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Kombiverkehr has launched a new weekly rail service between the Port of Rostock and the Austrian Wels for carriages of trailers, swap bodies, and containers.
The company's brand-new LNG-run car carriers Auto Eco and Auto Energy have linked the Baltic and North Seas with the English Channel.
The last award goes to Erik Thun AB and KG Jebsen Cement for deploying Greenland, the world's first dry bulk carrier running on Liquefied Natural Gas.
The next award goes to Skangas for launching Finland's first Liquefied Natural Gas terminal in the Port of Pori.
Furetank's Fure West was filled by Bomin Linde LNG with Liquefied Natural Gas in Rostock on February 2nd, marking the first such operation on a chemical tanker in this German Baltic seaport.
The next award goes to YILPORT Holding Inc. for taking over container, dry bulk, other general cargo, rail, and warehouse box freight services in Gävle port's terminals.
The next award goes to CRIST for delivering Zourite, what's said to be the world's biggest crane barge, equipped with two 30-metre wide gantries, each able to lift 2,400 tonnes.
The next award goes to the Ports of Stockholm for giving rise to the brand-new Värtahamnen, a five-quay 85,000 m2 big ferry terminal in the heart of Sweden's capital.
The next award goes to Scandlines for renewing its fleet with the brand-new hybrid diesel-electric Berlin and Copenhagen, the two most energy-efficient seagoing ferries in the world.