Shortsea shipping

Breaking the ice: delivering the goods to the Arctic in a pandemic

  By Edward Downing, Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping You may have seen these modern-day adventurers supplying Canada’s remote northern communities on the CBC TV show High Arctic Haulers, which chronicles the annual Eastern Arctic sealift. They battle ice-choked sea routes, a short summer sailing season – July to October – and a …

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Arkon and Wilson form Europe’s biggest shortsea carrier

As part of a necessary consolidation of the European short sea shipping market, Norway’s Wilson ASA and Germany’s Arkon Shipping GmbH & Co. KG have signed an agreement making the combined systems the largest short sea player in Europe, indicated a joint press release. Wilson will take about 20 dry bulk carriers on a long-term …

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