Wasaline is investing in Cargo, expanding the capacity in 2021.
During the year 2021, Wasaline will take a step towards increased cargo capacity across the Gulf of Bothnia.
The cargo traffic is very important for Wasaline, which has shown its importance especially during the pandemic for having regular traffic across the Kvarken strait. During the year 2021, the number of departures will increase from the current 16 trips a week. Our current vessel MS Wasa Express will be replaced by the world’s most environmentally friendly Ropax vessel, Aurora Botnia, built in Rauma, Finland.
The new vessel is tailored for cargo transportation across the Kvarken. When Aurora Botnia starts the traffic, we will have increased cargo capacity, faster crossing time, increased possibilities for special transports, good capacity during all 12 months of the year and more frequency in the form of increased departures. The CO2 footprint per ton will decrease when Aurora Botnia starts its traffic and makes transports more environmentally friendly for the manufacturing industry.
From the port of Umeå there are excellent possibilities for intermodal transports by connecting directly from the port to the Swedish and international railway network.
Wasaline operates daily between Vaasa in Finland and Umeå in Sweden.
Wasaline offers the fastest transport alternative for your cargo from Vaasa, Finland to Umeå, Sweden. We operate regularly between the two cities all year round with a cargo-capable vessel, m/s Express. Our values are safety, speed, and reliability. We guarantee fast transports e.g. of combinations of vehicles, trailers as well as of special transports, and dangerous goods.
We at Wasaline take good care of our cargo customers, offering drivers good food, rest and a possibility to relax in a comfortable cabin while onboard.
Please note that all cargo bookings have to be made in advance, and the vehicle and cargo unit will have to be in the harbour at least 1 hour before the set departure time. The maximum allowed height of the transport at m/s Wasa Express is 4.43 metres.