October 6 - Sloman Neptun Shipping & Transport has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics as its new agent in Sweden.

The two companies will work together to offer a range of logistics services between Sweden and the North African countries of Algeria, Morocco, Libya and Tunisia from January 2015.

Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics
, which is owned by the Swedish Greencarrier Group and Germany's Menzell & Döhle, specialises in liner agency, port agency, freight agency and project logistics.

Sloman Neptun
offers four sailings a month to ports in Algeria, Tunisia and Libya, carrying containers, breakbulk and ro-ro cargo. The services are operated by two owned ro-ro/lo-lo vessels and two owned multipurpose vessels, each equipped with two 150-tonne capacity cranes.

Sloman Neptun also offers a range of inland logistics services in North Africa through its own network of offices and distribution centres.