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Jørn Askvik

Efficiency, sustainability, and connectivity at the service of maritime-land logistics chains

Shortsea Promotion Centre – Spain holds its Annual Conference at the Port of Huelva, discussing the new trends in logistics chains and promoting the development of SSS as a sustainable alternative. The Shortsea Promotion Center – Spain (SPC-Spain) and the European Shortsea Network (ESN) held their annual conference today at the Port of Huelva under the slogan ‘Shortsea Shipping: efficiency, sustainability and connectivity at the… Read More »Efficiency, sustainability, and connectivity at the service of maritime-land logistics chains

New direct Shortsea service connecting Finland, Latvia, the UK, and the Netherlands

Samskip announces a strategic expansion into the Baltic Sea region with a new direct shortsea service. The service directly responds to the demand for reliable shortsea service in the Baltic Sea region. The new Samskip service operates with a weekly Friday departure from Rotterdam and calls on Helsinki, Riga, and Hull. The service is effective from week 44. We are very pleased to welcome this new… Read More »New direct Shortsea service connecting Finland, Latvia, the UK, and the Netherlands

The Nordics and Europe connected in Hirtshals

The Port of Hirtshals is a multimodal logistics center strategically located to facilitate the seamless integration of various transportation methods. Its advantageous geographical position and well-established infrastructure on land enable the efficient connection of different forms of transport, resulting in streamlined transport solutions.   The Port of Hirtshals is one of Denmark’s largest ferry and transport ports and connects The Nordics and Europe. From Hirtshals, there… Read More »The Nordics and Europe connected in Hirtshals

The Highway between Europe and Norway

Predictable and efficient logistics ensure precise customer deliveries and are essential for logistics giant DHL. The stability and predictability of Color Line is why DHL has replaced asphalt with the sea route from Kiel to Oslo. It’s almost 09 a.m., and DHL is at the loading point in Hamburg. The cargo consists of postal items for Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL). At 10 a.m., the… Read More »The Highway between Europe and Norway

DFDS Botnia Seaways

DFDS with new freight service from Tilbury to Calais

DFDS announced a new Tilbury – Calais ferry service.  The unaccompanied freight service began in late June and replaced the current service from Calais to Sheerness. The new driverless freight ferry service further cements Tilbury’s position as the gateway to Europe. It supports their focus on achieving Net Zero by helping to remove trucks from the UK’s congested road networks. The new service started in… Read More »DFDS with new freight service from Tilbury to Calais

Live demo at Innovation HUB 23

“It’s a wrap” for this year’s edition of The Innovation Hub

The innovation hub in Kristiansand, organized by the Shortsea Promotion Centre and the Norwegian Ports Association on August 30, marks this event’s third anniversary. Sixty participants heard from leading players who each influence their industries by challenging established mindsets. The participants witnessed a live demo showcasing how an operator controlled various machines across different locations from a centralized control unit – The future is now!… Read More »“It’s a wrap” for this year’s edition of The Innovation Hub