UECC has announced the launching of a new Atlantic service between Scandinavia and the North of Spain. This service is the quickest way to Scandinavia, connecting Vigo (Spain) with a direct service into Drammen (Norway) and Wallhamn (Sweden). The new service deploys three Breeze class vessels and there are two loops.
Vehicles carrier Asian Breeze - Image courtesy of Steve Greenwood
Responding to the new service, Ms. Helen Bjerke (Head of Trade and Operations) commented, “UECC is the only shortsea provider offering such a convenient route and we have received very positive feedback on this. Especially on the southbound where we have spaces available to cater to this ever-changing industry! As a leading provider of shortsea RoRo transportation in Europe, we aim to be versatile and flexible. We offer reliable solutions for a challenging industry for the transportation of cars and high & heavy cargo in the region.”
Long loop: M/V Asian Breeze and M/V Baltic Breeze
Two Breeze vessels connecting Vigo to Drammen directly on a weekly basis.
Short loop: M/V Arabian Breeze
One Breeze vessel on an 8-days frequency.
Number of days between ports/ transit time
Vigo – Drammen 7 days
Vigo – Zeebrugge 2 days
Vigo – Bremerhaven 5 day
Vigo – Wallhamn 8 days