News feed: the Corona virus (COVID-19)
Updated April 17th 2020: Thor Shipping's status
MV Odin interruped voyage
MV Odin , Main Engine fall out on the 10th, on her way to Antwerp.
Brexit 31/1 2020
Since Boris Johnson's Conservative party got majority in the latest vote, Brexit is scheduled to take place on January 31st
m/v Frej on planned shipyard maintenance
Planned routine stop on shipyard for m/v Frej between October 16th and November 1st
Prices for customs services
With a Brexit closing in on us, we've updated our prices for customs services. Read more about it here or under Services!
The Kiel Canal is back to normal
After a longer period of time with renovations and constructions, the Kiel Canal is back to its normal capacity and no new delays are expected
New vehicles for cargo handling in Hull
During the summer our terminal in Hull has expanded their equipment fleet with another two reach stackers, and continue to grow steadily in both capacity and efficiency
Kiel Canal - traffic situation / update for Kiel-Holtenau
The Kiel Canal authorities advises a closing of the big northern lock chamber at Kiel - Holtenau due to maintenance between August 5th and September 27th. This closing may cause delays in our liner traffic.
MV ODIN technical failure
A technical malfunction on mv Odin's gearbox leaves her temporarily out of the liner service going forward. During her repair we recommend you to follow our vessel schedule for replacements and updates.
New depart time for Alrek due to technical problem
Our fleets' m/v Alrek departs Amsterdam later than planned and leaves port later this night
Thor Shipping & Transport wants to wish all of our customers, suppliers and other loved ones a fantastic Midsummer! Our liner traffic runs as usual, but with a tad more summer feeling! Enjoy your weekend!
Name ceremony in Oskarshamn
Thor Shipping & Transport Oskarshamn are officially inaugurated after ceremony with clients and partners
ABP keep investing in the future of TST UK
Earlier this year ABP and Thor Shipping & Transport UK agreed on a new 10-year contract, which has lead to the investment of a new hybrid crane in the port of Hull
Kiel Canal traffic situation
A high work-load in the Kiel Canal causes wait for entering vessels
Askala Shipping becomes Thor Shipping & Transport
We welcome Thor Shipping & Transport Oskarshamn to our operations!
The EU leaders approved Great Britain's request to postpone Brexit during yesterday's gathering, meaning Britain awaits another parliment vote next week
Severe weather in the North Sea delays our liner traffic
Hard winds and rough conditions in the North Sea this past week has caused delays with our liner traffic
Brexit around the corner
Updated: Brexit postponed once again. New date is January 31st, 2020
Port strike cancelled
The planned strike which was supposed to start by midnight yesterday, is cancelled. Hamnarbetarförbundet agreed to the terms suggested by the Swedish Ports, and the conflict is now over.
Full strike announced in all Swedish ports
Hamnarbetarförbundet decides on full strike actions in Swedish ports, starting on March 6th