Baltic Rail is pleased to announce that from the 2 April 2012 it will be represented in Northern Europe by ASECO Container Services GmbH from their offices in Hamburg and Bremen.
Commenting on the arrangement Stephen Archer, CEO said ´The appointment of ASECO to represent Baltic Rail in the region improves our connectivity with large international shipping lines and shippers in the major shipping centers. Baltic Rail´s capability and knowledge of container train and railroad operations will be better represented to customers seeking solutions for their inland transportation needs in Central and Eastern Europe.´
Anyone interested in Baltic Rail service capabilities are now welcome to contact:
ASECO Container Services GmbH
D-22767 Hamburg, Germany
desk +49 40 431 81053
mobile +49 160 97 20 10 62
ASECO dates back to 1967 when in conjunction with CMB, Compagnie Maritime Belge, one of the first container movements to and from North America was launched. The name ASECO is an acronym from ´Agence Service et Conteneurs.´ It describes the activity of being a service provider in the container transportation industry.
In 2001 USS United Shipping Services AB acquired all ASECO companies in Scandinavia. Under USS ownership, growth has continued and further ASECO companies in Europe and South Africa have been established.
Baltic Rail is a container-train operating and forwarding structure inside Rail World Group, active in both European gauge (1435mm) and Russian gauge (1520 mm).
Baltic Rail operates regular scheduled container trains in the North-South railway corridor between Poland, Czech, Austria and Slovenia.
Koper – Vienna – Katowice train is a weekly regular scheduled container service, run since November 2011, transit time Koper – Vienna 20 hours, transit time Koper – Katowice 38 hours.
More info about the train at http://www.balticrail.com/Koper-Vienna-DabrowaGornicza.html