Additional 56 Cometto MSPE axle lines for Nippon Express

Cometto has delivered 56 Cometto MSPE axle lines to the Japanese industry giant Nippon Express. This shipment was the final lot of their recent order of self-propelled vehicles, offering an additional payload capacity of more than 3400 t. The latest delivery included 8 axle lines type MSPE 40t and 48 axle lines type MSPE EVO3 …

CMA CGM completes first transaction relating to the sale of eight port terminals for USD 815 million in cash

The CMA CGM Group has announced the first closing of its agreement with China Merchants Port (CMP), with the sale of its stakes in eight port terminals to Terminal Link, 51% owned by CMA CGM and 49% by CMP. In line with the agreement announced on 20th December 2019, the first transaction represents USD 815 …

Konecranes delivers to Rotterdam

Konecranes has recently delivered an eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Model 4 Mobile Harbor Crane to Broekman Logistics following an order placed in December 2019. The new crane is already handling breakbulk and containers at their multipurpose terminal in the Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands. “We want our terminal to develop and grow continuously, along with the …

Geodis secures millions of masks for France

Geodis has been commissioned by the French Government to organize the emergency supply of millions of masks from China to France. The transport specialist is planning 16 flights over the coming weeks, representing in volume terms approximately 2400 m3 of capacity weekly. If necessary, this schedule could be extended into the month of May. Geodis …

New dates for Breakbulk Europe

Breakbulk Europe has been postponed until September in light of the global novel coronavirus pandemic. The event will now take place at Messe Bremen in Bremen, Germany, from 29 September to 1 October 2020. “We have been closely monitoring the impact of Covid-19 not only in Germany, but across the world, and have decided to …

Bolloré Transport & Logistics Morocco commits for the logistics of ten million masks

Bolloré Transport & Logistics Morocco has offered its logistics management services for ten million medical masks intended for the Moroccan Ministry of the Interior and other public-service institutions. With this commitment , the transport and logistics services provider supports the solidarity effort initiated by King Mohammed VI to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus …

Liebherr lifts in Izrael

Seven Liebherr cranes are being used at the construction site of the three-tower LYFE business complex in Bnei Brak industrial zone in Israel. The total of the cranes could reach nine as this three-year project, led by contractor Ashtrom Construction Ltd. and Dan Real Estate Ltd., approaches its latest phase. The cranes have been provided …

VINCI: Impact of the current health crisis

VINCI has recently published the significant impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on its activities. Passenger numbers at airports managed by VINCI Airports have fallen sharply in March, with an estimated 40% decline in the first three weeks of the month. That decline has worsened in the last few days following containment measures and decisions taken …

World’s largest crane vessel arrived to Rotterdam

Sleipnir, the world’s largest semi-submersible crane vessel, has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam on Sunday, March 22. The construction of Heerema’s Sleipnir was completed in July 2019 and since then, the vessel has been busy across the globe. Named after the Norse God Odin's eight-legged stallion, Sleipnir stands at 220 meters long, 102 meters …

Eight Liebherr RTGs for DP World’s terminal in Berbera

Liebherr Container Cranes will supply eight RTGs to DP World’s terminal in Berbera, Somaliland, following a recently signed contract. The new cranes are part of a phased expansion of the port, with phase one including a new 400 m quay and a 250,000 m2 yard extension. The variable speed diesel RTGs are six containers plus …