Nothing beats experience - 30 years of liner service at the Baltic and North Sea

Shipping Line

Baltic Line AS operates a fleet of two vessels under fixed weekly liner schedule between Finland, Baltic States, Poland, Denmark and Norway. Furthermore deviations to Swedish and German ports can be included on spot basis.

During 30 years of operation Baltic Line has gained wide experience from carrying all kind of cargoes.

Baltic Line AS is part of the DSD Group, owned by DSD - Det Stavangerske Dampskibsselskab AS, established in 1855. In addition to Baltic Line, DSD group is active with modern fleet of tankers, coastal ferries, Norwegian inland transport and short sea shipping.

Det Stavangerske Dampskibsselskab AS


Baltic Line vessels offer multiple handling methods for break bulk. Via side ports line can take any cargo which can be handled with forklifts such as pallets, big bags or bundles/packages/cases. Furthermore all vessels have normal hatches for cargo requiring crane handling.

The Baltic Line fleet is capable of carrying

  • Steel products and metals: coils, bars, sheets and plates.
  • Forest products: boards, paper and pulp.
  • Chemicals: pallets and big bags (also hazardous).
  • Containers: dry-, bulk- and tank containers.
  • Boats
  • High and heavy project cargo
  • Dry bulk cargoes on spot basis.

Vessels and equipment

The Baltic Line fleet consist of two multipurpose vessels

MV Baltic Amelie

MV Baltic Amelie, 3000 dwt conventional side port vessel with tween decks.

Pocket plan (pdf-file)

Name: Baltic Amelie
Radio Callsign: OJRZ
IMO: 908 3885

Current location for mv Baltic Amelie

MV Baltic Madonna

MV Baltic Madonna, 4000dwt conventional side port vessel with tween decks.

Pocket plan (pdf-file)

Name: Baltic Madonna
Radio Callsign: OJRV
IMO: 9100138

Current location for mv Baltic Madonna

Both vessels are equipped with a wide range of lashing and securing equipment suitable for all kind of cargoes. Our crew is experienced for handling and lashing work onboard. Both vessels also have their own forklifts onboard.


Sailings from Turku weekly on Thursdays at 23:00hrs, terminal closing time on Wednesdays at 21:00.


Turku - Paldiski – Riga – Fredericia/Nyborg - Norwegian ports


Norwegian ports - Grenå - Swinoujscie - Gävle - Turku



Baltic Line is introducing CAF on all freight rates in NOK due to the high fluctuation in the exchange rate.

The average exchange rate for March was NOK 11,2943 = 1 EUR. The surcharge is set to 29%, with effect from 6th April 2020.

Operating under a new name

As from 1. January 2017 we will continue to operate the service under the company name –
Baltic Line AS. We are sailing with the same schedule in Baltic Sea and North Sea,
serving our long-term industrial customers.

Link Star will be replaced by Baltic Madonna in January. Please see description attached.
Baltic Madonna and Mini Star will be sailing together in the service.

Baltic Madonna pocketplan

New vessel for Baltic Line

Baltic Line has signed a long term TC-agreement with Prima Shipping for mv Baltic Madonna.

The vessel will replace mv Link Star in January 2017.


Build 1994
Flag Finnish
DWT 4045
Loa 89,72m
Beam 13,60m
Speed 12knots

The vessel has tween decks & side port and strengthened holds/hatches for heavy cargoes.

Baltic Line warmly welcomes mv Baltic Madonna to join the fleet sailing between Finland, Baltic States, Poland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway.


New NSAB 2015 standard conditions


NSAB stan­dard con­di­tions

Freight for­war­ding is a field of eco­no­mic ac­ti­vi­ty that is not sub­ject to pro­per uni­form le­gis­la­tion. This is why the Nor­dic count­ries ha­ve pul­led to­get­her to de­ve­lop stan­dard con­di­tions; the Ge­ne­ral Con­di­tions of the Nor­dic As­so­cia­tion of Freight For­war­ders. The the ne­west ver­sion is known as NSAB 2015 and it was pub­lis­hed on 29 Oct 2015.

The NSAB con­di­tions, the use of which is re­la­ti­ve­ly well es­tab­lis­hed in the de­li­ve­ry sec­tor, de­fi­ne the rights and ob­li­ga­tions of the for­war­ders and cont­rac­tors. The con­di­tions al­so de­fi­ne the res­pon­si­bi­li­ties of the for­war­ders ac­cor­ding to va­rious trans­port con­ven­tions and re­gu­la­tions.

NSAB 2015 standard conditions

Baltic Line in Instagram

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Contact information

Contact information

Baltic Line AS

Børehaugen 1
P.O. Box 848
N-4004 Stavanger, Norway

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Eivind Baasland

Chartering & Operation Manager

Tel. +47 51845646
Mobile +47 90978686
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Arild Ervik


Tel. +47 51845645
Mobile +47 95081349
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Contact information

Baltic Line Finland Oy

Baltic Line Finland Oy
Kuljetuskatu 13
20200 Turku, Finland

Tomas Uschanow

Managing Director
Sales and vessel operation

Tel. +358 207 991 451
Mobile +358 50 407 4712
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Mika Saarinen

Sales and business development

Tel. +358 207 991 452
Mobile +358 400 582 001
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Heli Laaksonen

Administration / vessel documentation

Tel. +358 207 991 454
Mobile +358 400 726 306
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