Freight News, Sea

Teesport gains link to islands and Iceland

[ March 29, 2019   //   ]

Dutch shipping line Cargow has introduced a new twice-weekly service linking Teesport with the Shetland Islands, Iceland and the west coast of Norway. With capacity for both containers and project cargo, the Frigg w operates between Rotterdam, Teesport, the Shetland and Faroe Islands, Reydarfjordur on Iceland’s east coast, Rotterdam and west coast Norway.

Tesport’s owners PD Ports said it would provide a new link for key sectors in the Tees Valley including project, offshore, wind, oil and gas.

Cargow chief executive Stefan Stefansson, said: “We have chosen Teesport because of its location, accessibility and connectivity for onward transport, as well as its high service level. We are pleased that Teesport is being added to our network and have confidence in PD Ports because the company is well experienced in handling both containers and project cargoes.”