Finland’s Helsinki Attracts More Cruise Visitors

Finland's Helsinki Attracts More Cruise Ships

Finland’s Port of Helsinki has seen another record cruise season with 254 international cruise ships ...

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Gasum Bins Baltic Projects

Gasum Bins Finngulf LNG Terminal Project

Finnish energy company Gasum has decided to discontinue projects to build a regional liquefied natural gas (LNG) ...

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EU Okays Public Funding for First LNG Terminal in Finland

EU Okays Public Funding for First LNG Terminal in Finland

The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules Finland’s plans to grant around EUR 23 million ...

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Strike to Close Finnish Ports on Friday

Strike to Close Finnish Ports on Friday

All activities at Finnish ports could grind to a halt this Friday, September 18, if the Transport Workers Union ...

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Wärtsilä Names Eskola New President and CEO

Wärtsilä Names Eskola New President and CEO

Finnish engineering group Wärtsilä has appointed Jaakko Eskola, current head of the company’s Marine ...

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Viking Line Sets Monthly Passenger Record in July

Viking Line Sets Monthly Passenger Record in July

Finnish ferry operator Viking Line transported record high 945,343 passengers in July 2015, or 20,519 more than the ...

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Rolls-Royce Spearheads Study into Autonomous Ships

Rolls-Royce Spearheads Study into Autonomous Ships

Rolls-Royce is to lead the new EUR 6.6 million Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative to produce ...

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Stena RoRo Charters Three Godby Sisters

Stena RoRo Charters Three Godby Sisters

Sweden’s Stena RoRo has reached an agreement with the Finnish shipping company Godby Shipping to long-term ...

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Anthony Veder and Gasum Order LNG Carrier

Anthony Veder, Gasum Order LNG Carrier

Dutch gas tanker shipowner Anthony Veder has signed an agreement with Finnish natural gas importer Gasum ...

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Skangass Tops Out Pori LNG Terminal

Skangas Tops Out Pori LNG Terminal

Sweden’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) provider  Skangass topped out its first LNG terminal in Finland on ...

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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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