News

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

Managing Director Erik Söderholm was elected to the Board of the Finnish Port Association

The annual general meeting of the Finnish Port Association elected a new board of directors on 16th September. Our Managing Director Erik Söderholm was elected as a member of the board. Torbjörn Witting, CEO of Port of Kokkola Ltd, will continue as Chairman of the Board, and Hannu Asumalahti, CEO of Port of Rauma Ltd, … 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

Harbour Master Kari Riutta in Memoriam

The Port of Turku received an unexpected piece of tragic news on Thursday, 2 April 2020. Harbour Master and Port Security Officer Kari Riutta had deceased unexpectedly the same morning.

Port of Turku Ltd Environmental Report 2019 published

Port of Turku publishes annually an environmental report, which describes the most significant environmental impacts caused by port operations.

The effects of the coronavirus epidemic to the operations in the port of Turku (updated)

The port of Turku has prepared for preventing the spreading of the coronavirus. The Port follows the instructions of various authorities and those of the City of Turku. In order to prevent the coronavirus from spreading the following measures are in effect until 13 May, until further notice:

COVID19 – Guidance from various authorities (updated)

Below you will find instructions from various authorities regarding the COVID19 situation.

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.