Category Archives: Transportation & Logistics

Transportation & Logistics Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

One of the largest European telematics providers joins Michelin Group

Clermont-Ferrand, France, 17-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Michelin signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Masternaut, one of the largest European telematics providers. The acquisition is in line with the Group’s development strategy in the Services & Solutions … Read the full press release

Bus passengers in Finland will have a chance to reduce the carbon footprint of their bus trips with new Green Travel service

ESPOO, 15-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bus operator Savonlinja is partnering with Neste to introduce lower-emission traveling solution to its customers. Starting from mid-May 2019, the bus service will include a Green Travel surcharge on the normal bus ticket price, which … Read the full press release

VINCI Airports now owns majority shareholding in London Gatwick airport

RUEIL-MALMAISON CEDEX, 14-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Airports completes the acquisition of a majority shareholding (50.01%) in London Gatwick airport. The airport is a freehold property and the UK’s second-largest airport. The transaction fits perfectly into the VINCI Concessions long-term … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuelled engine selected for China’s first LNG fuelled platform supply vessels

HELSINKI, 13-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä wins contract to supply 40 generating sets for 12 new LNG fuelled platform supply vessels (PSV) for a Chinese owner. This is the first fleet of LNG fuelled PSVs for China. The order with … Read the full press release

Neste MY Renewable Jet Fuel recognised for its contribution in reducing black carbon emissions

ESPOO, 8-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste MY Renewable Jet Fuel has won an award for its contribution in reducing black carbon emissions. The competition has five categories, and Neste won in the category for solutions reducing black carbon emissions. It … Read the full press release

Airport of the Year award: Lisbon airport recognised for its excellence at the 2019 Air Transport Awards

LISBON, 7-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Airports announces that Lisbon airport has been named Airport of the Year by Air Transport News (ATN) at the 2019 Air Transport Awards, held in partnership with the Hermes Air Transport Organization. In previous … Read the full press release

Valio and Gasum partnership will recycle farm manure into biogas to reduce milk’s carbon footprint 

Milk’s carbon footprint could be reduced by up to 50 percent Potential reduction of the usage of fossil fuels as well as methane emissions HELSINKI, 3-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Food producer Valio and energy company Gasum have just announced they … Read the full press release

UK based Ships Electronic Services Ltd joins Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 3-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä acquires UK based Ships Electronic Services Ltd (“SES”), a company specializing in navigation and communication electronics, installation, maintenance and repair services, mainly for commercial and leisure vessels. The acquisition strengthens Wärtsilä’s service offering in … Read the full press release

Intelligent digital tachographs: Tips and information on how to make a smooth transition to the DTCO 4.0

VILLINGEN-SCHWENNINGEN, 2-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental has just published a number of valuable tips and additional information on helping fleet managers make a smooth transition to the DTCO 4.0. The deadline for the intelligent digital tachographs is June 15, 2019 … Read the full press release

Continental’s powertrain business now Vitesco Technologies; partial IPO planned for the 2H 2019

REGENSBURG, 1-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental has just announced that its powertrain business has become an independent entity and will trade under the name of “Vitesco Technologies” as the introduction of the new name is scheduled to happen during the … Read the full press release

Rhônexpress U-X 2019 startup challenge winners: Atlantide, Fly me to the Food, Flyerz 

LYON, 25-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rhônexpress has just announced the 3 winners of its U-X 2019 startup challenge. The first prize has gone to the Atlantide, which is an urban exploration game that relies on geolocation systems. The second prize … Read the full press release

GTT to design tanks of Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier for Japanese ship-owner Nippon Yusen Kaisha

PARIS, 24-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — GTT selected to deliver tank design of a Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier (LNGC) for the Japanese ship-owner Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK). The order was made by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI). The LNGC will be … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s newly launched WXJ series of modular waterjets received its first order within same month of its release

HELSINKI, 23-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä announces the first order for its newly introduced Wärtsilä WXJ series of modular waterjets. Four Wärtsilä WXJ1200 waterjets will power A new 100 metres long, wave-piercing catamaran ferry being built for the Government of … Read the full press release

XPAND Code was successfully scanned from 200 meters/700 feet at Olympics stadium

Multi-barcode reader that can read QR/XPAND/EAN Codes available on the App Store TOKYO, JAPAN 19-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — XPAND K.K., which provides “XPAND.CODES”, the barcode solution for signs, has announced the launch of XPAND.CODES Reader App for iOS mobile device … Read the full press release

Stadler to supply 60 new locomotives to Finland’s VR Group

VALENCIA, 18-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler to supply 60 new diesel-electric locomotives to Finland’s VR Group. The new locomotives will improve the operational efficiency in marshaling yards, freight terminals and on nonelectrified lines which make up 45 percent of the … Read the full press release

Milestone: 10 million flying hours in nearly 5 million flights for the ultra-reliable long distance business aircraft engine – the Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8

LONDON, 17-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has just announced its Tay 611-8 engine has recently reached to 10 million flying hours milestone in after having had nearly 5 million flights. The engine was originally launched in 1987 and is powering … Read the full press release

Jaguar Land Rover prepares tomorrow’s engineers for the self-driving future through its Land Rover 4×4 in Schools programme

WHITLEY, 16-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jaguar Land Rover is looking to inspire the next generation of software coders and talents with its Land Rover 4×4 In Schools programme. Land Rover 4×4 in Schools programme gives tomorrow’s engineers the chance to learn … Read the full press release

Bosch Engineering opens new acoustics test center in Abstatt to improve NVH (noise, vibration, harshness) in vehicles

ABSTATT, 12-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bosch Engineering has announced it is setting up a new acoustics test center in Abstatt, a municipality in the district of Heilbronn in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany, aimed at improving NVH (noise, vibration, harshness) in … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engines to power Air Premia’s 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft

LONDON, 12-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Korean airline Air Premia to power 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft with Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines. The Trent 1000 TEN (Thrust, Efficiency and New Technology), the latest version of the Trent 1000 will be used … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce announces blisk production milestone in its Oberursel factory

OBERURSEL, Germany, 12-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce Oberursel factory reaches another milestone as it shipped out its 10,000th blisk. Blisks (blade integrated disks) comprised of both rotor disk and blades are highly complex components. Oberursel is the Centre of Excellence … Read the full press release

Neste on climate change discussion in Finland: transport-related emissions must be reduced immediately

ESPOO, 9-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste calls on the next government in Finland to set more ambitious targets for emission reductions for the next four years. Neste believes that transport-related emissions must be reduced immediately and for the purpose both … Read the full press release

New LNG carrier for Knutsen OAS will use an integrated propulsion and cargo handling solution from Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 8-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New 30,000 cbm LNG vessel will rely on integrated propulsion and cargo handling solution from Wärtsilä. The effective interfacing between the vessel’s propulsion, onboard auxiliary power generation, and cargo control processes will be ensured by … Read the full press release

DHL Trade Fairs & Events will provide logistical support for WorldSkills Europe

WorldSkills Europe bets on DHL Trade Fairs & Events and their transport and logistics expertise to coordinate the logistics of its vocational skills competitions across Europe BONN, 4-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Freight’s specialists for fair and event logistics DHL … Read the full press release

T-Systems announces partnership with Israeli automotive cyber security specialist

BONN, 4-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Systems teams up with Argus Cyber Security, an independent subsidiary of Continental, for car cyber defense. The partnership was announced at the Hanover Industrial Trade Fair. T-Systems announced in mid-March about its plans for a … Read the full press release

Australia’s leading container terminal operator, Patrick Terminals expands existing fleet with 12 Kalmar straddle carriers

HELSINKI, 3-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar will supply 12 diesel-electric straddle carriers to Australian terminal operator Patrick Terminals. Patrick Terminals ordered eight automated Kalmar AutoStrad(TM) units and four manually operated Kalmar Straddle Carriers. Delivery of the machines is expected to … Read the full press release

Alstom to present at Eurasia Rail from 10-12 April 2019 in Izmir, Turkey

Alstom’s booth B630 will be at hall B at the exhibition SAINT-OUEN, France, 2-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom to participate at Eurasia Rail from 10-12 April 2019 in Izmir, Turkey. Eurasia Rail is one of the leading rolling stock rail … Read the full press release

ASI Technologies Focuses on the future as ASI Drives, and New AGV Pallet Robot, FRED2500

New name and new product with the same focus on world-class gear drive solutions MONTGOMERYVILLE, PA, USA, 2-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ASI Drives, a leading manufacturer of custom engineered gear drives since 1985, has announced a major rebranding, the enhancement … Read the full press release

New advanced vehicle safety features will become mandatory in 2022 across EU

BRUSSELS, 26-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Provisional political agreement on the revised General Safety Regulation has just been reached by the EU institutions. Passengers, pedestrians and cyclists will be better protected as new safety technologies will become mandatory across EU in … Read the full press release

Notice: Annual General Meeting of PostNord AB on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in Solna, Sweden

SOLNA, 22-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — PostNord AB (publ), (Org. reg. no. 556771-2640) announces an invitation of holding its Annual General Meeting. The company’s AGM will be held in its headquarters at  Terminalvägen 24 in Solna, Sweden on  on Wednesday, April … Read the full press release

21st Technical Congress in Berlin: artificial intelligence key for connected and automated driving

BERLIN, 21-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — High-level stakeholders from the industry and politics comment and share their views on mobility, transport, logistics and production, in both plenary and specific technical sessions during the second day of 21st Technical Congress in Berlin. … Read the full press release