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Port of Turku will participate in Seatrade Cruise Global exhibition

We are participating in Seatrade Cruise Global exhibition in Miami on 8-11 April 2019. It is the largest annual event of the cruise industry and gathers over 10,000 industry professionals from around the world. The exhibition and a parallel cruise conference will be held in the refurbished Miami Beach Convention Center.

Year of steady development for the Port of Turku

The operations of Port of Turku Ltd developed steadily in 2018. The Port’s transport volumes were mainly at the high level achieved in the previous year, and the turnover and operating profit of the port enterprise increased slightly compared to 2017. The expectations are positive for the current financial year, too.

Port’s customer satisfaction continues at a high level

The Port of Turku’s own annual customer satisfaction survey was performed in December 2018. The survey was sent to a similar group of the Port’s key customers and partners as in previous years. Satisfaction with the Port of Turku was at the same high level as in 2017.

Let’s reduce noise! Neptunes Conference on noise reduction on 28 March 2019, Rotterdam

The Neptunes Conference is organized on Thursday 28th March in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The event is hosted by the Port of Rotterdam.

Get to know our staff – Harbour Master Antti Pekanheimo

Harbour Master Antti Pekanheimo is responsible for the Port’s operations, crane and vessel services.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

This year we will support with our Christmas present money the fund-raising cycling to Paris of Team Rynkeby. The funds donated in Finland will be directed in full to children and the young with cancer and their families through Sylva ry.

Get to know our staff – Marketing Manager Marjo Saviranta

We introduce our own professionals in the #workingintheharbour series. Marketing Manager Marjo Saviranta co-ordinates and manages the Port’s marketing and communication on the whole. Her duties include e.g. arranging of customer events and fair exhibitions.

The last large-scale training of the HAZARD project was organized in the Port of Turku

The 12th and final large-scale training of the HAZARD project took place on 28 November in the Port of Turku. Southwest Finland Emergency Services was responsible for the planning and execution of the exercise.

Get to know our staff – Port Security Officer Kari Riutta

Kari Riutta works in the Port’s authority and security services in the combined position of Harbour Master and Port Security Officer, with emphasis on security issues. His job description includes many issues related to security and preparedness. Kari is Sea Captain by education.

Get to know our staff – Communications Assistant Aija Kallio

Communications Assistant Aija Kallio works in the Port’s marketing team, where she started in 2009. Aija, who has completed the vocational qualification in graphic design, is responsible inter alia for various graphic projects, such as invitations and fair stands.