A collaborative project on transport and storage of biogenic CO2 agreement between seven companies are just signed. The collaboration will also investigate the possibility of… Read More »Port of Hirtshals will become hub for storing and shipping of CO2
Nor Lines reinforces its position in coastal logistics by acquiring Kyst 1 in Bergen. Nor Lines buys 100% of the shares in the company, which… Read More »Nor Lines reinforces its presence along the Norwegian west coast
Despite the high level of uncertainty in the market, the Port of Gothenburg handled 6% more TEUs in the third quarter compared to the same… Read More »Continuous development and value creation
Norway Express is a new dedicated weekly feeder service from MSC between Bremerhaven in Germany and the West Coast of Norway. The Norway Express service… Read More »MSC with a new dedicated weekly feeder service between the Norwegian West Coast and Bremerhaven
Unifeeder announces an expansion to its network by launching two new services connecting Wilhelsmhaven with Scandinavia. Starting on the 11th of October Unifeeder will launch… Read More »Unifeeder launches 2x new weekly services between Germany and Scandinavia
Cargo transport has shown positive development the last three years, partly at the expense of the number of passengers, which has been affected by travel… Read More »Cargo transport increased by 7,5% in the Port of Hirtshals in 2021
European transport group Samskip has broadened its Baltic operations by acquiring shortsea specialist Sea Connect. Acquisition of the Baltic shortsea operator extends regional links into… Read More »Samskip broadens Baltic operations through the acquisition of Sea Connect
Baker Hughes and Borg CO2 to collaborate to develop Carbon Capture & Storage Hub for Industrial Cluster in Norway. The project aims to capture and store… Read More »Landmark project to capture and store CO2
Per Holm Nørgaard has been hired as the new director of the Port of Hirtshals. There was great interest in the position and an extensive… Read More »New director hired in the Port of Hirtshals
The ShortSeaShipping Inland Waterway Promotion Center Germany (SPC) is a public-private partnership aimed at making the waterway a larger part of the transportation chain. Three… Read More »Go with the flow – avoid being stuck in a jam
May 2021 sees the start of Sweden’s first container barge shuttle service on inland waterways between the newly opened Stockholm Norvik Port and Port of… Read More »Inland-shipping shuttle service between Stockholm Norvik and Port of Västerås
SAMSKIP extends green marine fuels initiative in new commercial commitment with Goodshipping to lower carbon footprint. Scale-up plans indicate CO2 reductions of up to 80%.… Read More »Samskip with a commitment to sustainable marine biofuels
In January, Viasea opened offices in Immingham, and now the company is starting a direct service to Norway. The first sailing from Immingham is on… Read More »Viasea establishes a direct route from England to Norway
Smurfit Kappa is one of the world’s leading suppliers of paper-based packaging, with sustainability central to its circular business model. The company challenged its logistics… Read More »Sustainability integrated into each fiber
A demanding year due to Covid-19, the port of Bergen had a volume growth in container traffic of 3.9% and thus passed the peak year in 2012.
Since 2017, the Norwegian Coastal Administration has provided grants to shipowners to establish new sea transport services that can compete with road transport. The results to date are more than 760,000 tonnes of goods moved from road to sea. Make a note of this year’s application deadline: 10 May 2021.
Nutrimar AS was founded in 2007 to create value from the salmon industry’s waste products. Through this work, Nutrimar has contributed to employment in the local community and increased the raw material value once considered waste. Annually, Nutrimar sends 14,000 tonnes of processed goods to Europe, the USA, and Asia, mainly by sea. According to Logistics Manager at Nutrimar, Ingvild Nygård, the most sustainable way to transport goods.
This autumn, the Shortsea Promotion Center and Maritim Forum conducted a national goods owner survey, based on the government’s goal of goods transfer from road… Read More »How to cover the market communication gap in Shortsea?
The new bulk terminal opened for service on Friday night when the bulk carrier M/S Tertnes called Esbjerg’s port to unload gravel from Jelsa, Norway.… Read More »Stema Shipping opens Port Esbjerg’s new bulk terminal
Unifeeder adds Brevik to its Germany-Norway loop. The service will start at the end of October. The service adds frequency, predictability, and scalability between Norway… Read More »Connecting Brevik to Hamburg and Bremerhaven
By 2030, the EU will reduce climate emissions by at least 55%. The President of the Commission concludes that transport is too cheap to the costs they inflict on society.
In August, Yilport Oslo handled a record volume of containers for a single month. The record volume represents an increase of customers choosing Shortsea based intermodal transport and a strong collaboration between Yilport and shipping lines.
Last week Sasmkip launched a new rail service, connecting Duisburg and Amsterdam. The combination of this new service and Samskips short sea service networks creates… Read More »Samskip adds a dimension to it´s weekly service to the Norwegian Westcoast
The standardization of the physical shipping container brought positive value by reducing the costs of transporting goods, end-to-end. The digital era parallel is the standardization… Read More »Standardization and containerization in the digital world
Multimodal transport is a process of moving cargo in a single container from door to door by combining different modes of transportation (road, sea, or… Read More »6 ways to optimize your logistics with multimodal transport
Ports are taking significant strides with digital transformation and are starting to declare themselves as “smart.” The result is impressive gains in operational efficiency, regulatory… Read More »Ports on the move to become Global Logistics Information Exchange Hubs
The port of Larvik had a turnover in Q1 2020 of 0.45 million tonnes of goods, which is identical to the previous year. In Q1,… Read More »The port of Larvik with stable traffic figures in Q1
With more than 80 percent of the world’s cargo being transported by sea, keeping the global Shipping industry in operation helps keep international trade going… Read More »IMO is actively taking steps to ensure the global flow of goods
Yilport Oslo is responsible for the operation of the container terminal in the port of Oslo. I had a quick chat with Maiken, Commercial Manager… Read More »Yilport Oslo maintains regular operations
Everyday life has changed in The Port of Moss this past week. Like the rest of the world, measures are taken as a result of… Read More »Freight traffic in the port of Moss goes as usual
In 2019, 5 percent more containers were handled over The Port of Larvik compared to 2018. With 83,000 containers of TEU in 2019, The Port… Read More »Handled 5 percent more containers in 2019
Kristiansand harbor is the southernmost traffic port in Norway, closest to Europe and centrally located on the coast of southern Norway. A natural logistics hub… Read More »Norway’s southernmost traffic port – an environmentally friendly transport hub
Vidar Karlsen resigns as CEO for DFDS Logistics AS, after ten years in the position. The information is from a company press release.
On Saturday 08.02, the North Sea Container Line (NCL) starts weekly departures from the port of Tromsø, which links the region with markets such as Asia, the USA, Portugal, and the Netherlands.
Nor Lines Daily launches a new freight service, in collaboration with one of the “Daily” shipowners. The service will operate every second week between Central Norway and Kirkenes. The first official departure from Trondheim to Kirkenes will be Friday, 24 January, with the arrival in Kirkenes on Thursday 30 January.
Representatives from UECC, NYK, Japan Marine Science, MUFG Bank, DNV-GL, SDARI, CSSC, and CSTC gathered at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai on the 8th of… Read More »Steel cutting for UECC’s first Battery Hybrid LNG Powered PCTC
On the 28th and 29th of November, two representatives of the Antwerp port authority had a fascinating trip to Norway to meet the local shortsea… Read More »The Port of Antwerpen Expanding Norwegian shortsea network
With Containerships, the CMA CGM Group strengthens its leading role in sustainable shipping by introducing the CONTAINERSHIPS ARCTIC, its fourth LNG-powered ship The 1,380-TEU CONTAINERSHIPS… Read More »Containerships introducing its fourth LNG-Ship
The Swedish container market had a slight downturn during the first half of 2019 with one percent fall, but the Port of Gothenburg is reporting… Read More »Container traffic continues to grow at the Port of Gothenburg
December 15th is the deadline for applications for three different grant schemes managed by the Norwegian Coastal Administration. Concessions for freight transfers, efficient and environmentally… Read More »NOK 112 million in grants available for qualified projects supporting competitive sea transport
Container and ferry traffic makes Larvik port one of the largest freight ports in Norway. More than 400 jobs are directly associated with the business… Read More »3rd quarter growth for Norway’s second-largest container port
Today’s emissions from the transport sector can be reduced by 50% if we move goods from road to the sea. The Port of Oslo organized the… Read More »Sustainability is not something that happens. It is something we create together.
The Norwegian Coastal Administration arranges an information meeting regarding subsidies related to cargo transfer from road to the sea. The conference will take place on… Read More »Information meeting regarding cargo transfer subsidies
The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce the introduction of RHINE VALLEY RAIL, a new rail service connecting the Port of Rotterdam with the German… Read More »CMA CGM launches a new train service connecting the Port of Rotterdam with the German hinterland
Since the start of Color Lines Cargo shuttle, “Color carrier,” that operates between Oslo and Kiel. Color Line has worked to establish an intermodal solution… Read More »Competitive and environmentally friendly
The Port of Oslo continues the success of the previous Cool Oslo Shortsea projects, focusing on the Baltic. Cool Oslo Shortsea is a collaborative project… Read More »The port of Oslo builds on the success of Cool Oslo Shortsea
Unifeeder is introducing an upgrade to their current services connecting Benelux and Sweden. Starting on the 10th of October, customers will enjoy a direct vessel leaving… Read More »New service between Antwerp & Gothenburg
Jørn M. Askvik has almost been nine months in the job as general manager of the Shortsea Promotion Center Norway, SPC-N, the office promoting short… Read More »A strong agenda for development of Shortsea
Color Line took delivery of the world’s largest plug-in hybrid ship M/S Color Hybrid on August 1st. The ship sets a global standard for environmentally-friendly… Read More »World´s largest plug-in hybrid ship delivered from Ulstein Verft to Color Line
According to a press release, the Board of Directors of Port Esbjerg have adopted the construction of a new, 40,000-m2 multi-terminal in the eastern port… Read More »New multi-terminal to expand Port Esbjerg
Samskip launches a new service connecting Norway to Baltic countries. This service will start on August 16th, 2019, and will add various ports to the… Read More »Samskip launches new service connecting Norway to Baltic countries
Containerships, a subsidiary of the CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, is pleased to announce it has performed its first simultaneous… Read More »First simultaneous operations LNG bunkering in Europe
Color Hybrid paves the way for a new era in the ro-pax segment with technical solutions that go a long way in the green shift,… Read More »Color Hybrid named Ship of the year 2019
Freight transport must be sustainable and more efficient, a solution is increased sea freight. An action plan has been developed to promote the transfer of… Read More »Sweden to transfer more cargo from road to sea
UN has described marine pollution as one of the fastest growing environmental challenges in the world. On a global scale, between 8-10 million tons of… Read More »The Marine Sweepers, soon coming to a Port near you
In March, Yilport Oslo handled more than 23 000 TEU. With 3 months with record volumes in a row first quarter of 2019 shows an… Read More »More fruit and vegetables transported to Oslo by sea
On January 10, M/S Color Carrier sailed for the first time from Hjortneskaia in Oslo to Kiel in Germany. With the newly purchased ro-ro ship,… Read More »Color Line opens new freight route between Oslo and Kiel
Port of Oslo is aiming to become a zero-emission port. The new shore power facility opened Jan 8th. Ferries operated by DFDS and Stena Line… Read More »Onshore power supply now available to shipping lines at the Port of Oslo