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.

19 Oct 2018
The new Amsterdam link will provide greater service resilience for the Netherlands-Italy rail option, as the connections to the two Dutch ports will run on different routes, enabling a flexible response to any rail-related or port-related delays, according to Samskip UK trade manager David Besseling.
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.