Finnish-based short sea operator Containerships is improving connections for the Swedish market by adding links from Gothenburg and Helsingborg.
Finnish-based short sea operator Containerships says it is improving connections for the Swedish market by adding links from Gothenburg and Helsingborg. The move is aimed at improving links the industrial centres of Swedenand Russia, the Baltic States, Central Asian Republics and the Eastern Mediterranean are concerned.
A statement says: ?Calling both Gothenburg and Helsingborg will improve the service range Containerships offersto the Swedish market and provide competitive transit times to and from new areas such that East Mediterranean which is now served by Containerships vessels following the acquisition of Contaz early March.?
Containerships Group is a Finland based joint venture between Finnish Container Finance and Icelandic transportation company Eimskip. Containerships operates 16 vessels ranging between 250 and 1,000 TEU capacity and a fleet of 14,000 own containers ranging from 20" to 45". Containerships recently acquired Turkish carrier Contaz, increasing its shortsea coverage to the East Mediterranean markets.