Rolls-Royce and Finferries demonstrate world’s first Fully Autonomous Ferry

Rolls-Royce and Finferries demonstrate world’s first Fully Autonomous Ferry

Rolls-Royce and Finnish state-owned ferry operator Finferries have today successfully demonstrated the world’s first fully autonomous ferry in the archipelago south of the city of Turku, Finland. The car ferry …
Dec 3, 2018 /  Vessels
Cooperation between RMC and Meyer expanding into spring 2019 with a new order of cruise ship blocks to be built at Rauma shipyard

Cooperation between RMC and Meyer expanding into spring 2019 with a new order of cruise ship blocks to be built at Rauma shipyard

Cooperation between shipbuilding company Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) and Meyer Turku, at Turku shipyard, is expanding with the addition of a new ship block order. The newest order brings the total of ship blocks …
Oct 18, 2018 /  Curious
Aalto Shipping Company acquires a new ship

Aalto Shipping Company acquires a new ship

The Finnish Aalto Shipping Company started its operations in spring 2018. In early 2018 it acquired two modern ice-strengthened dry bulk carriers for its fleet and started operating them under the Finnish flag. A new …
Sep 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Largest gantry crane in the Nordic countries delivered to Meyer Turku

Largest gantry crane in the Nordic countries delivered to Meyer Turku

The largest gantry crane in the Nordic countries was delivered yesterday to Meyer Turku shipyard by Finnish Konecranes. Goliath crane will be used to build increasingly large cruise ships at Meyer Turku shipyard …
Jun 20, 2018 /  Curious
New cruise liners to visit Turku in the summer

New cruise liners to visit Turku in the summer

International cruise summer at Port of Turku will be starred by four cruise liners, all of which are coming to the Port for the first time. The summer season will start on 11 June with the visit by …
Jun 4, 2018 /  Cruise
DNV GL and Meyer Turku sign class contract for Royal Caribbean’s two new ICON Class vessels

DNV GL and Meyer Turku sign class contract for Royal Caribbean’s two new ICON Class vessels

The Finnish Meyer Turku Shipyard and DNV GL have signed a contract for the classification of Royal Caribbean International’s new ICON Class vessels. The contract covers two vessels with delivery scheduled for 2022 …
May 9, 2018 /  Vessels
Viking Line is renewing both vessels travelling along its Turku route

Viking Line is renewing both vessels travelling along its Turku route

Viking Line continues renewing its fleet. Both Viking Grace and Amorella, which travel between Turku and Stockholm, will be taken out of service briefly during January–February. Viking Grace returned to service on …
Feb 5, 2018 /  Vessels
LNG tanker Coral Energice to be christened in the Port of Turku on Jan 25

LNG tanker Coral Energice to be christened in the Port of Turku on Jan 25

Built for the transport of LNG, tanker Coral Energice will be christened in the Port of Turku on 25 January. Coral Energice is a tanker of 1A Super ice class with a capacity of 18,000 m³ contracted from Anthony …
Jan 23, 2018 /  Vessels
Port of Turku: Finnlines vessel capacity has increased by thousands of lane metres

Port of Turku: Finnlines vessel capacity has increased by thousands of lane metres

With MS Finnwave arriving on Saturday, 27 January, Finnlines will switch to lengthened vessels for scheduled traffic in Turku. The route will be operated by MS Finnwave and MS Finntide, the latter of which was lengthened …
Jan 22, 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