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Kalmar to take care of Yilport's machinery in Sweden

The company, part of the Finnish Cargotec, has been awarded a full outsourcing contract for maintenance activities at Yilport's sea and inland facilities in Sweden.

Smyril Line expands in Hirtshals

The Tórshavn-based shipping line has started constructing a storage and administration building in the Port of Hirtshals, next to the Nordsø Terminal and Containerkajen.

Arken comes online in Gothenburg

The operations of the Arken Combi Terminal (ACT) have been officially inaugurated at the Port of Gothenburg, where the new facility rests next to the container and ro-ro terminals.

New storage tanks for crude oil in Gdańsk

PERN, the state-owned company managing Poland's oil pipeline system, will add two 100k m3 tanks to its fuel base in Northcentral Poland.

UPM launches a biorefinery EIA

The Helsinki-based forest industry major has initiated an environmental impact assessment (EIA) concerning the potential set up of a biorefinery in the Port of HaminaKotka's Mussalo Harbour.

Europalink returns to Finnlines' fleet

The company's Swedish subsidiary, Nordö Link, has bought the 2007-built ro-pax from the Grimaldi Group, which, in turn, is the owner of Finnlines.


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BTJ 6/2017

We are very pleased to announce that the 6/2017 issue is ready and - as always - packed with various topics and articles.

BTJ 6/17 - Report: Environment

Nitrogen in itself is not harmful to human health.

BTJ 6/17 - Focus: Scenarios for the future of transport

It appears that data streams have become the new oil, thus making it possible to completely refurbish the economy.

BTJ 6/17 - An eye kept on shipping. Interview with IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim

The world of shipping is constantly undergoing changes, being shaped by the interacting forces of market dynamics and regulatory pressures.

BTJ 6/17 - A long road (worth travelling). How e-procurement is driving the evolution of digitalisation in shipping

At a recent event for container lines, delegates were told by a pre-eminent container company and a specialist consultancy that... 

BTJ 6/17 - Change the Channel. Taking advantage of Artificial Intelligence to improve port operations

It appears that data streams have become the new oil, thus making it possible to completely refurbish the economy.

BTJ 6/17 - Sink or swim. A quest for a sustainable marine economy

Oceans all across the world have always been a potent source of food.

BTJ 6/17 - Adapt or else. How ports can mitigate climate change risks

The increasing temperature of the atmosphere causes the temperature of the sea to grow. As a consequence, sea levels are rising. 

BTJ 6/17 - All aboard the AI train - or not? Are businesses ready to integrate Artificial Intelligence?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer a concept reserved for science fiction. 


Maritime coat of arms

At the very beginning of Transport miscellany we often presented coats of arms with maritime motifs.

Alfa Laval's 100th anniversary

The year 2017 marks the centenary of the Lund-based company’s ties to the marine industry.

The very beginning

Although the jubilee of the ferry link between Świnoujście and Ystad is far behind us, this column has its own rules and can commemorate it once again, especially if our research brings something extra.

A coded forecast

One of Helsinki's restaurant hides a maritime "museum" behind the door...

Lights to the gate

This seems to be an update of the Baltic Transport Journal's 2/2017 "Collector's Corner."


Baltic Ports Organization


3rd European Dredging Summit

3rd European Dredging Summit

28th February-1st March 2018 • DE/Bremen

Logistics CIO Forum EU

Logistics CIO Forum EU

6-7 March 2018  NL/Amsterdam

Transport Week 2018

Transport Week 2018

6-8 March 2018 • PL/Gdańsk

Ferry Shipping Summit

Ferry Shipping Summit

21-22 March 2018 • NL/Amsterdam



17-19 April 2018 • NL/Amsterdam

Shippax Ferry Conference

Shippax Ferry Conference

18-20 April 2018  Oslo-Kiel-Oslo



19-20 April 2018 • PL/Sopot

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