Nooteboom adds semi low-loader with hydraulic widening for European market

Nooteboom has introduced the latest addition to its range, the OSD-73-04 semi low-loader with hydraulic widening for the European market. Specially developed for the transport of machines weighing up to approximately 47 tons, this 4-axle trailer can efficiently transport even tracked excavators with a track width of up to 2,900mm and a track length of …

Eiffage consortium secures two offshore wind contracts in the UK

Eiffage consortium has been awarded two new contracts to manufacture the foundations and electrical substations for two wind farms off the British coast. Alongside the Dutch company Sif, Smulders won the contract to manufacture and supply 87 foundations, each comprising a monopile and transition piece, for the third and final phase (C) of the Dogger …

DP World invests £300M in new fourth berth at London Gateway logistics hub

DP World has announced that it will begin work next month on a new fourth berth at its London Gateway logistics hub to increase supply chain resilience and create more capacity for the world’s largest vessels. The £300m sum, which builds on the £2bn investment DP World has made in Britain over the last decade, …

Specialist Trailer Hire hands over first »STEPSTAR« from Goldhofer

The UK-based Specialist Trailer Hire Ltd. handed over the first 4-axle Goldhofer »STEPSTAR« to its customer Quinto Crane & Plant Ltd. The 4-axle «STEPSTAR« is single extendable and is equipped with 2 foldable hydraulic ramps, which allow a low ramp angle. This makes the trailer ideally suited for any transport of movable work machines, even …

Haropa and Ports of Normandy join forces to help transport operators get ready for Brexit

After successfully completing the work to ensure customs checks can be carried out whilst keeping traffic flowing as smoothly as possible and after several dry runs, the Normandy channel ports - Le Havre for Haropa and Caen-Ouistreham, Cherbourg and Dieppe for Ports of Normandy - have joined forces to help supply chain actors to be …

Modulift designs lifting frames for the HS2 project

Modulift has manufactured and delivered two custom lifting frames for the High Speed 2 (HS2) project, all within 6 weeks from the initial contact. The infrastructure project, which is currently the largest in Europe, will provide a welcome boost to the economy with an estimated budget of £106bn. As well as providing faster rail links, …