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Rail Baltica infrastructure management study tender

The joint venture RB Rail has launched an open competition for preparing a study on infrastructure management of the standard gauge railway to link the Baltics with the EU.

Tallink sells two of its ferries

The company has sold for EUR 133.5 mln the ro-paxes Stena Superfast VII and Stena Superfast VIII to their current charterer Stena Line.

Deltamarin further contracted to work on Viking Line's newbuild

The Turku-based company has signed EUR 11 mln worth contracts with the Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry which is constructing a new gas-run ferry for Viking Line.

Global Ports' Moby Dik takes in new machinery

A fully-assembled Liebherr LHM 420 mobile harbour crane has been sea shipped from the manufacturer's plant in Rostock port to the Russian sea container terminal in St. Petersburg.

Decided - the Baltic Sea to become part of NECA

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has designated the Baltic and North Seas, together with the English Channel, to form a Nitrogen Emission Control Area.

New ro-ro service between Naantali and Oxelösund

As of July 5th, Finnlines' Ice Class 1A vessel Finnmaster links the two ports in question eight times a week.


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BTJ 2/2017

We are very pleased to announce that the 2/2017 issue is ready and - as always - packed with various topics and articles.

BTJ 2/2017 - Report: Baltic port market in 2016

After one year of drops (2015) Baltic maritime transport is again on the rise. Last year our ports handled 881.3 mln tn, establishing the best ever result for the region. 

BTJ 2/17 - Focus: Cruise industry

Bigger ships with more passengers on-board. In the Baltic, these two factors have been pushing up the cruise industry incessantly. 

BTJ 2/17 - Safety in numbers. The transport and logistics industry working together towards a safer supply chain

The IMO Secretary General, Kitack Lim, and European Commission (EC) officials were present at a one day seminar in Brussels...

BTJ 2/17 - Calculating the future. Transport outlook to 2050

Imagine that in three decades or so transport freight demand will triple from today's 112 thou. bln tonnes-kilometres...

BTJ 2/17 - Another peak. The European cruise market in 2016

The past decade has witnessed a newly revived European holiday trend in cruising, characterized by... 

BTJ 2/17 - Containers spare nobody. 2016 reefer market analysis

Conventional reefers went through difficult years, but compared to containers they have arrived in calmer waters, that is to say, when it comes to mergers and takeovers.

BTJ 2/17 - Data on the road. Driving automation and the Internet of Things

The goal of the three-year long EU Horizon 2020-funded AUTOmated driving Progressed by Internet Of Things (AUTOPILOT) project is to...

BTJ 2/17 - Time for an inevitable change. The global reefer logistics industry

The price of doing the same old thing is sometimes far higher than the price of a new habit.

BTJ 2/17 - Enjoy your cruise (but don't take a deep breath). Extreme air pollution levels found on-deck of cruise ships

The German environmental NGO Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU) found...


Freight non olet

Th Åland Post's Sailing Ship series achieved its halfway point, opening new horizons, too.

Child's play?

Now it's high time for our rail not-only-Russian curiosity vol. 3! 

A futuristic vision from 1967

Cast your imagination 50 years into the past over the mountains and lakes of Switzerland, and you won't see what today seems obvious, namely a safe passage for trucks throughout the Alps, known as the Gotthard Road Tunnel.

Batavia "express"

Tri-engine aircraft were very popular during the interwar period; however, the Fokker F-XII model is slightly less renowned.

The last voyage?

Cars are normally transported on ships but a rare - and extremely interesting - reverse situation is noted in our column.


Baltic Ports Organization


5th Railway Forum Berlin 2017

5th Railway Forum Berlin 2017

30-31 August 2017 • DE/Berlin

Baltic Ports Conference 2017

Baltic Ports Conference 2017

7-8 September 2017 • SE/Trelleborg

Maritime CIO Forum Rotterdam

Maritime CIO Forum Rotterdam

26 September 2017 • NL/Rotterdam



26-29 September 2017  PL/GdaĹ„sk

Operating Specialist Wind Vessels Summit

Operating Specialist Wind Vessels Summit

27-28 September 2017 • DE/Hamburg

Baltic Sea Ports and Shipping

Baltic Sea Ports and Shipping

28-29 September 2017 • EE/Tallinn

InnoRail 2017

InnoRail 2017

10-12 October 2017 • HU/Budapest

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