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First LNG spot shipment in Świnoujście

The carrier Arctic Princess will bring 141.0 thou. m3 of Liquefied Natural Gas to the Polish Oil and Gas Company's LNG Terminal in the Port of Świnoujście.

Lysekil's potential upgrade under investigation

Preem has signed an agreement with the New York-headquartered Beowulf Energy concerning a potential low sulphur upgrade of Preem's Lysekil port-located refinery.

Godby's new charter agreements

The Åland-based ship-owner Godby Shipping has signed new charter deals for its Link Star and Baltica ro-ro/multipurpose ships.

New Baltic-Middle East ro-ro/con-ro service

Starting June 2016, the Saudi shipping company Bahri General Cargo will start a new regular service linking the Port of Gdańsk with the Middle East via the Bay of Biscay and the North Sea.

New Poland-China rail box service

PCC Intermodal together with its Chinese partners from the City of Chengdu and the Sichuan Province have launched a new regular container train service between Kutno and Chengdu.

Szczecin's new quay

The 400 m long and 6.5 m deep facility has been named Nabrzeże Mazowieckie-pirs and is located on the Ostrów Brdowski island in the Port of Szczecin.


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BTJ 2/2016

We are very pleased to announce that the 2/2016 issue is ready and - as always - packed with various topics and articles.

BTJ 2/16 - Report: The Baltic port market in 2015

Figures collected by the BTJ team - although not in all cases final-stamped by national statistics authorities - show that last year the turnover of Baltic ports reached more or less the 2014 level.

BTJ 2/16 - Focus: TEN-T developments

The Baltic Sea region (BSR) is crossed by three core network corridors (CNCs) – Scan-Med, North Sea-Baltic and Baltic-Adriatic, and has direct access to the fourth, the Orient/East-Med.

BTJ 2/16 - Needed: an interregional maritime knowledge hub. Transferring Baltic Sea best practices to the Arctic

The Arctic Ocean, an area previously reserved exclusively for scientific exploration or risky business ventures, is opening up...

BTJ 2/16 - More hopes than fears. Emerging markets' 2016 logistics performance outlook

Since the term "emerging markets" was coined by the World Bank's International Finance Corporation, most of the parties have undergone a profound change.

BTJ 2/16 - Port Package third attempt: Packed, wrapped... delivered? A proposal for a Port Service Regulation in the legislative process

This winter, a major step towards adopting the controversial proposal for a Regulation... 

BTJ 2/16 - Intelligent freight wagons. Digitalization in rail

Digitalization has a signifiant impact on virtually each and every aspect of human life, including rail freight transports. 

BTJ 2/16 - The need for development. Inland navigation in Poland

There are various benefis to investing in inland navigation. Water transport, if properly run and managed, is deemed as the cheapest and the safest.

BTJ 2/16 - Not to cut too deep. DNV GL's outlook for the oil and gas industry in 2016

A weak global economy and low hydrocarbon prices have stymied the gas & oil sector to cut back expenditures and reallocate spending to improve ineffiencies.

BTJ 2/16 - Building competitiveness into operations. Advanced permanent magnet drive trains for greener shipping

Stricter regulations and lower profit margins are forcing shipbuilders, owners and operators to re-think conventional power configurations. 


The first multimodal shipment

Some half a century ago the Yanks put a weird contraption on the market, namely an empty metal box.

Pirates of the Baltic

Fortunately, our sea today is not a witness to pirate raids similar to those depicted in the Captain Phillips movie.

A niche in the niche

Our devoted readers know that this column has a soft spot for airplanes able to land on water, and particularly for flying boats.

Flying dream that sharply dropped

In 1952 the nearly forgotten, though never by us, British factory Saunders-Roe made the world’s largest all-metal flying boat for transatlantic flights.

Airship on a ship

Bees in bulk are the lightest cargo carried by ships according to some sea tales told to landlubbers…


Baltic Ports Organization


IV Baltic Maritime Forum

IV Baltic Maritime Forum

23-28 May 2016 • RU/Kaliningrad

Breakbulk Europe 2016

Breakbulk Europe 2016

23-26 May 2016 • BE/Antwerp

Global Rail IT & Security Congress 2016

Global Rail IT & Security Congress 2016

25-26 May 2016 • CN/Shanghai

Grain Forum & Maritime Days in Odessa

Grain Forum & Maritime Days in Odessa

26-28 May 2016 • UA/Odessa

ICHCA Container Weighing Seminar

ICHCA Container Weighing Seminar

1 June 2016 • BE/Antwerp



1-3 June 2016 • UA/Odessa

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