Britannia Bureau settles at DP World London Gateway Logistics Centre

Britannia Bureau, an independent supply chain logistics and customs processes improvement consultancy, has taken occupation of a high-tech office facility at DP World London Gateway Logistics Centre boosting the company’s expanding network, with offices, associates and customs warehouses in the UK, EU, Asia Pacific and USA. Britannia Bureau chose the London Gateway site thanks to …

Abu Dhabi Ports to develop world’s first unmanned autonomous commercial tugboats

Abu Dhabi Ports announced the collaboration with a global commercial vessel designer and one of the world leaders in tug building industry, Robert Allan Ltd., to develop the world’s first fully unmanned autonomous commercial marine tugs. Once developed, the tugs will join SAFEEN, Abu Dhabi Ports’ maritime service arm, which maintains an expanding fleet of …

Collett delivers bridge sections for London’s Luton DART project

Collett has delivered 25 bridge sections as a part of the £225 million Luton DART (Direct Air-Rail Transit) project which will transport passengers from Luton Airport Parkway station to the terminal of London Luton Airport in well under four minutes. Transported from Bolton, the bridge sections, ranging in length from 16 to 42 metres, were …

Enerpac skidding system replaces transformers in the City of London

To move four 16-ton transformers in and out of the building at a City of London firm, the Lancashire-based industry moves and heavy machine lifting company, D. Turner & Son, has relied on a combination of an Enerpac LH400 skidding system and Enerpac climbing jacks. Two transformers had to be replaced in the building’s basement. …

Master Supplier Agreement signed between Gaussin and UPS for the supply of electric vehicles dedicated to logistics centers

The US group UPS, the world's leading parcel carrier, chose Gaussin Manugistique to equip its logistics platforms with electric vehicles. This is apparent from the Master Supplier Agreement recently signed between the two companies. This agreement, which covers all UPS facilities in the world, is also accompanied by a first order for an ASBM (Automotive …

Vinci Airports becomes majority shareholder of London Gatwick airport

Vinci Airports completed the acquisition of a majority shareholding (50.01%) in London Gatwick airport, UK’s second-largest airport serving 50 capital cities around the world. With this transaction, Vinci Airports becomes the world’s second-largest airport operator with over 240 million passengers a year including 46 million at London Gatwick. The airport division of Vinci now operates …

Kingston University in London chooses Engie for a contract worth £195m

The Kingston University in London (UK) has entrusted the French group Engie with renovations and the future energy management and monitoring across the sites with a contract worth £195 million (around € 222 million). Out of this amount, £55 million will be spent on redesign and refurbishment of 1332 university chambers, followed by a 50-year …

43 m Palazzani spider lift at London’s most famous courthouse

For the building maintenance of the recently completed 20 Old Bailey project in London, England, one Palazzani spider lift XTJ 43, in crawler version and Bi-energy (Diesel+AC) power execution, entered in action. Thanks to the possibility to become a spider crane with 500 kg hydraulic winch, it is used in total versatility for aerial working …