The Orange Line operates 4 vessels between Murmansk, Norway, and Europe. Vessels are on a regular weekly rotation, as specified in the Schedule. The service can be described as semi-liner since we have fixed calls to certain ports with the flexibility to call different ports on-route.
Eimskip is a key international player in the reefer logistics worldwide and offers specialized services in handling any type of temperature-controlled cargo- frozen or chilled.
Alongside the side-port operation, worldwide container transport is offered with Eimskip Forwarding.
Bi-weekly calls in Fredrikstad with container vessels, connect Norway to the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Canada, and the USA.
Eimskip offers spot-service in the Northern Atlantic with side-port reefer vessels, covering Norway, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Shetland, Russia, Poland, and Baltic states.
The side-port reefer vessels operated can be turned into dry-goods conventional cargo vessels within appr. 6 hours, thus able to carry different types of cargo in holds. The temperature range is from appr. -27 C to + 32 C. A combination of reefer cargo and dry cargo is also possible due to the number of cargo holds on the three-deck levels onboard and 2 of the vessels are geared with 50 tons crane.
Vessels are designed to have cargo on weather-deck, being containers, or different kinds of project/deck cargo.
Project cargo ex- Fredrikstad is loaded on flat-racks.
Eimskip offers total service for port agency and discharge of fishing trawlers, temperature-controlled storing, and documentation for reefer cargo and can offer worldwide distribution via Eimskip Forwarding. Services include palletizing, sorting, labeling, and re-packing and veterinary checks for seafood products.
Eimskip Norway operates and/or markets reefer storage in Kirkenes, Tromsø, Sortland and Ålesund.
As part of a complete range of reefer logistics services, Eimskip offers various documentation services, from custom brokerage to issuing specialized certificates for the reefer trade and flexible EDI solutions enabling fast clearing processes.