XCMG machinery on the construction of Africa’s largest hydropower plant

A fleet of XCMG construction machinery equipment has been operating nonstop on the construction of Africa’s largest hydropower plant, the Julius Nyerere Hydropower Station (the “Station”) in Tanzania, for the past nine months with an average operation per equipment unit exceeding 3,000 hours.  With a total investment of over US$2.8 billion, the Station will have …

Maritime electrification company Echandia opens branch in Norway

Swedish Echandia  expands in the Norwegian market through the appointment of industry veteran Roy Storeng to lead the business development in Norway. Echandia is one of the leading developers of zero-emission energy solutions for heavy-duty maritime electrification with customers in Europe, Asia, and Oceania, including Cochin Shipyards, building the world's largest fleet of electric ferries …

World first for the maritime industry

Unifeeder operated ship ‘ElbBlue’ was fuelled with liquefied SNG for a trial voyage in a major boost for the shipping industry’s efforts to reduce its carbon emissions.The liquefied SNG, produced at Kiwi’s Power-to-Gas facility in Werlte, Germany is a synthetic form of LNG that is carbon-neutral and generated from 100% renewable energy.  The trial comes …

Collett transports two shunt reactors over 5000 miles

The Collett Team were contracted to provide a door-to-door service, including the project management, engineering and the transport of two 160Te shunt reactors. The shunt reactors were transported in three stages before arriving at the substation site. First, the Collett Team worked in partnership with a trusted European partner to transport the shunt reactors ahead …

P&O Maritime Logistics and IO Materials Services bring revolutionary cargo system to Africa

P&O Maritime Logistics and Nigerian firm IO Materials Services (IOMS) jointly announce the launch of the new ‘FlexDELIVERY™’ model to provide integrated last-mile delivery services to the offshore energy industry in Nigeria. FlexDELIVERY™ disrupts the traditional model of high shore base startup costs, rentals and vessel time-chartered contracts by focusing on the service that is …

France Elévateur: a new production line is born !

The population’s need for data exchange and communication is constantly growing. To meet these needs, a national plan for the implementation of a fibre optic network has been put into place and by 2022, the entire French territory should have access to very high-speed broadband. Responding to the exploding telecom market and increasing need for …

FIRST ‘TRACK AND TRACE’ SYSTEM FOR CONTAINERS IN EUROPE FROM P&O FERRYMASTERS

P&O FERRYMASTERS today announces the launch of an advanced track and trace service for its container customers, making it the first major logistics business in Europe to introduce the technology.   The service will allow customers to receive real-time updates on the precise location of their goods as they are transported by rail, road and sea.  This innovation …

NEW LITHIUM BATTERIES LAUNCHED FOR UK LEISURE AND INDUSTRIAL SECTORS

Leoch Lithium LFeLi series offers fast charging, maintenance-free 12V and 24V batteries, up to 40 per cent lighter than lead acid models Leoch Battery UK Ltd, the UK subsidiary of Leoch International – a world-leading battery manufacturer, has launched the new Leoch Lithium LFeLi series of 12V and 24V batteries for lifestyle and industrial markets …

DP WORLD AND CDPQ EXPAND GLOBAL INVESTMENT PLATFORM TO US$8.2 BILLION

DP World, a global infrastructure-led supply chain solutions provider, and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a global institutional investor, have announced the expansion of their ports and terminals investment through a new commitment of US$4.5 billion (CA$6 billion), that will increase the total size of the platform to US$8.2 billion (CA$ 10.6 …