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Avind acquires Transpoint International and two of its Russian subsidiaries from VR Group

Avind International Oy acquires Transpoint International (FI) Oy and its two Russian subsidiaries owned by VR Group. With the acquisition, VR will divest its road logistics in Russia. Transpoint International has about 90 employees in Helsinki, Kotka and Vyborg. With the acquisition, Avind will become one of Finland’s largest Russian logistics companies, that offers services...

The Trans-Siberian route is stabilizing – second train transportation to Japan, Vietnam, and Singapore

Nurminen Logistics dispatched the first train to Japan on 15 April 2021 via the Trans-Siberia route. There has been a lot of demand for this train connection, and the second train to Japan, Vietnam, and Singapore departs on Monday 17 May. The third train on the same route departs on 5 June.  “It’s great that...

The cooperation between Rauanheimo and Terrafame deepens

Rauanheimo is now providing innovative total logistics services in an even larger scale for Terrafame, with the start-up of their new battery chemical plant. The cooperation between Rauanheimo and Terrafame goes far back, Rauanheimo has been a part of the logistics operations of the mine in Sotkamo from the early stages of planning and the...

Successful launch for eco-sustainable hybrid ro-ro vessel Finneco I

Finnlines Plc                                         The first new Finnlines’ hybrid ro-ro vessel was launched at the Nanjing Jinling Shipyard on 26 April 2021. The vessel will start sailing under the Finnish flag at the turn of the year. This is highly significant in terms of Finnish sea personnel and Finland’s security of supply. An important milestone in...

FIRST LETTERS OF INTENT FOR BATTERY MATERIAL PLANT SITES SIGNED

FINNISH BATTERY CHEMICALS Oy, a project company of Finnish Minerals Group, has signed letters of intent with the cities of Kotka and Hamina for industrial areas that could serve as the sites for precursor and cathode active material plants. No investment decisions have been concluded for the plants as of yet, but the preparations for...

Mayr-Melnhof Karton to acquire Kotkamills

Mayr-Melnhof Group has signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Kotkamills Group Oyj from its shareholders. The transaction is subject to customary completion conditions and regulatory approval. Closing of the transaction is expected by mid of 2021. The proposed acquisition will strengthen Mayr-Melnhof’s position in virgin-fiber based carton board. The integrated Kotka...

SpecialTransport by Stingray Cargo

Our member company on the road again: Beautiful day for loading!!! Vortex (10,2 x 3,9 x 4,0 m) delivery from Lievestuore Fin to Västerås. Reliable service loading on Sat and unloading on Mon morning. Swe. #stingraycargo #specialtransport #finnhub #OOG #vortex #erikoiskuljetus #bredlast #reliabletransport #transport #logistics

Railforum 2019

  International Seminar focusing on container transports between North Europe and Asia 26 September 2019, Kouvola, Finland The container train connection from Kouvola, Finland to Xi’an, China has now well-established  operations. Since the opening of the route in 2017, it has risen to new levels in cooperation with the other Nordic countries and new hubs...

OUR MEMBER COMPANY SILVASTI: SPECIAL TRANSPORT PARTNER TO AND IN RUSSIA

Managing and successfully running road transport operations to, and in Russia requires solid experience and local expertise. Thankfully, Silvasti has plenty of both. The majority of Silvasti’s transports from the west across to Russia deal with industrial machinery and equipment. In addition, there are local transports inside Russia that are handled directly by Silvasti’s subsidiary...

Statistics

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