Arctic Container Line launches first service

A new Scandinavian containerline has kicked off its first service.

Arctic Container Line, based in Fonnes to the north of Bergen in Norway, has started a service this week linking Rotterdam with Norway, according to Alphaliner.

The service is operated with the 657 teu Rumba, offering weekly sailings between Rotterdam, Tananger, Haugesund, Bergen, Floro, Alesund and Maloy.

The containerline was formed in February and is a subsidiary of Myklebusthaug Management, a company led by Roald Myklebusthaug that has 12 boxships, as well as dry bulk ships and offshore support vessels in its fleet.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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