Category Archives: Transportation & Logistics

Transportation & Logistics Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

New Rolls-Royce NVC 375 WP Stern Trawler for Icelandic fishing company HB Grandi

DERBY, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has won a contract to design and equip a new Rolls-Royce NVC 375 WP Stern Trawler for Icelandic fishing company HB Grandi. The 82 metre vessel will process various filet products and has a freezing … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to invest £150m to support the planned doubling of engine production in UK

DERBY, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has today announced a £150m investment in new and existing civil aerospace facilities in the UK to support the planned doubling of engine production and deliver on our record civil aerospace order book. The investment, … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding takes over the international and domestic cargo transport needs of Gorenje Group

European manufacturer builds on existing relationship with DHL Global Forwarding DHL manages 2,200 TEU of import and export ocean freight annually BONN, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Global Forwarding has taken over responsibility for the international and domestic cargo transport needs … Read the full press release

DHL Supply Chain opens new pharmaceutical grade facility in Ireland

3,700 sq. m. (40,000 sq. ft) site dedicated to supporting Life Sciences manufacturers in Ireland Integrated transport and logistics services now available across temperature ranges DUBLIN, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global logistics provider DHL Supply Chain is today opening a new … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility Division: Bremer Straßenbahn AG orders 67 Avenio trams for mass transit in Bremen

Bremer Straßenbahn AG orders 67 Avenio trams Option for up to 17 additional trams Commissioning to begin in spring 2019 MUNICH, 29-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The German operator Bremer Straßenbahn AG (BSAG) has ordered 67 Avenio trams from Siemens. The order … Read the full press release

Siemens sells its 500th electric Vectron locomotive to European Locomotive Leasing

Additional eight Vectron locomotives for European Locomotive Leasing (ELL) ELL is currently the biggest Vectron customer 507 locomotives have been ordered to date MUNICH, 29-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens has sold its 500th electric Vectron locomotive. The jubilee locomotive was ordered … Read the full press release

VDL Bus & Coach expands Futura range with new length version, the FHD2-135

Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VDL Bus & Coach has expanded the Futura range with a new length version, the FHD2-135. The advantage of this Futura, with a length of 13.5 metres, is the huge luggage space of over … Read the full press release

VDL delivers six Citeas LLE-99 to Italian passenger transport company Seatour

Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In June 2017 six VDL Citeas LLE-99 were delivered to Seatour, an Italian passenger transport company. These are the first Citeas LLE with a length of 9.95 metres that will be put in service … Read the full press release

Safran Aircraft Engines: Indian Maini Precision Products (MPP) to manufacture the low-pressure turbine (LPT) guide vanes for LEAP engines

Le Bourget (France), 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Aircraft Engines has taken a significant step forward in its commitment to the Indian government’s “Make-in-India” initiative by choosing Maini Precision Products (MPP) to manufacture the low-pressure turbine (LPT) guide vanes for … Read the full press release

46 year old NEOPLAN Skyliner superbly converted to exclusive travel vehicle

A 46 year old NEOPLAN Skyliner is the basis for an exclusive travel vehicle // Roadyacht with a roof terrace for up to 25 people MUNICH, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Roadyacht, a superbly converted NEOPLAN Skyliner from the 70s, is … Read the full press release

Alstom to mid-life overhaul 23 BB 36000 locomotives for Akiem

Saint-Ouen, France, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom has been chosen by Akiem to carry out the mid-life overhaul [1] of 23 BB 36000 locomotives. The contract follows a first agreement signed at the end of April 2016 for the mid-life overhaul … Read the full press release

Alstom proud to be associated with Bangalore metro’s Green Line connecting Nagasandra in North Bangalore with Yelachanahalli in the South

Saint-Ouen, France, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom is proud to be associated with the Bangalore metro’s much-awaited launch of operations on the Green Line that will connect Nagasandra in North Bangalore with Yelachanahalli in the South, the last section of Bangalore … Read the full press release

TU/e students unveil solar car for 5 occupants

EINDHOVEN, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (21 June 2017) students at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) presented Stella Vie, a solar car for 5 occupants. The team is looking to this car to secure its third world title at the Bridgestone … Read the full press release

Private jet MRO industry: new generation aircraft, cabin modifications the hot topics in 1H 2017

VILNIUS, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With half of the year 2017 almost gone, experts in the private jet MRO industry tend to look back at the trends that developed through the year. This year, new generation aircraft as well as cabin … Read the full press release

Avia Solutions Group: Locatory.com expands its presence in Asia

VILNIUS, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Aircraft spare parts and repair capabilities marketplace Locatory.com is further expanding its presence in Asia by signing a contract with HNA Technic, MRO unit of the HNA Group – biggest private airline group in China. The … Read the full press release

Skanska signs with New York City Transit to renovate four subway stations

STOCKHOLM, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with New York City Transit for the improvements at four subway stations along the Astoria Line in the Borough of Queens in New York City, USA. The contract is worth USD … Read the full press release

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) to lease 10 Embraer E190s to South Africa’s largest privately owned regional airline SA Airlink

Billund, Denmark, 21-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) is pleased to announce that it has committed to lease ten Embraer E190s to SA Airlink (Airlink), South Africa’s largest privately owned regional airline. The transaction comprises the placement of two … Read the full press release

Ocean Yield ASA ordinary shares approved to trade on the OTCQX Best Market

LYSAKER, Norway, 21-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ocean Yield ASA (“Ocean Yield” or the “Company”), a ship owning company with investments in vessels on long-term charters, announced today that the Company’s ordinary shares have been approved to trade on the OTCQX … Read the full press release

ŠKODA students designed and built electric buggy called ŠKODA ELEMENT

22 ŠKODA students from nine different professional fields have designed and built the fourth apprentice car since 2014. The electric buggy’s name is ŠKODA ELEMENT. MLADA BOLESLAV, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Every year, students from ŠKODA design and build a … Read the full press release

Talgo T350 train reached 310kph on the Mecca-Medina very high-speed rail line in Saudi Arabia

MADRID, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A Talgo T350 train today (14 JUN 2017) reached a speed of 310kph during the dynamic testing process underway on the Mecca-Medina very high-speed rail line, on a section between the King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) … Read the full press release

Thales to provide the Kuwait forces with flight and mission training solutions

La Défense, France, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales has been selected by Airbus Helicopters to provide the Kuwait forces with flight and mission training solutions for the pilots and crews of its Caracal helicopters. Key Points Thales will participate in flight … Read the full press release

easyJet’s First LEAP Powered Airbus320neo is its 300th Airbus Delivery

easyJet is Europe’s largest customer for the neo easyJet announces new carbon emissions target of 72 grams per passenger kilometer by 2022 TOULOUSE, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus has delivered easyJet’s first LEAP-1A powered A320neo which is also the airline’s … Read the full press release

BrainChip Holdings Ltd. and Safran Announce Collaboration on the Development of a Machine Vision Inspection System To Help Control Pin Insertion

Aliso Viejo, California, U.S.A., 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BrainChip Holdings Ltd. (ASX: BRN), a leading developer of software and hardware accelerated solutions for advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning applications and Safran Electrical & Power, a world leader in electrical systems … Read the full press release

Safran Spotlights Industrial Innovation and Employment at 2017 Paris Air Show

PARIS, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran’s participation in the 52nd Paris Air Show spotlights industrial innovation and the Factory of the Future. A special section in the center of the Safran stand at the show (Hall 2A – 228-252). will showcase … Read the full press release

Safran Helicopter Engines Signs 7-Year Contract With BAAINBw To Support German NH90 Engines

BORDES, France, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a 7-year support contract with BAAINBw (Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support) to support RTM322-powered NH90 operated by the German Army (Heer) and German Navy (Marine). … Read the full press release

Stadler: First Bimodal FLIRT To Roll-Out to Valle d’Aosta Region

Bussnang, Switzerland, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler presents the first bimodal FLIRT in Bussnang on 15 June. The train is destined for the Valle d’Aosta region. Stadler presented the very first FLIRT with bimodal drive system to an audience of customers … Read the full press release

Sukhoi Superjet 100: SuperJet International receives extension of the Part 145 maintenance capabilities up to “2 years check”

VENICE, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SuperJet International (SJI) – as MRO provider for the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) customers – received the extension of the Part 145 maintenance capabilities up to “2 years check”. The approval has been released by the Italian Civil … Read the full press release

Transport for London (TfL) launches TravelBot powered by artificial intelligence (AI)

LONDON, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Transport for London (TfL) has launched the next generation in customer service technology with its first ever ‘TravelBot’. The new social media tool, which is powered by artificial intelligence, can “chat” with customers using Messenger and … Read the full press release

ABP: Port of Ipswich installs new, state-of-the-art CCTV cameras to enhance security

Maritime Event at Ipswich Haven Marina LONDON, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Port of Ipswich has invested £33,000 in the installation of a new, state-of-the-art CCTV cameras to enhance security. The system upgrades, which began in February this year, have been … Read the full press release

ABP: Unifeeder’s 2nd Polish/Baltic sailing to the Humber will call at the port of Hull

LONDON, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP has today announced that market leader for container transportation, Unifeeder have confirmed their second Polish/Baltic sailing to the Humber will call at the port of Hull. This additional service will compliment the existing weekly Immingham … Read the full press release