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The Baltic-Adriatic Land Bridge Commences Operations

The Baltic-Adriatic land bridge commences operations

Source: PortSEurope
Koper, Slovenia (PortSEurope) June 14, 2021 – Following the cooperation of international rail companies, the Baltic-Adriatic land bridge has commences operations – a rail cargo link connecting Poland and Slovenian port of Koper. Lononi, a Polish intermodal operator, and Baltic Rail, a container-train operator, now jointly run a rail container service between Gdynia and Wrocław, and Koper. Loconi operates five container trains weekly between Gdynia and
Wrocław, and Baltic Rail operates of 3-5 trains weekly between Wrocław and Koper. With a single ticket it will be possible for containers to travel between Gdynia, Wroclaw and Koper, transloading between trains included within the service. The timing of the 2nd journey will be optimized to ensure cut-off for the target sailing. Thus, the intermediate stop can also have the role of a buffer that might be convenient. The initiative is supported by both sea terminals – the Port of Koper, Slovenia and the Baltic Container Terminal (BCT) in Gdynia, Poland. The new service connects all the key ports in Scandinavia with the key ports in Central and East Mediterranean, and onwards to the Red Sea and Gulf of Arabia. Here to give an example of what is possible to achieve with the Baltic-Adriatic Land Bridge. The Gdynia and Koper journey should take about 14 days. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.

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