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DRY BULK AND BREAKBULK SHIPMENTS

Our large fleet of ice-strengthened general cargo vessels between 3,000 and 6,000 dwt provides customers with the possibility to choose the most suitable vessel size for each shipment.

We carry bulk commodities such as fertilizers, grain and dry biofuels. All of our vessels have bulkheads enabling loading of different cargoes or grades in one shipment without needing to worry about mixing. Some vessels are equipped with dehumidifiers to control the moisture in the cargo hold.

Usual break bulk cargoes include steel products, sawn timber and woodpulp. With the support of our own supercargo personnel always available to assist the crew in preparing the most optimal stowage plan, our vessels are the perfect fit for challenging breakbulk shipments. Some of the vessels are equipped with removable tweendecks increasing the loading capacity of steel products.

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REGULAR SERVICE FROM RAAHE

From Raahe, Finland, we offer year-round liner service with 3,000-6,000 dwt vessels to several ports in the southern Baltic Sea, Continent, UK and the Bay of Biscay. On this service, we can carry wide range of breakbulk and project cargoes such as steel products and timber. Additional ports can be added to the rotation subject to availability and inducement.

Presently, our network covers the following ports from Raahe:

  • Weekly: Antwerpen (BE), Szczecin (PL), Vejle (DK)
  • Monthly: Hull (GB), Pasajes (ES)

Cargo bookings and forwarding requests:
Minna Leskinen, mob. +358 4083 242 47, office.raahe@atobatc.se

SUSTAINABLE SHIPPING SOLUTIONS

In all our activities, we strive to minimise adverse environmental impacts. Most efficient and simplest way to do this is to optimise the sailing speed.

Our whole fleet is able to use renewable biodiesel instead of normal fuel oil.

We also offer our customers possibility to introduce Virtual Arrival concept, which strives to optimise vessel’s speed during the passage and minimise the waiting time at the anchorage. By reducing the vessel’s speed, it is also possible to reduce the consumption and consequently CO2-emissions and congestion in the port and anchorage area when the vessel is able to enter the port directly on arrival.

Read more about our sustainability work here.

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PROJECT CARGOES

With the support of our own supercargo personnel always available to assist the crew in preparing the most optimal stowage plan, our vessels are the perfect fit for project shipments. Our vessels have carried various types of project cargo including windmill parts, house modules and Azipod propulsion units.

Most of the fleet offers 50-65 metre unobstructed hold which is perfect for longer units. Our vessels are also capable to take cargo on deck either as a project cargo or as containers.

TOWAGE IN RAAHE

AtoB@C Shipping offers harbour towage service and related services in the port of Raahe and in nearby ports with tugboat Charlie. Port towage and related services are available 24/7 all year round.

Tugboat Charlie can provide transfer service to the Raahe roads for personnel and spare parts. In addition, Charlie provides harbour icebreaking.

All services are performed in accordance with Scandinavian Tugowners Standard Conditions of 1985 (see below).

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