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Our Scandinavian friends will celebrate mid-summer week 25. The majority of company’s in Sweden/Finland will be closed Friday 21.6.19 (even closing early 20th) We will be limited to mid week departure within week 25 so please be aware that a-lot of our export to SW/FI will only deliver week commencing Monday 24.6.19 This does not […]

Easter schedule

Easter 2019 we are planning well in advance, please be aware of¬†availability which falls in weeks 16/17 (Good Friday 19.4.19 and Easter Monday 22.4.18) Week 16 Collections Monday – Thursday to consolidate Fri 20th / Shipping Sat 21st Week 17 Collections Tuesday – Friday to consolidate Sat 27th / Shipping Sat 28th Anything out of […]

Sweden port conflict

We have been informed about the emerging port conflict in Sweden (Gothenburg) which is reported to be reality. Gothenburg terminal will be affected Sunday 27/1/18 between 1400/2359hrs and the same Monday. This will have an impact getting trailers from the quay in Gothenburg Sunday/Monday and delayed transit onwards. In addition the shipping line deadlines will […]

Reefer Equipment

OceanBlue has hired reefer equipment from November/March whilst the weather takes a drop in temperature. We will use the reefers between UK-Scandinavian focusing on heated traffic. Our service will operate week commencing 3.12.18 and will last until late March 2019. Anything temperature sensitive we can offer consolidation/part or full load options shipping east or west […]

Our Danish friends have increased volumes with trailers heading to the UK (Christmas Trees) so between week 44/50 we can offer discounted rates for exports back to Denmark. We are looking to get bigger demand back to Denmark so we can offer the advantage of discounted rates. Any UK to DK rates for consolidation/part loads/full […]

Xmas Scandinavian Sailing Schedule 2018

Our current sailing schedule for weeks leading up-to Christmas & New Year:- Week 50 (exports) Sweden shipping Tue 11, Wed 12, Sat 15 & Sun 16th Dec Denmark shipping Wed 12 & Sat 15th Dec Norway shipping Sat 16th Dec (Possible midweek for Norway Wed 12th) Finland/Baltic shipping Fri 14 & Sat 15th Dec (For […]

High Winds / North Sea weather delays

Our humber region was hit with sever high winds Saturday 13th October. Part of Immingham shipping area was closed and lifting containers on/off was stopped. This has had an impact on the north sea departures this weekend more so with UK-NORWAY. Due to the terminal not loading/offloading the containers, this has delayed our transit by […]

Weather (North Sea – between 21/24th Sept)

Severe weather situation at present on the North Sea, this is already affecting Gothenburg (Sweden) Brevik (Norway) Esbjerg (Denmark) Helsinki (Finland) Current weather conditions are forcing the shipping lines to wait for improvement, we have already been warned Friday 21st Sept. Although very hard to predict the full delay, OceanBlue can already advise we will […]

August Bank Holiday 2018

During the August bank holiday weekend, OceanBlue UK will operate the following working schedule:- Export:- Friday 24th August, last collection day within the UK to ship over the weekend 25/26th. Monday 26th August our offices will be closed and re-opened Tuesday 27th. Import:- Trailers from overseas will be unloaded Tuesday 27th onward. Updated July 18 […]

Please be aware late July and most of August we will have limited sailings ex Immingham to Scandinavia (mainly for Sweden) Within weeks 30 – 33 consolidation sailings will be = Sweden (EXPORTS) Week 30 – 33 ships departing = Wed 0500hrs Thur 0500hrs Sat 1200hrs Sun 0500hrs (2 departures less) Updated July 18   […]