New tyre requirements for heavy vehicles
If you are shipping cargo to any part of Norway this winter - be aware!
EU organizations want 45-foot containers
45-foot containers used in short sea shipping meets problems when transported on trucks in both EU and Norway. It's time to do something to fix this problem.
Trucking to Norway is getting more expensive
This is the claim of LKW Walter for transport to Norway. Here you can read their explanation!
Saved by the oil?
Low oil prices led to lower fuel prices for ships and trucks. Who got the biggest benefit?
Shippers pay to much for haulage
Shippers in many cases are overpaying for haulage services because of too strict requirements that add costs to carriers.
EU approves long vehichles
The European Parliament has approved that trucks of up to 25.25 meters of length and 60 tons of weight can cross borders, if both countries agree. This is a threat to coastal shipping by sea.
Unfair competition with trucks
While ships cover most of their costs, trucks are nowhere near of covering theirs. Is this a good policy?
A ship can not do this!
Sea transport is cheaper and more eco-friendly than road transport. But there are tricks that a truck can do that a ship cannot. Check out this video!
Truck protests is spreading
The Swedish truckers protest agains unfair competition in the trucking industry is spreading to Norway and other countries.
Trucks stop in Sweden
Truck drivers are stopping in Sweden today and every day until Christmas, to protest against unfair competition with foreign trucks.
Will remove trucks not fit for Norwegian roads
The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (Statens vegvesen) is now hiring 12 new inspectors. The goal is to remove trucks and heavy vehicles that are not up to Norwegian standard with drivers that do not follow Norwegian law.
Road tax for trucks in Sweden?
The new Swedish government wants to introduce a new kilometer tax for trucks and heavy vehicles as soon as possible.
Stopping foreign trucks arriving to Norway
Many foreign trucks are not prepared for winter conditions in Norway. They are stopped and their wheels blocked. Shippers with cargo to Norway should read this!
- Traffic hazardous trucks will be detained
The Norwegian transport minister shows muscles - and the short sea shipping operators are cheering.
Winter chaos on Norwegian roads
The snow in the last couple of weeks has made the Norwegian roads extremely difficult to maneuver on. Check out the chaos here! And choose short sea!
Be prepared - or stay home
We do not welcome non-experienced drivers with badly equipped trucks and trailers into our winter wonderland.
No more killer-trucks!
A Facebook-page was started last week – as a scream for help against foreign trucks coming into Norway without following the law. On icy roads these vehicles are killer-trucks.
Heavy vehicles destroy Norwegian roads
We have for a long time suspected it - but now it is proved.
Why does shortsea loose market share in Norway?
In the sendond quarter of 2013 we have witnessed a dramatic decrease of market shares for transport by sea to and from Norway. Why? - you may wonder. Here is the reason!
2500 trucks per day
This is the number of trucks passing the Norwegian border at Svinesund every day. Where are they going? Where do they come from? Who are the drivers? A brand new report provides the answer.
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