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Saturday, June 8, 2024
Oil leaking from bulk carrier off Gibraltar after tanker collision. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Finland Wants EU Oil-Spill Vessel To Counter Shadow Fleet Risks

By Leo Laikola (Bloomberg) –Finland called for the European Union to procure a vessel to be on standby for oil spills in the northern parts of the

June 8, 2024
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Friday, April 19, 2024
Lt. Charmaine Solis observes commercial vessels sailing alongside the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) while ship operates in support of Operation Prosperity Guardian (OPG), led by Combined Task Force 153 of Combined Maritime Forces, in the Gulf of Aden, Dec. 26. U.S. Navy Photo
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Finland Joins World’s Largest Maritime Security Partnership

Finland has officially joined the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), becoming the 43rd member of the world’s largest maritime security partnership. Vice

April 19, 2024
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Monday, December 4, 2023
The picture provided by The Finnish Border Guard shows Finnish Border Guard's offshore patrol vessel Turva guarding on October 11, 2023 at sea near the place where damaged Balticconnector gas pipeline is pinpointed at the Gulf of Finland. Lehtikuva/FINNISH BORDER GUARD via REUTERS
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UK, Finland, Estonia Practice Subsea Infrastructure Protection in Baltic Sea

By Anne Kauranen HELSINKI, Dec 4 (Reuters) – The navies of Britain, Finland and Estonia were practising subsea infrastructure protection in the

December 4, 2023
Total Views: 1175

Sunday, December 3, 2023
Investigation of the possible attack on the Balticconnector gas line continues. Lehtikuva/HEIKKI SAUKKOMAA via REUTERS
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Finland Demands Investigators On Vessel That Broke Gas Pipeline

By Kati Pohjanpalo (Bloomberg) –Finland will demand its investigators be allowed on board the NewNew Polar Bear, a Hong Kong-flagged vessel whose

December 3, 2023
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Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Finnish Border Guard's photo of a Hong Kong registered cargo ship 'Newnew Polar Bear', which was spotted moving close to the Balticconnector gas line, during the joint press conference of the investigation of the possible attack on the Balticconnector gas line on 8th Oct., 2023 between Finland and Estonia at the headquarters of the National Bureau of Investigation in Vantaa, Finland, 24 October 2023. Lehtikuva/HEIKKI SAUKKOMAA via REUTERS
News

Finland Says China Promised Full Cooperation in Pipeline Probe

HELSINKI, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Finland on Wednesday said China had promised to fully cooperate in the investigation of the destruction last month

November 8, 2023
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Saturday, October 28, 2023
A damaged Balticconnector gas pipeline that connects Finland and Estonia is pictured in this undated handout picture in the Baltic Sea. Finnish Border Guard/Handout via REUTERS
Incidents

Three Baltic Pipe And Cable Incidents ‘Are Related’

By Andrius Sytas and Anne Kauranen VILNIUS/HELSINKI (Reuters) – The three incidents that resulted in damage to a gas pipeline and two telecom cables

October 28, 2023
Total Views: 6266

Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Finnish Border Guard's photo of a Hong Kong registered cargo ship 'Newnew Polar Bear', which was spotted moving close to the Balticconnector gas line, during the joint press conference of the investigation of the possible attack on the Balticconnector gas line on 8th Oct., 2023 between Finland and Estonia at the headquarters of the National Bureau of Investigation in Vantaa, Finland, 24 October 2023. Lehtikuva/HEIKKI SAUKKOMAA via REUTERS
Accidents

Finland Says Damaged Pipeline Caused by Ship’s Dragged Anchor

By Essi Lehto HELSINKI, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Damage to a Baltic Sea gas pipeline earlier this month is believed to have been caused by a ship

October 24, 2023
Total Views: 9823

Friday, October 20, 2023
Photo of Baltic-conector pipeline repair
Incidents

Baltic Sea Pipeline: Finland Questions China & Russia

by Anna Kauranen (Reuters) – Finland’s foreign ministry said on Friday it had contacted China and Russia via diplomatic channels regarding the

October 20, 2023
Total Views: 1738

Friday, October 13, 2023
The picture provided by The Finnish Border Guard shows Finnish Border Guard's offshore patrol vessel Turva guarding on October 11, 2023 at sea near the place where damaged Balticconnector gas pipeline is pinpointed at the Gulf of Finland. Lehtikuva/FINNISH BORDER GUARD via REUTERS
News

Seismologists Detected Blast-like Waves Near Broken Baltic Sea Pipeline

COPENHAGEN, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Nordic and Baltic seismologists said that they had detected blast-like waves on Sunday when a Baltic Sea gas

October 13, 2023
Total Views: 2572

Wednesday, October 11, 2023
The picture provided by The Finnish Border Guard shows Finnish Border Guard's offshore patrol vessel Turva guarding on October 11, 2023 at sea near the place where damaged Balticconnector gas pipeline is pinpointed at the Gulf of Finland. Lehtikuva/FINNISH BORDER GUARD via REUTERS
News

NATO to Respond if Baltic Sea Pipeline Damage Deliberate

HELSINKI/BRUSSELS, Oct 11 (Reuters) – NATO will discuss damage to a gas pipeline and data cable running between member states Finland and Estonia, and

October 11, 2023
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Tuesday, October 10, 2023
The picture provided by The Finnish Border Guard shows Finnish Border Guard's offshore patrol vessel Turva guarding on October 10, 2023 at sea near the place where damaged Balticconnector gas pipeline is pinpointed at the Gulf of Finland. Lehtikuva/Finnish Border Guard/Handout via REUTERS
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Finland Says ‘Outside Activity’ Likely Damaged Gas Pipeline, Telecoms Cable in Baltic Sea

By Anne Kauranen and Terje Solsvik HELSINKI, Oct 10 (Reuters) – A subsea gas pipeline and a telecommunications cable connecting Finland and

October 10, 2023
Total Views: 2093

Sunday, October 8, 2023
Illustration shows natural gas pipeline and Finland flag. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo
Offshore

Repairing Finland-Estonia Gas Pipeline May Take Months

OSLO, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Repairing a subsea gas pipeline connecting Finland and Estonia that was shut on Sunday due to a suspected leak

October 8, 2023
Total Views: 3149

Saturday, May 21, 2022
Russia Stops Gas Supply To Finland Over Refusal To Pay In Rubles
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Russia Stops Gas Supply To Finland Over Refusal To Pay In Rubles

By Kati Pohjanpalo (Bloomberg) –Russia has cut Finland off from its natural gas supplies as relations between the two neighbors sour over the Nordic

May 21, 2022
Total Views: 1433

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
NATO NAVY minehunter
Navy

NATO Minehunters Arrive In Finland

by Essi Lehto (Reuters) Three NATO warships arrived in the southwestern Finnish port of Turku on Monday to train with Finland’s navy as Helsinki

April 26, 2022
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Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Aker Arctic to Develop New Baltic Icebreakers for Finland and Sweden
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

November 3, 2020
Total Views: 381

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
lng carrier delivers first lng cargo to the Tornio Manga LNG
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

June 11, 2019
Total Views: 58

Monday, March 12, 2018
bulk carrier taking on water gulf of finland
News

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

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

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

March 9, 2018
Total Views: 31

Friday, January 12, 2018
cargo ship
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

January 12, 2018
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Tuesday, November 1, 2016
polaris icebreaker
News

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

November 1, 2016
Total Views: 174
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