• 2015 January 16 10:00

    Finnlines to expand its services on Rostock-Finland route

    As from 19 January 2015, Finnlines will open the route between Hanko and Rostock and deploy the Finnish flagged ro-ro vessel, MS Finnmerchant (ex MS Dorset, ex MS Longstone), the company said in its press release.
     
    The new Hanko-Rostock service complements significantly the existing Helsinki-Rostock service. Hanko is the most southern port of Finland, and well connected to both western and southern areas of the country. Finnlines will offer added value to the customers and deploy MS Finnmerchant on the line.

    MS Finnmerchant strengthens Finnlines' young and strong fleet. The modern ro-ro vessel was built in 2003, has the ice class 1A, 2 606 lanemetres and gross tonnage of 23 235.
     
    The Hanko-Rostock route will offer new possibilities for Finnlines' customers within the Baltic Sea area – the shortest connection and an attractive schedule.
     
    “This innovative Hanko-Rostock route offers a safe, economical and environmentally friendly alternative for all cargo groups from Rostock to the rest of Europe. At the same time Finnlines strengthens its presence in Rostock as well by offering four weekly roundtrips between Rostock and Finland”, Staffan Herlin, Head of Group Marketing and Sales says.
     
    Schedule
    Departure Rostock Arrival Hanko / Helsinki Departure Hanko / Helsinki
    Arrival Rostock
     
    Mon 02:00 Tue 11:00 Hanko Tue 19:00 Helsinki Thu 05:00
    Wed 08:00 Thu 18.00 Helsinki Tue 22:30 Hanko Thu 09:00
    Thu 22:00 Sat 07:00 Hanko Fri 22:30 Helsinki Sun 15:00
    Sat 20:00 Mon 06:45 Helsinki Sat 13:00 Hanko Sun 20:00
     
    MS Finnmerchant
    Type ro-ro Total lane length 2,606
    Built 2003 GT 23,235
    Ice class 1A DWT 10,090
    Length 193 m NT 6,971
     
    The main cargo groups carried are e.g. semi trailers, containers, mobile cargo, new cars, forest products and steel.
     
    About Finnlines
    Finnlines is a leading shipping operator of ro-ro and passenger services in the Baltic Sea and the North Sea. The Company is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd and is a part of the Grimaldi Group, one of the world’s largest operators of ro-ro vessels and the largest operator of the Motorways of the Sea in Europe for both passengers and freight. This affiliation enables Finnlines to offer liner services to and from any destination in the Mediterranean, West Africa as well as the Atlantic coast of both North and South America.




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