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An exceptional year is behind us – Year of the Port of Turku 2020

Year 2020 will go down in history as a very exceptional period of time. The positive outlook early in the year quickly turned uncertain as a result of the global news about the pandemic, and in March the coronavirus epidemic also arrived in Finland.

The port goes electric – environmentally friendly electric cars for use at work

The first electric cars arrived at the port in mid-February. All passenger cars of the Port will be converted to electric ones by the end of 2022, with vans to follow as more options become available.

As a heavy transport professional, what do you expect from our website?

Heavy traffic with its drivers is an important customer group for the Port of Turku, which we want to serve in a variety of ways.  We are renewing our website and would like to hear your opinion.

Port of Turku to sell its crane business to Turku Stevedoring

Port of Turku Ltd will sell its crane business as a sale of business operations to Turku Stevedoring Oy (TurkuSteve). The business operations, cranes and crane employees will be transferred to the new owner on 1 March 2021.

Intensified security control in the Port of Turku

An intensive security control campaign was carried out in our port area on Friday 27.11. The goal of the intensive control morning is to ensure safe passage for everyone in the port area.

Because time matters – Port of Turku calendar 2021 has been published

The long tradition will continue when the Port of Turku Port Calendar is published again.

The NextGen Link project is progressing on schedule

The Port of Turku is part of the European TEN-T Scandinavian-Mediterranean transport network, which connects Turku all the way to southern Europe. The idea of the transport network is to make the European internal market function fluently, improve accessibility and unite Europe, not forgetting environmental issues. Europe is investing in transport networks using the Connecting … Read more

Pilot produced information about the possibilities of utilizing the 5G network

Our goal is to serve operators and customers in the port area now and in the future. With digitalisation maintaining the level of service requires finding the best network solutions for the needs of the future. The goal is supported by 5G piloting, which we implemented as part of the SecurePax project in cooperation with … Read more

The installation of the automooring equipment is proceeding as planned

Cavotec’s MoorMaster, an automatic attachment and detachment system, arrived in our port in early July. The automatic vacuum-based ship automooring system, developed in New Zealand, will be installed at Viking Line’s berth by the end of the year and will be used by both M/S Viking Grace and M/S Viking Glory which is currently under … Read more

Truck loading efficiency is being developed as part of the NextGen Link project

Construction work on a new heavy traffic measurement and identification system is nearing completion in the port. The system to be built on Viking Line’s field is a significant improvement in loading trucks on the ship.