Al Faris transports 19 vessels for a crude-oil production facility in Abu Dhabi.

Over a period off 3 months, Al Faris has transported 19 various vessels covering a distance of 150 km for a crude-oil production facility in Abu Dhabi. The heavy lift specialist provided its client with a complete solution for loading these vessels from different manufacturer’s locations to Hamriyah and Jebel Ali Port. Then received these …

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 …

Hyundai Engineering and Construction wins two major projects in Qatar and Singapore

One of the major South Korean construction company, Hyundai Engineering and Construction, has achieved this month a 1.5 trillion won worth overseas orders in Qatar and Singapore. On January 14, the company has received a letter of authorisation (LOA) for the construction deal of the Lusail Plaza Tower PLOT3 in Doha, Qatar, worth 609.3 billion …

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 …

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, …

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 …