Finnlines starts new direct service between Helsinki and Aarhus
Finnlines is reshuffling its services between Denmark and Finland and provides as of 28 May, 2018 direct service between Helsinki and Aarhus, the company said in its press release. There will also be a direct connection between Aarhus and Uusikaupunki, which offers new possibilities for cargoes between Denmark and Western Finland. Turku will be available via transhipment in Travemünde The new weekly service between Travemünde and Aarhus is especially suitable for all kinds of rolling cargo, particularly for high and heavy cargo unable to cross the Kiel Canal bridge due to weight limitations. The transit times will be shorter with direct departures, please see attached schedule.
APM Terminals to acquire full ownership of APM Terminals-Aarhus A/S from Aarhus Service Holding
APM Terminals has reached an agreement with joint venture partner Aarhus Service Holding for the purchase of the remaining 40% of the existing APM Terminals-Aarhus A/S facility, strategically-located on the Jutland Peninsula, in Denmark’s busiest port. The current business entity and ownership structure was created in August 2010, when APM Terminals Aarhus and Cargo Service A/S (subsidiary to Aarhus Service Holding A/S) combined their adjacent facilities in a 60/40 joint venture now operating as APM Terminals-Aarhus A/S, in which APM Terminals is the majority shareholder. The transaction will give APM Terminals full ownership of the facility.
Eimskip takes over the warehouse operation of Damco in Aarhus
Eimskip will strengthen its position in warehouse services in Denmark by entering into a strategic partnership with Damco and taking over a 15,500 square meters warehouse operation. Eimskip has been operating a warehouse of 6,000 square meters and with the agreement with Damco, the merged warehouse will be 21,500 square meters in total. After the changes, Eimskip will be the largest third party logistics provider in Aarhus, the company said in its press release. Aarhus is the second largest port in Scandinavia, handling over 600,000 TEU per year and the warehouse is located on the container terminal with direct access to the port. Source: portnewsUpload News