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Press Release - Samskip's investments secure supply chain against Brexit  - 6.12.2018

Two years of pre-Brexit investment in North Sea container shipping services is proving decisive in winning shippers away from cross-Channel ferry routes at a critical time for UK-EU relations, according to leading multimodal operator Samskip.

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Update - Rhine Low Water - 21.11.2018

Please be advised that, per our previous communication, our Germany corridor is still impacted by the extreme drop in water levels along the Rhine river following the persistent heat and drought in Central Europe. 

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Winter Surcharge Russia - 6.11.2018

Due to seasonal increase in the local tariffs and the special weather and iceconditions prevailing in the St. Petersburg area during winter time we herewithinform you about implementation of a winter surcharge

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Samskip Netherlands-Italy rail service launch brings multimodal benefits to Amsterdam - 18.10.2018

Samskip is making a significant addition to its north-south continental rail services, launching direct services between Melzo and Amsterdam. 

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Chairman Samskip Rail, Henk van Dieren, awarded with the 'Spoorman van het Jaar 2018' award - 16.10.2018

Henk van Dieren, Chairman Samskip Rail, was honored with the 'Spoorman van het Jaar 2018' award. 

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Samskip Russia launches new trailer service expanding its line of customer solutions - 5.10.2018

Samskip Russia is launching a new trailer service from European countries to Russia, Baltics and CIS countries and vice versa as an expansion of its multimodal service.

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Denmark Rail closure 12-10 untill 16-10 - Door Door - 2.10.2018

We have been informed by Banedanmark, the Danish Rail Infrastructure Manager, that there will be a full track closure in Denmark impacting the lines we operate between 12.10.2018 22:10 until 16.10.2018 10:10. 

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Samskip launches new Antwerp/UK shortsea route expanding its European multimodal network - 1.10.2018

Samskip is launching a new shortsea service connecting Antwerp and Hull, in an expansion of its continent-UK multimodal network that also sees it debut at Belgium's largest port.

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Samskip upgrades Nor Lines shortsea service network connecting to Norwegian coasts - 28.9.2018

Samskip is restructuring the multi-purpose cargo and reefer services connecting North Sea and Baltic ports to Norway operated by subsidiary Nor Lines, in a move that adds capacity, frequency and new port options to the logistics mix. 

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New Samskip Executive Management Team appointed to head up next phase developments - 26.9.2018

Samskip has announced that a new Executive Management Team will take forward the development of Samskip, with effect from October 1st

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Mr. Birkir Hólm Guðnason Hired as CEO of Samskip Iceland - 24.9.2018

The board of Samskip hf. in Iceland has hired Mr. Birkir Hólm Guðnason as CEO. Mr. Guðnason previously held the position of CEO for Icelandair for ten years. Before becoming CEO for Icelandair he worked for six years managing various international operations for Icelandair and he enjoyed a total of 18 years with the company.


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Operational Announcement - Strike Portugal - 17.9.2018

Please be informed that stevedoring unions have declared a strike. 

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Samskip introduces new sailing schedule for its North Atlantic Service - 11.9.2018

Advancing with improved services to meet the demands of the market. Samskip is making significant changes to its shipping routes serving Iceland and Faroe Islands going into effect in October.

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Jens Holger Nielsen bids farewell to Samskip - 10.9.2018

Jens Holger Nielsen helped Samskip become one of the most important pan-European shipping and logistics companies offering multi-modal transport and related services by land, sea, rail and air, through a network of over 70 offices.

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Expert insight: Early Learning Initiative covers Dublin's summer break - 27.8.2018

"Securing funding for staff over the summer is a very important next step for us"

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Rhine Low Water - 23.8.2018

Please be advised that part of our Germany corridor is currently impacted by the extreme drop in water levels along the Rhine river following the persistent heat and drought in Central Europe Read more

Samskip relocates to Hull - 5.7.2018

Samskip Iceland is changing ports in the UK on 16 July, moving from Immingham to Hull. 

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Planned Strike of National Union of Port Workers - 30.5.2018

National Union of Port Workers have declared a strike for a halt of operations Read more

Quay Rent Change Portugal - 30.5.2018

The quay rent terms at the terminals in Portugal have changed

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Samskip, in co-operation with its partners, now offers a new service from Poland, Lithuania and Norway - 18.4.2018

This is a new route in the Baltic which started in the beginning of April 

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Samskip brings Rotterdam into Nor Lines' flexible LNG-powered service network - 18.4.2018

We are very pleased to announce that Nor Lines will include calls at Rotterdam for the first time in its weekly multipurpose liner service connecting to Western, Mid and Northern Norway, with effect from June 1st. 

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Samskip expands weekly shortsea and multimodal services between Amsterdam and Hull to three sailings per week - 11.4.2018

As per our previous communication, we are very pleased to announce that our brand-new service on the UK Trade operating between Amsterdam and Hull has expanded to three sailings per week

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Official opening's ceremony Amsterdam - Hull - 28.3.2018

We are very pleased to inform that today, Samskip, TMA Logistics and the Port of Amsterdam have officially opened the new shortsea and multimodal service between Amsterdam and Hull.

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Infographic - Send Packing - 22.3.2018

Always been curious how many Euro pallets and Block pallets we can fit into our variety of containers? See the infographic!

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Infographic - (Bi)cycle Of Life - 14.3.2018

Healthier living and a positive impact on our planet by just riding the bike? Check out this infographic about the (bi)cycle of life. 

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Start-up schedule new Amsterdam and Hull shortsea service - 13.3.2018

We are very pleased to announce a brand-new service on the UK Trade operating between Amsterdam and Hull, starting next Wednesday 21st March.

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Samskip introduces new shortsea and multimodal services between Amsterdam and Hull - 1.3.2018

Samskip announced a major enhancement in its shortsea and multimodal services between the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, with the addition of direct connections between Amsterdam and Hull. 

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Samskip Logistics and DC Logistics Brasil to extend the Brazilian offerings - 17.1.2018

Samskip Logistics and freight forwarding force DC Logistics Brasil have signed a national representation agreement. Read more

Samskip Infographic - Northern Lights - 15.1.2018

Check out our latest infographic on the Northern lights; our Hurtigruten coastal express offers the perfect way to see this phenomenon in the Arctic. Read more

Expert insight: The efficiency route to greener ships - 4.1.2018

Read how Nav-Tech Fleet Director, Christopher Goldsworthy, prepared for the EU's new Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) CO2 emissions regime.

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