Telenor, NTNU, SINTEF, DNB, DNV GL, Equinor, Kongsberg Group to establish powerhouse for artificial intelligence in Norway

Some of Norway’s largest companies are joining forces in establishing a national powerhouse for artificial intelligence. Its aim is to improve the quality and capacity for research, education and innovation in the field. OSLO, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Norway has a … Read the full press release

Hapag-Lloyd unveils new digital quotation tool for faster container quotes

HAMBURG, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — New online quotation tool “Quick Quotes” launched today // Simply faster container quotes for all customers within seconds // Online business platform enables direct bookings As of today (Aug. 14, 2018), all customers can benefit … Read the full press release

Specialist regeneration developer and investor U+I appointed a member of Mayor of London’s new London Development Panel (LDP)

U+I ONE OF 29 PANEL MEMBERS SELECTED AS PART OF LONDON MAYOR’S PLAN TO SPEED UP HOUSING DELIVERY. LONDON, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today named specialist regeneration developer and investor U+I as a … Read the full press release

University of Exeter: Plastic discovered in the stomach of a leatherback turtle found dead on a Cornish beach

EXETER, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Plastic has been discovered in the stomach of a leatherback turtle found dead on a Cornish beach on Sunday (12 August). The plastic did not kill the 1.8-metre turtle, but scientists say it is further evidence … Read the full press release

Professor Roy Sambles of University of Exeter’s Physics and Astronomy department is one of three new Honorary Fellows announced by the IoP

EXETER, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Roy Sambles has today (Tuesday, August 14) been made an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Physics – the highest honour the organisation can confer. Professor Sambles, from the University of Exeter’s Physics and Astronomy … Read the full press release

Scientists seek to discover whether Scotland’s seas are a mating ground for basking sharks

EXETER, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists seeking to discover whether Scotland’s seas are a mating ground for basking sharks have filmed new footage showing the sharks being sociable, including a first look at groups forming on the seabed. These data have … Read the full press release

University of Exeter retains its place amongst the top 200 ranked global institutions in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2018

EXETER, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Exeter has cemented its position as one of the best universities in the world, according to the latest influential rankings. The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2018, published on Wednesday August 15, has … Read the full press release

The Alan Turing Institute and Digital Catapult partner over data science and AI research

LONDON, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Alan Turing Institute and Digital Catapult are allies in the effort to make the UK the best place in the world for data science and AI research, collaboration and business. Today we announce a formal collaboration between … Read the full press release

The Jaguar I-TYPE 2 Formula E race car achieved new electric car course record of 30.46 seconds at the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb in Worcestershire

Redditch, United Kingdom, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Jaguar I-TYPE 2 Formula E race car has set a new electric car course record of 30.46 seconds at the world-famous Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb in Worcestershire. The record attempt – a partnership … Read the full press release

EASA grants the Supplemental Type Certificate to GKN Fokker Services for its ADS-B Out modification for Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft

Redditch, United Kingdom, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EASA has recently granted the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to GKN Fokker Services for its ADS-B Out modification for Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. Multiple customers of GKN Fokker Services have already ordered the … Read the full press release

CLAAS unveils the new CONVIO FLEX and CONVIO draper cutterbars

Harsewinkel, Germany, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CLAAS presents the new CONVIO FLEX and CONVIO draper cutterbars. While the CONVIO is ideal for use in conventionally threshed crops, such as cereals and rapeseed, the CONVIO FLEX with its flexible knife bar … Read the full press release

International Green Week Berlin (IGW) 2019: the world’s leading consumer show for agriculture, the food industry and horticulture will be inviting trade experts to the Berlin Exhibition Grounds, 8 to 27 January 2019

Partner country Finland sends ‘Greetings from the wild’ – More than 1,700 exhibitors from some 65 countries are expected to attend BERLIN, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Messe Berlin is setting the scene for the International Green Week Berlin (IGW) 2019. … Read the full press release

KfW loans EUR 300 million for new barrage across the Nile in Asyut

EUR 300 million provided to safeguard irrigation farming Project secures source of income for 5 million Egyptians Hydropower plant enables climate-friendly power generation Frankfurt am Main, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (2018-08-13), Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated a barrage across … Read the full press release

KfW signs EUR 200 million loan agreement with Rural Electrification Corporate Limited for developing the power supply in rural India

Credit line for EUR 200 million Increased energy generation capacity based on solar and wind power Additional power supply for over 270,000 Indian homes Improved environmental and social standards Frankfurt am Main, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On behalf of the German … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce will work with ABP and Svitzer on digitization and Ship Intelligence solutions

LONDON, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading port operator, and global towage operator Svitzer, to develop the next generation of technologies which will keep Britain trading. The agreement means that … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to launch lithium-ion based energy storage system for ships

LONDON, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce is launching a lithium-ion based energy storage system for ships. The gain for the ship owners is a clean, safe and cost-efficient complete system. Energy storage is a major green investment for a ship owner. … Read the full press release

Aegon to sell its businesses in Czech Republic and Slovakia to NN Group for EUR 155 million

The HAGUE, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Aegon has agreed to sell its businesses in Czech Republic and Slovakia for EUR 155 million to NN Group. The transaction is consistent with Aegon’s strategic objective to optimize its portfolio and capital allocation … Read the full press release

RWE Supply & Trading opens its first Chinese trading office in Beijing

New trading office to reinforce trading and grow customer base German Chamber of Commerce in China: “Good sign for the long-lasting and profound collaboration between Germany and China” ESSEN, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Opening up to new countries and new … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding received the “Partner Level Performance 2017” award from John Deere for consistently excellent European inbound logistics services

The award went to DHL Global Forwarding for the fifth time in a row for consistently excellent European inbound logistics services. DHL Global Forwarding recognized for excellent European inbound logistics services Team in Mannheim, Germany, has successfully serviced the world’s … Read the full press release

Lufthansa starts the In-Service-Evaluation (ISE) for BASF’s new water scavenger additive for jet fuel – Kerojet® Aquarius

Ludwigshafen, Germany, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF and Lufthansa have successfully started the In-Service-Evaluation (ISE) for BASF’s new water scavenger additive for jet fuel – Kerojet® Aquarius. The ISE marks an important step in the commercialization for this innovative additive. In the … Read the full press release

BAE Systems will integrate Flexera’s leading asset and license management tools into its scalable, hybrid cloud environment for government

BAE Systems announced a new strategic partnership with Flexera to help government agencies moving to the cloud better manage their software licenses and more accurately plan and budget for their future information technology (IT) needs. Farnborough, United Kingdom, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Under the … Read the full press release

Association du Transport Urbain du Quebec orders 497 electric-hybrid buses using the BAE Systems Series-E electric drive propulsion system

Eco-friendly electric-hybrids are paving the way for fully electric systems in Canada Farnborough, United Kingdom, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems, a global provider of more than 9,000 electric-hybrid, battery-electric, and fuel-cell electric systems, today announced that the Association du … Read the full press release

Martina Maier to succeed Klaus Moosmayer as Chief Compliance Officer of Siemens

Maier to succeed Klaus Moosmayer, who is leaving the company as of November 30, 2018 MUNICH, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Martina Maier (51) has been appointed the new head of the global Compliance Department at Siemens AG. Maier, who currently heads … Read the full press release

EBRD invests EUR 100 million in a new seven-year €550 million bond issue by the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH)

EBRD invests €100 million in new bond issue of Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) BEH to refinance its 2013 issue and continue supporting liberalisation of electricity sector Largest corporate bond with longest tenor will deepen capital market LONDON, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Museum offers day nurseries and kindergartens experience the permanent exhibition of mobility since 1886 in an intuitive way appropriate to their age

STUTTGART, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Starting now, the Mercedes-Benz Museum is offering visitor groups from day nurseries and kindergartens cases containing educational material which enable the permanent exhibition to be explored with all the senses. The concept is tailored to two … Read the full press release

UK company Tuffnells receives ten brand-new Mercedes-Benz Atego models; the company’s fleet now includes a total of 32 Mercedes-Benz Atego models

STUTTGART, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The UK company Tuffnells delivers parcels and shipments to its business customers in what it dubs its “big green parcel machines”. Ten brand-new Mercedes-Benz Atego models are now sporting the company’s smart new design as they … Read the full press release

Eni receives new offshore exploration license in the prolific East Nile Delta Basin of the Mediterranean Sea

Eni granted new exploration license named “Nour” located in the prolific East Nile Delta Basin of the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt San Donato Milanese (Milan), 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni announces that a new Concession Agreement, aimed at governing an offshore … Read the full press release

Eni announces new and extended Concession Agreements in Egypt

A new Nile Delta Concession Agreement allowing a ten-year extension of the Abu Madi West Development Lease, where the Nooros field is located, and a five-year extension of the Ras Qattara Concession Agreement approved. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 15-Aug-2018 — … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces the release of the Q2 2018 Financial Results

BUCHAREST, Romania, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that Q2 2018 financial results are available on the Company’s website. For details, please see: http://www.digi-communications.ro/en/investor-relations About Digi Communications NV Digi is the parent holding company of … Read the full press release

UK researchers identified materials that could be used to make high-powered and fast-charging batteries

SWINDON, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UK researchers have identified a group of materials that could be used to make batteries that are both high-powered and fast-charging. The research could be the first step to developing a safe, super-fast charging battery. Most … Read the full press release