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  • Viktor Baumann. SPMT. Germany. 2015
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    German authorities consult on transport regulations

    2024-07-11T07:40:00Z

    The European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA) welcomed the German authorities’ moves to consult industry associations and their members on a package of new proposed heavy transport permit regulations – but has called on the Berlin government to align them with the new rules currently being developed by Brussels.

  • Crowley lands DFTS contract extension
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    Crowley lands DFTS contract extension

    2024-07-05T08:55:00Z

    Crowley has received a USD2.3 billion, seven-year contract from US Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) to support the military’s transportation and logistics requirements under the Defense Freight Transportation Services (DFTS) programme.

  • AdBlue ‘malfunctions’ flagged by ESTA
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    AdBlue ‘malfunctions’ flagged by ESTA

    2024-06-25T08:14:00Z

    The European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA) has requested information from its members using AdBlue in their mobile cranes and self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs).

  • ESTA calls on blade lifter manufacturers to align with stability guidance
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    ESTA calls on blade lifter manufacturers to align with stability guidance

    2024-06-20T10:16:00Z

    The European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA) is calling on manufacturers of blade lifters to check that their operating guidance accounts for new transport stability guidelines published by the association at the end of last year.

  • MOL and Volvo Penta partnering to test new electric ro-ro tractor
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    MOL and Volvo Penta partnering to test new electric ro-ro tractor

    2024-06-20T10:01:00Z

    MOL and Volvo Penta are partnering to test the new electric 4x4 ro-ro tractor, the RME225, at DFDS’s facilities in Belgium.

  • Williams Shipping adds yard capacity in Southampton
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    Williams Shipping adds yard capacity in Southampton

    2024-05-23T07:25:00Z

    UK-based maritime and logistics specialist Williams Shipping has expanded its yard capacity at the port of Southampton, opening up opportunities to grow and diversity its cargo and haulage operations.

  • 3P Logistics hauls stamping press to Poland
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    3P Logistics hauls stamping press to Poland

    2024-05-16T08:27:00Z

    3P Logistics Industrial Projects has delivered a stamping press from the port of Hamburg, Germany, to Skawina, Poland.

  • Slight drop in European road freight benchmark
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    Slight drop in European road freight benchmark

    2024-05-15T10:58:00Z

    The European road freight rate benchmark – produced by Transport Intelligence, Upply and the International Road Transport Union (IRU) – shows that rates fell in both the spot and contract markets in Q1 2024. However, there are signs that rates could be starting to normalise.

  • US states update OSOW policies
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    US states update OS/OW policies

    2024-05-13T10:13:00Z

    Maryland, Illinois, and North Dakota in the USA have updated their oversized/overweight (OS/OW) policies, according to the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA).

  • Faymonville CombiMAX at Van Riel
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    M.J. Van Riel deploys CombiMax trailer for transformer work

    2024-05-07T07:55:00Z

    Dutch transport specialist M.J. Van Riel has delivered an 88-tonne transformer from Regensburg, Germany, to Veghel in the province of North Brabant, the Netherlands, using its CombiMax trailer from Faymonville.

  • Road Haulage Association launches Abnormal Loads Group
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    Road Haulage Association launches Abnormal Loads Group

    2024-05-03T09:40:00Z

    The UK’s Road Haulage Association (RHA) is spearheading the Abnormal Loads Group (ALG) to support heavy hauliers operating in the country. 

  • Globalink boosts heavy haulage fleet
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    Globalink boosts heavy haulage fleet

    2024-04-30T09:03:00Z

    Globalink Logistics has added 35 heavy-duty prime movers from Sitrak to its heavy haulage fleet.

  • ESTA's continued focus on SPMT training requirements
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    ESTA’s continued focus on SPMT training requirements

    2024-04-22T10:16:00Z

    ESTA’s SPMT working group is progressing with its plans to establish new stability guidelines. Currently, the group is reviewing a learning outcome that will be used to establish the minimum training requirements for an SPMT operator, further enhancing user knowledge and safety.

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    Collett delivers supergrid transformers to Biggleswade

    2024-04-11T14:50:00Z

    Working on behalf of Hyundai Electric UK, in conjunction with National Grid, UK-based heavy haulier Collett & Sons has delivered two 178-tonne supergrid transformers from Tilbury Dock in Essex to Biggleswade substation in Bedfordshire.

  • ESTA german permit crisis
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    Reforms for abnormal road transport in Europe move a step closer

    2024-03-12T16:45:00Z

    Members of the European Parliament have backed moves to harmonise the numerous and complex national rules governing abnormal transport across the European Union (EU).

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    ESTA moves forward with ECTOL scheme

    2024-03-08T10:28:00Z

    Klaus Meissner has been named the chair of ESTA’s European Crane and Transport Operators Licence (ECTOL) as the association moves forward with the scheme.

  • Collett Delivery Tan House Footbridge 4
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    Collett completes bridge delivery

    2024-03-08T10:22:00Z

    Collett & Sons, in partnership with SH Structures, has delivered two sections for the Tan House footbridge in the UK.

  • Bolk-Transport-ESTA Winner
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    ESTA’s concern over DB rules

    2024-03-06T10:14:00Z

    The European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes – ESTA – has expressed concern at new rules and conditions imposed by Germany’s rail operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) on heavy transports when they cross or work near railways lines.

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    Tradelossa supports Tren Maya project with carriage transport

    2024-03-01T10:54:00Z

    Mexico-based heavy haulage specialist Tradelossa is orchestrating the delivery of train carriages from China to the port of Manzanillo to support the Tren Maya project – 1,554-km intercity railway that traverses the Yucatán Peninsula.

  • Bolk-Transport-ESTA Winner
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    ESTA heavy transport reforms clear another hurdle

    2024-02-19T10:55:00Z

    ESTA said that long-standing proposals for reform and harmonisation of the rules governing heavy transport and abnormal loads throughout the European Union (EU) have passed a crucial hurdle.