BOLLORÉ TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS CONFIRMS A CONCESSION CONTRACT FOR THE RO-RO TERMINAL IN PORT SAÏD

Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) have recently signed a concession contract with the Suez Canal Economic Zone for the future Ro-Ro terminal in Port Said, Egypt. The consortium plans to invest $150 million to develop and operate the Ro-Ro terminal. The project includes the acquisition of equipment and the development …

€755 million deal for Alstom in the UK

Alstom has signed a €755 million ((£642 million) deal to refurbish and maintain 56 electric Pendolino trains deployed on the West Coast Mainline. As well as covering a €150 million (£127 million) upgrade programme of the Pendolinos, which is believed to be the biggest train upgrade programme ever undertaken in the UK, the deal will …

Mammoet takes over ALE

Mammoet confirms that the acquisition of ALE has been completed, and the businesses will now operate as one company under the Mammoet brand. Over the coming months a fully developed integration plan will be rolled out that will focus on bringing the two organizations together. The global coverage of the combined business is over 140 …

Gaussin Terminal Trailers for Qatar

Gaussin has won a new order for 24 Terminal Trailers (TTr), with an option for additional 33 TTr for QTerminals, operator of Hamad Port, Qatar, for the new Container Terminal 2 (CT2). QTerminals is a terminal operating company jointly established by Mwani Qatar (51% shareholding) and Milaha (49% shareholding) to provide container, general cargo, RORO, …

Van Oord signs partnership with Hendrik Veder Group

During the Europort trade fair in Rotterdam, the international dredging and offshore contractor Van Oord has signed a two-year partnership contract with Hendrik Veder Group, that offers products and services in the field of steel wire rope and fibre ropes. The Netherlands-based company will provide the maritime contractor with lifting equipment required for offshore windmills …

Master Supplier Agreement signed between Gaussin and UPS for the supply of electric vehicles dedicated to logistics centers

The US group UPS, the world's leading parcel carrier, chose Gaussin Manugistique to equip its logistics platforms with electric vehicles. This is apparent from the Master Supplier Agreement recently signed between the two companies. This agreement, which covers all UPS facilities in the world, is also accompanied by a first order for an ASBM (Automotive …

Signature of a joint venture agreement between Deutz and Sany

German engine manufacturer Deutz has signed a joint venture agreement with Chinese construction equipment manufacturer Sany. The new structure will be owned 51% by Deutz who will also inject € 2 million. The company will take over production of Sany’s engine range with the goal of producing 75,000 new engines by 2022. These will comply …

Bolloré Transport & Logistics signs an agreement with Cosco Shipping Lines

On January 29, 2019, in Shanghai, the Chinese shipping company Cosco Shipping Lines and the transport and logistics division of the French group Bolloré signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding.The two companies, partners for over 20 years, have the desire to develop their commercial relations while exploring new opportunities for cooperation in transport, logistics and …

Agreement between Gaussin and Siemens to market AGVs in the airport sector

Gaussin Manugistique and Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) have signed an exclusive agreement to commercialize Gaussin’s autonomous guided vehicles (AGVs) worldwide. This new partnership provides Gaussin with access to the market for international airports operated by SSPAL and its handling systems.

Hafa is growing in Southern Europe with its new partner Poitara

The French company Hafa, specialized in oils and engine, gear and industrial lubricants, announced an agreement with the Portuguese company Poitara to distribute its products in Southern Europe. “This is a partnership perfectly in line with Hafa’s strategy, which is to increase its presence on the export market. Poitara enabled us to develop our distribution …