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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...

Shipbrokers are optimistic about the sea transport market

At the turn of the year, the Finnish Shipbrokers Association conducted a member survey that was answered by 30 administrative representatives of the Association’s member companies. The respondents included shipping companies, port operators, ship agents and chartering brokers. Of the responding companies, 67% expect the demand for sea transports to increase over the next three...

In Loviisa corn gently from railcar to the flat stores due to new railcar unloading pit elevator

In Loviisa was built new elevator in railcar unloading pit to be able to by-pass silos. This 15 meter high elevator moves from unloading pit corn (or wood pellets, sugar beet pulp pellets, soymeal etc…) to the truck, which drives it to the  flat stores, which are located nearby. Intake capacity is 200 tons per...

Nurminen Logistics starts weekly railway connection between Helsinki and Hefei, China

Nurminen Logistics opens a new railway connection between Helsinki and Hefei, China in October. New connection offers fast and efficient transportation solutions to Finnish import and export industries. Nurminen Logistics transports freight between Finland and China just in 14 days. Traffic will start on 17th of October 2018 from Helsinki. During the autumn there will...

Finnlines invests in sustainability – three new green ro-ro vessels ordered

Finnlines Plc Media release 3.5.2018: Finnlines continues to invest in increasing its vessel capacity and has signed an order for three ro-ro vessels from the Chinese Jinling shipyard. The vessels delivery is expected as from 2020-2021. The total investment will be over EUR 200 million. The vessels are 238 metres long and will have a...

FINNLINES DECIDES TO EXERCISE THE OPTIONS TO LENGTHEN TWO MORE RO-RO VESSELS

Finnlines’ EUR 70 million Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction Investment Programme was launched with the lengthening of four vessels in 2017, with an option of additional two. Finnlines has now decided to exercise the option for the lengthening of the two additional vessels. The first two vessels, MS Finntide and MS Finnwave, have already been...

VISITING PORT OF GDANSK

Last week at Finnhub spring meeting we had a chance to visit Port of Gdansk. What a huge development from  our last visit 2012! Port of Gdansk handled 40,6 milj.  tons in 2017 (2012 was handled 25 milj. tons). In containers Port of Gdansk is on a second place in the Baltic sea with the...

Statistics

The Finnish Transport Agency produces and publishes maps, statistics, publications, data sets and open data on traffic and routes:

https://www.liikennevirasto.fi/web/en/data

Finnish Port Association:

http://www.finnishports.fi/eng/statistics/

Finnish Customs:

http://tulli.fi/en/statistics