OVP Shipping has launched a new Baltic Sea direct service that connects Qingdao, Ningbo, Taicang, Nansha, St Petersburg, Qingdao. The service started on 16 January 2023 from Qingdao with the 3,081 teu STONEWELL GLORY. A second sailing is planned in February with the 1,878 teu ALLSEAS PIONEER but the voyage has been delayed due to vessel repairs. From the end of February 2023, OVP will also offer direct connections to St Petersburg through slots on the Safetrans service that will operate on a f