11.02.2020Freight Services

Finnlines strengthens its North Sea services as from week 8, 2020

Finnlines will improve the North Sea services by adding an extra vessel to the system. This will increase the service reliability by securing a more stable schedule as well as provide more customer friendly departure times and new connections will be available, ideal for the needs of road transport.

>> Double frequency

Kotka

Travemünde

Kotka

Kotka – Travemünde – Kotka

Tuesday

Thursday

Tuesday

 

Thursday

Sunday

Thursday

>> Double frequency

Travemünde / Lubeck

St.Petersburg (Bronka)

Travemünde / Lubeck

Germany – Russia – Germany

Friday

Monday

Thursday/Friday

 

Sunday
(only Travemünde)

Wednesday

Sunday
(only Travemünde)

>> Faster connection

St.Petersburg (Bronka)

Kotka

Helsinki

>> 

Antwerp

Russia / Finland – Antwerp

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Tuesday

Additionally, there will be a direct connection from Travemünde to Antwerp, Tilbury, Zeebrugge and Bilbao, and a fortnightly service Bilbao, Tilbury, Zeebrugge and Antwerp to Travemünde.

Travemünde

>>> 

Antwerp

Tilbury

Zeebrugge

Bilbao

Sunday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Friday

Monday

As there will be an extra southbound call in Antwerp, You will have the possibility of a new roundtrip between Antwerp and Bilbao on top of the already existing Zeebrugge – Bilbao connection with more convenient departure / arrival closer to the weekend.

Antwerp

Bilbao

Antwerp

Tuesday

Monday / Tuesday

Friday

Zeebrugge

Bilbao

Zeebrugge

Friday

Monday / Tuesday

Thursday

Through the port of Antwerp, Finnlines offers connections to the entire Grimaldi Group network (https://www.grimaldi.napoli.it/en/schedule_atlantic_network.html):

  • To South America (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay)
  • To West Africa (Nigeria, Senegal, Congo, Cameroon, Togo, Guinea, Ivory coast)
  • To the Mediterranean (Spain, Italy, Greece, Egypt, Israel, Lebanon, Turkey, Morocco)
  • To Mexico, Canada and east-coast of USA

The upgraded schedule will also bring weekly connections between UK and Belgium with sailings from Antwerp to Tilbury and from Tilbury to Zeebrugge.

Antwerp

Tilbury

Zeebrugge

Tuesday

Wednesday / Thursday

Friday

Additionally, the North Sea ports of Antwerp, Zeebrugge, Tilbury and Bilbao can offer service to Malmö in Sweden via transshipment in Travemünde.