Blue Water boosts its presence in Italy

The global transport and logistics provider Blue Water has settled a new office in Milan, Italy. The office will initially focus on serving clients in the oil and gas, power generation, renewables and infrastructure sectors. The ambition is to add other activities within other business areas later on. The new Milan office is headed by …

Kuenz to supply new barge crane for Hafen Linz in Austria

Linz Service GmbH has ordered a new Gantry Crane from Kuenz as a part of the modernisation project at its Terminal in Linz, East of Austria. By 2021 the second Gantry Crane with a double-sided cantilever and a slewing trolley will span two adjoined barges, four railway tracks, a truck – loading and driving lane …

AMCS technologies debuts in Guadeloupe

AMCS technologies has recently equipped a Potain MD 175 tower crane with its DCS 60 zoning system at a construction site of a storage silo at the autonomous port of Jarry Baie-Mahault in Guadeloupe. Relying on its local representative, the Karaibes Levage Services Technologies (KLST), it was the first time that one of the company's …

New addition to Roll Group fleet

Roll Group has added another Module Carrier into their fleet. With a length of 146m, a width of 32m and 12,285t deadweight, this vessel is slightly smaller than the current Module Carriers, BigRoll Bering and BigRoll Beaufort, but it has many similarities. The flush cargo deck measures 123.8 x 32.2 m, compared to 125 x …

P&O Ferrymasters strengthens its presence in Turkey

P&O Ferrymasters plans to open five new offices across Turkey over the next two years as it continues the expansion of its pan-European logistics services into Asia. In addition to its existing base in Istanbul, P&O Ferrymasters will open offices in Izmir on the Aegean coast, the capital city Ankara, Mersin on the south coast, …

€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 …

Kuenz: Intermodal container cranes for Poland

The Polish company Centrum Logistyczno Inwestycyjne Poznań II Sp. z o.o. is going to extend its intermodal container terminal in Jasin, near Poznan.For subject extension, Kuenz has been awarded for the delivery of three brand new single girder intermodal cranes. They will be able to stack one over four containers and be equipped with a …

World’s biggest breakbulk players to exhibit at Antwerp XL 2020

Antwerp XL, the world’s only event dedicated exclusively to maritime breakbulk, returns to the Antwerp Expo on 21st-23rd April 2020 with an expanded show floor filled with 150 major players from around the globe and operating across the breakbulk supply chain. While the majority of 2019’s exhibitors will be returning, plenty of ports, freight forwarders, ocean …

BigMove goes for EuroCompact trailers from Scheuerle

BigMove AG, a consortium of medium-sized heavy-load logistics companies, which operates throughout Europe, was contracted to transport an 86-tonne rotary drilling rig from Mannheim via the A9 motorway to the centre of Munich, where the construction of expanding the S-Bahn network is in progress. To deliver this heavy construction machinery the heavy-load specialists from BigMove …