Company history

2021

ARIJUS Representative Office in Germany

2020

MC Containers partner in Lithuania

2018

ARIJUS group company, Kontransa UAB, became a representative of W.E.C. Lines in the Baltic States

2017

Most agile company ir Klaipėda

2017

Official representatives of the Belgian manufacturer VAN HOOL in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

2017

ARIJUS UAB celebrates its 25th anniversary

2015

Unifeeder shipping line agent in Estonia

2014

Healthiest company in Klaipėda

2014

Logistics company West Trucks acquired

2013

Became “Lithuanian Freight Forwarder of the Year” for the second time

2013

The company was evaluated as  meeting the high requirements of the safety and quality assessment system SQAS

2013

AEO certificate “Customs Clearance Simplification / Security and Safety” awarded

2013

Named DFDS “Best Carrier of the Quarter” in Rotterdam

2012

ARIJUS Group company, Kontransa UAB, established subsidiaries in Latvia and Estonia. Became the OPDR agent for the shipping line in all three Baltic countries and Belarus

2012

ARIJUS UAB celebrates its 20th anniversary

2012

Representatives of InterBulk Group, one of the largest liquid, powder and granular material transport companies in all the Baltic States and Belarus

2011

Unifeeder shipping line agent in Latvia

2010

Unifeeder shipping line agent in Lithuania

2008

ARIJUS was awarded the title “Lithuanian Freight Forwarder of the Year” for the successful transport of a record volume of cargo from Klaipėda Port to Mažeikių Nafta

2008

Marikonta UAB, an ARIJUS group company, established subsidiaries in Latvia and Estonia and became an agent for the Hyundai Merchant Marine shipping line in all three Baltic States. This was the first such case in the history of Lithuanian logistics

2007

ISO 14001 compliant environmental protection system

2007

SIA Arijus Logistics established in Riga (Latvia)

2005

Won the gold medal for “Lithuanian Product of the Year 2005” for the service of sea freight transport

2005

Kuršių Linija became the first Lithuanian company to be nominated in the prestigious awards of the global maritime publication “Lloyd’s List” and to compete with the world’s best shipping companies for the title of “Shipping Company of the Year“. The Lithuanian Shipowners’ Association described this award as an achievement for the Lithuanian shipping business and, in a broader sense, for the country’s entire transport system

2004

Kuršių Linija shipping line, operated by ARIJUS, was awarded the Lithuanian Anatolijus Maritime Business Prize. For its contribution to the national economy and strengthening Lithuania’s image as a maritime nation, Kuršių Linija was nominated as a “Meritorious Shipping Company

2004

Awarded “Exporter of the Year” for excellent economic and quality indicators, introduction of new technologies and rapid development of activities

2004

ISO 9001 compliant quality management system

2002

ARIJUS UAB acquired a 100% shareholding in Air Lithuania

2002

Marikonta UAB, a subsidiary, was established to provide container freight forwarding and shipping line agent services. Marikonta UAB became an agent for the Japanese Nippon Yusen Kaisha shipping line in Lithuania

2001

ARIJUS subsidiary, Kontransa UAB, became an agent for the global American shipping line, APL

2001

Acquisition of container shipping line Kuršių Linija – the only container shipping line with Lithuanian capital that provided door-to-door services in the Baltic States

2000

Contract with the Japanese Nippon Yusen Kaisha shipping line

1999

Agency contract with the Hamburg Sud / Alianca shipping line

1999

Establishment of OOO Arijus Logistics Minsk (Belarus)

1999

Establishment of a subsidiary, Kontransa UAB, which became the agent for the Korean shipping line Cho Yang in Lithuania

1998

Agency agreements with MSC and OPDR shipping lines

1997

ARIJUS opened an office in Vilnius. Air freight and general cargo forwarding services launched in Klaipėda port

1996

ARIJUS acquired the first 12 Volvo FH 12 trucks

1995

Office is established in Klaipėda. ARIJUS became an agent for P&O Containers and Kuršių Linija container lines in Lithuania. Ship agency services in Klaipėda Seaport launched

1992

ARIJUS UAB was founded. The company became an agent for the Latvian Maras Linija container line in Lithuania and started providing customs brokerage services