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The Icelandic-Dutch company Samskip is interested in a business partnership with the seaport of Arkhangelsk in the field of international cargo transportation. According to the press office of ATPU Arkhangelsk, the vessel Samskip Ice of the logistics operator Samskip was chartered by a Dutch company engaged in wholesale and retail trade in the EU, first entered the port of Arkhangelsk on September 12, 2018, for a batch of fresh-frozen cod.

The shipment was carried out from the supplier's site - the company Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet. The volume of the export batch of fish amounted to 300 tons.

“Our company is interested in increasing the export supplies of Russian fish and seafood to Europe; we are considering the possibility of including in our logistics routes the seaport of Arkhangelsk. The first cooperation experience was successful, the port has the necessary infrastructure to service perishable goods and can offer competitive commercial conditions”, -  said Andrei Gryazev, managing director of the Samskip office in Russia. “We estimate the seaport of Arkhangelsk as a promising business partner for cooperation in the field of international cargo transportation.”

Samskip Ice left the port of Arkhangelsk on September 14, along the way, the vessel accepted an additional cargo of seafood in Murmansk. Approximately, on September 18, Russian products will be delivered to the port of Velsen (Holland), after which the customer will redirect them in accordance with the stated demand to other European countries.

Samskip is a European company that offers transportation and related services by land, sea, rail and air transport. Samskip has an annual turnover of 625 million euros and has offices in 24 countries in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia, which employ about 1,400 people. The main activity is container shipping in Europe. The main ports of work of the company are St. Petersburg, Kotka, Riga, Klaipeda, Tallinn, through which the mainstream of import and export shipments in containers goes.

Source: Port News