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Construction has begun on the largest civil engineering project in Slovenian history - a new rail link connecting the deep-sea port of Koper, in the north of the Adriatic Sea, with the the main international railway junction at Divaca. Read more

As part of broader efforts in Europe to drastically reduce CO2 emissions, the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) has called for a policy framework that accounts for high-capacity vehicles. The framework will allow such... Read more

Tallink Grupp is the leading provider of high-quality mini-cruise and passenger transport services in the northern Baltic Sea region, as well as the leading provider of ro-ro cargo services on selected routes. Read more

How the Swiss “Thin Film Powerhouse” relies on AEB's Carrier Connect software to manage the forwarders and parcel services that reliably transport spare parts around the world. Read more

The Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó has said that a contract will be signed by May 25th for the upgrade of his country's section of the cross-border rail line between Budapest and Belgrade. Read more

Traffic logistics in big cities like the Hungarian capital can prove a headache for planners. Budapest Közút CEO Dr. Kornél Almássy gives us a run down of how his company has been utilising advanced Intelligent Transport Solutions to make the traffic Read more

Neste, a renewable products producer from wastes and residues, and Air BP, an international aviation fuel products and services supplier, have entered into an agreement to deliver sustainable aviation fuel to airline and airport customers in Sweden.. Read more

Torqeedo has developed a specialised high-thrust electric propulsion system for VIKING’s revolutionary new LifeCraft survival craft, which are designed to speed safe evacuation of hundreds of passengers from ships at sea. Read more

In what is being hailed by both parties as a historic deal, Swiss technology and heavy machinery company ABB has won a contract with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (SWS), to supply a comprehensive power and propulsion package for... Read more

Gacha is the world’s first self-driving robot bus that works in any weather. What makes Gacha unique is its ability to work reliably even under difficult conditions – in the dark as well as rain, snow, or slush. Read more

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between FinEstBay Area Development Oy and Touchstone Capital Partners Ltd on €15-billion in funding for the Helsinki-Tallinn railway tunnel project. The new funding comes in addition to the €100-million, Read more

A newly-published report from the environmental consultancy Transport and Environment has found that in 2018 the US overtook the EU to become the world's second largest electric car market with around 361,000 EVs sold in that year compared to... Read more

The International Maritime Organization's Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 6) closed last Friday in London. At the meeting, the Clean Arctic Alliance welcomed progress in the the banning of Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) from Arctic... Read more

Quebec-based manufacturer of trains and planes Bombardier Transportation and rolling stock leaser Akiem introduced the Bombardier TRAXX DC3 locomotive to Poland during an event at Wroclaw, Poland. The TRAXX DC3 is now the most efficient and modern... Read more

Swiss-Swedish technology firm ABB has won its largest traction equipment order in India, worth more than $42 million to supply state-of-the-art converters for electric locomotives from Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), in Varanasi. Read more

Autonomous logistics technologies, from warehouse automation to augmented reality and self-driving vehicles, are revolutionising the way manufacturers move goods from place to place, increasing efficiency, improving safety standards and reducing Read more

Norwegian international shipping company Hagland Shipping has signed an agreement with Finnish technology group Wärtsilä for a hybrid retrofit installation. The installation will happen onboard the 'Hagland Captain'. Read more

The proposed acquisition of French rail operator Alstom by Germany's Siemens has been blocked by the European Commission under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission argued that the merger would have been harmful for competition Read more

Autonomous systems are seeing increasingly rapid uptake in the transport & logistics sector, helping companies to increase efficiency as well as lowering their environmental footprint. Read more

Porsche has invested in US start-up 'Urgent.ly', which sees itself as the leading global platform for mobility and roadside assistance. Read more

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