Category Archives: Transportation & Logistics

Transportation & Logistics Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

400 people applied during ABP Humber 2nd recruitment day at the CATCH facility in Stallingborough

LONDON, 07-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP Humber has just conducted its second recruitment day, as it looks to fill 40 new positions which have opened up across the region. The event, which took place at the CATCH facility in Stallingborough, was … Read the full press release

Continental will present the latest applications for the Polish market at the trade fair for rail vehicles Trako in Gdansk

The technology company is represented in almost all important rail transport projects in large Polish cities Holistic solutions for the rail transport of the future Suspension system meets the requirements of European fire protection standard EN 45545 HANOVER, 04-Aug-2017 — … Read the full press release

New training period begins at Hapag-Lloyd: 66 young men and women started their apprenticeship

HAMBURG, 02-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Total of 235 apprentices and dual-track students on shore and at sea / Hapag-Lloyd runs Germany’s largest maritime training program / CEO Rolf Habben Jansen: “Excellent prospects for young talents” Sixty-six young men and women … Read the full press release

Luo Gang named CEO of Airbus’ new innovation centre to be set up in China

Chinese research to support future Airbus products & services TOULOUSE, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Luo Gang has been appointed CEO of Airbus’ new innovation centre to be set up in China. A location will be announced at a later date … Read the full press release

DHL bundles individual solutions under DHL Semiconductor Logistics

DHL combines competencies and capabilities under DHL Semiconductor Logistics to provide a full suite of end to end supply chain solutions Launch of the Global Capital Support Center for semiconductor equipment moves with dedicated teams in Europe, Asia Pacific and … Read the full press release

Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF consortium to acquire 6.94 percent stake in Italy’s largest toll road network

A consortium made up of Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF has completed the acquisition of a 6.94 percent stake in Autostrade per I’Italia, the largest Italian toll road network which is majority owned by Atlantia, the listed global operator of … Read the full press release

IAG’s low cost long-haul airline brand LEVEL orders three more A330-200

TOULOUSE, 26-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the recent and hugely successful launch in Barcelona of International Airlines Group’s (IAG) low cost long-haul airline brand, LEVEL, the Group has selected the A330-200 as its aircraft of choice to further expand operations. LEVEL … Read the full press release

Stagecoach’s UK Bus eco-driving champions recognised through an awards scheme

Christopher Ball Memorial Awards scheme held as a tribute to former employee Stagecoach Oxfordshire recognised as top company according to GreenRoad system for third consecutive year Third individual driver award win for Merseyside driver Dave Birch Macduff named best depot … Read the full press release

The new MAN Lion’s City bus to launch in spring 2018: clear focus on efficiency, comfort and ergonomics

MUNICH, 20-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With the new generation of the MAN Lion’s City, a completely new type of urban bus is being introduced into the inner city. A plethora of technical innovations, both inside and out, have been combined … Read the full press release

Alstom: Full-size mock-up of the train for Dubai Metro’s Route 2020 project unveiled to HE Mattar Al Tayer

Saint-Ouen, France, 20-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom presented to a delegation of RTA, headed by HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director General & Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors RTA (Roads &Transport Authority), the mock-up of the Metropolis trains for the … Read the full press release

Beijing International Business Aviation Show (CIBAS) will feature Dassault’s newest business jet Falcon 8X

First 8X in China to be Delivered Shortly Beijing, China, 14-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — This year, the Beijing International Business Aviation Show (CIBAS) will feature the Falcon 8X, Dassault’s newest business jet in the ultra-long range class. Since entering into service … Read the full press release

Piaggio MP3: the world’s first 3-wheel scooter

THE PIAGGIO MP3 RANGE GROWS AND IS COMPLETED STABILITY AND EASE OF RIDING COMBINED WITH AGILITY, BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE AND REDUCED CONSUMPTION. TOP SHELF SAFETY AND COMFORT AS ALWAYS FOR THE THREE-WHEELED PATRIARCH OF THE CATEGORY AND BEST SELLER FOR MORE … Read the full press release

Vespa Sei Giorni: Vespa GTS family meet the history and most genuine sport tradition of Vespa

FROM THE LEGENDARY STORY OF THE “SEI GIORNI” AND ITS VICTORIOUS EPIC DEEDS, A LEGENDARY MODEL IS REBORN A SPECIAL AND NUMBERED VERSION OF THE MOST POWERFUL AND TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED VESPA OF ALL TIMES Pontedera, Italy, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release

Hiab to deliver 50 loader cranes to Shanghai Longcheng Special Purpose Vehicle Co in China

HELSINKI, 12-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has received an order for 50 loader cranes from Shanghai Longcheng Special Purpose Vehicle Co. The value of the order is  approximately EUR 1 million and it has been booked into … Read the full press release

BOURBON to support the building of the world’s first autonomous, fully-automated and cost-efficient prototype vessel for offshore operations

Marseille, France /Kongsberg, Norway, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading marine Offshore services company, BOURBON has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Automated Ships Ltd to support the building of the world’s first autonomous, fully-automated and cost-efficient prototype vessel for … Read the full press release

TfL: Triangle London Developments consortium to develop a site near Borough Market

TfL has named Triangle London Developments (TLD) to create a joint venture to develop a site near Borough Market LONDON, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TfL today announced Triangle London Developments (TLD) as its preferred bidder for a joint venture to deliver … Read the full press release

ABP sees 16% increase in the number of leisure passengers at Ipswich

LONDON, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Business at Ipswich’s Wet Dock is booming as ABP announces a tremendous start to 2017, seeing an 16% increase in the number of passengers enjoying a river trip from the Waterfront in comparison to the same … Read the full press release

ABP: Modal’s marine, crane and HGV simulators to train marine apprentices at Humber

LONDON, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — It’s the busiest trading gateway in the UK, so learning to be a marine pilot on the Humber can be a daunting proposition. Thanks to an innovative partnership between Humber ports operator ABP and training provider … Read the full press release

TomTom, Baidu to develop high definition (HD) maps for autonomous driving

Move to global standard in high definition maps to accelerate future of driving Beijing, China, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) and Baidu (BIDU) announced today that they have joined forces to develop high definition (HD) maps for autonomous driving. Their … Read the full press release

TomTom covers all highways in Western Europe in its High Definition (HD) Map

With US Interstates and Highways, now 360,000km covered globally AMSTERDAM, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced that it has completed the expansion of its High Definition (HD) Map product to cover all highways in Western Europe. That’s 175,000km of … Read the full press release

TomTom to develop ultra-fast lane level traffic technology supporting autonomous driving and smarter mobility

AMSTERDAM, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today announced it is developing ultra-fast lane level traffic technology supporting autonomous driving and smarter mobility. Research will be done in cooperation with Cisco to leverage roadside data captured by Cisco’s array of sensors, … Read the full press release

GE Power and Fincantieri to co-develop solution to reduce pollution in the marine industry and meet upcoming emissions directive

NEW CONTROL SOLUTION WILL AIM TO REDUCE POLLUTANTS AND MEET UPCOMING INDUSTRY EMISSIONS DIRECTIVE COLLABORATION COMBINES FINCANTIERI’S MAIN EXPERTISE AND GE’S EXPERIENCE IN REDUCING EMISSIONS IN THE POWER INDUSTRY  ROME, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GE Power (NYSE: GE) and Fincantieri today … Read the full press release

NIB signs loan to finance new, four-lane section of the E18 motorway in Telemark County, Norway

HELSINKI, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and the Norwegian toll-road operator Vegfinans E18 Telemark AS have signed a 20-year maturity loan totalling NOK 1 billion (EUR 105 million) for the construction of a new section of the E18 motorway in Telemark County. The loan will … Read the full press release

Bouygues: financing of the fixed investment programme finalised for the concession company Ravinala Airports

28-year concession for the two airports at Antananarivo and Nosy Be Design and construction of a new international terminal at Ivato airport in Antananarivo, the country’s capital Refurbishment of one runway and one terminal at each airport Technical and environmental … Read the full press release

Driverless mobility: Continental to acquire a minority share in EasyMile SAS

Continental acquires a minority share participation in the French company EasyMile, a pioneer in driverless technology and smart mobility solutions The objective is to develop cutting-edge technologies for driverless vehicles and to open up new fields of competence Continental and EasyMile … Read the full press release

Continental to showcase its brand-new electronically switchable engine mount at IAA 2017 in Frankfurt am Main

German premium-segment car manufacturer becomes first to use electronically switchable engine mount from Continental Innovative solution reduces in-vehicle vibrations and therefore enhances ride comfort Consistent light-weight design helps to reduce the vehicle weight and save fuel Component fulfills stringent requirements … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall tasked with modernizing 38 Boxer multipurpose armoured transport vehicles for the Bundeswehr

Düsseldorf, Germany, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rheinmetall has been tasked with modernizing 38 Boxer multipurpose armoured transport vehicles for the Bundeswehr, all of them configured for a command role. On 28 June 2017, OCCAR, the European procurement agency, awarded the Boxer consortium, … Read the full press release

Carrefour and ENGIE open public natural gas vehicle station at La Courneuve in the Paris region

La Défense, France, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — By late 2017, a fleet of 200 Carrefour trucks will be driving on biomethane fuel, resulting in a 75 % reduction of CO2emissions and no more fine particle pollution. ENGIE is offering the green … Read the full press release

Pierre Philippot becomes Managing Director for France at Logicor

LONDON, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Logicor, a leading owner and operator of modern logistics facilities in Europe, announces the appointment of Pierre Philippot as Managing Director, France. Mr Philippot joined Logicor in September 2016, as Director, Customer Solutions. Prior to … Read the full press release

Italian ship owner d’Amico Group to use Marlink’s Sealink Premium Plus VSAT

Telemar and Marlink to bundle VSAT, L-Band and XChange Universal Remote Access to improve on board IT network support OSLO/PARIS/ROME, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian ship owner and long-term Telemar customer d’Amico Group has selected Marlink’s Sealink Premium Plus VSAT … Read the full press release