Jumbo and SAL aim to form joint venture

SAL, the German-based breakbulk and project cargo specialist, and Jumbo, the Dutch maritime heavy lift transport and installation contractor, have announced their intention to form a joint venture. The Jumbo-SAL-Alliance would be focused on gaining logistical efficiencies, such as joint fleet operations, and benefits for its customers, such as increased flexibility and offering customers worldwide …

TII Group’s CEO granted “Global Award 2021 Winner”

CEO Today Magazine has granted Dr. Gerald Karch, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of the Transporter Industry International Group (TII Group), the Global Award 2021 for his extraordinary services to the company. According to the magazine, the past twelve months in particular have shown which company bosses have demonstrated outstanding skills and leadership. …

Nooteboom launches new extendible lightweight semi low loader with wheel wells

Nooteboom has expanded its SMART programme and introduced the new OSDS-48-03V(EBW) extendible lightweight semi low loader with wheel wells. This 3-axle semi low loader with self-tracking axle has a payload of up to 39 tonnes at 80 km/h. By applying a new concept of this semi low loader with 4750 mm extendable loading floor, a …

Girteka Logistics buys 2,000 Volvo trucks

Girteka Logistics, one of Europe’s leading logistics companies, has purchased 2,000 Volvo FH trucks. “The new Volvo FH optimizes uptime and fuel efficiency, and at the same time offers the driver a great working environment. With this investment we will contribute to increased safety on the roads and also cut emissions, due to the outstanding …

Jumbo’s latest innovation reduces flash rust

Jumbo has introduced its in-house  developed innovation that solves the issue of persistent flash rust caused by the removal of temporary welded securings on board its fleet of heavy lift vessels. The prototype device was developed by Jumbo Chief Officer and part-time Master’s student Bob Heikoop. Initial results show that the device is not only …

Goldhofer boosts UK dealer and service network

Goldhofer has joined forces with Specialist Trailer Hire Ltd. in response to the increased demand for semi-trailers and heavy-duty modular systems. Specialist Trailer Hire Ltd. is offering rental services and sales of Goldhofer’s heavy-duty transport solutions in England. The truck and trailer rental company, with depots in Leeds and Rotherham, is initially adding 16 of …

London Gateway: New port of call for two major international shipping services

DP World announced that the London Gateway is now the UK port of call for two new major international shipping services, connecting the economies of Western Europe with the Eastern Mediterranean, North Africa and Russia. DP World has created an integrated business in the UK comprising two deep water ports with freight rail terminals at …