Category Archives: Transportation & Logistics

Transportation & Logistics Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

ABP’s teams at Ayr and Troon donate to RNLI and the Fisherman’s Mission

LONDON, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP’s teams at Ayr and Troon have donated funds to RNLI and the Fisherman’s Mission raised by a successful open day at the Port of Troon. A raffle combined with the efforts of ABP colleagues have … Read the full press release

Continental to showcase European standard EN 45545 complete suspension system at rail vehicle trade fair Expo Ferroviaria in Milan

Suspension system fulfills the requirements of European fire protection standard EN 45545 Replacement business: strong collaboration with Italian partner F.lli Bigaran Solutions for the railway transportation of the future HANOVER, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the Italian rail vehicle industry, special … Read the full press release

VoicR: Continental creates new software to enhance communication especially for drivers and fleets

CB Radio 2.0: VoicR app enhances networking, enables better information and safer driving through digitalizing citizen band’s radio technology Smart solution for different devices meets the demands of drivers, OEMs and fleet operators and impresses with intuitive handling New digital … Read the full press release

LR joins the Quadriga sustainable shipping project to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship

LONDON, 17-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LR has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project – an initiative from Hamburg-based Sailing Cargo, which aims to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship. The project outlines a plan to build a 170-meter car … Read the full press release

Ferdinand Möhring takes over as Managing Director of MSC Gate Bremerhaven Container Terminal

BREMERHAVEN, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following Jörg Colberg’s move to the Management Board of Gesamthafenbetriebsverein Bremen/Bremerhaven, Ferdinand Möhring has taken over as Managing Director of MSC Gate Bremerhaven Container Terminal with effect from 1 August 2017. Ferdinand Möhring spent 11 years … Read the full press release

VDL Bus & Coach supplies 2 Citeas LLE-99 Electric to Arriva Netherlands

VALKENSWAARD, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At the beginning of July, VDL Bus & Coach supplied 2 Citeas LLE-99 Electric to Arriva Netherlands. This delivery is for the city services in Gorinchem, a historical fortress in the west of the Netherlands. The … Read the full press release

Dassault Falcon Jet selectes Skyservice Toronto as a new Authorized Service Center (ASC)

Teterboro, New Jersey, USA, 14-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Falcon Jet recently selected Skyservice Toronto as a new Authorized Service Center (ASC), allowing the facility to perform line maintenance, AOG support and other services on Falcon 900EX EASy and 2000EX … Read the full press release

MAN Truck & Bus brings locally produced gas bus to market in Central Asia

MUNICH, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At this year’s World Expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, MAN Truck & Bus will be presenting the first low-floor city bus with CNG drive for Central Asia. Launch of the first MAN low-floor gas bus, produced … Read the full press release

Racing driver Mattias Ekström takes new MAN TGX D38 for the race logistics of his RX team

MUNICH, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The reigning World Rallycross Champion and DTM driver Matti-as Ekström is relying on a new MAN TGX D38 for the race logis-tics of his RX team, EKS. Ekström personally picked up the fully-equipped 18.580 at … Read the full press release

Solar Team Eindhoven’s solar-powered family car features high performance coatings supplied by AkzoNobel

AMSTERDAM, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Students from Eindhoven University of Technology taking part in this year’s Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia will be aiming to blaze a winning trail in a stunning new vehicle featuring high performance coatings supplied by … Read the full press release

Wroclaw Transport Services expands its fleet with a further 60 urban buses from Mercedes-Benz

STUTTGART/WROCLOW, 10-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz has secured another major tender in Poland. Wroclaw Transport Services is expanding its fleet with a further 60 urban buses from Mercedes-Benz. The Citaros are being built at the EvoBus plant in Mannheim and … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to provide engines and complete propulsion package for two new fishing trawlers built for Russia based Nord Pilgrim

HELSINKI, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the engines and the complete propulsion package, including the propulsion control system for two new fishing trawlers being built for Murmansk, Russia based Nord Pilgrim Ltd. The … Read the full press release

Transport for London (TfL): £4.5 million allocated to London boroughs for electric vehicle charging infrastructure

LONDON, 07-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Transport for London (TfL), London Councils and the Greater London Authority (GLA) today announced that almost £4.5 million has been allocated to London boroughs to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure on London’s streets. A total of … Read the full press release

400 people applied during ABP Humber 2nd recruitment day at the CATCH facility in Stallingborough

LONDON, 07-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP Humber has just conducted its second recruitment day, as it looks to fill 40 new positions which have opened up across the region. The event, which took place at the CATCH facility in Stallingborough, was … Read the full press release

Continental will present the latest applications for the Polish market at the trade fair for rail vehicles Trako in Gdansk

The technology company is represented in almost all important rail transport projects in large Polish cities Holistic solutions for the rail transport of the future Suspension system meets the requirements of European fire protection standard EN 45545 HANOVER, 04-Aug-2017 — … Read the full press release

New training period begins at Hapag-Lloyd: 66 young men and women started their apprenticeship

HAMBURG, 02-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Total of 235 apprentices and dual-track students on shore and at sea / Hapag-Lloyd runs Germany’s largest maritime training program / CEO Rolf Habben Jansen: “Excellent prospects for young talents” Sixty-six young men and women … Read the full press release

Luo Gang named CEO of Airbus’ new innovation centre to be set up in China

Chinese research to support future Airbus products & services TOULOUSE, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Luo Gang has been appointed CEO of Airbus’ new innovation centre to be set up in China. A location will be announced at a later date … Read the full press release

DHL bundles individual solutions under DHL Semiconductor Logistics

DHL combines competencies and capabilities under DHL Semiconductor Logistics to provide a full suite of end to end supply chain solutions Launch of the Global Capital Support Center for semiconductor equipment moves with dedicated teams in Europe, Asia Pacific and … Read the full press release

Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF consortium to acquire 6.94 percent stake in Italy’s largest toll road network

A consortium made up of Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF has completed the acquisition of a 6.94 percent stake in Autostrade per I’Italia, the largest Italian toll road network which is majority owned by Atlantia, the listed global operator of … Read the full press release

IAG’s low cost long-haul airline brand LEVEL orders three more A330-200

TOULOUSE, 26-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the recent and hugely successful launch in Barcelona of International Airlines Group’s (IAG) low cost long-haul airline brand, LEVEL, the Group has selected the A330-200 as its aircraft of choice to further expand operations. LEVEL … Read the full press release

Stagecoach’s UK Bus eco-driving champions recognised through an awards scheme

Christopher Ball Memorial Awards scheme held as a tribute to former employee Stagecoach Oxfordshire recognised as top company according to GreenRoad system for third consecutive year Third individual driver award win for Merseyside driver Dave Birch Macduff named best depot … Read the full press release

The new MAN Lion’s City bus to launch in spring 2018: clear focus on efficiency, comfort and ergonomics

MUNICH, 20-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With the new generation of the MAN Lion’s City, a completely new type of urban bus is being introduced into the inner city. A plethora of technical innovations, both inside and out, have been combined … Read the full press release

Alstom: Full-size mock-up of the train for Dubai Metro’s Route 2020 project unveiled to HE Mattar Al Tayer

Saint-Ouen, France, 20-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom presented to a delegation of RTA, headed by HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director General & Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors RTA (Roads &Transport Authority), the mock-up of the Metropolis trains for the … Read the full press release

Beijing International Business Aviation Show (CIBAS) will feature Dassault’s newest business jet Falcon 8X

First 8X in China to be Delivered Shortly Beijing, China, 14-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — This year, the Beijing International Business Aviation Show (CIBAS) will feature the Falcon 8X, Dassault’s newest business jet in the ultra-long range class. Since entering into service … Read the full press release

Piaggio MP3: the world’s first 3-wheel scooter

THE PIAGGIO MP3 RANGE GROWS AND IS COMPLETED STABILITY AND EASE OF RIDING COMBINED WITH AGILITY, BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE AND REDUCED CONSUMPTION. TOP SHELF SAFETY AND COMFORT AS ALWAYS FOR THE THREE-WHEELED PATRIARCH OF THE CATEGORY AND BEST SELLER FOR MORE … Read the full press release

Vespa Sei Giorni: Vespa GTS family meet the history and most genuine sport tradition of Vespa

FROM THE LEGENDARY STORY OF THE “SEI GIORNI” AND ITS VICTORIOUS EPIC DEEDS, A LEGENDARY MODEL IS REBORN A SPECIAL AND NUMBERED VERSION OF THE MOST POWERFUL AND TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED VESPA OF ALL TIMES Pontedera, Italy, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release

Hiab to deliver 50 loader cranes to Shanghai Longcheng Special Purpose Vehicle Co in China

HELSINKI, 12-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has received an order for 50 loader cranes from Shanghai Longcheng Special Purpose Vehicle Co. The value of the order is  approximately EUR 1 million and it has been booked into … Read the full press release

BOURBON to support the building of the world’s first autonomous, fully-automated and cost-efficient prototype vessel for offshore operations

Marseille, France /Kongsberg, Norway, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading marine Offshore services company, BOURBON has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Automated Ships Ltd to support the building of the world’s first autonomous, fully-automated and cost-efficient prototype vessel for … Read the full press release

TfL: Triangle London Developments consortium to develop a site near Borough Market

TfL has named Triangle London Developments (TLD) to create a joint venture to develop a site near Borough Market LONDON, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TfL today announced Triangle London Developments (TLD) as its preferred bidder for a joint venture to deliver … Read the full press release

ABP sees 16% increase in the number of leisure passengers at Ipswich

LONDON, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Business at Ipswich’s Wet Dock is booming as ABP announces a tremendous start to 2017, seeing an 16% increase in the number of passengers enjoying a river trip from the Waterfront in comparison to the same … Read the full press release