Search results for: Helsinki

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  • 24 February 2012

    As a part of Helsinki’s Western Harbour re-development, a new general plan has been proposed for the Hernesaari dockyard area, enabling construction of housing, jobs, recreation and tourism-related services in the area. Cruise ships would have one more quay in addition to the current two quays. The land area of Hernesaari would grow by one-third, […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    A project to deepen the channel of the Vuosaari Harbor of the Port of Helsinki and the Vuosaari Harbor basin officially started earlier this month, the City of Helsinki reports. The scheme, conducted by Terramare Oy, will be implemented over two open-water seasons, when work on the channel will be carried out 24 hours. The […]

  • 3 June 2020

    Dredging and land reclamation operations in Hernesaari are currently underway, the City of Helsinki reports. The new residential area will be partially built on reclaimed sea areas. In preparation for this, the dredging on Hernesaari’s eastern coast already started in early June. In the first stage, soft topsoil will be removed and transported to the […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has won two dredging contracts in Finland with a combined contract value of EUR 32 million. The contracts were awarded by the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, the Port of Helsinki and the City of Helsinki. In the Port of Helsinki, Boskalis will deepen de Vuosaari fairway and harbor basin from […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has called on the European Commission to give greater recognition to the key role of Europe’s regions in tackling the challenges of climate change. At its General Assembly in Helsinki in October, CPMR and its member regions presented a series of bold proposals to make the EU’s Adaptation Strategy and Clean Energy […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port of Helsinki and Port of Tallinn continue to work together closely to develop the Helsinki-Tallinn maritime link. Last week the ports together with AS Tallink Grupp submitted applications for funding investments within the 2014 CEF Transport Multi-Annual Calls for Proposals. The goal is to develop an improved and stream-lined port infrastructure and green line […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Five ports in Sweden and Finland have this week submitted applications for EU funding within the 2014 CEF Transport Calls for Proposals. The cooperation will result in improved port infrastructure and environmental services and the applications are supported by both the Swedish and the Finnish Government. Four Finnish TEN-T core ports – Turku, Helsinki, Naantali […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ben Vree, APM Terminals Europe Region CEO, cited healthy projected volume increases in Eastern Europe and the increasingly important Russian market as bright spots in an otherwise gloomy outlook for European container market growth as a keynote speaker at the TOC Container Supply Chain Conference Europe event at the port industry’s largest annual European conference. […]

  • 11 July 2012

    On July 5 and 6, 2012 the FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director A.V. Lavrishchev and First Deputy Director of Federal Marine and River Fleet Agency S.P. Gorelik made a working visit to the seaport of Kaliningrad. In the framework of the working trip, S.P. Gorelik and A.V. Lavrishchev visited the port infranstructure objects under construction in […]

  • 20 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    The city of Joensuu in the eastern part of Finland is transforming an old contaminated sawmill area near the city centre into an up-to-date housing district. Before the building can start, the whole area must be thoroughly restored after more than a century of heavy industrial useage. Joensuu (which means: “mouth of a river”) is […]

  • 31 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) Finland last week announced a new Agency Network Agreement which will strengthen the company’s coverage of thirteen key ports around the country’s coastline. The announcement coincided with an Open House event which celebrated 150 years of the company. Invited customers from the Helsinki area were able to experience a demonstration of […]

  • 20 May 2011

    Wärtsilä Corporation opens a new workshop in Gdansk, Poland on 20 May 2011. Located close to Polish shipyards and ports, the workshop further strengthens Wärtsilä’s presence in the Baltic area and its position as the leading services provider for shipping customers visiting Poland. The new facilities enable advanced servicing and repairs of engine components, as […]

  • 10 May 2011

    The Helsinki City Planning Department is organising the international South Harbour ideas competition as part of the World Design Capital He… By Levent OZLER (dexigner) [mappress] Source: dexigner, May 10, 2011;

  • 30 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has introduced a more powerful version for marine applications of its popular Wärtsilä 32 engine. First introduced in the 1980s, and with more than 4000 units sold to the marine industry alone, the Wärtsilä 32 engine has proven to be a highly efficient and reliable solution for a […]

  • 15 December 2010

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has joined the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a programme initiated by Forum for the Future. The initiative brings together the industry’s leading organizations to show what can – and must – be done for shipping to contribute to, and benefit from, a sustainable future. This global taskforce gives […]

  • 13 December 2010
    Vessels

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has been awarded the contract to supply the propulsion equipment for a new, state-of-the-art, research vessel. The vessel will be operated by the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and is to be built at the C.N.P. Freire S.A. shipyard in Spain. The NERC is the UK’s main […]

  • 10 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Wärtsilä’s electronic Annual Report 2009 has been selected best annual report in Europe. The prize was handed out at the European Excellence Awards ceremony in Prague, Czech Republic, on 9 December 2010. There were over 1,400 entries in the European Excellence Awards competition this year. The other shortlisted companies in the Annual report category beside […]

  • 8 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Wärtsilä’s Sustainability Report has won first prize in the Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2010 competition in which corporations’ responsibility reporting in 2009 was assessed. The sustainability reporting competition is organised by the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK, Finnish Business & Society ry, Finnish Institute of Authorised Public Accountants, Ministry of Employment and the Economy, the Association […]

  • 26 August 2010

    Lake Gallträsk, situated 15km west of Helsinki, used to be a popular recreational area with beaches and clear water. Unfortunately, it has suffered from major strain caused by habitation and industry. The biggest damage to the area was done between the 1920s and 1970s, when wastewater was released into the lake causing silting up and […]

  • 20 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    IHC Parts & Services, part of IHC Merwede, and Wärtsilä Netherlands (WNL) have teamed up to provide life-cycle support for ships with Bolnes and Smit Bolnes engines. The companies will combine their industry knowledge, expertise and strength to maintain these dredging and other vessels worldwide in order to extend product life cycles, reduce owners’ costs […]