Finland Dodges Maritime Gridlock

Finland Dodges Maritime Gridlock

The Finnish Engineer Association and the Finnish Seamen Union canceled their previously announced industrial action ...

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Helsinki Court Rules in Finnlines’ Favor

Helsinki Court Rules in Finllines' Favor

Helsinki District Court has ordered State of Finland to refund shipping company Finnlines Plc the fairway ...

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Swedish, Finnish Ports Target EU Funding

Port of Turku, Finland

Five Swedish and Finnish ports have this week submitted applications for EU funding within the 2014 CEF Transport ...

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Bore Closes Dutch Office

Bore Closes Dutch Office

The Finnish shipping company Bore has decided to close its shore office in Amsterdam and lay off 24 Dutch ...

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New Container Pool to Improve Euro Links

New Container Pool to Improve Euro Links

Zeebrugge-headquartered European Containers (ECS) and Finnish cargo carrier Containerships have agreed to enter ...

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Finnlines Takes Two

Finnlines Takes Two

Finnish shipping company Finnlines has agreed to purchase two ro/ro vessels for its North Sea liner services. The ...

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Viking Line Sets Passenger Record

Viking Line Sets Passenger Record

Viking Line carried 6,610,146 passengers in 2014, 76,496 more than the year before, and an all-time high for the ...

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Vaasa, Umeå Merge Port Management Operations

Vaasa, Umeå Merge Port Operations

Finland’s Port of Vaasa and Sweden’s Port of Umeå merged their operations under the new company, ...

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USC Takes Over Arctech Helsinki Shipyard

USC Takes Over Arctech Helsinki Shipyard

Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation has bought another 50 percent of shares in Arctech Helsinki Shipyard ...

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Wärtsilä to Power World’s First High Speed RoPax ...

Wärtsilä to Power World's First High Speed RoPax LNG Ferry

The first Swedish-flagged LNG powered passenger vessel,and the first LNG fuelled high speed RoPax ferry in the ...

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Wärtsilä Gets Green Light for Its First LNG Terminal

Wärtsilä Gets Green Light for Its First LNG Terminal

Manga LNG Oy has given Wärtsilä full notice to proceed (NTP) with the supply of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) ...

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Wärtsilä Swoops on L-3 MSI

Wärtsilä Swoops on L-3 MSI

Finnish Wärtsilä Corporation is to acquire L-3 Marine Systems International from L-3 Communications Holdings Inc., ...

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Haminan Energia Secures Govt Subsidy for Its LNG terminal

Haminan Energia Secures Govt Subsidy for Its LNG terminal

Finland’s Ministry of Employment and Economy (MEE) granted 27.6 million euros in investment subsidies to ...

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Class NK and NAPA to Cut Ship Design Time and Cost

Class NK and NAPA to Cut Ship Design Time and Cost

Japanese classification society ClassNK and Finnish maritime software company NAPA have agreed on a new joint ...

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Norsepower Starts Auxiliary Wind Propulsion System Sea Trials

Norsepower Starts Auxiliary Wind Propulsion System Sea Trials

Norsepower Oy Ltd., a Finnish marine engineering company, has started sea trials of the Norsepower Rotor Sail ...

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Finland to Set Aside USD 1.25bn for Icebreaking Fleet Renewal

Finland to Set Aside USD 1.25bn for Icebreaking Fleet Renewal

Finland’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Policy has outlined the future of the wholly state-owned company ...

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PSA Zeebrugge, Stora Enso Expand Cooperation

PSA Zeebrugge, Stora Enso Expand Cooperation

Belgium’s PSA Zeebrugge and Stora Enso have extended their cooperation, with PSA’s Zeebrugge ...

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Finland, Estonia to Build Two LNG Terminals

Finland, Estonia to Build Two LNG Terminals

Finland and Estonia have agreed to build two liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals as part of the Balticconnector ...

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Finnlines Targeting Polferries

Finnlines Targeting Polferries

Finnish ferry operator Finnlines Plc intends to participate in the negotiation procedure when re-opened by the ...

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Mein Schiff 4 Floated Out

Mein Schiff 4 Floated Out

Meyer Turku Oy  floated out the cruise ship Mein Schiff 4 on October 10, 2014. The Finnish shipyard is planning to ...

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Bore Clears General Cargo Fleet

Bore Clears CoA Fleet

Bore Ltd plans to exit the general cargo CoA (contract of affreightment) business by the end of 2014, due to ...

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