Shipping and Sea Transport Services
Finnlines is one of the leading operators in the ro-ro sector in the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and the Bay of Biscay. Its strong position derives from excellent services and a product concept tailored to its customers’ needs. Finnlines’ high frequency of departures, cargo capacity and information services contribute to flexibility, reliability and predictability to customers’ transport plans.
FinnLink between Naantali (Finland) and Kapellskär (Sweden) operates with three vessels in traffic serving unitised cargo traffic with three daily departures in each direction. The fast eight-hour voyage and the service´s schedule, tailored to the needs of freight customers, have maintained the competitiveness of the route.
NordöLink offers ro-pax services on the maritime route between Malmö (Sweden) and Travemünde (Germany). NordöLink offers with three vessels in traffic twenty weekly departures in both directions.
TransRussiaExpress (TRE) is running a regular direct ro-ro (ro-pax) liner service between Germany and Russia (Lübeck - via Sassnitz - via Ventspils - to St. Petersburg). TRE offers three departures a week in each direction. Finnlines owns 75 per cent of the shares in TRE, whilst 25 per cent belong to the Russian partner.
Intercarriers, in which Finnlines holds a 51 per cent stake, offered small-tonnage traffic services from ports in Lake Saimaa and some Russian inland ports to various parts of Europe.