Finnlines extends Spain -Zeebrugge service to Scotland

Finnlines will extend its Spain-Zeebrugge service to Scotland in March, adding round-trip sailings between Bilbao and Rosyth in addition to its existing services between Bilbao and Hull, Teesport, Tilbury and Gothenburg. The service is operated with modern ro ro vessels suitable for all kinds of commodities: trailers, including containers, mobile loads and breakbulk. Deck heights and ramp strength are suitable for a variety of oversized and overweight cargoes. The carrier said that ... [+]

Finnlines joins up with P&O for UK/Spain link

Grimaldi Group company Finnlines is offering a service for ro ro and containers between North Spain and the UK, connecting to and from P&O Ferries services at Zeebrugge. Finnlines is offering departures from Bilbao and Santander on Wednesday (the latter for self driving units) arriving in either Teesport or Tilbury the ... [+]

Back to Tilbury for Finnlines

Finnlines is operating a new weekly ro ro service between Tilbury, Helsinki and St Petersburg, reviving a service that last operated in 2006. Tilbury's senior asset manager, Paul Dale, said: “As the largest paper handling port in the UK, Finnlines will benefit from Tilbury’s expertise and connectivity in the South ... [+]

Finnlines goes back to the Grimaldis

Emanuele Grimaldi, joint owner of the Grimaldi Shipping group is to take back full control of subsidiary company Finnlines, following Uwe Bakosch's request to leave his post as CEO and president to concentrate on heading German subsidiary Finnlines Deutschland. Emanuele Grimaldi, who, together with his brother Gianluca and brother-in-law Diego Pacella ... [+]

Finnlines ‘had no part’ in Syria smuggling attempt

Finnlines says that it played no part in an attempt to smuggle banned material from Russia to Syria last January. The case concerns a containerload of tank spares that was unloaded from the M/S Finnsun at Vuosaari Harbour in Helsinki on 8 January. The Finnish Customs investigationrevealed that the container was ... [+]

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