Tag Archives: TRANSPORT

Model tests of the Project Forward’s concept vessel indicate that the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) is well below the currently most stringent Phase III level

HELSINKI, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Project Forward initiative led by Athens-Based Arista Shipping, with Wärtsilä as one of the participants, demonstrates that with LNG as fuel, an advanced hull design, and highly efficient propulsion machinery, it will be possible to … Read the full press release

APM Terminals to launch new Global Core Competency Centre (GC3) to meet the demands of its business in the areas of Terminal Operating Systems (TOS), Asset Digitization and Workforce Management

THE HAGUE, 01-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — APM Terminals’ new Global Core Competency Centre (GC3) will ensure that the company not only continues to lead in terms of technology, but will proactively re-think how technology can drive company growth. The GC3 commenced … Read the full press release

ENGIE an official partner and the exclusive provider of electric charging stations at the Paris Motor Show

Two sites to visit in Paris from 4 to 14 October: the green vehicle test centre at Place de la Concorde and the ENGIE stand at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre. For the first time, ENGIE is an official … Read the full press release

Continental involved in Hyperloop development

New mobility concepts: sustainable, fast and cost-effective transport of goods possible via Hyperloop Collaboration with talented young people at the Emden/Leer University of Applied Sciences and the University of Oldenburg Special belts made of carbon cord and polyurethane from Continental … Read the full press release

Airbus to use AirSeas’ SeaWing automated kite on its own RORO ships that transport large aircraft parts among its production sites

The company’s own transport vessels will be equipped with automated towing kites from an Airbus start-up TOULOUSE, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus’ slogan, “We make it fly,” has taken an entirely new meaning with the application of its aeronautical expertise … Read the full press release

Two partner projects @CITY and @CITY-AF aim to develop concepts, technologies and prototype applications to enable automated driving in complex urban areas

@CITY initiative researches and tests automated driving functions for urban traffic Development of intelligent technologies for greater safety, convenience and more efficient use of existing transport infrastructure Leading German companies, research organisations and the German government are investing around 45 … Read the full press release

APM Terminals trials new storage solution in Maasvlakte II Terminal in Rotterdam

THE HAGUE, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A new storage solution is being trialed by APM Terminals. The solution removes the need for customers to store containers or transport them separately when production and port schedules do not match up. The company’s … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding Start-Up Helpdesk fashioned a custom, multi-modal supply chain solution for transporting Bonavi brand strollers by rail, air and sea

The logistics professionals at the DHL Start-Up Helpdesk have fashioned a custom, multi-modal supply chain solution for transporting Bonavi brand strollers by rail, air and sea. High-end baby carriages ride the rails from China to Germany Product sample shipping with … Read the full press release

Hokkaido’s Ussuri brown bears transported with utmost care by DHL Global Forwarding during their 9,000km journey to the UK’s Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Four bears have safely migrated to their new sanctuary in the United Kingdom’s Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Group of four bears on a journey to their new home 9,000 km away Variety of temperature-control measures, including 10°C trucks, kept the bears … Read the full press release

DHL Trade Fairs & Events to coordinate the transport and storage of sports equipment, venue logistics, and on-site support for the European Athletics Championships 2018

Handling the challenging logistics of a sports event of this size is a core competency of DHL Trade Fairs & Events. DHL Trade Fairs & Events to manage 1,000 square meter warehouse and coordinate venue logistics and delivery of sports … Read the full press release

DHL Freight will continue to manage BMW Group’s overland transport in 17 countries covered by the companies’ previous contract

DHL Freight wins contract with the BMW Group Successful renewal of existing business and expansion of collaboration Custom-tailored Connected Supply Chain solution to monitor and optimize flow of goods BONN, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Freight has been awarded an extension … Read the full press release

KeolisAmey unveils plans for the Wales and Borders rail network and the development of the South Wales Metro in partnership with Transport for Wales

OXFORD, 06-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — KeolisAmey today unveiled bold plans for the Wales and Borders rail network and the development of the South Wales Metro working in partnership with Transport for Wales (TfW). The announcement came as the Welsh Government … Read the full press release

Leonardo unveils the latest variant in its market-leading ‘BriteCloud’ missile decoy family at Electronic Warfare Europe 2018 conference in Lausanne

BriteCloud 55-T will use sophisticated miniaturised jamming technology to protect military transport aircraft from advanced radar-guided missiles. It will join the proven 55 and 218 format BriteCloud rounds already on offer for fighter jet operators  Made in Luton, UK, Leonardo’s … Read the full press release

Alstom to supply additional Metropolis trains to Singapore Land Transport Authority for the extensions of Singapore North East Line and Circle Line

Saint-Ouen, France, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom has signed an agreement with Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) to supply six additional Metropolis trains (36 metro cars) and 11 additional Metropolis trains (33 metro cars) for the extensions of Singapore North East … Read the full press release

AmeyTPT awarded commercial management services contract by Translink, Northern Ireland’s public transport operator

OXFORD, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading the way in the commercialisation of facilities, AmeyTPT, part of Amey Consulting, has been awarded a new contract by Translink, Northern Ireland’s public transport operator, to provide a range of commercial management services across … Read the full press release

NIHR-funded project by the University of Nottingham to develop the Next Generation Neonatal Transport System

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Premature babies could benefit from a new safer transport incubator for transferring them between hospitals, as a result of pioneering NIHR-funded research by the University of Nottingham’s bioengineers, clinicians and scientists. The multidisciplinary team led … Read the full press release

Inmarsat research: Internet of Things (IoT) to enable the transport and logistics sector reduce its carbon footprint and minimise any negative impact on the environment

Research suggests companies within transport and logistics are prioritising IoT to improve environmental sustainability and enhance their operational success  LONDON, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Internet of Things (IoT) will play a pivotal role in enabling the transport and logistics sector … Read the full press release

Transport for London (TfL): the brand-new signalling system completes its biggest test so far

Biggest test of new signalling system so far completed this weekend Customers will begin to see reliability benefits from the summer World’s oldest metro being transformed into one of the most modern LONDON, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Another weekend of testing … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank to finance Hungary’s railway infrastructure rehabilitation and upgrade with EUR 250 million

Luxembourg / Budapest, Hungary, 9-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 250 million to finance the implementation ofHungary’s railway infrastructure rehabilitation and upgrading investment programme for the period2013-2016. The objective is to improve the safety, capacity and performance of the existingconventional railway infrastructure with positive impacts on commuters and … Read the full press release

Inmarsat announced it completed Globe Wireless acquisition

London, UK, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today confirmed that it had completed regulatory and other approvals in relation to its US$45 million purchase of Globe Wireless, the Florida-based leading provider of value-added … Read the full press release

Aviva announced it will invest £500 million in UK infrastructure projects

London, UK, 19-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Aviva announces that it is making an immediate allocation of £500 million to invest in UK infrastructure projects. This commitment is a direct result of the recent agreement on Solvency II, the European wide insurance regulation, … Read the full press release

Over 2000 European towns and cities expected to participate in the 12th edition of European Mobility Week

17-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Over 2000 European towns and cities are expected to participate in the 12th edition of European Mobility Week, which begins today. This year the week runs until 22 September under the slogan ‘Clean air – It’s your move!’. … Read the full press release

European Commission announced new measures to get more freight onto Europe’s rivers and canals

11-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission today announced new measures1 to get more freight onto Europe’s rivers and canals. Barges are amongst the most climate-friendly and energy efficient forms of transport but currently they only carry about 6% of European cargo each … Read the full press release

European Court of Auditors to present conclusions and recommendations on Marco Polo I and II programmes to the press on Tuesday, 16 July 2013

INVITATION – PRESS BRIEFING  Have the Marco Polo programmes been effective in shifting traffic off the road? 11-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Since 2003, the Marco Polo I and II programmes have financed transport service projects designed to shift freight transport from road … Read the full press release

Transport Council reaches agreement on rail interoperability

Brussels, 10-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Commission welcomes the progress achieved in the Transport Council today to enhance the quality and efficiency of Europe-wide rail services by removing remaining technical obstacles. Following the proposal of the Commission for the recast of … Read the full press release

Daimler FleetBoard to offer new consulting service and industry-specific telematics solutions

FleetBoard Consulting: new consulting service for individual integration into corporate systems Industry-specific control of individual transport processes FleetBoard Performance Analysis remains the benchmark – comparability officially confirmed by Bureau Veritas Munich, 4-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —Daimler FleetBoard is on show at … Read the full press release

Transport group Stagecoach confirmed the appointment of two Managing Directors at its UK Bus division

31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Philip Norwell, currently Commercial Director, Stagecoach East, will take on the role of Managing Director, Stagecoach South East from 1 September following the announcement that current South East Managing Director Paul Southgate is to retire on 1 … Read the full press release

Siim Kallas at European Sea Ports Conference in Varna: Making the most of Europe’s ports to drive trade and growth

European Sea Ports Conference, Varna 31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Ladies and gentlemen, It’s a pleasure to be back at ESPO’s conference and speak at such a vital time for Europe’s port community. One year ago, in Sopot, we were still in the … Read the full press release

EC promotes the roll out of intelligent information services for road safety and transport efficiency

Brussels, 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission today adopted two regulations to promote the roll-out of ‘intelligent information services’, such as real-time warnings about dangerous road conditions ahead and information on safe and secure parking places for truck drivers. They can … Read the full press release

Alstom UK released its final year figures, fourth year in a row the division tops the £1bn mark sales

13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — International engineering firm Alstom, which employs around 6,500 people in the UK, has released its final year figures and given details of the number of open vacancies it has. The UK arm of the company, which has … Read the full press release