Samskip acquires Baltic shortsea shipping operator

Photo: Sea Connect

Rotterdam-based transport company Samskip has expanded its Baltic operations by acquiring shortsea specialist Sea Connect.

The Klaipeda-based shipping company, which will be renamed Samskip Sea Connect, offers shortsea services connecting Russia, Lithuania, Denmark, Germany, and the Netherlands.

Sea Connect operates three 1A ice class container vessels calling twice a week at Saint Petersburg and Rotterdam, weekly at Hamburg, and at Aarhus sub inducement.

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