Recent News

TIR procedure continues in Russia

According to information from the Federal Customs Service of Russia, the TIR procedure will be used on border crossing points between Finland and Russia also after 30 June 2015. ...

Finland joins a Nordic connected vehicle pilot

The Finnish Transport Agency, Trafi and Nokia HERE have signed an agreement on June 29, 2015, on a three-year pilot project, NordicWay, Coop. During the project, cars will utilize the mobile...

The web service Baltice.org has been revised

The new Baltice.org web service will be introduced on 17 June 2015. The web service aims at offering updated and reliable information about winter navigation and ice conditions. The target...

Trafi enables automated vehicle trials in Finland

The increasing use of automation in road traffic will be changing operating practices in many ways, but current legislation already allows the use of automated vehicles in traffic in Finland....

High speed Allegro Helsinki - St. Petersburg passenger count down by a quarter

The high-speed train Allegro between Helsinki and St. Petersburg, Russia had a 25 percent decline in passenger numbers so far this year. Finland's state-owned VR Group which runs the trains...

Containerships starts new line from Kotka

Containerships starts new St Petersburg-Kotka-Lübeck -line in May. Link to information bulletin here. Source: Port of HaminaKotka Ltd

Distribution network for alternative fuels to be developed

In the transport sector a shift towards the use of alternative fuels has started. The aim is to replace oil-based, fossil fuels by alternative fuels. The most important alternative fuels and...

Finland and Russia sign a railway transport agreement

Finland and Russia have signed an Agreement on international railway transport. The Agreement was signed by Mr Harri Pursiainen, Permanent Secretary of the Finnish Ministry of...

Port of HaminaKotka News 1/2015

HaminaKotka Newsletter 1/2015 has been published. Read the newsletter here. Source: Port of HaminaKotka

Turku shipyard set for major improvements

Turku's shipyards are set to undergo major renovations with German family company Meyer. German family company Meyer is set to invest tens of millions of euro into the Finnish...