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Historic call as Rickmers-Linie carries largest Siemens gas turbine to Turkey

Historic call as Rickmers-Linie carries largest Siemens gas turbine to Turkey

A special loading operation has taken place in Bremerhaven, involving Rickmers-Linie’s MV RICKMERS HAMBURG, a 485-tonne Siemens gas turbine, a 465-tonne Siemens generator and German project freight forwarder Bertling. Not only did the operation involve the transport of the largest gas turbine ever manufactured by Siemens, it also marked the …

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Why Julius Caesar didn’t get cheap fuel

Why Julius Caesar didn't get cheap fuel

If Julius Caesar’s chariots had run on diesel or petrol, running costs would have really tweaked his toga. He might have been too busy fretting about fuel to conquer most of the known world. But, he had to rely on horses. This meant that he was able to build the …

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Stand by.. Linde Approved on board!

Stand by.. Linde Approved on board!

Standby Power Ltd is a small company based in Ashford, Middlesex specialising in uninterruptable portable power supplies across the region to industries including Petrochemical, Offshore, Special Events/Entertainment, Hospitals and Construction. Moving and positioning high value goods such as these requires reliable, manoeuvrable equipment.  In the past, forklifts were hired as …

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Battery ban ‘disappointing’ says Global Shippers’ Forum

Battery ban ‘disappointing’ says Global Shippers’ Forum

The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) says a ban on lithium-ion batteries being carried as cargo on passenger aircraft is disappointing as it goes against previous recommendations and does not address the wider problem of undeclared battery shipments or low-quality counterfeits. The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has imposed an interim …

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