AtoB@C starts to offer port towage and related services in Port of Raahe
Raahe-based Oy AtoB@C Shipping Ab starts to offer port towage and related services in Port of Raahe in August 2019, says ESL Shipping press release.
The company offers the services equally to all vessels. Port towage and related services shall be offered 24/7 all year round.
“Our long term presence in Port of Raahe provides an excellent base for also offering of towage services. We know the Port, it’s partners and the needs of vessel calling here in Raahe”, says Regional Manager Ari Hurula.
Recently the size of ships calling Raahe has been increasing. This together with variating wind conditions effect the required assistance service level. Approximately 90 per cent of all ships in need of tugboat assistance in Raahe are the company’s own vessels.
AtoB@C Shipping is a shipping and logistics company operating currently 28 modern, ice strengthened dry cargo vessels. AtoB@C is part of Finnish ESL Shipping and belongs to Aspo Group. ESL and AtoB@C Shipping ensure product and raw material transport for industry and energy production year-round in difficult weather conditions. Together the companies are the leading carrier of dry bulk cargo in the Baltic Sea. Fleet consists of 49 vessels and cargo volume is approximately 17 million tons annually.
ESL Shipping Ltd is the leading carrier of dry bulk cargoes in the Baltic region. Our main clients are the power generation, steel and chemical industries to whom we carry raw materials such as coal, iron ore and limestone. ESL Shipping Ltd has been in business 70 years and is a subsidiary of Aspo Plc