XPO invests in 100 electric Renault Truck for its French operations

French pioneer in alternative-power freight transportation , XPO, has purchased 100 electric trucks from Renault Trucks. The decision to invest in electric trucks follows the successful testing of the Renault Trucks E-Tech D 16-tonne truck in the Lyon and Paris regions, which started in October 2021.  XPO has completed orders for 65 electric trucks, with …

Greenest year ever at DP World’s Southampton terminal

DP World has announced 55% reduction in net carbon emissions from fleet and installations at its Southampton container terminal. The news represents a major step forward for DP World’s ambitious plans to reduce emissions after Southampton became the first port in the UK to eliminate fossil diesel from its operations entirely and transition to Hydrotreated …

Bolloré Logistics to reduce energy consumption in Songjiang

Bolloré Logistics China has partnered with start-up Akila to reduce its energy consumption. The three-year agreement is based on the provision of a digital solution that uses artificial intelligence to improve the company’s results in terms of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. Akila’s solution will be deployed in the Songjiang (Shanghai) warehouse, with an …

ABB upgrades life of LondonEnergy’s energy-from-waste plant

ABB has delivered a life extension project for LondonEnergy’s energy-from-waste (EfW) facility that will ensure continued production of sustainable energy and processing of waste for 1.9 million people in seven London boroughs. The upgrade has enabled LondonEnergy to improve the plant’s resilience and enable the connection of an additional steam turbine, which will increase annual …

Vestas signs partnership with long-time blades partner TPI Composites Inc.

Vestas has signed a multi-year framework agreement with long-time partner TPI Composites Inc. (TPI), one of the leading supplier of wind turbine blades and services. “The continued and expanded partnership highlights how we are increasingly collaborating with partners, and how we continue to evolve and re-shape the industry together. We have been working together with …

Electric T and C models from Renault Trucks already available for pre-order

Renault Trucks has unveiled the models of its heavy-duty all-electric range. The Renault Trucks E-Tech T and C, which are the first to bear the manufacturer's new logo, will be produced in series at the Renault Trucks factory in Bourg-en-Bresse from 2023.  These new models, which are for regional distribution and construction, have a design …

Echandia to supply battery systems for two electrified vessels

Echandia will supply energy storage solutions for two new fully electrified vessels for Molslinjen. The battery systems selected will have a total capacity of around 7 MWh. According to Echandia, the battery systems have a high degree of utilization of installed capacity, which results in an overall system size and weight that few competing systems …

Port of Arendal in Norway takes delivery of a new LHM 550

Port of Arendal, located  in the southern part of Norway between Larvik and Kristiansand, took a delivery of a new LHM 550 from Liebherr. With a lifting capacity of up to 144 tonnes, this mobile harbour crane offers the port the ability to support larger project and special cargo, as well as optimised bulk operations. …

RBTS from Scheuerle transport longest rotor blades available on the market

Heavy transport specialist P. Adams added three blade transport systems (RBTS) from TII Scheuerle to its fleet and has already mastered the first practical application with 83-metre-long blades. A total of 24 rotor blades had to be transported along the approximately 170-kilometre route from the port city of Uddevalla in western Sweden, where the wind …