Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Maritime News

Aker Arctic to Develop New Baltic Icebreakers for Finland and Sweden

Finnish-based Aker Arctic has been selected to develop next-generation icebreakers for the Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA) and the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency (FTIA). The new icebreakers will provide escort operations...

November 3, 2020
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Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Maritime News

Finland Opens Largest Nordic LNG Terminal After Delay

OSLO, June 11 (Reuters) – Finland’s 110 million-euro ($124.5 million) Manga liquefied natural gas import terminal has fully opened after a year-long delay to the project, engineering firm Wartsila and...

June 11, 2019
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Monday, March 12, 2018
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Bulk Carrier Towed to Port After Taking on Water in Gulf of Finland

A bulk carrier that was previously taking on water in the icy Gulf of Finland has been towed to port, the Finnish Border Guard has confirmed. Ship tracking data on Monday...

March 12, 2018
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Friday, March 9, 2018
bulk carrier taking on water gulf of finland

SAR Operation Underway as Bulk Carrier Takes on Water in Gulf of Finland

Maritime authorities in Finland are responding to a bulk carrier that has taken on water in its engine room in the Gulf of Finland. The Panama-flagged bulk carrier MV Glory...

March 9, 2018
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Friday, January 12, 2018
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Maritime News

Finland Expresses Concern Over Rise in Russia’s Cargo Ship Inspections

HELSINKI, Jan 12 (Reuters) – The Finnish government has voiced concern over surprise inspections on Finnish cargo ships visiting Russian ports in recent weeks, saying delays had been a problem...

January 12, 2018
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Tuesday, November 1, 2016
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World’s First LNG-Powered Icebreaker Enters Service in Baltic Sea

The world’s first LNG-powered icebreaker entered service Tuesday commencing a contract with the Finnish Transport Agency providing icebreaking, vessel assistance, and oil spill response services in the Baltic Sea.  The Polaris was delivered in September...

November 1, 2016
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Maritime News

Arctech Helsinki Delivers World’s First LNG-Powered Icebreaker to Finnish Government

Finnish shipbuilder Arctech Helsinki Shipyard has delivered the most world’s first LNG-powered icebreaker to the Finnish government. The shipyard delivered the icebreaker Polaris Wednesday to the Finnish Transport Agency, which...

September 28, 2016
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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Ship Photos of the Day – World’s First LNG-Powered Icebreaker ‘Polaris’

The world’s first LNG-powered icebreaker left the Arctech Helsinki Shipyard in Finland on its first set of sea trials last month to test the functionality of the vessel prior to...

May 12, 2016
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Meyer Werft Buying Finland Out of Turku Shipyard

Family-owned Meyer Werft Shipyard is buying the Finnish Government out of its minority stake in the Turku Shipyard, now known as Meyer Turku Shipyard Oy. The Papenburg, Germany-based shipyard and...

April 15, 2015
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Maritime News

Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Launches Russian Icebreaker

Finnish shipyard Arctech Helsinki on Wednesday celebrated the launch of a new icebreaker being built for the Russian government. The vessel, named ‘Murmansk’, is part of a three-vessel series ordered...

March 25, 2015
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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Russian Navy Interfered With Baltic Sea Research Vessel, Finland Says

The Russian navy twice interfered with a Finnish state environmental research vessel in international waters in August and September, the Finnish Environment Institute said on Saturday.

October 11, 2014
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Skangass to Build Finnish LNG Import Terminal

With investment support from the Finnish Government of 185 million NOK, Skangass has decided to build a new import terminal for LNG on the southwestern coast of Finland at the...

September 30, 2014
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Monday, June 30, 2014

Meyer Werft and Finnish Government Plan to Buy STX Finland’s Turku Shipyard

Germany's closely held Meyer Werft and the Finnish government are nearing a deal to buy the Turku shipyard in southwestern Finland from STX Europe , the Finnish economy ministry said on Monday.

June 30, 2014
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Friday, December 27, 2013

ClassNK Receives Authorization from Finnish Flag

ClassNK announced today they have been authorized by the Finnish Transport Safety Agency to carry out surveys for Finnish flagged vessels. The agreement allows ClassNK to perform surveys for SOLAS,...

December 27, 2013
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Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Engineering News

Finland’s Government Acquires Majority Stake of Aker Arctic

With the threat of Aker Arctic leaving Finland to pursue more profitable pastures, Finnish Industry Investment Ltd, an investment arm of Finland’s government announced today that it has acquired a...

December 17, 2013
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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Arctech Helsinki to Build New Icebreaker for Finnish Government

Arctech Helsinki Shipyard said Wednesday it has won a public tender from the Finnish Transport Agency for the construction of a new dual-fuel icebreaker for the Finnish government.

November 27, 2013
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Thursday, September 19, 2013
mt mastera neste oil ice arctic tanker

Neste Oil to Sell Fleet of Ships, Will Outsource Nearly Everything

Finnish oil refining and marketing firm Neste Oil has announced it will be selling off its entire fleet of ships and will outsource all ship management functions currently covering them....

September 19, 2013
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Sunday, March 10, 2013
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For Nordic Executives, Quality of Life is Paramount

By Niklas Pollard and Balazs Koranyi STOCKHOLM/OSLO, March 10 (Reuters) – Executive excess need not be etched in stone. Just look at the Nordic region, where an egalitarian tradition and...

March 10, 2013
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Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Ship Emissions ABB

European Commission Ruling Gives Finnish Owners Incentive for Cleaner Ships

The European Commission has approved an initiative that gives Finnish ship owners an incentive to build and convert existing ships to the use cleaner burning fuel ahead of future regulation...

January 23, 2013
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Wednesday, December 21, 2011
STX Finland offshore patrol vessel

STX Finland Signs Agreement for Dual Fuel Offshore Patrol Vessel *UPDATE*

STX Finland Oy and the Finnish Border Guard signed an agreement on construction of a next generation offshore patrol vessel. The vessel will be built at the STX Rauma ship­yard and delivered...

December 21, 2011
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