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Spanish strike actions suspended - 17.2.2017

The strike actions scheduled for the 20th, 22nd and 24th of February have been called off. Read more

Samskip further enhances the Norway Oslofjord service - 9.2.2017

Please be informed that the sailing schedules for the Norway Oslofjord service will be optimized further.

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Flat out commitment - 11.1.2017

Read "A day in the life" of truck driver Bram Binnendijk who has a 20-year career in haulage and a solid dedication to the flatrack business.

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Samskip, Smurfit Kappa and BCTN Roermond join forces - 9.1.2017

Smurfit Kappa, Samskip and BCTN are proud to announce that they have set up a cost effective, sustainable transport solution to take cargo off the road.

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Samskip extends operations with Hector Rail - 23.12.2016

Hector Rail and Samskip have agreed to develop their partnership on Sweden and the continent further.  Read more

Happy Holidays! - 16.12.2016

Samskip wishes you a Merry Christmas and a healthy and successful 2017!

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Samskip and Rail Cargo Group combine multimodal networks to connect Romania and Sweden - 13.12.2016

Samskip and the Rail Cargo Group have announced plans to link their multimodal transport networks by launching a rail connection between Curtici, Romania and major logistics centres in Sweden. Read more

Norway West Coast Sailing Schedule as of week 46 - 11.11.2016

Please be informed that the sailing schedules at the West Coast of Norway will be optimized further as of week 46. Read more

Samskip and Howdens awarded a Highly Commended for the 2016 Supply Chain Partnership Award - 8.11.2016

Samskip and Howdens have been awarded a Highly Commended at the prestigious Global Logistics Award 2016 for Supply Chain Partnership. Read more

Samskip renews ISO9001:2008 certification - 28.10.2016

Samskip successfully retains the ISO9001:2008 certification, and extended the validity of the certification for the next three years. Read more

Samskip opens new office in Bergen, Norway - 26.10.2016

Samskip is pleased to announce that we have opened a new office in Bergen, Norway for the former staff of Euro Container Line. Read more

Samskip Container Vessel Management - 24.10.2016

Samskip to introduce a dedicated in-house Vessel Management Team to assure commercial and quality excellence.
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Samskip infographic - A constructive contribution - 24.10.2016

Check out our latest infographic on our constructive contribution to the Building industry!
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Samskip to put innovative lightweight container on display at Intermodal Europe 2016 - 20.10.2016

Samskip is pleased to announce we will put a lightweight container with innovative composite floor and tailor rolled blanks on display at the Intermodal Europe 2016.

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Women can cross borders to a career in logistics - 20.10.2016

As the industry that has made globalisation possible, transport should reflect the world around us, but it is only relatively recently that the sector's diversity has begun to extend to the male/female mix.

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Samskip becomes Europe's first to see the benefit through carbon emission-cutting glass - 17.10.2016

Samskip is Europe's first company to benefit from a lasting way to save energy and reducing carbon emissions through the installation of specially laminated glass.

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Samskip enhances services on Spain - 12.10.2016

Samskip has increased the number of sailings between Rotterdam and Bilbao and has enhanced the rail set-up into Barcelona.
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Samskip completes reefer acquisition as Silver Green becomes Silver Sea - 10.10.2016

Silver Green AS, owned 50% by Samskip, is changing its name to Silver Sea AS to mark the finalisation of a series of ownership changes.

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Samskip acquires Euro Container Line to further strengthen its presence in Nordic area - 29.8.2016

Samskip has completed the acquisition of Euro Container Lines, building on a strategy for growth in the Nordic area to make its largest ever acquisitive move in Norway.

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Samskip, frigoCare and Zon Exploitatie Nederland to launch the largest solar panel system in Rotterdam - 22.8.2016

Samskip completed a major environmental protection project, installing the largest solar panel system in the port of Rotterdam as part of its Sustainability Strategy.

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Samskip special on multimodal transport to run on Dutch national TV - 19.8.2016

Sunday 28th August, a 6-minute Samskip feature on multimodal transportwill run on Dutch national TV. Read more

Samskip adds 200 new 40ft high cube reefer containers to its fleet - 29.7.2016

Samskip adds 200 new 40ft reefer containers to its fleet to further enhance its capability to ship temperature-controlled goods.

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Samskip finalist at the Global Freight Awards! - 14.7.2016

Samskip has been selected as a finalist in the Supply Chain Partnership category of the 2016 Global Freight Awards.

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Samskip accredited for Environmental Management System - 12.7.2016

Samskip has secured ISO14001:2015 certification, becoming one of the very first Dutch companies whose Environmental Management System is recognised under the renewed Quality Assurance scheme. Read more

Samskip to fund Greenland White-fronted Goose research - 4.7.2016

Samskip is reinforcing its commitment to the environment by backing new research into the causes of a 20-year population crash in one of the wild Atlantic's most extraordinary species.

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Samskip looks to floor its rivals - 29.6.2016

Samskip strengthens its competitive position by introducing a new type of composite container flooring in partnership with CIMC ECO New Material Development.
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Hockey star Hidde proves school inspiration - 13.6.2016

Read how hockey international Hidde Turkstra inspired the children of the IMC Weekendschool.

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Samskip and professional hockey player join forces to inspire the children - 7.6.2016

On 1st, June 2016 Samskip organised a hockey clinic for the children of the Rotterdam branch of the IMC Weekendschool.

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Samskip sharpens competitive edge with reefer track and trace - 6.6.2016

Samskip has launched track and trace capability across its 45ft refrigerated container fleet, bringing web-based remote management for temperature-controlled cargoes throughout the Samskip network.

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Expert insight: Early learning gives Dublin's Docklands kids a chance - 30.5.2016

Samskip is proud to be involved with the Dublin Early Learning Initiative, a programme aimed at benefiting children from Dublin's disadvantaged Docklands area.

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Samskip Infographic - Swedish Services - 20.5.2016

Check out our latest infographic on our Swedish services: fast reliable, green and direct? Absolutely! Read more

Samskip and Pro-Log mark 10-year partnership by doubling barge services - 20.5.2016

Multimodal network operator Samskip and inland waterway transport provider Pro-Log are celebrating the 10th anniversary of barge operations connecting Rotterdam and Duisburg by adding a second vessel.

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Giant 600-tonne cranes roll into place in Hull terminal - 17.5.2016

Two giant cranes have rolled into place as part of a £15m investment in Hull by Associated British Ports (ABP).

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Samskip opens new office in Oslo, Norway - 12.5.2016

Samskip is pleased to open a new office in the maritime hub of Oslo, Norway

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New SOLAS Container Weighing documents - 9.5.2016

Please be advised that an overview of the local SOLAS regulations and a list of publicly available weighbridges have now been published on the dedicated SOLAS web page.

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New generation curtain-sided container shows its tougher side - 4.5.2016

Samskip is proud to introduce the next generation of 45ft curtain-sided containers; designed for enhanced endurance.

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We Need Your Vote! - 15.4.2016

As a proud sponsor of the National College of Ireland's Early Learning Initiative, Samskip needs your vote!

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Samskip to participate at TransRussia 2016 - 6.4.2016

Samskip to join the TransRussia fair held in Moscow between 19-22 April, 2016.

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How to Provide the Verified Gross Mass - 5.4.2016

From July 1st, 2016 the amended SOLAS Guidelines will enter into force. Samskip explains what this means in practice when transporting your goods with us.

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Multimodal 2016 - 4.4.2016

Samskip is pleased to announce we will be exhibiting with a custom-designed 25sqm-stand at the Multimodal 2016.

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Q&A: Container weight principles and principals - 30.3.2016

Samskip Trade Director Caesar Luikenaar answers questions from shippers on the Verified Gross Mass (SOLAS).

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Samskip donates computers to support the education of local community in Sierra Leone - 21.3.2016

Samskip, donated 100 PCs and laptops for a free ICT training among Freetown citizens in the Republic of Sierra Leone.

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Expert insight: Tools of the Multimodal Trade - 2.3.2016

Fleet manager Tim van de Roest explains how Samskip maximises scale economies by considering every detail of its fleet.

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Samskip to appoint new agent in Estonia - 1.3.2016

Effective from March 1st, Samskip is pleased to advise we have appointed the following agent in Estonia.

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Verified Gross Mass - Explained - 26.2.2016

From July 1st, 2016 the amended SOLAS Guidelines will enter into force. Samskip explains how to meet the new requirements and what this means in practice when transporting your goods with Samskip.

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Expert insight: Bearable lightness of being multimodal - 23.2.2016

Danny de Koning explains how Samskip is achieving continuous reductions in container tare weight.

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Samskip Logistics acquires German logistics company Züst & Bachmeier - 1.2.2016

Samskip Logistics acquires German logistics company Züst & Bachmeier (Bremen) GmbH, taking full ownership of the company.

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Samskip extends shortsea services in Norway - 28.1.2016

Samskip has expanded its shortsea service network in Norway with Kristiansund and Molde by adding Gjemnes as its 10th port of call. Read more

Shippers to declare verified gross weight for all containers - 12.1.2016

From July 1st, 2016 the amended SOLAS Guidelines will enter into force. Samskip explains how to meet the new requirements regarding the verification of the gross mass of packed containers.

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Samskip Animation - The sustainable alternative! - 2.11.2015

With mounting road congestion and fossil fuel scarcity, the cost of conventional road transport continues to rise. Samskip is doing more than most to present a sustainable alternative; taking mileage off the road.

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