Samskip Multimodal

Samskip is an international shipping company that provides transportation and related services by land, sea and air. It is one of the largest transportation companies in Europe, with €560 million in turnover annually, and operates in 24 countries in Europe, North and South America, Asia, and Australia.

Established in 1990, the Netherlands-based company employs approximately 1,300 individuals worldwide across 46 offices. The company focuses mainly on European multimodal transport, North Atlantic integrated logistics, worldwide temperature-controlled and ambient cargo forwarding, and logistics and European breakbulk and project cargo movements.

Samskip operates a fleet of 14 vessels with carrying capacity of 9,940 TEUs. The company recorded a transport volume of 712,000 TEUs annually, as well as a net income of €12.2 million, up 32 percent year-over-year.

30 Aug 2017
Samskip has not revealed how much it is paying for Nor Lines.
25 Jul 2017
The move would build upon Samskip’s penetration of the shipping market between Norway and Northern Europe in recent years.
30 Aug 2016
Samskip, the Icelandic shipping and logistics group, has bought Norway’s Euro Container Line.
28 Jan 2016
Shippers looking for another way to access central Norway can now tap a Samskip Multimodal short-sea service after the carrier added a call to Gjemnes.
02 Sep 2015
By snapping up the remaining shares of Van Dieren Sweden, multimodal logistics operator Samskip aims to strengthen its European intermodal rail links and gain business from shippers.
Samskip’s European intermodal network
02 Sep 2014
Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal has launched rail shuttle services between Duisburg, Germany, and Bettembourg, Luxembourg, creating a new link between Scandinavia and France and Spain and expanding its intermodal service.
The short sea service will depart from Rotterdam on Tuesdays.
25 Sep 2013
On Sept. 30, Samskip Multimodal will launch a weekly short sea service from Rotterdam, the Netherlands, to Tananger, Bergen and Ålesund on the west coast of Norway...
Samskip containers
24 Jul 2013
Another batch of 80 45-foot, pallet-wide high-cube containers has arrived by barge at the Rotterdam Shortsea Terminal in the Netherlands’ Port of Rotterdam for Samskip Multimodal.
15 May 2013
Samskip Multimodal has increased capacity on short sea services connecting Rotterdam, the Netherlands, to Hull, U.K.
26 Feb 2013
Samskip has launched a new container shipping route for rural Iceland.
Samskip container. Courtesy Samskip Multimodal.
30 Nov 2012
Logistics provider Samskip Multimodal and science-based company DSM have developed a new lightweight container called DSM HighQ.
13 Nov 2012
The partners Samskip Multimodal Container Logistics, Visbeen Transport Group and Post-Kogeko Logistics recently transformed reefer company Coolboxx into a 45-foot container rental company, which was approved by all partner’s board of directors.