Freight News, Sea

Yet more space for Rotterdam-Humber route

[ September 3, 2014   //   ]

DFDS is increasing in capacity on its Rotterdam-Immingham freight route. From 9 September there will be two extra round trips departingf on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Rotterdam and on Wednesdays and Fridays from Immingham, all at 14:00. They will be operated by the Anglia Seaways which is joining the existing ro-ro freight ships, Fionia Seaways and Hafnia Seaways.

Route director Netherlands, Allan Hull, said: “We have seen increasing customer demands for more capacity on our Rotterdam-Immingham freight route. We also anticipate further demands for capacity in the fourth quarter.”

Earlier, Stena Line said it was adding capacity between Rotterdam Europoort and Killingholme. The Stena Scotia, will operate three times weekly from 2 September, departing Killingholme at 22.00 on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday and returning from Rotterdam at 17.00 on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.