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  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    SOL has become a new majority owner in compatriot logistics company Scanlog.

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Gothenburg-based shipping company Swedish Orient Line (SOL) has expanded its fleet with three ice class 1A super roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) vessels built in 2006 and 2007. The company said that it has taken control of Transpulp, Transtimber and Transpaper, all three of which are time chartered to Stora Enso, a provider of renewable solutions. Swedish Orient Line […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The new shipping company will service the region around the Baltic Sea.

  • 25 April 2019
    Vessels

    The newly formed Swedish shipping company, Wallenius SOL, has ordered a quarter of LNG-powered vessels to serve in the Gulf of Bothnia. 

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Gothenburg-based shipping company Swedish Orient Line (SOL) plans to expand its departure frequency between the Port of Gothenburg in Sweden and the Port of Zeebrugge in Belgium. The company’s vessels will now depart from Gothenburg seven times a week. Until now, there have been five departures of SOL’s vessels from Gothenburg. “We’ve seen an amazing increase […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Gothenburg-based shipping company Swedish Orient Line (SOL) plans to launch a new, weekly roll on/roll off (RoRo) service between Ventspils (Latvia), Zeebrugge (Belgium) and Tilbury (UK), starting from end-January. The new service is said to expand the company’s activities from its hub in Zeebrugge. “In our existing service on North Finland we have one sailing across […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    P&O Ferries and RoRO vessel operator SOL Continent Line have teamed up to combine services between the UK, Benelux and Scandinavia. Under the partnership, forwarders will be able to ship their freight from Tilbury and Teesport via Zeebrugge to Gothenburg through four weekly departures from Tilbury and four from Teesport respectively. The new services combine the daily routes […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Belgium’s PSA Zeebrugge and Stora Enso have extended their cooperation, with PSA’s Zeebrugge International Port (ZIP) Multi-Purpose facilities now being the main hub for Stora Enso’s Short Sea System (4S) of shipping connections with effect from November 15. With the consolidation of more services in Zeebrugge, the Stora Enso volumes in the port are expected to increase significantly. ZIP […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pan-European ferry operator P&O Ferries has reported that the number of freight units shipped between Gothenburg and Britain via its new link to the Scandinavian port has almost doubled compared with 2015. The company started a partnership with Swedish Orient Line (SOL) last year providing through which continental exporters can ship freight via SOL’s Gothenburg to Zeebrugge service, which […]

  • 2 April 2020

    CIMC Raffles, a part of the CIMC group, has kicked off construction of Wallenius SOL’s LNG-powered RoRo newbuilding at the Yantai shipyard.

  • 22 January 2020

    MAN Cryo – MAN Energy Solutions’ marine LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer –has signed the contract to supply the LNG fuel-gas supply systems to Wallenius SOL, the Swedish shipping line.

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ro-ro companies SOL Continent Line and P&O Ferries have joined forces to establish a new service between the Port of Gothenburg and the British ports of Tilbury and Teesport. This new collaborative venture involves the transshipment of freight at the Belgian port of Zeebrugge, to which both companies have regular direct services. Four SOL Continent […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ro-ro companies SOL Continent Line and P&O Ferries have joined forces to establish a new service between the Port of Gothenburg and the British ports of Tilbury and Teesport. This new collaborative venture involves the transshipment of freight at the Belgian port of Zeebrugge, to which both companies have regular direct services. Four SOL Continent […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    A new direct deep sea service to the Far East for Swedish import and export industry has been announced. The new service will include a weekly call to the Port of Gothenburg, commencing on April 18. Claes Sundmark, Sales Director at the Port of Gothenburg said: “We have worked for several years to attract more […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    China’s CIMC Raffles, part of the CIMC group, has started building the second LNG-powered RoRo ship for Sweden’s Wallenius SOL. CIMC Raffles started working on the newbuild on June 8 at its yard in Yantai. The ice class vessel is the second out of a batch of two vessels ordered last year and claimed to […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stena’s founder, Ship-owner, entrepreneur and family man, Sten Allan Olsson has passed away at the age of 96 years old. He leaves behind his children Madeleine, Dan, Stefan and Christofer and their families. Sten A. Olsson was one of Sweden’s greatest entrepreneurs of all time. He was born in 1916 on the island of Donsö, […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The newly-created shipping major China COSCO Shipping Corporation (COSCOCS), created from a merger between China Ocean Shipping and China Shipping Group, is set to announce members of its new container shipping alliance. The announcement is expected to be made today by China Shipping Cosco Group in Shanghai, the Wall Street Journal reports citing sources close […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    French liner giant CMA CGM submitted on Thursday a filing to the European Commission that is said to contain concessions expected to ensure the antitrust approval of its USD 2.4 billion takeover of Singaporean counterpart Neptune Orient Lines, data on the European Commission website shows. Under the proposal, the French company is expected to withdraw NOL’s APL from competing shipping alliances, Reuters […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission is considering to accept the offer submitted by fifteen container shipping companies to change their pricing policies in an effort to avoid fines over a suspected breach of antitrust rules, Reuters reported citing sources familiar with the matter. The investigation, which was launched in November 2013, looked into claims that major global container shipping companies have been making regular […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas (International) Limited, a parent company of Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), reported its net loss at USD 56.6 million for the first half of 2016, compared to a net profit of USD 238.6 million seen in the same period a year earlier. OOIL’s revenue for the first six months decreased to USD 2.5 […]

  • 17 December 2010

    On January 31, 2011 the Finnish shipping company Bore starts a new liner service between Helsinki and Oxelösund under the name HelOx Line. Initially Bore’s 1,400 lane meter ro-ro vessel Borden will operate on the route with three weekly sailings in each direction. Lindholm Shipping will be the agent both in Sweden and Finland. The […]

  • 12 November 2015

    Nord Stream AG informed on Thursday that the munitions object, found last week near Nord Stream Line 2 in the Baltic Sea, has been cleared and the gas pipeline has been reopened.  According to Nord Stream, the operator of the pipeline carrying Russian gas to Europe trough the Baltic Sea, the Swedish Armed Forces have cleared the munitions […]