New BALT 7 service connecting Eastern Europe and the UK

June 18, 2021

We are pleased to announce that Containerships will be launching a new service on our popular route connecting East Baltic sea region with the UK’s South West coast.

The BALT 7 service will combine two former separate shuttle services with vessels serving Klaipeda, Gdynia, Teesport and Tilbury ports. 

This service is designed to ensure increased supply of empty containers into Poland to meet growing demand of the market. The new weekly service will start from June 25th, 2021 and will be exclusively operated by our LNG -powered 1,380 TEU sister vessels CONTAINERSHIPS STELLAR and CONTAINERSHIPS NORD providing more capacity than before.  

Key Facts include: 

  • Increased supply of empty units into Poland to meet market demand 

  • Intermodal access from across Europe and UK 

  • Increased capacity, fully operated by LNG-powered vessels 

  • Cross-docking facilities allowing container to be transferred to the vessel and the truck to be released 

Balt 7
Port of call Departures
Gdynia Tuesday
Klaipeda Thursday
Gdynia Saturday
Teesport Wednesday
Tilbury Friday

This new route is part of Containerships’ commitment to providing more sustainable multimodal transportation solutions across Europe and to further upgrade and develop its routes and services. With launching of this service Containerships will complete its LNG-powered vessel fleet and operate 3 services exclusively operated by 6 LNG-Powered vessels with 1,380 TEU capacity each. 

As part of this commitment we also offer assistance with providing customs clearance if you need it. 

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact your local Containerships commercial representative. Alternatively, you can send inquiries to