DFDS Seaways raises capacity on route Zeebrugge - Norway

DFDS Seaways raises capacity on route Zeebrugge - Norway

As from February, DFDS Seaways expands considerably the triangular service between Norway, Zeebrugge and Immingham. On the one hand the ms Lysbris Seaways, a sideport/container vessel, will be replaced by the larger ms …
Sep 25, 2018 /  Curious
MHI-MME Part of Industry Consortium to Develop State-of-the-Art Container Vessel

MHI-MME Part of Industry Consortium to Develop State-of-the-Art Container Vessel

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Equipment Co.,Ltd. (MHI-MME) is a party to an agreement made between leading marine industry players to collaborate in developing new levels of performance and …
Sep 11, 2018 /  Curious
Wärtsilä Makes Significant Investment In Finland

Wärtsilä Makes Significant Investment In Finland

Wärtsilä is building the Smart Technology Hub, a new centre of research, product development and production, in Vaskiluoto, Vaasa. As of 2020, all of Wärtsilä’s functions and personnel in …
Aug 22, 2018 /  Finance
Port of Tallinn’ subsidiary signs an agreement for chartering mv Botnica during summer periods

Port of Tallinn’ subsidiary signs an agreement for chartering mv Botnica during summer periods

The subsidiary company of Port of Tallinn, OÜ TS Shipping, signed an agreement with Baffinland Iron Mines LP for chartering m/v Botnica for the 2018 summer period and, subject to certain conditions, also for the …
Jul 6, 2018 /  Vessels
Finnlines starts new direct service between Helsinki and Aarhus

Finnlines starts new direct service between Helsinki and Aarhus

Finnlines is reshuffling its services between Denmark and Finland and provides as of 28 May, 2018 direct service between Helsinki and Aarhus (see also CruiseMapper). There will also be a direct connection between Aarhus …
May 21, 2018 /  Curious
Fire damage to ship causes closure of Zeebrugge-Rosyth freight route

Fire damage to ship causes closure of Zeebrugge-Rosyth freight route

On Monday 16 April, a fire broke out in the engine room on board DFDS’ ro-ro freight ship Finlandia Seaways, which connects Rosyth in Scotland and Zeebrugge in Belgium. An injured crew member was airlifted to …
Apr 23, 2018 /  Vessels
Multipurpose icebreaker Fennica assists traffic in the Kvarken

Multipurpose icebreaker Fennica assists traffic in the Kvarken

Arctia’s multipurpose icebreaker Fennica began assisting marine traffic as the Finnish icebreaking season’s seventh icebreaker on Sunday 25 February 2018. The Fennica works in the Kvarken, a narrow region in …
Feb 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Finnlines’ MS Finnswan (formerly MS Nordlink) starts in Naantali–Långnäs–Kapellskär route

Finnlines’ MS Finnswan (formerly MS Nordlink) starts in Naantali–Långnäs–Kapellskär route

MS Finnswan (formerly MS Nordlink) starts in Naantali–Långnäs–Kapellskär route – Improvements in customer service continues Slotting MS Europalink, purchased last week, to the …
Feb 6, 2018 /  Vessels
The Port of Helsinki takes the top spot among European passenger ports

The Port of Helsinki takes the top spot among European passenger ports

Helsinki is the number one general port for international freight traffic in Finland. In 2017, Helsinki grew to become the busiest passenger port in Europe and possibly the entire world with 12.3 million passengers. …
Jan 18, 2018 /  Cruise
Gigantic foundations for the Danish offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak leave Port of Ostend

Gigantic foundations for the Danish offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak leave Port of Ostend

Yesterday at 2 pm, the barge with the two impressive foundations of 10,000 tonnes and 8,000 tonnes, destined for the Danish offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak, has left the port of Ostend in Belgium – an important …
Jan 9, 2018 /  Vessels