TransAtlantic providing expanded network in the Baltic Sea
| Source:Rederi AB Transatlantic
On October 12, 2012, TransAtlantic started weekly sailings between Szczecin,
Poland and Hull, England, opening up an additional market for its already
established TransPal Line within container shipping. This service also includes
the flexibility to add cargo from south Sweden to Szczecin.
"Szczecin is an excellent alternative for our customers to reach the Polish,
German and the European markets combined with the connection to the UK", says
Klas Eskilsson, CCO at Industrial Shipping, TransAtlantic. "Szczecin is a
strategic inland port and we are convinced we can offer various industries
competitive transportation solutions through this new service. TransAtlantic
will continue to expand its Baltic network. This is one step out of many where
we will provide additional advantages to our customers by meeting additional
logistics needs and expectations."
Poland: Jaroslaw Paslawski, ph: +48 601 55 77 65
Sweden: Stefan Lindgren, ph: + 46 70 5576080
England: Nick Green, ph: +44 7841 575065
For further information, please contact Head of Corporate Communications,
Carina Dietmann, ph: +46 31 763 2334.
Rederi AB TransAtlantic is a leading Swedish shipping company with headquarters
in Gothenburg, Sweden and additional offices in Europe. The company is organized
into two business areas: Industrial Shipping and Viking Supply Ships. The
company has about 900 employees and the turnover in 2011 was MSEK 2,989. The
Industrial Shipping business area consists of four divisions: Bulk, Container,
RoRo Baltic and Short Sea Bulk. The company’s B-shares are listed on the NASDAQ
OMX Stockholm, Small Cap segment. www.rabt.se
TransAtlantic is obliged to make this information public according to the
Financial Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act (Sw: lagen om
värdepappersmarknaden and lagen om handel med finansiella instrument). The
information was submitted for publication on 18 October, 2012 at 10.00 am.
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