Archive for the ‘Automobiles’ Category

LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship

LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship
An image of Quadriga project ship model 17 August 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project – an initiative from Hamburg-based Sailing Cargo, which aims to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship. The project outlines a plan to build a 170-meter...
August 17th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Automobiles, Car trade, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Diversity drives first-half growth at Marseille Fos

Diversity drives first-half growth at Marseille Fos
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Despite a dip in oil volumes, first-half cargo throughput at Marseille Fos rose 2% on January-June last year at 39.9 million tonnes, driven by growth in all three general cargo sectors – containers, ro-ro and conventional traffic.  Meanwhile passenger...
August 7th, 2017 | Automobiles, Car trade, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, LNG, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Intermodal Europe 2017 – Forecast for 2018

Intermodal Europe 2017 – Forecast for 2018
Sophie Ahmed The Container Shipping Industry Gathers to Forecast for 2018 After a period of significant change, the container shipping industry is now moving towards a state of stability and growth. Although there are still some key challenges to be faced in the coming months, the industry is showing...
July 11th, 2017 | Associations, Automobiles, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results
Marseilles passenger terminal – picture credits Anny Zade First-quarter cargo throughput at leading French port Marseille Fos was marked by strong growth in general cargo – container, ro-ro and conventional traffic – which totalled 4.98 million tonnes for an 11% increase on January-March last...
May 12th, 2017 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Coastal Shipping, Container shipping, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reports, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Inaugural Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City is resounding success

Inaugural Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City is resounding success
… Vietnam is next big hotspot for automotive industry and aftermarket in ASEAN region Exhibitors and visitors pleased with new show, location and automotive market The first edition and Vietnam’s leading regional trade fair for the automotive service industry, Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City,...
April 27th, 2017 | Automobiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

SingPost and TUMCREATE launch trial of electric vehicle for mail delivery

SingPost and TUMCREATE launch trial of electric vehicle  for mail delivery
.. SINGAPORE, 24 March 2017 – Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) and TUMCREATE will on 28 March 2017 commence a road trial of a prototype electric three-wheeler that is environmentally friendly and features innovations to boost mail delivery efficiency. Developed by researchers with the support of the...
March 24th, 2017 | Automobiles, Energy, Insight | Read More

Innovation: GEODIS explores opportunities in electric highways

Innovation: GEODIS explores opportunities in electric highways
Electric highways GEODIS joined a consortium of French companies to commission a study on electric highways from the low-carbon consultancy firm Carbone 4. The study, published on February 27, confirms the interesting possibilities of developing this technology to reduce the CO2 emissions of resulting...
March 22nd, 2017 | Automobiles, Emissions, Environment, Markets | Read More

Port of Durban Marine Pilot successfully steers a car acrrier in rough sea conditions

Port of Durban Marine Pilot successfully steers a car acrrier in rough sea conditions
Marine Pilot Rainer Rauntenberg (right) who managed to the steer in an automotive vessel in rough weather conditions receives a gift from the Port of Durban Harbour Master Alex Miya. [Durban, South Africa, 17 March 2017]  The cyclonic weather conditions which battered the Durban beach front earlier...
March 17th, 2017 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Markets, People and Places, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City receives overwhelming response from the global automotive industry

Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City receives overwhelming response from the global automotive industry
The first edition of Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City will debut on 15 March 2017. The three-day show aims to become Vietnam’s leading regional trade fair for the automotive service industry targeting trade visitors from Vietnam. Extensive support from Asian trade organisations and government agencies Automechanika,...
February 13th, 2017 | Accessories, Automobiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Markets | Read More

Automechanika Shanghai 2016

Automechanika Shanghai  2016
… Automechanika Shanghai fringe programme to feature advances in automotive technology with emphasis on Connected mobility Broad list of business and brand-building events to be held this year Automechanika Shanghai 2016 has an extensive list of top-notch industry events over the four-day show....
November 15th, 2016 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Markets | Read More

MASCOT® WORKWEAR joins the Dakar Rally in 2016

MASCOT® WORKWEAR joins the Dakar Rally in 2016
21. December 2015 – For the 38th time, the Dakar Rally is about to take off. Tim Coronel and the Maxxis Dakar Team is ready for action, when the Dakar Rally starts in Buenos Aires on 2nd January 2016. MASCOT® WORKWEAR supplies Tim Coronel’s team with workwear and safety footwear during the Dakar. Dakar...
December 21st, 2015 | Associations, Automobiles, Sports | Read More

Car Carrier Trade & Transport 2015

Car Carrier Trade & Transport 2015
The front cover of Clarkson’s Car Carrier Trade & Transport 2015 edition The 2015 edition of the Car Carrier Trade and Transport 2015 is now available to order from Clarksons Research, the leading provider of intelligence to the shipping industry. Highlights of the report include; 26.7 million...
December 2nd, 2015 | Automobiles, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Close Brothers rebrands its Commercial Vehicle Solutions division to Close Brothers Vehicle Hire

Close Brothers rebrands its Commercial Vehicle Solutions division to Close Brothers Vehicle Hire
Close Brothers is delighted to announce that it has rebranded its commercial vehicle Contract Hire and Rental division to ‘Close Brothers Vehicle Hire’. Under the new identity,  Close Brothers Vehicle Hire will continue to service customers with the extensive range of existing services from the...
November 17th, 2015 | Automobiles, Company Profiles, Logistics | Read More

Compass4D on the road to large-scale deployment…

Compass4D on the road to large-scale deployment…
Compass4D on the road to large-scale deployment of cooperative ITS services in European cities Brussels,  16 October 2015 – After 3 years, Compass4D project announced its continuation to the public at its final event at the 22nd ITS World Congress in Bordeaux, France. The Compass4D consortium and...
October 16th, 2015 | Associations, Automobiles, Communication, Construction, Consulting, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

VW crisis presents the opportunity to drive positive changes for the automotive industry…

VW crisis presents the opportunity to drive positive changes for the automotive industry…
Jon Gibson VW crisis presents the opportunity to drive positive changes for the automotive industry, states Crimson & Co The Volkswagen emissions data crisis presents a real chance to bring about positive changes to the automotive industry, with significant, long-term opportunities for automotive...
September 29th, 2015 | Associations, Automobiles, Car trade, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, Emissions, Markets, Pollution | Read More

Significant growth for CV show 2015

Significant growth for CV show 2015
CV Show visitor numbers up 5% year-on-year Nearly 20, 000 attendees from across the haulage and logistics industries Show dates of 26-28 April confirmed for 2016 Almost 20, 000 visitors from across the road transport, fleet and logistics industries attended the 2015 Commercial Vehicle Show, according...
June 5th, 2015 | Associations, Automobiles, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Land Trasnport | Read More

Motoring into a more joined-up era: the challenge which will be posed at the European Short Sea Shipping Conference 2015

Motoring into a more joined-up era: the challenge which will be posed at the European Short Sea Shipping Conference 2015
Jose Anselmo Motoring into a more joined-up era: the challenge which will be posed at the European Short Sea Shipping Conference 2015 Healthy customer demand on key routes coinciding with volatile freight rates and pressures for greater efficiency is among the challenges facing short-sea operators, and...
April 10th, 2015 | Automobiles, Canals, Car trade, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Cruise Ferry, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short Sea Shipping, Short-sea shipping, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Cold chain logistics a hot topic at Intermodal Asia 2015

Cold chain logistics a hot topic at Intermodal Asia 2015
The world’s growing appetite for food and drink, as well as many other temperature sensitive products such as photographic film, chemicals and pharmaceutical drugs,  has increased the need for more efficient and ecological methods of storage and shipping in the cold store chain sector. Intermodal...
February 24th, 2015 | Associations, Automobiles, Canals, Car trade, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Emissions, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short-sea shipping, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (9 January 2015

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (9 January 2015
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In FX markets,  the EUR remained under pressure in European trade on Friday amid increased expectations that the ECB will likely adopt...
January 9th, 2015 | Automobiles, Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

GAC delivers massive metal press for Volvo Cars

GAC delivers massive metal press for Volvo Cars
The 1, 000+ tonne metal press travelled by water and road to reach its final destination at the Volvo Car Corporation’s works in Olofström, Sweden. Another complex job completed by GAC’s Project Logistics experts. Experts rise to the challenge of complex project logistics task  Sweden,...
November 13th, 2014 | Automobiles, Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Taxation, Technical, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market Engineering strengthens agency team…

Market Engineering strengthens agency team…
Paul Chadderton Market Engineering strengthens agency team with appointment of former Jaguar Land Rover PR Director Intensifies market focus and broadens industry reach Market Engineering, the leading external communications agency for automotive technology businesses, has recruited former Jaguar Land...
October 22nd, 2014 | Automobiles, Communication, Consumers Market, HR, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Logistics experts recognise unique demands of automotive supply chain

Logistics experts recognise unique demands of automotive supply chain
Brad Brennan Evolution Time Critical shortlisted for new category in prestigious supply chain excellence award Alongside MOD operations advisors PJHQ, Royal Logistics Corps and World Food Programme, the vital emergency logistics work of Evolution Time Critical has been recognised in an elite shortlist...
October 7th, 2014 | Associations, Automobiles, Awards, Car trade, Logistics | Read More

Vancouver conference set to showcase Interferry’s UN and EU input

Vancouver conference set to showcase Interferry’s UN and EU input
Len Roueche Two major examples of Interferry’s growing influence will be highlighted next week at the global trade association’s 39th annual conference in Vancouver.    CEO Len Roueche will report on his nomination to a new UN high level advisory group on sustainable transport, while executive...
September 29th, 2014 | Associations, Automobiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Markets, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipfinance | Read More

Greencarrier introduces environmental-friendly vehicles…

Greencarrier introduces environmental-friendly vehicles…
Greencarrier Freight Services Poland introduces more environmentally-friendly vehicles for Hennes & Mauritz Greencarrier Freight Services Poland is introducing dual fuel vehicles to help clothing company Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) reduce its carbon footprint. Greencarrier has been working...
September 24th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Automobiles, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Can cars be hacked?

Can cars be hacked?
Friday 19 September 2014 – As driving becomes more computerised, what are the potential associated cyber vulnerabilities and how might they be exploited by hackers? (source: Lloyd’s of London) The buzz surrounding driverless cars has continued to grow throughout 2014 with the UK government’s...
September 19th, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Insurance and Reinsurance, What Others Say | Read More