Volga-Dnepr Airlines transports 48 sterilisation trucks to Dubai

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated six AN-124-100 charters, transporting 48 street sterilisation vehicles from China to the United Arab Emirates. The special flights delivered the trucks from Shanghai to Dubai for final destination Abu Dhabi, where the vehicles will be used for a “National Disinfection Programme” in preventative action against COVID-19. All flights were in cooperation …

AAL delivers giant jib cranes to Dubai

The AAL Melbourne recently delivered two jib cranes and their components weighing just over 1,800 mt in total to Dubai. Manufactured in China by global supplier of heavy lifting and handling equipment, Nantong Rainbow Heavy Machineries Co. ltd., the two cranes were loaded by the mega-size A-Class HL MPV, the AAL Melbourne in Taicang. They …

Liebherr mobile harbour cranes load first containers of the New Silk Road

After a 10,000 km journey from the Chinese city Xi’an, the first containers of the New Silk Road have been loaded in the port of Rostock. They were transferred from ship to rail by EUROPORTS Germany using their recently acquired Liebherr LHM 550 mobile harbour cranes. The terminal operator plans to expand Rostock into a …

Geodis secures millions of masks for France

Geodis has been commissioned by the French Government to organize the emergency supply of millions of masks from China to France. The transport specialist is planning 16 flights over the coming weeks, representing in volume terms approximately 2400 m3 of capacity weekly. If necessary, this schedule could be extended into the month of May. Geodis …

Liebherr’s largest port handling machine operates in China

The world’s largest, electrically-operated Liebherr port handling machine with gantry undercarriage, the LH 150 ET Gantry Port Litronic, has been commissioned and handed over in Da Feng Port in the Chinese province of Jiangsu. The LH 150 ET Gantry Port Litronic is the first electrically-operated port handling machine in its weight class entirely supplied by …

Comansa introduces the largest model manufactured in China

Comansa has launched its largest crane manufactured at the Hangzhou plant in China, the new 21CM750, mainly to respond to the growing demand for the heavier load cranes on the Asian market. This new flat-top, designed to the European safety standard EN14439, is available in two versions, with a maximum load of 50 and 37.5 …

Record vaccine transportation for AirBridgeCargo

One of the leading global carriers of pharmaceuticals by air, AirBridgeCargo airlines (ABC), have recently completed a record delivery of 27 RKN Envirotainer containers onboard a single flight for one of their global partners, Kuehne+Nagel Italy. All 27 active containers with urgent vaccine product were delivered to the ground handling company ALHA, Milan ready to …

ATRAN Airlines expands with second Boeing 737-800BCF

ATRAN Airlines, the Russian air express carrier within Volga-Dnepr Group, has extended its fleet to 6 freighters with the deployment of the second Boeing 737-800BCF in order to sharpen its service quality and facilitate further network expansion. The additional freighter will be the facilitator to leverage the burgeoning traffic of e-commerce shipments, including mail consignments, …

Bolloré Transport & Logistics signs an agreement with Cosco Shipping Lines

On January 29, 2019, in Shanghai, the Chinese shipping company Cosco Shipping Lines and the transport and logistics division of the French group Bolloré signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding.The two companies, partners for over 20 years, have the desire to develop their commercial relations while exploring new opportunities for cooperation in transport, logistics and …