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Bilbao gains Norwegian connection

Finnlines, part of the Grimaldi Group, has added a port call in Norway to its Biscay service between Bilbao, Spain and St. Petersburg, Russia. 

Photo credit: Uniport Bilbao

According to Uniport Bilbao, the service will call at the port of Fredrikstad. On the northbound route, the service will now call in Zeebrugge and Antwerp in Belgium; Teesport, Tilbury and Hull in the UK; Gothenburg, Sweden; Fredrikstad; Paldiski, Estonia; Helsinki and Kotka in Finland; and St. Petersburg. 

The con-ro ships deployed on the service are Finnsky, Finnsea and Finnbreeze. Uniport Bilbao added that these vessels are capable of handling general cargo, containers, ro-ro and heavy lift loads weighing up to 220 tonnes. 

The port authority added that heavy and oversized loads in Bilbao are handled by stevedoring company Toro y Betolaza.

www.uniportbilbao.es 

www.torobe.com

www.finnlines.com 

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