Goldhofer boosts UK dealer and service network

Goldhofer has joined forces with Specialist Trailer Hire Ltd. in response to the increased demand for semi-trailers and heavy-duty modular systems. Specialist Trailer Hire Ltd. is offering rental services and sales of Goldhofer’s heavy-duty transport solutions in England. The truck and trailer rental company, with depots in Leeds and Rotherham, is initially adding 16 of …

London Gateway: New port of call for two major international shipping services

DP World announced that the London Gateway is now the UK port of call for two new major international shipping services, connecting the economies of Western Europe with the Eastern Mediterranean, North Africa and Russia. DP World has created an integrated business in the UK comprising two deep water ports with freight rail terminals at …

Vinci to build a liquefied natural gas tank in the UK

Entrepose Contracting, Vinci Construction Grands Projets and Taylor Woodrow, all VINCI Construction subsidiaries, have been awarded an EPC contract by National Grid to construct a 190,000 m3 liquefied natural gas (LNG) tank in the United Kingdom. This project is part of the programme to expand the capacity of the largest LNG terminal in Europe, located …

Enerpac Cube Jack, Skidding and Turntable Essential in Complex Vessel Shutdown Maintenance

Faced with removing, and refitting, a 5T vessel cover in the tight confines of an industrial complex in Germany during maintenance shutdown, integrity assurance service provider Hydratight, used a combination of Enerpac cube jack, low-height skidding system and turntable to successfully complete the project. A team of 40 Hydratight engineers from Germany, Holland, France, and …

CoreRFID expands into the US

Asset management software firm CoreRFID is expanding into the US after winning a contract from a leading American construction safety company. The Lancashire-based company is installing a new system for North Carolina headquartered Evan Fall Protection, part of the SpanSet International Group, which provides safety equipment for workers operating at height, to enable the it …

RWE relies on Van Oord for Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

Rotterdam-based Van Oord has been selected by RWE as the supplier for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the monopile foundations and array cables for Sofia Offshore Wind Farm, one of the world’s largest offshore wind projects. The 1.4 GW Sofia is sited on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea 195 kilometres …

DP World and P&O Ferries to transport covid vaccines to UK for free

DP World and the ferry and logistics company, P&O Ferries, offer to transport covid vaccines to UK for free. A spokesperson for DP World, which owns P&O Ferries, said: “We stand ready to support the Government in getting all the necessary vaccines into the UK. What’s more, we are willing to do this work for …

CMA CGM Jacques Saadé makes her debut call at DP World Southampton

DP World’s container terminal in Southampton welcomed the CMA CGM JACQUES SAADÉ, the world’s first 23,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) containership to be powered fully by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). The CMA CGM Group’s new flagship vessel recently set another new world record for the number of full containers loaded on a single vessel, carrying …

Antonov Airlines transports racing yachts

Antonov Airlines has transported three high tech “flying” racing yachts from Italy, the UK, and the USA, to Auckland, New Zealand in preparation for the 2021 America’s Cup race. The 22.8-metre-long, 4.9-metre-wide AC75 class yachts were loaded on board its seven AN-124-100 Ruslan fleet. The total weight of each consignment, including the yachts and support …

Enerpac Jack-Up System completes bridge deck installation in a single move

Logistics and heavy lift specialist, Osprey Group, used the Enerpac JS-250 Jack-up system to complete a bridge deck installation with one single movement. Completed before the recent UK shutdown, the 74m long x 16m wide bridge deck replaced an existing bridge over a dual carriageway. Using the JS-250 Jack-Up Systems allowed the bridge deck to …