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Our Nordic friends will take some extra bank holidays than usual May 2020, please we aware the following countries will be closed:- Sweden/Finland/Norway/Iceland:- Closed Friday 1st May, Thursday 21st May (some company’s will be closed Wednesday and Friday) Denmark:- Closed 8th May, Thursday 21st May (again some company’s will be closed early) Also bear in […]

Please make note of the sailings for the next 3 weeks (weeks 15-16-17) mainly due to Easter and limited volumes due to Covid-19 Week 15-17 schedule will be:- Exports to SW – 3 sailings  Wed 0500 – Thur 0500 – Sat 12 noon Imports to UK – 3 sailings Tue 2000 – Thur 2000 – […]

Current information (COVID-19)

ATTN Clients/Suppliers RE:- COVID-19. We are receiving a growing number of requests in reference to information about our preparations. Currently OceanBlue is following UK government guidance and advise all our employees the same. UK and international hauliers we are working with in regards to current site rules we urge them to follow accordingly (there are […]

Updated weather (UK-SWEDEN) Please be advised that due to adverse weather conditions there have been vessels cancelled between Sweden and the UK. There will be no departure from Sweden 18th as the vessel that should have left on Saturday will only leave today. There will be no departure from Immingham 19th as well. This also means […]

Adverse Weather affecting services in the North Sea

We regret to advise that the majority of shipping lines currently in the north sea, will be affected by adverse weather conditions this coming weekend (8/9th Feb) The disruption may result in port congestion and slow arrival/departures in the ports both in UK and overseas. Main concern we can report will be = UK-SWEDEN UK-FINLAND […]

Strike in Finland’s paper industry extended by another week. Although the does not affect our day to day UK exports, it does have a slight affect with some shipping lines heading into the ports of southern Finland and not getting volumes back to the UK. It appears some volumes are being stored and held back for […]

Growth 2019

Our company is pleased to report growth in 2019 again in all sectors of our group structure. Brexit has certainly helped with matters, pushing volumes due to uncertainty. In addition this has created a lot of demand which OceanBlue has taken within our stride, helping our clients structure and boosting traffics both east and west […]

Volume increase between week 46-49 We will have a major increase in volume in the UK between these weeks, any part/full loads we can allocate a special reduction in transport costs between UK-DK (Interested in Germany also) Please contact our team for any special rates:- Laceby – Mike/James Bradford – Charlotte/Chris Airdrie – Jane Updated […]

Deal/no deal we are all still very unclear. The British Government are not giving ‘accurate’ details on what will or will not happen. Therefore we have to plan ahead. Brexit planning has been somewhat demanding this year. OceanBlue already run services to Non-EU countries so our vision is to mirror what we do on that […]

OceanBlue latest new equipment is now ready for transportation. Pictured OBLUK2027 outside our head office is now due for export to Gothenburg. The new fleet are all available as 23.9.19