IRU welcomes EU exit road map

The European Union has set out its road map for lifting the current COVID-19 restrictions across Europe and progressively reopening certain sectors. IRU, the world’s road transport organisation, has welcomed the road map’s call for a coordinated approach in lifting the current containment measures and its recognition of the importance of cross-border transport systems to …

Liebherr receives ECOL Certificate

Liebherr has completed the process of becoming an approved European Crane Operators Licence training centre and has already carried out its first three German language ECOL examinations in Ehingen at the Liebherr Schulungszentrum. The company received its ECOL Certificate last month following final approval from Lloyds Register. As a result, any operator that passes the …

ESTA releases Best Practice Guide for Transport and Installation of Onshore WTG Systems

The European association for the abnormal road transport and mobile crane rental industry (ESTA) has released a new best practice guide in an attempt to reduce wind farm accidents. The Best Practice Guide discussions were lead by ESTA with the support of VDMA Power Systems, the part of the German Engineering Federation whose members include …

Three transport associations cooperate on European level

Nordic Logistic Association NLA (which includes the Danish, Swedish and Norwegian associations) as well as Germany (BGL) and France (FNTR) have just announced the signing of a lease to set up a common office in Brussels as from the 1st of August 2019. "At a particularly challenging time for the European road transport industry, it …