KTM shipping as
KTM shipping as (KTM) was established in 1981, and is a private company owned by Kåre T. Mesøy and his family.
The company was founded as liner & forwarding agents. During the years, KTM has grown to be a modern terminal for cargo handling at port of Husøy, Haugesund, specialized for bulk and container handling. We have our own handling equipments such as container-stacker, forklifts of different sizes for stripping and stuffing containers, trucks with chassis, side-loader and special transport trailer for local distribution. Our container-stacker is able to tilt bulk-containers for direct discharging. We have a capacity for 60 electrical plugs for reefer containers. June 2009 company moved into its own new terminal building, containing 5000 sq.mtr of warehouse, and 2000 sq.mtr office facilities. Another 2000 sq.mtr of warehouse have been hired to serve our customers needs. Therefore we have our own tug-master and mafi trailers to offer full service within the port. KTM shipping is the best equipped provider with all necessary facilities for handling in the port.
KTM are preferred clearing agents for Hydro Aluminium at Karmøy. Also we are preffered agents for Biomar as at Karmøy.
KTM has a long term relationship with FMC Biopolymer at Vormedal, handling abt. 11 000 tons of seaweed from South America, Australia and Island, shipped by bulk vessels as well as containers. The seaweed is being discharged at Husøy, stored, and transported to Vormedal for discharging directly to production line. We are also handling their production of alginate, being stored and shipped from our terminal.
Also we have a contract with Biomar AS at Husøy, clearing and handling all cargo at Husøy.
KTM are acting as agents for ECL (Euro Container Line) with weekly service to/from Hamburg and Rotterdam. This agency is steady growing its activities with calls and number of containers handled at Husøy, and our focus is concerned to always equip our terminal accordingly.
KTM are also acting as agents for Scan Baltic Services, serving to/from Baltic Sea on a weekly service and Scan Shipping, serving Danmark and Holland on a regular service
As forwarding agents, we are involved in transport worldwide. This includes short- and overseas shipments, FCL/LCL, as well as road- and air freight. Totally 15 persons are employed by the company.
Karmsund bulk terminal
At the end of 2015 we’re opening our new dry-bulk terminal in port of Husøy, Haugesund. Karmsund bulk terminal will have a capacity of 30-40.000 mt of dry bulk cargo. It’s a new facility with high efficient operations and with an excellent location. The terminal is 12.000 m2 and will be a new landmark in the area.
For more info visit www.karmsund-terminal.no