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 times from Poland to Great Britain; three weekly sailings to Teesport with departures on Monday, Thursday and Saturday; and two ... [+]

Containerships doubles Poland-Thamesport sailings

Short-sea operator Containerships recently taken over by CMA CGM – is to add a second weekly service from Gdynia, Poland to London Thamesport. The service offers improved transit times from Gdynia of 3-4 days and 4-6 days for the return journey. [+]

CMA gets green light for Containerships takeover

CMA CGM said on 23 October that its agreement to take over Containerships owner Container Finance, signed in June, has been accepted unconditionally by all relevant competition authorities. The deal is expected to be completed on 31 October. [+]

CMA to buy Containerships

CMA CGM Group is to acquire Container Finance, owner of Finnish-headquartered intra-European shipping operator, Containerships, subject to regulatory approval. Founded in 1966, Containerships has a strong presence in the Baltics, Russia, Northern Europe, North Africa and Turkey. With a workforce of 560 people, it also offers services by truck, rail and ... [+]

Containerships in St Petersburg switch

Containerships has replaced the Moby Dick terminal with a call at Bronka in St Petersburg to its schedules. It includes the service to and from Teesport and Thamesport. [+]

Teesport takes Containerships title

PD Ports’ Teesport has been awarded Terminal Operator of the Year by Finnish shipping and logistics group, Containerships. The line’s vessel operations manager in the North East, Michael Povey, said the high service levels at Teesport played a significant part in the award. A 10% rise in throughput was supported ... [+]

Containerships builds green vessels

Finnish-owned shortsea operator Containerships is having four new dual-fuel container vessels built in Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in China, with options for further four. The main engine meets future NOx tier III requirements in gas mode and all vessels are equipped with an auxiliary engine. The new short-sea vessels have a ... [+]

Containerships offers new St Petersburg option

Containerships has launched a direct service between Teesport, Rotterdam and Neva Metal terminal in St. Petersburg as part of its weekly Baltic loop. The carrier already provides a link between Teesport and St. Petersburg Moby Dik terminal. Neva Metal has a direct rail connection which improves transit time to Russia ... [+]

Containerships adds St Pete call

Containerships is launching a direct call at Neva Metal in St. Petersburg to complement the existing call at the port's Moby Dik terminal on Kronstadt Island. The Neva Metal Terminal will be included in the weekly Intra Baltic loop which also calls at Lübeck, Aarhus and Helsinki. Neva Metal is ... [+]

Russia brings in truck tolls

Russia has introduced trucks tolls, according to shipping operator Containerships. Fees are currently 2.5 euro cents per km on federal roads but will rise to 5 cents from 1 March next year. Roads are equipped with transponders and trucks must use corresponding radio transponders. Containerships says that the tolls are ... [+]

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