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In Loviisa corn gently from railcar to the flat stores due to new railcar unloading pit elevator

In Loviisa was built new elevator in railcar unloading pit to be able to by-pass silos. This 15 meter high elevator moves from unloading pit corn (or wood pellets, sugar beet pulp pellets, soymeal etc…) to the truck, which drives it to the  flat stores, which are located nearby. Intake capacity is 200 tons per...

Nurminen Logistics starts weekly railway connection between Helsinki and Hefei, China

Nurminen Logistics opens a new railway connection between Helsinki and Hefei, China in October. New connection offers fast and efficient transportation solutions to Finnish import and export industries. Nurminen Logistics transports freight between Finland and China just in 14 days. Traffic will start on 17th of October 2018 from Helsinki. During the autumn there will...

Finnlines invests in sustainability – three new green ro-ro vessels ordered

Finnlines Plc Media release 3.5.2018: Finnlines continues to invest in increasing its vessel capacity and has signed an order for three ro-ro vessels from the Chinese Jinling shipyard. The vessels delivery is expected as from 2020-2021. The total investment will be over EUR 200 million. The vessels are 238 metres long and will have a...

FINNLINES DECIDES TO EXERCISE THE OPTIONS TO LENGTHEN TWO MORE RO-RO VESSELS

Finnlines’ EUR 70 million Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction Investment Programme was launched with the lengthening of four vessels in 2017, with an option of additional two. Finnlines has now decided to exercise the option for the lengthening of the two additional vessels. The first two vessels, MS Finntide and MS Finnwave, have already been...

VISITING PORT OF GDANSK

Last week at Finnhub spring meeting we had a chance to visit Port of Gdansk. What a huge development from  our last visit 2012! Port of Gdansk handled 40,6 milj.  tons in 2017 (2012 was handled 25 milj. tons). In containers Port of Gdansk is on a second place in the Baltic sea with the...

Helsinki top of the ports in Europe

The Port of Helsinki has grown to become the busiest passenger port in Europe in 2017, and is also the number one general port for international freight traffic in Finland. The particularly strong growth of the Helsinki–Tallinn route, with nine million ship passengers passing between the two cities, played an integral role in the Port...

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https://www.liikennevirasto.fi/web/en/data

Finnish Port Association:

http://www.finnishports.fi/eng/statistics/

Finnish Customs:

http://tulli.fi/en/statistics