Viasea launches new weekly service
Viasea is expanding their services and will offer Port of Kristiansand as part of their weekly schedules from Europe and the Baltics.
Introducing shortsea reefer transport
Reefer containers have long been commonly used in overseas trade. Now NCL also offer them for shortsea transport from Norway.
Unifeeder acquired by DP World
The battle for the European feeder and shortsea market is getting more heated. Unifeeder is taken over by a Dubai company.
New RoRo Line Kiel-Oslo
Color Line increases their capacity on the Kiel-Oslo route and have acquired a decicated RoRo vessel for this purpose.
Nor Lines calls on new ports
In their new schedule, Nor Lines has added Rotterdam and Risavika (Tananger) to their sailing list.
Award for Hans Kristian Haram
The manager of Shortsea Promotion Centre Norway receives top transport and logistics award in Norway for work related to shortsea shipping.
Unifeeder goes for LNG
The world first shortsea container vessel with LNG is operated by Unifeeder.
Model testing of autonomous vessel
Final design of “Yara Birkeland” revealed – model commences testing at SINTEF Ocean.
3 million tons from road to sea
The first award for modal shift is completed. Grants of NOK 93 million has been given to six projects.
SPC Norway and Poland cooperate
In a joint campaign, the promotion centres join forces to promote shortsea shipping.
European Motorways of the Sea
The maritime motorways are considered the maritime pillar of the Trans-European Transport Network contributing towards the achievement of a European Maritime Transport Space without barriers for Short Sea Shipping.
Maritime Transport under CEF
EU supports developments of Motorways of the Sea, maritime port and innovation and new technologies.
EU offers support for green shipping
Both guarantees and grants are offered for investments in sustainable shipping.
ESSF - Productive cooperation
EU and the maritime industry work jointly to make shortsea shipping more sustainable through European Sustainable Shipping Forum. This has given results.
The air is getting cleaner
EU has implemented and enforced the sulphur directive. This has given results.
EU will measure CO2 from shipping
EU has developed rules for monitoring report and verification of CO2 emissions. Monitoring will start in 2018.
EU funding for maritime research
Horizon 2020 supports research, development and demonstration. New calls are well suited for Norwegian parties.
Digital Transport and Logistics Forum
EU has created a forum to improve the administration and operation of transport by use of digital documents.
Ship to Norway from Poland – First event
Interested transport customers attended the first campaign event hosted by Greencarrier to learn how the they can save money and save the world.
Acquisition Nor Lines by Samskip cleared
The Norwegian Competition Authority has notified Samskip that the acquisition of activities associated with Nor Lines AS is cleared.
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