Iceland & Faroe Islands

Samskip offers extensive services to customers in Iceland and the Faroe Islands. Frequent sailings to/from European mainland, the UK, and Scandinavia, hi-tech cold storage, sophisticated warehouse solutions and a domestic transport system offer total solutions for our customers.

Samskip operates five vessels in its Iceland and Faroe Islands service, Arnarfell, Helgafell, Samskip Bláfell, Samskip Skaftafell and Samskip Skálafell on schedules between Iceland, the Faroe Islands, the UK, the European mainland and Scandinavia. An important part of Samskip operations in Iceland is chartering for project cargoes and dry and bulk cargoes, along with agency services.

Samskip has built a unique system with a large fleet of trucks in a comprehensive transport network which reaches practically all domestic destinations within 24 hours. The head office is in Reykjavík, and regional offices and agents are located all over the country. Samskip also operates the Saefari ferry, sailing from Dalvik to the offshore islands of Grimsey and Hrisey.

Samskip operates a logistics centre with HACCP certification in recognition of the company’s observance of strict quality standards. Bar coding and electronic recording make stock control an easy matter, and enables customers to check on the status of their stock at any time.

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