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    UECC officially launches second dual-fuel LNG car carrier


    European short-sea operator UECC has officially launched its second dual-fuel car carrier – the TBN Auto Energy. It follows the launch in April of the TBN Auto Eco.Both vessels were officially launched at the Nacks shipyard in Nantong, China, where they were built. They can carry approximately 3,800 standard-sized cars ...

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    ABP boss calls for 'bold' ports policy after Brexit vote


    The UK government needs to respond with a “bold, ambitious and visionary” ports policy in the wake of the country’s vote to leave the European Union (EU), the nation’s biggest port operator has warned.Speaking to members of Parliament last week, ABP chief executive James Cooper said the government must now ...

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    BMW signs up with Danx for spare parts deliveries


    BMW has signed a six-year contract with Swedish transport and logistics provider Danx for overnight delivery of spare parts to 300 dealers in seven Nordic and Baltic countries.From this month, deliveries will be carried out from Danx’s distribution centre in Malmö, Sweden to that country as well as to Norway, ...

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    German authorities raid carmakers and tier suppliers


    Dawn raids have been carried out at the offices of a number of leading carmakers and tier suppliers in Germany as part of an investigation into suspected breaches of the country’s competition law.Firms including BMW, Daimler, Volkswagen, Bosch and ZF Friedsrichshafen were raided on June 23rd by officials from Germany’s ...

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    Vecsera replaces Balayn as MD of Gefco UK


    Zsolt Vecsera (pictured) has taken over as managing director of Gefco UK. He replaces Tristan Balayn, who has moved to a new role at the transport and logistics company as director of international development for the EuroMed zone.Vecsera has moved to the UK from his role as managing director of ...

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    Schnellecke takes on inbound parts for BMW motorcycles


    Schnellecke Logistics has won a contract with the motorcycle division of BMW (BMW Motorrad) to manage inbound and aftermarket packaging activity at the OEM’s supply centre in Berlin, Germany.Schnellecke said it was taking over responsibility for areas including handling incoming goods, storage of parts bins and empties management. The scope ...

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    PSA expands aftermarket service as part of ‘Push to Pass’ strategy


    French carmaker PSA Group has launched a new aftermarket business that extends its spare parts offering for international customers. Being launched worldwide, it will include parts from a range of rival OEMs along with an expanded version of its own Eurorepar multi-brand range featuring 9,000 parts.Eurorepar Car Service is the ...

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    Porsche moves full production of Panamera to Leipzig


    Porsche’s plant in Leipzig, Germany is taking over complete production of the new generation Panamera sports saloon. Full production is ramping up already, according to the carmaker, and will initially involve 4S, 4S Diesel and Turbo models going on sale in Europe from November 5th. Vehicles for other market regions ...

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    Automar takes a 50% stake in BLG terminal at Gioia Tauro port


    Automar Logistics has taken a 50% stake in the vehicle terminal operated by BLG Logistics at Italy’s Gioia Tauro port (pictured) for an undisclosed sum.Automar, which is part-owned by the Grimaldi Group, provides port-based pre-delivery inspection services and road transport for finished vehicles (Bertani, Elia Ambrosetti and Mercurio are also ...

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    Vandermeiren to take over as head of Antwerp Port Authority


    Jacques Vandermeiren (pictured, left) will take over as CEO of Antwerp Port Authority from the beginning of January. He succeeds Eddy Bruyninckx (pictured, right) who is retiring at the end of 2016 after serving 25 years in the role. Vandermeiren will start in November this year as CEO designate and ...

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    Karl Martin Lukas takes up new role at Cosma Europe


    Cosma International, the division of parts supplier and contract manufacturer Magna that supplies body, chassis and engineering components, has appointed Karl Martin Lukas (pictured) to a newly created role as manager of logistics for Cosma Europe.The role marks a return to Magna for Lukas. He was previously head of supply ...

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    Niedersachsen Ports upgrades ro-ro facility at Cuxport


    Work has begun on a new heavy lift ramp at Cuxport in Germany that will support high and heavy shipments weighing more than 1,000 tonnes.The ramp is being built by Niedersachsen Ports (NPorts) at berth 9.3 at Cuxhaven’s inland port and will be 115 metres long and 55 metres wide."We ...

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    Oscar de Bok takes up CEO role at DHL Supply Chain


    DHL Supply Chain has appointed Oscar de Bok (pictured) as its new CEO for mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa. He moves from his previous role as CEO of Asia Pacific at DHL Supply Chain and replaces Paul Graham, who has left the company for personal reasons.With the company since ...

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    A foul stench for vehicle logistics


    Porsche’s new Macan models were grounded temporarily at some ports in the US after a stricter insistence on compliance led to certification delaysThe fallout from the diesel emissions test scandals at Volkswagen and Mitsubishi may soon find something of a resolution – at least officially, when a fix is ...

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    Mercedes-Benz hands over 1,000 Actros trucks to Girteka Logistics


    Stefan Buchner (left), head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, hands over the symbolic key to Mindaugas Raila, chairman of Girteka Logistics, at the Mercedes-Benz Customer Center in Wörth.Lithuanian transport and logistics provider Girteka Logistics has begun taking delivery of 1,000 Actros trucks from Mercedes-Benz to support its business in Europe, Scandinavia ...

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    Mercedes-Benz upgrades Dortmund bus plant


    Mercedes-Benz has invested €900,000 ($990,000) in upgrading its EvoBus minibus assembly plant in Dortmund, Germany.The modernisation and expansion project includes five new cutting, grinding and welding cabins along with an extended logistics area for storing dismantled components during the assembly process. The vehicle maker said that combined, the cabins and ...

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    A mix of caution and commitment: carmakers react to UK Brexit result


    [Updated 16:40 GMT] The UK voted to withdraw from the European Union on Thursday (June 23rd) following a referendum result in which 52% of those that voted supported the Brexit campaign. The result is bound to have long-term consequences for the car sector.What those consequences are is hard to gauge ...

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    Brexit shockwaves go through the supply chain


    For the automotive logistics sector, there was a cruel but telling irony in where the strength of the British vote to leave the EU on June 23rd first emerged. Around midnight, in one of the first areas to announce its results, the north-east city of Sunderland revealed that 61% of ...

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    EU Referendum: crunch time for the car sector


    On Thursday (June 23rd) this week the UK will vote on whether it is staying in the European Union (EU) or not. As the clock ticks down on the deadline, more carmakers have been voicing their concerns about what an exit could mean for their businesses and for the automotive ...

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    Kuehne + Nagel reorganises Europe business


    Logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel is dividing the organisation of its business in Europe into two separate regional units from October this year: Western Europe and Central/Eastern Europe.Detlef Trefzger, the company’s CEO (left), said in a statement that the move would enable the company to manage its business in Europe ...