A2B’s orange ships are its greenest yet

Short-sea operator A2B-online has ordered two multi-fuel methanol 650teu ships  from the Sedef Shipyard in Turkey. A2B says that they will reduce CO2 emissions by up to 95% and will have shore power and battery capacity to operate emission free during port and inland water operations. They also offer double the capacity of existing vessels without increasing the overall length significantly. A2B-online has developed the vessels together with Hamburg-based design and engineering company ... [+]

A2B adds Teesport sailing

Shortsea operator A2B-online has added an extra weekly sailing between Rotterdam, Botlek and Teesport. The service increases to four times per week from the end of January and boost total containers handled on the route to 40,000 per year. A2B has operated into Teesport since 2014. This particular service has run ... [+]

Managers take control at A2B-online

A management team led by Van Uden Group managing director Henk Bakker has bought all shares in short-sea container carrier, A2B-online, taking over from existing majority shareholder, De Vierhouten Group. Established in 2006, A2B-online operates container and shipping service for full and part loads to and from the UK through ... [+]

A2B expands Anglo-Dutch operation

Dutch-based transport company A2B-online Container has added a fourth weekly sailing on its service between Hutchison Ports’ London Thamesport in Kent and Moerdijk in The Netherlands.The new sailing was inaugurated by the A2B Comfort, one of six 508teu container ships operated by A2B in the North Sea.A2B’s group sales director, ... [+]

New truck park for Ipswich

Property firm Fenn Wright has acquired a site for a new lorry park and UK office at Orwell Crossing, Nacton, for logistics operator, A2B-online. Adjacent to an existing commercial truck stop, the new lorry park is next to the A14 and close to Felixstowe port. With its lorries historically parked in ... [+]

A2B adds Thamesport-Moerdijk link

A new service has been introduced by A2B-online, the Dutch-based multimodal transport company between London Thamesport and Moerdijk in the Netherlands. Starting on 28 January, it will offer three sailings a week on the 340teu MS Expansa. Moerdijk is seen by many operators as a faster, more accessible alternative to Rotterdam, ... [+]

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