Cooperation agreement between Eimskip and Royal Arctic line approved by the Icelandic Competition Authority

Cooperation agreement between Eimskip and Royal Arctic line approved by the Icelandic Competition Authority

The Icelandic Competition Authority Wednesday approved exemption for the cooperation between Eimskip and Royal Arctic Line A/S, the national carrier of Greenland. The cooperation is subject to certain conditions …
Apr 18, 2019 /  Vessels
ABB to power Iceland’s first electric ferry

ABB to power Iceland’s first electric ferry

New electric ferry to operate on an Icelandic route known for its harsh weather conditions will benefit from efficiency and sustainability enabled by ABB’s technology. ABB will supply integrated power and electric …
Feb 13, 2019 /  Vessels
Samskip introduces new sailing schedule for its North Atlantic Service

Samskip introduces new sailing schedule for its North Atlantic Service

Advancing with improved services to meet the demands of the market. Samskip is making significant changes to its shipping routes serving Iceland and Faroe Islands going into effect in October. Samskip's vessels now sail …
Sep 12, 2018 /  Vessels
Samskip relocates to Hull

Samskip relocates to Hull

Samskip Iceland is changing ports in the UK on 16 July, moving from Immingham to Hull. Samskip is the Port of Hull's largest customer, where transportation to and from Iceland and Samskip's logistics network in Europe …
Jul 6, 2018 /  Vessels
EIMSKIP Increases Its Capacity

EIMSKIP Increases Its Capacity

Capacity to and from North America increased by 11%, with increased frequency Capacity to and from Europe increased by 7% One 700 TEU container vessel added to the fleet Eimskip will change its sailing …
Feb 6, 2017 /  Curious
Photo report: Ship sinks in Reykjavik harbour

Photo report: Ship sinks in Reykjavik harbour

Dredger vessel Perla sank in Reykjavík harbour this morning (Nov 02) after just setting out to sea. Everyone on board was rescued and the incident was declared to be a "human error" by managing director …
Nov 2, 2015 /  Accidents
Kruzenshtern Ship Arrives In The Vicinity Of Kaliningrad For Bowsprit Repairs

Kruzenshtern Ship Arrives In The Vicinity Of Kaliningrad For Bowsprit Repairs

On July 12th, the Kruzenshtern barque and tall ship moored at Svetly, in the vicinity of Kaliningrad in order to be repaired for some minor damages that she sustained in a collision accident with two Iceland …
Jul 14, 2015 /  Vessels