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Samskip launches dedicated intermodal rail service between Rotterdam and Italy - 9.12.2014

Samskip will launch a dedicated intermodal rail service connecting Rotterdam's Rail Service Centre and the Italian rail hub of Melzo, east of Milan.

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Cool moves.. go the distance - 4.12.2014

Shippers moving temperature-sensitive cargoes between Spain and Scandinavia have shown a particular readiness to commit to multimodal, following the start-up of scheduled rail services connecting two of Europe's most important hubs for unitised loads.

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Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal extends operations with Hector Rail - 25.11.2014

Hector Rail and Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal have agreed to extend the business relationship underpinning direct rail services between Sweden and the continent.

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Samskip's Chairman donates medicine and medical equipment to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone - 21.11.2014

The Aurora Foundation, a non-Governmental organization, donated 2,000 kilos of medicine and medical supplies to support the treatment of Ebola patients in the Republic of Sierra Leone.

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Samskip to feature in Paddington Bear movie - 20.11.2014

Samskip is pleased to feature in the much-anticipated Paddington Bear movie which is to be released November 28, 2014.

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GreenBridge to participate at Logitrans 2014 - 19.11.2014

Please be informed GreenBridge, the joint initiative of limited partners Samskip and Intercombi (ICL) Transport & Logistics, will be exhibiting at the Logitrans 2014 in Istanbul, November 19-21, 2014.

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Samskip puts multimodal transport on the Norwegian agenda - 11.11.2014

Samskip Multimodal signalled its continuing commitment to shortsea by presenting a ship model to the Norwegian Minister of Transport.
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Finalist Environment Award at 2014 BIFA Awards - 5.11.2014

Samskip has been nominated as finalist in the Environment category at the 2014 BIFA Freight Service Awards.

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GreenBridge takes stock - 29.10.2014

As ‘the new kid on the block', read GreenBridge's Manager Multimodal Services, Gert-Jan Meijer's view on the appetite for reliability, regularity and sustainability between Turkey and Europe here. Read more

Samskip Multimodal to participate at Trans Poland 2014 - 13.10.2014

Samskip is pleased to announce we will be exhibiting with a 20m²-stand at the Trans Poland 2014 at the Warsaw Expo XXI between November 5 and 7, 2014.

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Launch new movie "Let's move forward" – the Samskip-Bavaria-Nutricia showcase - 9.10.2014

Samskip is pleased to inform a new movie on synchromodal transport has launched discussing the Samskip-Bavaria-Nutricia case.

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Wagons roll south for Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal - 6.10.2014

As the 'voice of the industry', read MD of Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal, Johan Logtenberg's thoughts on the corridor of opportunity and Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal's outlook here.

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Samskip introduces 20 custom-built Krone 45ft chassis - 24.9.2014

Twenty custom-built, low-weight 45ft chassis from Krone are being introduced to the Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal.

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Samskip Multimodal shortlisted at 2014 Global Freight Awards - 16.9.2014

Samskip Multimodal shortlisted for the Supply Chain Partnership Award at the 2014 Global Freight Awards.

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Samskip adds 63 custom-built 20ft flatracks to its fleet - 15.9.2014

Samskip Multimodal has signalled its continuing commitment to shortsea services, following the delivery of 63 brand new Samskip flatracks.

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Samskip's response to the EU sulphur directive - 11.9.2014

From January, 2015 the EU sulphur directive will enter into force. Samskip explains how to meet the SECA exhaust gas limits and the cost impact.

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Samskip Akrafell in port - 7.9.2014

Samskip Akrafell that stranded Saturday morning in Iceland is now in the port of Eskifjörður and is secure. The crew is safe. 

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Samskip Akrafell stranded in Iceland - 6.9.2014

Around 05.00 this morning, Samskip Akrafell stranded at Vattarnes, between Reydarfjordur and Fáskrudsfjordur in Iceland.

Rescue team came shortly and the 13 man crew is safe. The weather on location is good. 

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Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal introduces new rail connection between Scandinavia and France / Spain - 1.9.2014

SVDM expands its intermodal network by adding rail shuttle services between Duisburg, Germany and Bettembourg, Luxembourg.

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Import/Export sanctions Russia trade - 8.8.2014

Please be advised Russian authorities have announced severe and extensive import bans with immediate effect. 

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New online Samskip CO2 emission tool - 1.8.2014

Samskip is pleased to inform you we have launched a new online CO2 emission tool with various new features.

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Samskip Multimodal introduces part load services between Italy and Ireland - 4.7.2014

Samskip Multimodal is pleased to announce that besides full container loads we now also offer part load services (LCL/groupage) between Italy and Ireland.

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Organisational changes - a foundation for profitable growth - 29.5.2014

Samskip is pleased to announce the following organisational changes within the Samskip group. Read more

European Supply Chain and Logistics Summit 2014 - 28.5.2014

Samskip Multimodal is pleased to announce we will be participating at the European Supply Chain and Logistics Summit 2014 in Barcelona.

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Samskip to participate at Breakbulk Europe 2014 - 28.4.2014

Samskip is pleased to invite you to visit us at the Breakbulk Europe show in Antwerp, Belgium.
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Samskip Multimodal partners Vattenfall Cyclassics 2014 - 22.4.2014

Samskip signs official partnership deal with the organisers of the Vattenfall Cyclassics.

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Samskip to participate at TransRussia 2014 - 7.4.2014

Samskip invites you to visit us at the 2014 TransRussia show at the Russia Exhibition Centre in Moscow between April 22 and 25, 2014.

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Samskip at Seafood Expo and Seafood Processing - 2.4.2014

Samskip will be participating in Seafood Expo and Seafood Processing in Brussels 6-8 May.  

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Samskip Multimodal to participate at the Multimodal 2014 - 31.3.2014

Samskip Multimodal to participate at the Multimodal 2014 at the NEC Birmingham from 29 April to 1 May 2014.

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Samskip Multimodal adds 140 new reefers to its fleet - 25.3.2014

Samskip Multimodal recently added 140 brand new electrical reefer containers to its fleet, further enhancing its capability to ship temperature-controlled or perishable goods across Europe. Read more

Samskip Multimodal to support Irish parents, communities and schools in the education of children - 25.3.2014

Samskip Multimodal is pleased to inform we will be sponsoring the Irish Early Learning Initiative (ELI) at the National College of Ireland. Read more

Bavaria prefers the ‘Blue Road' for continental container transport using Samskip's multimodal expertise - 21.3.2014

Bavaria will switch its cargo flows to Italy to rail and inland waterway transport. Read more

Samskip Multimodal shortlisted at 2014 Irish Green Awards - 18.3.2014

Samskip Multimodal is pleased to announce we have been shortlisted for the Green Transport Award at the 2014 Irish Green Awards. Read more

CHEP, Heinz and Samskip join forces - 7.3.2014

CHEP, Heinz and Samskip have reached a supply chain cooperation agreement that will maximise equipment utilisation and achieve joint objectives on efficient and sustainable transport. Read more
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Samskip got the gold - 6.3.2014

Samskip has been awarded by the Confederation of Icelandic Employers as a leading company in enhancing human capital in structured and varied ways by effective training program. Read more

Changes in maximum cargo weight for intermodal transport in Slovakia - 6.3.2014

Please be informed Slovakian legislation regarding the maximum payload for intermodal transport in Slovakia has been changed.

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Samskip Multimodal shortlisted at 2014 Irish Logistics & Transport Awards - 19.2.2014

Samskip Multimodal shortlisted for the Transport Company of the Year and Green Mover Award at the 2014 Irish Logistics and Transport Awards.

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Samskip Multimodal develops a company-wide Social Media Marketing Campaign - 4.2.2014

Samskip Multimodal Social Media campaign aims to raise the company's profile with clients and other stakeholder.

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Redefining transport connections between Turkey and Europe - 15.1.2014

Samskip Multimodal B.V. and Intercombi (ICL) Transport, as limited partners have launched the joint initiative GreenBridge C.V., offering high frequency connections between Turkey and Europe.

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