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 …

Nooteboom presents its latest Longrunner

Noteboom has introduced its latest generation of lightweight extendible flatbed trailers, the Teletrailer Longrunner, available with 2 or 3 hydraulically steered axles and with a single or double extendible load floor, extending up to a maximum length of 30m. The Longrunner is suitable for the transport of long self-supporting loads such as steel and concrete …

Antonov Airlines: Mining equipment door-to-door delivery

On behalf of Australian chemical company, Yara Pilbara Nitrates, Antonov Airlines has recently completed door-to-door delivery of two rotary drying drums from Paris-Vatry Airport in France to Port Hedland International Airport in Australia. The two 21-metre long drying drums with a weight of 57 tonnes each will be used in the Nitrates manufacturing industry. The …

AMCS technologies ensures safety on Chanels expansion project

AMCS technologies’ DCS 61-S anti collision systems equip four Potain tower cranes (MD 285, MD 345 and two MDT 308) required for the construction of the project that expands Chanel’s leatherwork factory in Verneuil-en-Halatte in France. AMCS technologies also installed manometer sensors on every single crane to measure the wind speed. Each sensor is connected …

ALE tests world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine

ALE has recently used its expertise in heavylifting operations and helped GE to unveil and test world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, the Haliade-X 12 MW, capable of powering 16,000 European households. Featuring the world’s longest blades, it has a rotor span of 260m. Transportation of the first Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle took place at …

Volga-Dnepr Group ensures emergency Ebola delivery

Volga-Dnepr Group took a part in the Mérieux Foundation's efforts to control the Ebola virus disease epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by undertaking a special cargo flight last week carrying mobile bio-medical laboratories. One of their fleet of twelve AN124-100 aircraft was especially positioned in Lyon-Saint Exupery airport (France) on Tuesday 08 …

Ports of Normandy thrilled by the new GE Renewable Energy partnership

Following an announcement 2 weeks ago of the United States Offshore projects with Orsted, the provider of offshore wind power technologies, GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Dogger bank as the supplier for three 1 200 MW projects in the UK. GE Renewable Energy is to erect Haliade-X 12 MW, the most powerful wind …

The EXCEPTIONAL JDL 2019

The capricious weather has not managed to discourage the 16,875 visitors and it was an exceptional edition that took place from 25 to 27 September in Beaune, France. More than 800 materials were exposed. All the manufacturers presented their latest novelties. In the aisles of the exhibition, it was not uncommon to hear: "But it's …

Three transport associations cooperate on European level

Nordic Logistic Association NLA (which includes the Danish, Swedish and Norwegian associations) as well as Germany (BGL) and France (FNTR) have just announced the signing of a lease to set up a common office in Brussels as from the 1st of August 2019. "At a particularly challenging time for the European road transport industry, it …

Antonov Airlines flies aid and personnel to support relief efforts in Mozambique after Cyclone Idai

In collaboration with Bolloré Logistics France, Antonov Airlines has flown aid and personnel from Chalons Vatry Airport (XCR) in France to Beira (BEW) in Mozambique to assist with humanitarian efforts in the region in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai. The cargo included malaria treatments, five water purification stations, and over a thousand tents and shelters. …