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Shortsea Promotion Center is a collaborative project between the Norwegian authorities and private actors with the aim of making the sea route a larger part of the intermodal value chain.

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  • Predictable and efficient

    Predictable and efficient

    Predictable and efficient logistics ensures precise customer deliveries and is crucial for the logistics giant DHL. The stability and predictability of Color Line are why DHL has replaced the road with the sea. The time is approaching 09.00. DHL is in place at the loading point in Hamburg; the cargo consists of postal items for… Read More »Predictable and efficient

  • Cargo transport increased by 7,5% in the Port of Hirtshals in 2021

    Cargo transport increased by 7,5% in the Port of Hirtshals in 2021

    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 restrictions due to the corona situation for the second year in a row. -There has been more space to transport cargo through the port with significantly fewer passengers. On the… Read More »Cargo transport increased by 7,5% in the Port of Hirtshals in 2021

  • Samskip broadens Baltic operations through the acquisition of Sea Connect

    Samskip broadens Baltic operations through the acquisition of Sea Connect

    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 Samskip’s pan-European multimodal network.   The Klaipeda-based shipping company, Sea Connect AB, to be renamed Samskip Sea Connect, offers shortsea services connecting Russia, Lithuania, Denmark, Germany, and the Netherlands. This acquisition… Read More »Samskip broadens Baltic operations through the acquisition of Sea Connect

  • Landmark project to capture and store CO2

    Landmark project to capture and store CO2

    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 up to 90% of the CO2 emissions from the involved industrial sites, playing an important role in contributing to the Paris Agreement goals. Baker Hughes, an energy technology company, and Borg… Read More »Landmark project to capture and store CO2

  • New director hired in the Port of Hirtshals

    New director hired in the Port of Hirtshals

    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 recruitment process. Per Holm Nørgaard comes from a position in Blue Water Shipping, where he has been employed as director PMO since 2018. Per Holm Nørgaard has been employed in… Read More »New director hired in the Port of Hirtshals

  • Go with the flow – avoid being stuck in a jam

    Go with the flow – avoid being stuck in a jam

    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 strategic focus areas support their goal of reduced emissions through intelligent utilization of the strengths from individual modes of transport. The EU aims to be climate neutral in 2050. To… Read More »Go with the flow – avoid being stuck in a jam