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More passengers from South Korea, Japan and China at Finavia airports

The number of international passengers flying to or from Finavia's airports in Finland grew 4.0 percent to 3.1 million in the first quarter of 2014 when compared to the same period last year....

Port of HaminaKotka newsletter 1/2014

The Newsletter 1/2014 of Port of HaminaKotka Ltd has been published in April. Below the links to the English issue. Newsletter 1/2014 in English Source: port of...

Exports grew at the beginning of the year, imports remained weak

The Port of Helsinki's unitized cargo traffic experienced a slight growth at the beginning of the year. Traffic in January-February was 1.5 million tonnes, which was a 1 % increase from the...

Environmental investment aid granted to shipping companies

The Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications has allocated a total of 12.6 million euros in government aid to eight shipping companies and their 45 vessels to be used on investments...

Maritime strategy aims at competitiveness and vitality

Finland and Finnish business life are thriving, Finnish people are active and well and our country is competitive in the world markets. Finland's success is supported by smart and appropriate...

More natural gas terminals popping up along Finnish coast

The Finnish-Russian-German energy company Gasum has decided to build a new liquid natural gas (LNG) import terminal in the west-coast town of Pori. Gasum announced on Tuesday that...

Finnish Transport Agency orders new icebreaker from Arctech Helsinki Shipyard

Efficient and cost-effective icebreaker assistance is a critical factor affecting the competitiveness of Finland's economy and foreign trade. It is the responsibility of the Finnish Transport...

Russian airline S7 to start flights between Moscow and Helsinki Airport

Number of passengers between Moscow and Helsinki is expected to increase significantly, according to Finavia. Russian airline S7 will commence flights from Moscow Domodedovo...

Once again Port of Rauma sets a new record in container traffic in 2013 – total traffic experienced a minor decrease

In the year 2013, the total amount of container traffic in the Port of Rauma was record high 259 000 units (TEU). This is an 8.3 percent increase from 2012. The former record from the year...

Finland — Arctic maritime transport expert

Finland is the only country where the Baltic Sea, a crucial maritime transport route, freezes every winter. — Due to these conditions, we have developed know-how in Arctic maritime transport,...