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 oil refinery project in Algeria

Algerian Sonatrach has signed a contract with Tecnicas Reunidas & Samsung Engineering Group for the construction of the Hasse Messaoud oil refinery to be built at Haoud El Hamra. Its processing capacity will be 5 million tonnes per year. The Spanish contractor and the South Korean company will be responsible for executing the engineering, procurement, …

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 …

BOLLORÉ TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS CONFIRMS A CONCESSION CONTRACT FOR THE RO-RO TERMINAL IN PORT SAÏD

Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) have recently signed a concession contract with the Suez Canal Economic Zone for the future Ro-Ro terminal in Port Said, Egypt. The consortium plans to invest $150 million to develop and operate the Ro-Ro terminal. The project includes the acquisition of equipment and the development …

€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 …

Sarens positions Olympic swimming pool roof in Algeria

On behalf of client CEDY, Sarens recently completed the installation of a wooden frame for an Olympic swimming pool roof in Algiers, Algeria. For this operation, Sarens selected the CC2800-1 crawler crane in SSL 84m main boom configuration, as well as the AC-100 and telescopic forklift. The CC2800-1 crawler crane was selected due to the …

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 …

Gaussin Terminal Trailers for Qatar

Gaussin has won a new order for 24 Terminal Trailers (TTr), with an option for additional 33 TTr for QTerminals, operator of Hamad Port, Qatar, for the new Container Terminal 2 (CT2). QTerminals is a terminal operating company jointly established by Mwani Qatar (51% shareholding) and Milaha (49% shareholding) to provide container, general cargo, RORO, …

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 …