Leading a 15-strong delegation to Hamburg and Lübeck, Kaspars Ozoliņš, Under-Secretary of State in the Latvian Ministry of Transport, and Ingo Egloff, Joint CEO of the Port of Hamburg Marketing (HHM), signed a co-op agreement.
The ferry company and the university, both based in Tallinn, have started a two year-long €100k scientific collaboration, the aim of which is to develop technologies for making car deck operations more efficient.
The Swedish company serving ferry traffic in the Stockholm archipelago has put in operation Yxlan, a diesel-electric vessel built by the Estonian Baltic Workboats and equipped with a hybrid drive from Danfoss Editron.
Effective from 1 January, trains on the Duisburg-Gądki/Pruszków route stop at the CLIP Intermodal Container Terminal in Swarzędz instead of Gądki and at PKP Cargo Connect's facility in Warsaw-Praga in place of Pruszków.
Kombiverkehr will as of 11 January reinstall a regular rail connection between the port's Norwegenkai and Hamburg's Billwerder, while at the same Color Line will open a completely new ro-ro route to Oslo.
Year 2018 is drawing to its conclusion. The past months, alike life itself, were full of ups and downs. It was a real Dickens of a job putting all the issues of the Baltic Transport Journal and the Harbours Review together - dozens of articles and hundreds of news items and Market SMSes, not to mention all the add-ons, such as our maps or the Baltic Yearbook.