Containerships publishes stock release about the new service and cooperation with the Norwegian Viasea Shipping AS. Containerships will join forces with Norwegian Viasea Shipping AS and opens new route to Norway in order to strengthen its position in the Baltics and Poland. This partnership will enable the two shipping companies to offer highly competitive shortsea solution between Norway, Poland and the Baltic countries.
Containerships and Viasea Shipping AS are both dedicated shortsea operators focusing on door-door services in Europe, within each of its segments and areas. Containerships is strong in the Baltic sea, whilst Viasea is mainly connecting UK and continental Europe to Norway. Ambition to develop their services in new regions is the main reason for this cooperation.
Norway service strengthens Containerships plc’s position in the Baltics and Poland by adding even wider geographic coverage to customers. The co-operation with Viasea ensures that the company can offer reliable service also from and to Norway. The service will be a fixed weekly schedule. The transit time on this route is shorter and more predictable than most other freight alternatives. The first departure from Klaipeda will take place 5th April 2018.
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For further information, please contact:
Kari-Pekka Laaksonen, CEO
Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd