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The Sweden Finland X-Press (SFX) Service is Back with a Refreshed Rotation!

X-Press Feeders is thrilled to announce that the Sweden Finland X-Press (SFX) service is back in action with a refreshed and improved rotation! This bi-weekly service promises to provide a fast and unique transit time, directly linking Northern Sweden and Finland with Hamburg and Wilhelmshaven. The refreshed bi-weekly SFX service will provide a fast and unique transit time with a direct link from North Sweden… Read More »The Sweden Finland X-Press (SFX) Service is Back with a Refreshed Rotation!

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X-Press Feeders Signs MOU with Six European Ports for Green Shipping Corridors

The historic agreement underscores a shared dedication to fast-tracking the creation of green shipping corridors and advancing the marine sector’s decarbonization in Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea. It also shows the importance of combined efforts and knowledge to foster sustainable maritime operations practices. X-Press Feeders, the world’s largest independent common carrier, has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with six European ports: Port of… Read More »X-Press Feeders Signs MOU with Six European Ports for Green Shipping Corridors

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Samskip connects Santander, Tilbury, and Rotterdam with this new shortsea service launch

At the beginning of April, Samskip launched a new shortsea container service connecting Santander, Tilbury, and Rotterdam. This service delivers intermodal transport’s reliability, security, and sustainability advantages to customers throughout Spain, supported by dedicated local customer support. The new service from Rotterdam offers customers a weekly Spain-Tilbury-Rotterdam shortsea option. This service remains highly cost-competitive against road-ferry alternatives and provides better reliability and substantially lower CO2… Read More »Samskip connects Santander, Tilbury, and Rotterdam with this new shortsea service launch

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

Spanish Shortsea Promotion Center – SPC Spain

Our association aim is facilitating the development of competitive multimodal transport chains with significant participation of the maritime mode.Its objectives and main activities are: Definition of the SSS The European and Spanish regulation in force define Short Sea Shipping (SSS) as the movement of cargo and passengers by sea between ports situated in geographical Europe or between those ports and ports situated in non European countries having… Read More »Spanish Shortsea Promotion Center – SPC Spain

THE EUROPEAN SHORTSEA NETWORK REQUESTS A MODIFICATION OF THE EMISSIONS TRADING SCHEME AND A MORATORIUM WHILE THE MODIFICATION TAKES PLACE

Madrid, November, 6, 2023 On 1 January 2024, the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) will start to apply to maritime transport, which will entail additional costs for ships calling at EU ports. Despite the significant efforts being made by Short Sea Shipping (SSS) companies to improve the energy efficiency of their fleet and reduce the emissions, there is currently no optimal solution for the… Read More »THE EUROPEAN SHORTSEA NETWORK REQUESTS A MODIFICATION OF THE EMISSIONS TRADING SCHEME AND A MORATORIUM WHILE THE MODIFICATION TAKES PLACE

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

“ESN Conference 2023: “Short Sea Shipping: Efficiency,

Sustainability and Connectivity at the Service of Maritime Logistic Chains”. Huelva (Spain) November 28th” The conference, organized under the Spanish Presidency of the European Shortsea Network (ESN) and scheduled for 28 November in Huelva, will feature a high level of national and international speakers, both institutional and sectoral. It will be developed around 3 axes with a huge impact on the competitiveness of Short Sea… Read More »“ESN Conference 2023: “Short Sea Shipping: Efficiency,

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