Tyne gains Russia container link

Maersk's short-sea subsidiary Seago Line is to introduce an eight-day, two vessel service between the Port of Tyne and St. Petersburg, Russia. The Seago Wybelsum and Seago Calisto will call alternatively every Saturday at Tyne, boosting Tyne's container exports by about 50%. The new service will supplement the port's existing routes operated by Unifeeder and BG Freight, to Felixstowe, Grangemouth and Rotterdam. Port of Tyne's commercial director, logistics, John Tye, said: “It ... [+]

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