April 23, 2015 – Norvik Shipping, the UK logistics arm of Norvik Timber Industries, has acquired the port of Baltic Wharf located in Rochford. Baltic Distribution Ltd has been operating and renting the port since 1999.
“The acquisition of the port is a strategic decision for us to develop our UK logistics business and it allows us to plan and implement long term investments in the port”, says Sampsa Auvinen, CEO of Norvik Timber Industries.
In line with the purchase of the port, Baltic Distribution Ltd announces the procurement of a new pressure treatment plant for the site. The plant is due for commissioning in July 2015 and will offer treatment to use class 1, 2, 3, and 4 in both green and brown.
“Working with Arch Timber protection who will be supplying the next generation Tanalith E preservative that it will use. This will give our existing and new customers even more confidence in the treatment we can offer utilizing its innovative BARamine technologies built into the product”, says Dean Border, Managing Director of Baltic Distribution Ltd.
Norvik Shipping and its subsidiary Baltic Distribution Ltd are part of Norvik Timber Industries.