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SECA requirements lead to new European rail link

Railway company ERS is opening a new route in Europe in light of rising customer demand following the implementation of new sulphur regulations. Many customers and countries are willing to change their mode of transport in order to save money.

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The tightened sulphur regulations for shipping, set to be implemented in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea next year, come as bad news for the carriers but good news for the railway companies. At least for Dutch ERS Railways, as the company believes it can compete with shipping routes in terms of service as well as price, CEO Frank Schuhholz tells ShippingWatch.

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