BigMove goes for EuroCompact trailers from Scheuerle

BigMove AG, a consortium of medium-sized heavy-load logistics companies, which operates throughout Europe, was contracted to transport an 86-tonne rotary drilling rig from Mannheim via the A9 motorway to the centre of Munich, where the construction of expanding the S-Bahn network is in progress. To deliver this heavy construction machinery the heavy-load specialists from BigMove …

Goldhofer wins global market leader accolade

For the third time in a row, the Memmingen-based heavy haulage and oversized cargo transportation vehicles manufacturer, Goldhofer AG receives the “Global Market Leader Champion 2020” award granted by the experts from the University of St. Gallen and the Academy of German Global Market Leaders. The company which is present with its products on all …

Liebherr Container Cranes wins megamax cranes order for Germany

MSC Gate Bremerhaven, a joint venture between EUROGATE and TIL Terminal Investments Limited, a related company of MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, has placed an order for two megamax ship to shore (STS) container cranes. The machines have an outreach of 73m (25 container rows), a back reach of 25m, a span of 30.48m and a …

Liebherr opens a new subsidiary in Hamburg

The new Liebherr sales and service centre has just opened in the Kuhwerder Harbour in Hamburg. Covering an area of 44,000 square meters, this new structure benefits from simplified access to highways, railways, the public transport network and direct water access via three quays. The new structure is responsible for supporting mobile harbour, ship and …

Heliox wins charger infrastructure contract in Germany

ESWE Verkehr Wiesbaden, a German fleet-building project for 56 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses, has selected the fleet charging specialist Heliox to provide the charging infrastructure as well as the electrical installation and medium voltage grid connection. The contract covers full installation and service: charging stations, medium voltage connection and a full service and maintenance contract. …

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 …

Demag AC 500-8 all terrain crane lifts 19 t chimney liner

On behalf of Munich City Utilities, AKM Autokranvermietung lifted a chimney liner weighing 19 t into the existing chimney of a cogeneration plant in the Freimann district of Munich. With a required lifting height of 119 m, crane operator Klaus Kellner opted for hid Demag AC 500-8 crane. “Of all the eight-axle cranes available, the Demag AC 500-8 …

Breakbulk Europe opens today

Breakbulk Europe, one of the world’s largest event for the project cargo and breakbulk industry, opens its doors at Messe Bremen to an expected crowd of 11,000 from 120 countries today. The Welcome Reception will be held from 17:00 - 20:00, followed by two days of exhibition, conference programming and networking activities. With unwavering support …

Liebherr sells five Generation 8 crawler excavators to Meyer Erdbau GmbH & Co. KG

Meyer Erdbau GmbH & Co. KG, active in the cities of Berlin and Brandenburg, has purchased five new Liebherr Generation 8 crawler excavators. These models, one R 926, one R 930 and three R 938 will join the fleet of the company located in the Berlin region.The machines are equipped with an undercarriage with 3 …

Breakbulk Europe returns to Bremen in 2020

Breakbulk Europe, one of the world’s largest event for the project cargo and breakbulk industry gathering around 11,000 professionals from more than 120 countries, will return to Bremen, Germany, for the third consecutive year in 2020 at Messe Bremen from 26-28 May. The official signing took place on the 3rd of April at the Bremen …