Rauma Marine Constructions and Tallink sign letter of intent for a new car and passenger ferry

Rauma Marine Constructions and Tallink sign letter of intent for a new car and passenger ferry

AS Tallink Grupp and Finnish shipbuilding company Rauma Marine Constructions Oy (RMC) have signed a letter of intent to build an environmentally friendly car and passenger ferry for the scheduled service between Tallinn …
Oct 18, 2018 /  Vessels
EU supports the infrastructure developments on Tallinn-Helsinki maritime link TWIN-PORT with EUR 21.4 million

EU supports the infrastructure developments on Tallinn-Helsinki maritime link TWIN-PORT with EUR 21.4 million

The ports of Tallinn and Helsinki together with the City of Helsinki and the passenger ship operators Tallink, Viking Line and Eckerö Line obtained EUR 21.4 million EU funding within the 2017 CEF Transport Blending …
Oct 4, 2018 /  Curious
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
Icebreaker Voima heads to assist traffic in the eastern Gulf of Finland

Icebreaker Voima heads to assist traffic in the eastern Gulf of Finland

Arctia’s icebreaker Voima departed the icebreaker base in Helsinki as the Finnish icbreaking season’s fourth icebreaker on Wednesday 7 February 2018. The Voima assists shipping in the eastern part of the Gulf …
Feb 7, 2018 /  Vessels
Helsinki Shipyard delivered the last of the series of four to SCF-Group

Helsinki Shipyard delivered the last of the series of four to SCF-Group

SCF-Group indicated their satisfaction to the cooperation with Arctech Helsinki Shipyard over the years. In the end of January the fourth vessel, NB 514, was handed over for SCF-Group. The vessel’s name giving …
Feb 7, 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
Container ship Helsinki Bridge breaking free from mooring in Boston

Container ship Helsinki Bridge breaking free from mooring in Boston

The U.S. Coast Guard, along with Massport Fire Department, Boston Police Department, Massachusetts State Police and port tugs responded to a containership that broke free from its mooring Wednesday at around 12:45 a.m LT …
Dec 7, 2017 /  Vessels
Arctech starts construction of icebreaking (Arc7) tanker for Greek ship owner

Arctech starts construction of icebreaking (Arc7) tanker for Greek ship owner

Arctech Helsinki Shipyard started construction of an icebreaking (Arc7) tanker for Greek ship owner. Tanker will transport gas condensate from Yamal peninsula to Europe. Hull erection and keel laying ceremonies were held …
Jul 28, 2017 /  Vessels
The Port of Helsinki's new West Terminal 2 enters full operation

The Port of Helsinki's new West Terminal 2 enters full operation

The Port of Helsinki's new West Terminal 2 became fully operational on the cusp of summer, following the installation of the disembarkation bridge of the Jätkäsaari-side berth on 29 May. The terminal enters …
Jun 14, 2017 /  Curious
Tallink Shuttle has transported 30 million passengers within ten years

Tallink Shuttle has transported 30 million passengers within ten years

Tallink, the leading shipping operator on the Baltic Sea, celebrates the tenth anniversary of the operation of shuttle vessels on Tallinn-Helsinki route. Within this period, high-speed vessels of the highest weather and …
Jun 7, 2017 /  Cruise