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Konecranes sells to Japan

Miike Port Logistics (MPL) has purchased the Gottwald Model 4 Mobile Harbor Crane from the Finnish Konecranes, the first machinery of this generation to be deployed in Japan.

A new port co-op on promoting intermodal transport

The ports of Hirtshals, Kristiansand, Larvik, Grenland, Risavika, Bergen, Gothenburg, and Zeebrugge have entered into a new agreement aimed at streamlining cargo flows.

Konecranes sells to GCT Canada

The Finnish company will supply 10 US EPA Tier 4f-compliant diesel rubber tyred gantry (RTG) cranes to GCT's two terminals in British Columbia.

Destination Gotland to upgrade its Västervik-Visby summer route

The Swedish ferry line will increase the number of port departures by half, as well as extend the period during which the service will be active.

Polferries reinforces its Gdańsk-Nynäshamn service

The Polish ferry company will deploy the ro-pax Nova Star on the route in question at the break of March and April.

DFDS orders two new ro-paxes

The Danish shipping company has contracted for DKK2.5b (€340m) the Chinese Guangzhou Shipyard to construct two ferries to be deployed across the Baltic.


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BTJ 6/2017

We are very pleased to announce that the 6/2017 issue is ready and - as always - packed with various topics and articles.

BTJ 6/17 - Report: Environment

Nitrogen in itself is not harmful to human health.

BTJ 6/17 - Focus: Scenarios for the future of transport

It appears that data streams have become the new oil, thus making it possible to completely refurbish the economy.

BTJ 6/17 - An eye kept on shipping. Interview with IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim

The world of shipping is constantly undergoing changes, being shaped by the interacting forces of market dynamics and regulatory pressures.

BTJ 6/17 - A long road (worth travelling). How e-procurement is driving the evolution of digitalisation in shipping

At a recent event for container lines, delegates were told by a pre-eminent container company and a specialist consultancy that... 

BTJ 6/17 - Change the Channel. Taking advantage of Artificial Intelligence to improve port operations

It appears that data streams have become the new oil, thus making it possible to completely refurbish the economy.

BTJ 6/17 - Sink or swim. A quest for a sustainable marine economy

Oceans all across the world have always been a potent source of food.

BTJ 6/17 - Adapt or else. How ports can mitigate climate change risks

The increasing temperature of the atmosphere causes the temperature of the sea to grow. As a consequence, sea levels are rising. 

BTJ 6/17 - All aboard the AI train - or not? Are businesses ready to integrate Artificial Intelligence?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer a concept reserved for science fiction. 


DIY tram

OK, the song goes on as we again have an advertising idea which should suit all transport modes, including even spacecraft...

Maritime coat of arms

At the very beginning of Transport miscellany we often presented coats of arms with maritime motifs.

Alfa Laval's 100th anniversary

The year 2017 marks the centenary of the Lund-based company’s ties to the marine industry.

The very beginning

Although the jubilee of the ferry link between Świnoujście and Ystad is far behind us, this column has its own rules and can commemorate it once again, especially if our research brings something extra.

A coded forecast

One of Helsinki's restaurant hides a maritime "museum" behind the door...


Baltic Ports Organization


3rd European Dredging Summit

3rd European Dredging Summit

28 February-1 March 2018 • DE/Bremen

HEKLA Final Conference

HEKLA Final Conference

1 March 2018 • LT/Klaipeda

Logistics CIO Forum EU

Logistics CIO Forum EU

6-7 March 2018  NL/Amsterdam

Transport Week 2018

Transport Week 2018

6-8 March 2018 • PL/Gdańsk

Ferry Shipping Summit

Ferry Shipping Summit

21-22 March 2018 • NL/Amsterdam



17-19 April 2018 • NL/Amsterdam

Shippax Ferry Conference

Shippax Ferry Conference

18-20 April 2018  Oslo-Kiel-Oslo

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