Birka Cruises

Birka Cruises

About Birka Cruises

Birka Cruises is a company in the Eckerök Group, which since 1971 operates passenger traffic from Stockholm. The shipping company has a ship, M / S Birka Stockholm, which makes day trips Stockholm-Mariehamn-Stockholm every day of the week. Summer time is also made multi-day cruises to different destinations around the Baltic Sea.
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We take the temp at cruise mode - and provide a barbecue recipe!

The cruise world may seem to be standing still, but behind the scenes it is working full time. No one wants to see the shipping companies overturn, neither those who own them or their loyal guests. The other day, for example, an email came from Azamara Club Cruises stating, among other things, that they are updating their “health protocol” for…
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Birka Cruises

Birka Cruises offers live streaming concert

Now that we can't cruise and enjoy on-board entertainment, Birka has come up with an alternative. Live Streamed Concert! Photo: Heidi Rovén. The richness of the invention is total when the Corona virus advances keep both ships and passengers at berth. Tonight Birka is investing in a live streaming concert for her fans who are sitting at home and suffering ...
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Traffic situation on the Baltic Sea April 2020

The traffic situation on the Baltic Sea is strained due to the current Corona crisis. To limit the spread of the covid-19 corona virus, the Finnish government has decided to continue to keep the country's borders closed until 13 May 2020. This, of course, affects all shipping companies in the Baltic Sea. Viking Line conducts freight traffic Viking Line extends traffic stops ...
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Birka Cruises

Birka Cruises extends its traffic stop

Sweden's only purely cruise shipping company Birka Cruises announces that, due to the current situation linked to the covid-19 pandemic, it will extend its pause in cruise traffic from Stockholm until Wednesday, May 13, 2020. The reason for the shipping company's extended traffic stop is the Finnish state's decision on to extend the state of emergency in the country to…
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To you with pent up Birka suction (now that she is still at the quay)

Soon we will cross again, we have to believe that, right ?! Birka is located at the quay in Mariehamn. All Birka fans on land are grieving. To you with pent-up Birka suction, I just want to say this: we understand. It twitches in the dance legs and sucks in the social needs. Backstage echoes empty and no one invites…
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Birka Cruises - overwhelmed with all the love from the customers

The cityscape at Slussen will not be the same for a while. Birka Cruises - voted for the ninth time as Sweden's best shipping company this year as well - this morning moved its only ship Birka Stockholm. The ship, usually only called Birka, then slowly floated out of the quay for its transfer to Mariehamn where…
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Corona effect on the Baltic Sea - set lines, ships and artists

Viking Gabriella, one of the few vessels still operating in the Baltic Sea. But how long? Photo: Heidi Rovén. Yes I will continue my blog series from our Jewel cruise, but just want to stick in first with a little update for the location on the Baltic Sea for anyone who missed it. I know many are wondering…
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This is how the Corona virus is handled by the shipping companies on the Baltic Sea

Seafun has consulted with the shipping companies on the Baltic Sea about possible impact and changes with regard to Covid-19. All, of course, follow the recommendations and guidelines laid down by the authorities. On March 11, the Government, on the recommendation of the Public Health Authority, decided to limit gatherings with over 500 participants. This as a link ...
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Christmas cruise with Birka - a meeting from start to finish!

Birka is waiting for its new passengers at Stadsgårdkajen. Photo: Kristofer Scheiderbauer. Oh you would have been! You might be with !? :-) Anyway we stepped ashore Saturday afternoon after 21 super Christmas hours at sea aboard Birka Cruises! The trip was a real hit. As you might read in ...
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