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Amended Italy rail services - 2.12.2013

Please take note of the amended Italy rail schedules for December 2013.

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Arrival new Samskip Coolboxx reefers - 27.11.2013

Samskip Multimodal is pleased to inform you 50 brand new Samskip Coolboxx reefers have arrived at the Rotterdam Shortsea Terminal this week.

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Samskip Multimodal to participate at Trans Poland 2013 - 4.11.2013

Samskip Multimodal is pleased to announce we will be exhibiting with a 20m²-stand (#35) at the Trans Poland 2013 at the Warsaw Expo XXI between November26-28, 2013.

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Port of Rotterdam elected "Port of the Year" - 25.10.2013

Samskip Multimodal is pleased to announce the port of Rotterdam was elected “Port of the Year” at the annual Containerisation International awards in London.

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Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal introduces Copenhagen rail service - 21.10.2013

As from the 4th of November, Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal will expand its intermodal network by adding rail shuttle services between Duisburg (D) and Copenhagen (DK).

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Samskip participated in the Arctic Circle conference - 15.10.2013

Samskip participated and endorsed the Arctic Circle conference held in Reykjavik 12-14 October. Many distinguished speakers participated in the conference, including Ban Ki-Moon UN Secretary General.
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Samskip Multimodal launches its own weekly West Coast shortsea service to Norway - 25.9.2013

As of September 30, Samskip Multimodal introduces its own weekly shortsea service to the Norwegian West Coast.

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Samskip Multimodal represented at Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany - 23.9.2013

Samskip Multimodal is pleased to announce that it is now represented at Miniatur Wunderland, a 1300 m² miniature world based in Hamburg, Germany.

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Samskip Multimodal sponsors F&L's General Meeting - 17.9.2013

Samskip Multimodal is pleased to announce it will sponsor The European Freight and Logistics Leaders Forum's (F&L) General Meeting held at the SS Rotterdam November 21st and 22nd, 2013.

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Samskip Multimodal receives 440 brand new 45ft containers - 18.7.2013

Samskip Multimodal is pleased to announce 440 brand new 45ft PWHC containers have arrived in Rotterdam in Q2, 2013.

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Statement from Samskip regarding transport of whale meat - 12.7.2013

For the sake of avoiding any misunderstanding, Samskip confims that it does not plan to
ship whale meat in the future.

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Samskip Multimodal launches new movie "Off the Road, Into the Future" - 11.6.2013

Samskip Multimodal is pleased to announce the launch of its new movie "Off the Road, Into the Future" on sustainable, cost-efficient transport.

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A new website for Samskip in Iceland - 30.5.2013

Samskip has opened a new website for its Icelandic operations on www.samskip.is after a few months of preparation.

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On their way to a Guinness world record - 17.5.2013

The four Icelanders leaving Kristiansand, Norway, today on their ocean rowing boat, Audur, will make their way to a Guinness world record if they achieve their goal; to be the first ones to row from Norway to Iceland calling Orkney Islands and the Faroe Islands. Read more
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13 logistics technicians graduate from Samskip Logistics School - 16.5.2013

Thirteen Samskip employees graduate as logistics technicians from Samskip´s Logistics School. This year, three students came from Poland, one from Morocco and one from the Philippines.  In total, 50 employees have graduated from the school since its foundation in 2008.

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Samskip Multimodal expands shortsea services to Hull, UK - 14.5.2013

As from today, Samskip Multimodal is increasing capacity on shortsea services connecting Rotterdam to Hull, United Kingdom, further reducing transit times.

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Samskip Multimodal to participate at Transport Logistic 2013 - 2.5.2013

Samskip Multimodal is pleased to participate at Transport Logistic 2013 at the new Munich Trade Fair Centre on 4 to 7 June 2013.

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Samskip in Brussels Seafood Show - 1.5.2013

Samskip participated in the annual European Seafood Exposition in Brussels, the largest seafood exhibition in the world. Read more

Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal purchases 100 new Mercedes-Benz Actros Euro 6-trucks - 1.5.2013

This week Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal will put the first batch of trucks of the in total 100 Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks into use.

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Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal expands rail service in Sweden - 29.4.2013

As from May 2, the intermodal network of Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal will be expanded, with a shuttle service between Duisburg (D) and Älmhult (SE).

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Iceland offices closed 1. May - 29.4.2013

Due to the 1. May, our offices will be closed that day.

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Samskip supports EC proposal on container weight - 17.4.2013

Samskip Multimodal supports the European Commission‘s proposal to revise the „Maximum Authorized Vehicle Weight“ article to allow maximum combined transport laden weights of up to 44 tonnes to move using 45ft containers.

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Iceland offices closed for Easter - 27.3.2013

Due to Easter holiday, our Iceland offices will be closed on March 28, March 29 and April 1.

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Ásbjörn Gíslason awarded Management Award from Stjórnvísi - 13.3.2013

Ásbjörn Gíslason, CEO of Samskip, was awarded yesterday the annual Management Award from Stjórnvísi, a non-profit organisation in Iceland hosting various conferences, seminars and work shops regarding management and management research. Read more

TransRussia 2013 - 5.3.2013

Samskip Multimodal is pleased to participate at the TransRussia 2013 at the Russia Exhibition Center in Moscow, Russia from April 23 to April 26, 2013.

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Multimodal 2013 - 1.3.2013

Samskip Multimodal is pleased to participate with a 50m²-stand at the Multimodal 2013 at the NEC Birmingham on 23 to 25 April 2013.

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Samskip opens new chapter in sea freight for rural Iceland - 25.2.2013

Samskip announces new sea freight service to and from Iceland, starting 18 March, shipping from West Fjords and North Iceland direct to Britain and European Continent
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Samskip Multimodal and Loadlok develop new lashing system - 18.2.2013

In cooperation with Loadlok, Europe's specialist provider of cargo control systems, Samskip Multimodal developed a lashing system to transport 8-cornered boxes in sliding tarpaulin containers.

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Samskip Multimodal shortlisted for 2013 Irish Logistics & Transport Awards - 15.2.2013

Samskip Multimodal shortlisted for the Green Mover Award and the Transport Company of the Year at the 2013 Irish Logistics and Transport Awards.

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Samskip Multimodal introduces part load services on Norway - 18.1.2013

Samskip Multimodal is pleased to announce that we now offer part load services (LCL/ groupage) on Norway as an attractive alternative to traditional road haulage part load services.

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