Samskip acquires Baltic short-sea specialist

European transport group Samskip has acquired shortsea specialist Sea Connect. The Klaipeda-based shipping company, which will be renamed Samskip Sea Connect, offers shortsea services to Russia, Lithuania, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands. Sea Connect operates three 1A Ice Class container vessels calling twice a week at St Petersburg and Rotterdam, weekly at Hamburg and at Aarhus sub inducement. Sea Connect managing director, Viacheslav Puzemskij and SCS-Russia managing director, Anton Larkinwill  remain ... [+]

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