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Two into one for Containerships

Containerships is to combine two formerly separate services into a new weekly Balt 7 route serving Klaipeda, Gdynia, Teesport and Tilbury. The service is designed to ensure increased supply of empty containers into Poland to meet growing demand and will be operated by two LNG -powered 1,380teu vessels. Departure from Gdynia is on Tuesday, Klaipeda Thursday, returning to Gdynia on Saturday, Teesport Wednesday and Tilbury Friday. [+]

Another Scots rail link for Teesport

Teesport has gained another rail link to central Scotland, to Elderslie near Glasgow. The route is a northwards extension of the existing Teesport to Doncaster service, and will be operated by GB Railfreight. It will allow for the deposit of empty containers and collection of export cargo through Teesport in ... [+]

Containerships links southern Spain with Liverpool and Dublin

Containerships has added a new service between the southern coast of Spain, the west coast of the UK, and Ireland, calling at Liverpool, Dublin, Cadiz, Cartagena and Valencia. It will be operated by four530teu  vessels in two weekly loops. There is capacity for 45-foot containers giving truck-equivalent capacity. Loop 1 calls ... [+]

Containerships adds Rotterdam/Ireland sailing

Containerships is to increase the frequency of its BENI route between Rotterdam and Dublin from two to three per week from 3 February. The additional sailing adds leaves Rotterdam on Saturday and arrives in Dublin on Sunday evening. One loop of the service also services Dunkerque and Cork. [+]

Containerships links Ireland to Dunkirk

Containerships has added a new call in Dunkirk to its BENI service between Rotterdam, Dublin and Cork, making it the only service running between the Republic of Ireland and the northern French port with a transit time of four days. Rail connections are available between Dunkirk, Paris and Metz as ... [+]

Containerships adds Poland shuttles

Containerships is expanding its service between Poland and the UK with dedicated shuttle services between Gdynia and Teesport and Gdynia and Tilbury, in addition to existing services. Port calls in the UK are on Tuesday and in Poland on Saturday. [+]

Containerships adds Cork call

Containerships has added a call in Cork to its weekly BENI service between Rotterdam and Dublin. It departs Rotterdam on Saturday arriving in Cork, via Dublin, on Tuesday, before returning to Rotterdam. [+]

Containerships adds Gijon call – updated

Containerships has added a weekly, Friday call in Gijon, northern Spain  to its service to Dublin and Liverpool. The service is supported by over 60 dedicated block trains per week serving the Spanish hinterland. Containerships has added a weekly, Friday call in Gijon, northern Spain  to its service to Dublin and ... [+]

New chief executive for Containerships

Rob Waterman has been appointed as chief executive of Containerships – CMA CGM GmbH based in Hamburg. He replaces Claude Lebel who is retiring. Waterman has been chief executive of CMA CGM (UK) Shipping since March 2013, based in Liverpool. [+]

Containerships ups UK sailings

Short sea operator Containerships is promising improved UK services as part of its new sailing schedule. There will be enhanced frequency and reduced transit time from the Baltic States to Great Britain and Continental Europe; five weekly sailings from Poland to Great Britain with perfect spread, ensuring most competitive transit ... [+]

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