Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Maritime News

Aker Arctic to Develop New Baltic Icebreakers for Finland and Sweden

Finnish-based Aker Arctic has been selected to develop next-generation icebreakers for the Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA) and the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency (FTIA). The new icebreakers will provide escort operations...

November 3, 2020
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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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Maritime News

New Swedish Shipping Company Launched

Wallenius and Swedish Orient Line have teamed up to launch a new shipping company focussing on the eco-friendly transport of forestry products and other goods in the Baltic Sea region...

April 24, 2019
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Sunday, August 5, 2018

Drunken Master Suspected in Another Ship Grounding Off Sweden

A cargo ship which ran aground Friday night off Helsingborg, Sweden has been refloated with no pollution reported, the Swedish Coast Guard said Sunday. The vessel, loaded with 5,000 tonnes...

August 5, 2018
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Friday, May 19, 2017

Escalating Dockworkers’ Conflict Now Threatens Swedish Economy

By Niclas Rolander and Hanna Hoikkala (Bloomberg) — As a drawn-out labor conflict at the Nordic region’s largest port escalates, some of Sweden’s largest exporters are warning they may be...

May 19, 2017
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Cruise Ship MS Island Escape, now Ocean Gala
Maritime News

A Bold Plan To Host Refugees At Sea Ends In Failure

A luxury cruise ship chartered to house asylum seekers has been put up for sale by its owner due to problems with regulators and the reduction of the refugee crisis...

August 23, 2016
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Friday, April 8, 2016
Maritime News

Nuclear Waste Ship MV Sigrid Runs Aground in Sweden

A Swedish cargo ship designed to haul radioactive waste ran into a little trouble Friday outside the harbor of a decommissioned nuclear power plant in southeastern Sweden. The Swedish Maritime Administration confirmed...

April 8, 2016
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Monday, September 28, 2015

Bulk Ship Refloated Off Sweden

  The Liberian-flagged MV Victoria was refloated Sunday after spending more than one week hard aground on a shoal off Sweden. The 46,000 DWT Victoria was pulled off the shoal...

September 28, 2015
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Friday, September 25, 2015

‘Victoria’ Salvage Continues Off Sweden

  Salvors have removed a total of 977,000 liters of heavy oil from the tanks of the grounded MV Victoria off Sweden, but the effort to refloat the vessel is...

September 25, 2015
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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Grounded Bulk Carrier Could Be Stuck for Days Off Sweden

  The Swedish Coast Guard and a commercial salvage crew are continuing to respond to a bulk carrier hard aground off the west coast of Sweden in the Kattegat. The 46,000 DWT...

September 22, 2015
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Monday, September 21, 2015

Bulk Carrier Hard Aground Off Sweden

A bulk carrier is stuck on a shoal off the west coast of Sweden with a 3-meter gash in its hull after running hard aground Saturday night, the Swedish Coast...

September 21, 2015
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Russian Submarine Wreck Found Off Sweden Has Probably Been There for Decades

  By Elias von Hildebrand STOCKHOLM, July 28 (Reuters) – A submarine wreck discovered off the eastern coast of Sweden probably dates from World War One rather than last year...

July 28, 2015
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Friday, November 14, 2014

Sweden Confirms Sub Breach

Prime Minister Stefan Loefven said Sweden will increase its military arsenal and step up border defenses after the navy found proof that Stockholm’s archipelago was infiltrated by a foreign submarine.

November 14, 2014
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Cargo Ship Leaks Oil After Running Aground in Sweden

A 90-meter cargo ship was taking on water and leaking oil after running aground this morning in the Baltic Sea off Stockholm.

October 29, 2014
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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Sweden’s Submarine Whodunit Brings Cold War Back to Baltic Sea

Is it a submarine? Is it Russian? And what’s it doing off the coast of Sweden?

October 21, 2014
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Monday, October 20, 2014

Sweden Hunts Mystery Foreign Submarine Spotted In Its Waters

Sweden said it’s responding to a new security situation and won’t tolerate breaches as the navy tries to confirm whether an underwater vessel steered by a foreign power entered its waters.

October 20, 2014
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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Sweden Says Credible Reports of Foreign Submarine In Its Waters

Sweden released on Sunday a grainy photo of a mysterious vessel in Stockholm's archipelago, as the military hunted for a foreign submarine or divers in the country's biggest such mobilization since the Cold War.

October 19, 2014
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Sunday, March 10, 2013
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For Nordic Executives, Quality of Life is Paramount

By Niklas Pollard and Balazs Koranyi STOCKHOLM/OSLO, March 10 (Reuters) – Executive excess need not be etched in stone. Just look at the Nordic region, where an egalitarian tradition and...

March 10, 2013
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Thursday, February 7, 2013
Port of Gothenburg

Sweden’s Shipping Industry Ready to Invest in LNG

A recent market screening conducted by Swedish energy firm Swedegas has revealed significant interest in liquefied natural gas (LNG) throughout Sweden’s shipping industry.  Enough interest has been developed in fact,...

February 7, 2013
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