About us

One of the largest carriers in Europe

Samskip offers comprehensive services in Iceland and the Faroe Islands, multifaceted container shipping services throughout Europe, heat controlled transport and freight forwarding worldwide. Check out our network.

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A global logistics company

The company is one of the largest carriers in Europe with around € 668 million in turnover per year and establishments in 26 countries in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia. There are around 1,700 employees worldwide. The headquarters of Samskip are in the Netherlands and since its establishment in Iceland in 1991 it has expanded rapidly, both through internal growth and the acquisition of other companies. The company's main business is based on container shipments in Europe, shipments in the North Atlantic, temperature controlled shipments worldwide, as well as freight forwarding and bulk shipments in Europe.

Corporate social responsibility

Our goal is to limit our emissions through sustainable business operations and processes, driven by various departments, our suppliers and subcontractors while investing in continuous training and education, contributing to building a dedicated culture.

Environmental issues

Samskip's environmental policy is to always be at the forefront of these issues. We have set targets for reducing gas emissions and minimizing environmental impact. We recycle waste and dispose of it using environmentally friendly methods.

The workplace

Samskip offers you career opportunities and the opportunity to work in an ambitious, dynamic and professional organization. Each individual contributes to the overall success of Samskip and we encourage personal responsibility, commitment and togetherness for the benefit of our company, our employees and our customers.

  • 850000 Transported container units (TEUs) a year
  • 677000000 million Euros turnover in Europe in 2018
  • 140000 m2 rail terminal
  • 1700 employees around the world

Our brands

  • CoolBox
  • jónar Transport
  • NorLines
  • Frigocare
  • Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal
  • Samskip IcePak Logistics