban traffic. … Read the full press release

Airbus Interiors Services: Airbus launches new offer to support airlines with their cabin upgrade development strategies

Dedicated to supporting airlines with their cabin upgrade development strategies; Scope covers the entire Airbus family; Delivering Airbus standards and innovative products with improved agility. HAMBURG, 07-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has launched a new offer: Airbus Interiors Services (AIS). Based … Read the full press release

Airbus in Hamburg extends Customer Definition Centre for A320 and A330 customers

New ways of cabin definition for A320 and A330 customers HAMBURG, 07-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus in Hamburg has launched the extension of its Customer Definition Centre (CDC) which will serve customers for A320 and A330 aircraft. Thus far, since its … Read the full press release

SITA and Airbus join forces to provide the most advanced cyber security solution for the air transport industry

New offer to allow immediate detection and remedial action DUBAI, U.A.E., 07-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus and SITA have launched new Security Operations Center Services customized for the specific needs of the air transport industry. These new incident detection services will … Read the full press release

Joint design programme to explore suitability of technologies for very large ore carrier announced

Woodside Energy Ltd., Anangel Maritime Services Inc., Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., General Electric Company and Lloyd’s Register set out their intention to commence work on a joint project with an announcement at Gastech 2017.  LONDON, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release

Lloyd’s Register supports its strategy to build a marine and offshore Industry 4.0 with investment in ship management software provider

LONDON, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — We have made a significant investment in Hamburg-based ship management software provider Hanseaticsoft. Hanseaticsoft provides modern fleet management software solutions to optimise workflows in shipping companies, offering new perspectives on processes and increasing business performance. Clients … Read the full press release

Continental to present VDO TIS-Web Motion telematics solutions at the transport logistic exhibition in Munich

Comprehensive portfolio for a wide range of company-specific requirements VDO with its own booth at the exhibition for the first time Support for vehicle, driver, logistics and trailer management – and compliance with legal obligations Villingen-Schwenningen/Munich, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Continental provides small and medium-sized fleets easy and inexpensive access to telematics

Telematics functions complement the proven calculation of driving and rest times Scope and cost structure designed for small and medium-sized fleets Continental to unveil its new offer at the transport logistic exhibition in Munich Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

DHL Parcel introduces DHL Parcel Prio service offering next business day delivery with money-back guarantee

DHL Parcel Prio service offers delivery on next business day with money-back guarantee starting at 50 shipments per day Already underway in three pilot regions, nationwide launch planned BONN, 04-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Effective immediately DHL Parcel is expanding service … Read the full press release

DHL wins Gold at the 2017 German Stevie® Awards for its Resilience360 risk management and mitigation platform

DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation honored with additional Silver and Bronze awards by the international Stevie® Awards organization BONN, 04-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL has been awarded Gold at the 2017 German Stevie® Awards for its risk management and mitigation platform … Read the full press release

BAE Systems signs major contract for technical support and sustainment of U.S. Army’s M88 recovery vehicles

Farnborough, UK, 04-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The contract, awarded by the Army’s TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, is for ongoing service and improvements to BAE Systems-built M88A1 and M88A2 recovery vehicles over the next four years. “The M88 is critical to the … Read the full press release

Extra 330LE aerobatic plane powered by Siemens propulsion system sets two new speed records

Extra 330LE electric plane – powered by a Siemens motor – sets another world record Top speed above 340 km/h in straight flight World’s first aerotow with an electric plane MUNICH, 04-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On Thursday, March 23, 2017, the … Read the full press release

Hiab receives additional order from Scania Finland for the Finnish Defence Forces’ equipment renewal programme

HELSINKI, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has won a major additional order from Scania Finland to supply 69 MULTILIFT XR21Z hooklifts and 7 HIAB X188 cranes to the Finnish Defence Forces. The value of the order is  around … Read the full press release

Kalmar receives repeat order for nine electric straddle carriers from MSC PSA European Terminal

HELSINKI, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is pleased to continue its long-standing relationship with MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) with a repeat order for nine electric straddle carriers. The order was booked in Cargotec’s Q1 2017 intake, … Read the full press release

MAN Truck & Bus operates new assembly line for axle production at its Salzgitter plant

30 years of axle production at the Salzgitter plant | 200 new jobs and investments of €30 million | Production of MAN and Scania axles on a single assembly line MUNICH, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MAN Truck & Bus has … Read the full press release

Alstom presents the latest development of rail signalling programme in Denmark

Saint-Ouen, France, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom and Banedanmark, the Danish railway infrastructure owner, presented today to His Majesty the King of the Belgians and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Denmark the latest development of signalling in Denmark on … Read the full press release

Dassault Aviation’s Combined Vision System certified for use on new Falcon 8X ultra-long range trijet

Saint-Cloud, France, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Aviation’s revolutionary Combined Vision System (CVS) has been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency and the Federal Aviation Administration for use on the new Falcon 8X ultra-long range trijet. Known as FalconEye, … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel and Maersk Line to jointly elevate sustainability in the maritime industry

AMSTERDAM, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel and leading global container shipping company Maersk Line have signed a strategic sustainability partnership to reduce carbon emissions per container shipped by 10%. The aim of the partnership – which reflects the mutual ambition of … Read the full press release