New Baltic connection between Liepaja - Karlskrona - Travemünde

Aug 04, 2020

Stena Rederi A/S*, Copenhagen, 4 August:

From 13 August ferry company Stena Line will start a new freight focused connection between Latvia, Sweden and Germany by adding a port-call in Karlskrona on the existing ferry route between Liepaja and Travemünde.

Ferry company Stena Line today offer seven routes in the Baltic Sea for freight and passenger transportation. As an additional service to freight customers a port-call in Karlskrona on the existing route between Liepaja and Travemünde will be added starting August 13. This will enable more effective trade and transport opportunities between the Baltic countries and southern Scandinavia.

“We see an increasing demand for sea transportation in the Baltic region. This is an expansive region where Stena Line already has a strong presence and we are pleased to expand our customer offering. Our intention is to increase the frequency and capacity even further going forward.”, says Erik Thulin, Trade Director Baltic Sea North.

The route between Liepaja and Travemünde is operated by the two Danish flagged RoPax vessels Stena Gothica and Urd, both 171 meter long with a freight capacity of 1,600 lane meters. The new weekly port-call in Karlskrona will initially be in the direction Liepaja-Travemünde on Thursday evenings.

”This is an exciting addition to our operations and service to our customers. We are strengthening our position as Europe's leading ferry company and respond to the increased market demand in the Baltic Sea”, says Niclas Mårtensson, CEO Stena Line.

More information on Stena Lines route network in Europe, timetables and ships can be found at https://www.stenalinefreight.com/routes/

* Stena Rederi A/S is a consolidation of Stena AB´s ferry and shipping activities in Hellerup, Denmark. Withing Stena Rederi there are 3 business areas; Stena Line, Stena RoRo and Stena Bulk. Stena rederi A/S owns the route Liepaja-Travemünde and are responsible for the technical management of the two ships operating under Danish flag (DIS). For more information please visit www.stenarederi.com


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Stena Line is one of Europe's leading ferry companies with 36 vessels and 18 routes in Northern Europe operating 28,000 sailings each year. Stena Line is an important part of the European logistics network and develops new intermodal freight solutions by combining transport by rail, road and sea. Stena Line also plays an important role for tourism in Europe with its extensive passenger operations. The company is family-owned, was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Gothenburg. Stena Line has 4,300 employees and an annual turnover of 14 billion SEK. For more information please visit www.stenaline.com

Stena Line, press release