Category Archives: Transportation & Logistics

Transportation & Logistics Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Electromobility: BMW Group to purchase the cobalt it needs for battery cells directly from the Moroccan mining company Managem Group

Supply contract signed with Managem Group (contract period: 2020 – 2025) BMW AG Board of Management member for Purchasing Andreas Wendt: “We are systematically driving electrification of our vehicle fleet. Sustainability plays a central role in expanding electromobility.” (PRESS RELEASE) … Read the full press release

Support for OCIMF’s new Dynamic Positioning (DP) system failure guideline is now offered by DNV GL’s Noble Denton marine services team

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 9-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — An international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL has announced its Noble Denton marine services team will now provide support for the new Dynamic Positioning system failure guideline to enable quicker and … Read the full press release

Infineon and Ingeteam: EV now only needs to stop for a minimum of 10 minutes for an 80 percent battery charge

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH/ BILBAO, 8-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and Spanish power conversion firm Ingeteam have announced they will partner over superfast electric vehicle (EV) charging. According to the companies, … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä continues to develop its activities in the field of BOG reliquefaction with the introduction of new Compact Reliq

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 7-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä announces the introduction of its Compact Reliq reliquefaction plant. The system is designed to reliquefy boil-off gas (BOG) onboard gas carriers and LNG bunker vessels. It also keeps the … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel helps German toy manufacturer Schleich neutralise its entire sea freight CO2 footprint

German toy manufacturer Schleich now handles its sea freight on a CO2 neutral basis with Kuehne+Nagel Current market environment does not prevent customers from addressing the CO2 emissions of their supply chains With Net Zero Carbon, Kuehne+Nagel offers a complete … Read the full press release

Continental appoints Frank Petznick as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems business unit head

The former head, Karl Haupt, will leave Continental after more than 36 years on July 31, 2020 Frank Petznick takes over the management of the business unit from August 1, 2020 Member of the Executive Board Frank Jourdan: “Frank Petznick … Read the full press release

Lloyd’s Register strengthens position as key consultant to the Swedish Transport Administration

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 2-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The global engineering consultancy, Lloyd’s Register announced today a new framework agreement with Trafikverket, the Swedish Transport Administration. The over 2.5 million EUR (28 million Swedish Krona) worth contract will deliver third party … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval awarded a 12.5 million EUR contract to supply marine pumping systems for FPSO vessel in China

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 2-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling company Alfa Laval wins an order to supply Framo pumping systems to an FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading) vessel to be built in … Read the full press release

VDA: the new IAA 2021 to be held in Munich from September 7 to 12, 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN/ MUNICH, 1-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The new IAA will gather mobility and technology sectors together in Munich from September 7 to 12, 2021. “Individual mobility is a basic human need – and satisfying it in all its … Read the full press release

DHL positioned highest for the ability to execute in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide

“Dialog and proximity to our customers help us react quickly to changing market conditions, especially in times of the Corona crisis,” said Oscar de Bok, CEO of DHL Supply Chain. (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 29-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global market leader … Read the full press release

Alstom’s latest ETCS standard and its world-first data fusion algorithms to measure location and speed of trains get certified

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, 25-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational company operating worldwide in rail transport markets, Alstom earns full certification¹ of the latest interoperability standard for rail, ETCS² Baseline 3 Release 2. Alstom has also been certified by Belgorail³ to … Read the full press release

Neste demonstrates how circular economy can be promoted in practice through partnership with McDonald’s Netherlands and HAVI

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 24-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading provider of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues and the third most sustainable company in the world*, Neste announces a circular economy partnership with McDonald’s Netherlands and HAVI. The collaboration … Read the full press release

DHL Express Germany and the Airport Munich GmbH to build a new freight building at Munich Airport

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN/ MUNICH, 23-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Express Germany has announced it is investing EUR 70 million to expand its European capacities with a new gateway at Munich International Airport. The logistics company has signed a contract with … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel launches Net Zero Carbon, the Group’s sustainability programme for the next ten years

Sustainability Report 2019: All targets initiated in 2010 reached or exceeded (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 22-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s leading logistics companies Kuehne+Nagel has announced it has published its Sustainability Report 2019. The company sets out its … Read the full press release

BlackRock, Inc. now owns more than 5% in Wärtsilä Corporation

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 22-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading Finnish company Wärtsilä Corporation, active in the marine and energy markets, has announced that it has been notified by BlackRock, Inc., the world’s largest asset manager with $7.4 trillion in assets under … Read the full press release

Bryan Adams hand signed DHL 1 Sneaker No. 69 goes on auction on June 19th in support of plastic waste reduction cause

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 18-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s largest logistics company Deutsche Post DHL has announced that its division DHL Express will auction off, via United Charity, a unique piece of fashion and collector’s item on June 19th 2020. … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval receives firm order worth nearly EUR 10 million for ballast water treatment systems

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 17-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling company Alfa Laval has announced it will deliver Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 to about 40 vessels, with options covering another 40 systems. The deliveries … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s RS24 radar system will be core part of Mayflower Autonomous ship’s AI Captain

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 16-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä, the leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets, has just announced it will be joining marine research organisation ProMare, the global consortium behind the Mayflower … Read the full press release

Electromobility: Bosch makes recharging simple and smooth for everyone with its smart recharging services

From Andalusia to the Arctic Circle: access to one of the biggest pan-European recharging networks All-inclusive package: more than 150,000 charge spots in a single app Recharging network constantly growing: 200,000 charge spots by the end of 2020 Location-related services … Read the full press release

The Rhaetian Railway orders 20 additional Capricorn trains from Stadler

(PRESS RELEASE) BUSSNAG, 12-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swiss trains manufacturer Stadler has announced that 20 additional Capricorn trains are ordered from the Rhaetian Railway (RhB) for the Rhaetian Railway. The current purchase is worth 172.9 million Swiss Francs (~ EUR … Read the full press release

Electrification: The new BMW iX3 to be released onto the market by the end of 2020

Homologation tests successfully concluded First pure electric model from BMW core brand will be produced on schedule in China for global market starting in late summer (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH/ SHENYANG, China, 9-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German multinational automotive company BMW … Read the full press release

SEAT to unveil the new SEAT Ateca 2020

The new SEAT Ateca 2020 brings a design evolution to the compact SUV thanks to its more emotional exterior design language and its updated interior The compact SUV offers a fully connected user experience for customers The new SEAT Ateca … Read the full press release

Total further contributes to the reduction of maritime industry’s carbon footprint by joining the “Getting to Zero Coalition”

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 8-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational integrated oil and gas company Total supports the maritime industry’s decarbonisation by collaborating with companies across the maritime, energy, infrastructure and finance sectors and joining the Getting to Zero Coalition. The … Read the full press release

AET owned 152,700 DWT DP2 shuttle tanker Eagle Petrolina receives DNV GL’s SmartShip Notation

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 5-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norway based international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL has announced that the DP2 shuttle tanker Eagle Petrolina has become the first vessel of its kind that receives the SmartShip Notation. The … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to pioneer a resilient, inclusive, net zero carbon future; joins UN Race to Zero campaign

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 5-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading British engineering company has announced it is setting an ambitious net zero carbon by 2050 goal at the core of future innovation and growth. The company is joining the UN Race to … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Freight specialist DHL Global Forwarding safeguards the supply of test kits, protective equipment, and medical products

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 4-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading freight specialist DHL Global Forwarding, part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has announced that despite the strained situation in air and ocean freight, urgently-needed protective equipment, medicine, and SARS-CoV-2 test kits in … Read the full press release

Lime and Allianz to improve safety of micromobility through global strategic partnership

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 27-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in shared smart mobility solutions, Lime and Allianz, via its Allianz Partners entity dedicated to assistance and insurance solutions, have entered into a global strategic partnership. The collaboration aims to improve … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä upgrades its FuelFlex Injection Control Unit (ICU) to meet sulphur emission regulations

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 25-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Marine and energy equipment manufacturer Wärtsilä Corporation has announced an upgrade of its FuelFlex Injection Control Unit (ICU) to meet the requirements of operating its RT-flex type two-stroke diesel engines with both residual … Read the full press release

ZF electric portal axle AxTrax AVE will propel the new Optare’s Metrodecker EVs for London

(PRESS RELEASE) FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 25-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German car parts maker ZF Friedrichshafen AG has announced its electric portal axle AxTrax AVE will be used to propel the new thirty-seven Metrodecker EVs from British bus manufacturer Optare ordered by London … Read the full press release

SEAT Apprentice School to welcome talents virtually on 20 May 2020

YouTube professor and the company’s Ambassador for Education and Youth Empowerment, David Calle, will be the master of ceremonies on May 20th Young people interested in studying at the Apprentice School next term will learn first-hand what a student’s day-to-day … Read the full press release