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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.

Turku and shipping companies consider three alternative locations for the passenger terminal

The City of Turku, Port of Turku Ltd and shipping companies Silja Line and Viking Line have begun to study three alternative locations for Turku’s new passenger terminal. The original joint terminal project planned for the Linnanaukko area is turning out to be too expensive a solution considering the functional and economic goals to be … Read more

Port of Turku Ltd’s Annual Report 2019 has been published

The operations of Port of Turku Ltd continued steadily in 2019 in line with the general economic development. The Port’s turnover increased by 3.8 per cent on the previous year, although the total transport volume was slightly down.

Coronavirus counseling for travelers arriving in Finland at the passenger terminals

Information points will be set up at the passenger terminals in the Port of Turku during week 10 due to the coronavirus. Information points provide information to travelers arriving in Finland on how to proceed and who to contact if they suspect they have become infected.