Get to know our staff – Handyman Timo Rahkonen

Handyman Timo Rahkonen works in Port Control, operates a crane and also does technical work in the Port where needed: ploughs snow, washes outdoor areas, driving lanes and other port areas, and spreads sand on outdoor areas and driving lanes.

The seasons affect tyre warehouses

The Port of Turku is a familiar place of work for Jukka Ylikännö since the time when he was studying in the commercial institute. As a supervisor at DB Schenker’s warehouse he ensures that everything runs smoothly. Tyre warehouses are under control and the customers get the products they need as agreed. In the Pansio … Read more

Engines supplied globally

The shipyard industry is now doing well in Finland, but the companies of the maritime cluster also export their products directly. Wärtsilä’s engines have been shipped around the world for decades. A quarter of the company’s net sales currently come from on-shore power plants. The corridors of Wärtsilä’s Turku office are filled with international and … Read more

Growing with tiles

Turku Free Zone Company is rapidly growing to become a comprehensive logistics service provider. The new contract with ceramic tile manufacturer Pukkila is a big step for the company. Founded in 1874, Pukkila made a decision two years ago to transfer its production from Turku to Portugal. When the old premises in Pitkämäki district in … Read more

The fastest sea route for exports starts in Turku

Finland’s economic wellbeing is based on foreign trade. Imports account for around 40 per cent of our gross trade and exports for another 40 per cent. Due to Finland’s geographic location, most of the foreign trade transports are carried by sea. In 2015, 77 per cent of Finland’s imports and as much as 90 per … Read more