Eimskipafélag Íslands (The Icelandic Steamship Company) is the oldest shipping company in Iceland, established in 1914. The Reykjavík, Iceland-based company runs six shipping lines on the North Atlantic through operation of 8 ships with carrying capacity of 7,210 TEUs.

Eimskip and its subsidiaries — Eimskip-CTG, Faroe Ship, Eimskip Flytjandi, TVG-Zimsen, and Herjoflur — transport cargo by land, air and sea, and offer various logistics solutions such as warehousing and distribution. The company employs approximately 1,350 individuals across 51 offices in 18 countries.

The company and its subsidiaries recorded 2013 revenue of €433.8 million, up 2.4 percent year-over-year. The company also reported net income of €10.8 million, down 15 percent from the previous year’s profit of €12.7 million. 

09 Jan 2015
Iceland-based niche carrier Eimskip has continued its expansion into refrigerated logistics services by acquiring Rotterdam-based forwarder Jac. Meisner.
Eimskip container ship
29 May 2014
As a niche carrier with a growing refrigerated forwarding business and aggressive plans to expand, Eimskip is poised to ride the waves fueled by larger vessels and booming inter-Asia trade. Much of this promise centers on the container shipping and refrigerated logistics group’s ability to handle a wider variety of reefer goods throughout the supply chain.
Eimskip's Dettifoss
15 May 2014
Eimskip, the Icelandic container shipping and refrigerated logistics group, doesn’t expect import volume to increase much this year, but it is planning on export traffic to expand, largely because of demand for fish shipments.