Stena Line starts a new freight focused Baltic connection
New connection between Latvia, Sweden and Germany
From 13 August ferry company Stena Line will start a new freight focused connection between Latvia, Sweden and Germany by adding a port-call in Karlskrona on the existing ferry route between Liepaja and Travemünde.
Ferry company Stena Line today offer seven routes in the Baltic Sea for freight and passenger transportation. As an additional service to freight customers a port-call in Karlskrona on the existing route between Liepaja and Travemünde will be added starting August 13. This will enable more effective trade and transport opportunities between the Baltic countries and southern Scandinavia.
Erik Thulin, Trade Director Baltic Sea North, says:
“We see an increasing demand for sea transportation in the Baltic region. This is an expansive region where Stena Line already has a strong presence and we are pleased to expand our customer offering. Our intention is to increase the frequency and capacity even further going forward.”
The route between Liepaja and Travemünde is operated by the two Danish flagged RoPax vessels Stena Gothica and Urd, both 171 meter long with a freight capacity of 1,600 lane meters. The new weekly port-call in Karlskrona will initially be in the direction Liepaja-Travemünde on Thursday evenings.
Niclas Mårtensson, CEO Stena Line, says:
”This is an exciting addition to our operations and service to our customers. We are strengthening our position as Europe's leading ferry company and respond to the increased market demand in the Baltic Sea.”