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
Stena Foreteller replacement, Mann Lines ML Freya, arrives in Turku on January 5th

Stena Foreteller replacement, Mann Lines ML Freya, arrives in Turku on January 5th

The latest arrival in the Port of Turku is Mann Lines’ m/s ML Freya, which starts to operate on January 5th on the route Turku - Bremerhaven - Harwich - Cuxhaven - Paldiski - Turku. The vessel replaces Stena …
Jan 4, 2018 /  Vessels
VIDEO: The first LNG shipment to Tornio Manga LNG receiving terminal

VIDEO: The first LNG shipment to Tornio Manga LNG receiving terminal

The Tornio Manga liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal in Northern Finland, built under a turnkey contract by the technology group Wärtsilä, achieved another significant milestone on 27 November 2017 …
Nov 29, 2017 /  Curious
Bluetech Finland signs design contract for its Bluetech 45 bulk carrier

Bluetech Finland signs design contract for its Bluetech 45 bulk carrier

Navigation Maritime Bulgare (Navibulgar) has contracted 4+2 Bluetech 45 Handymax bulk carriers from Yangzijiang. The Bluetech 45 design is based on the successful Bluetech 42 design. The ship will have a length of 190 …
Oct 6, 2017 /  Curious
Wärtsilä signs a contract to supply LNG terminal to Finland

Wärtsilä signs a contract to supply LNG terminal to Finland

The technology group Wärtsilä Wednesday announced it has been awarded a turn-key contract with Hamina LNG Oy to supply a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal to be built in Hamina, Finland. The …
Oct 4, 2017 /  Curious