New joint terminal for ship traffic opens up opportunities for development of the port area

Photo: Schauman Arkkitehdit Oy / City of Turku / Port of Turku Draft for the functional development of Kanavaniemi area The port area is facing intensive development in the future. The passenger and cruise operations in the area will be reformed with positive effects on the Port and considerable added value for tourism. The key … Read more

Sponsored runner Markus Teijula becomes double champion

Our sponsored runner, 20-year-old Markus Teijula won Finnish championships on 400 and 800 metres last weekend.

Social media is pop – We are now also on Instagram!

The Port’s web pages are already familiar to many, but did you know that you can find us on social media, too?

New weighing equipment to be introduced during the summer

The Port of Turku is buying new 34-metre vehicle weighing equipment. It will respond to the need to weigh, along with other vehicles, also new, long High Capacity Transport (HCT) trucks. The equipment is long enough for weighing a complete vehicle at a time.

Dredging contributes to the safety of seafaring

Dredging means making a waterway deeper or improving it by mechanically removing sediment i.e. soil accumulated at the bottom of the waterway. In addition to removal of sediment, dredging also involves looking after the dredging masses and their final disposal in a suitable location.

New Aboard updates our communication to today

Welcome to examine the Port of Turku’s new Aboard online magazine. By switching from the printed magazine to an online publication we can provide more topical and versatile communication that better fulfils our readers’ need for information.

New cruise liners to visit Turku in the summer

Our international cruise summer will be starred by four cruise liners, all of which are coming to Turku for the first time. The summer season will start on 11 June with the visit by Prinsendam.

Port of Turku is enhancing cargo supervision in the West Harbour

The gate system of the West Harbour is being upgraded into an efficient modern cargo supervision system. After the installation of the system, all vehicles and the register numbers of trailers arriving in and leaving the West Harbour will be photographed.

Viking Grace will be more environmentally friendly with the rotor sail unit

During its service days Viking Line’s m/s Viking Grace also got new technology onboard when  Norsepower’s rotor sail unit was installed this morning.

Finland’s economic growth benefited the Port of Turku

The operations of the Port of Turku developed favourably in the wake of the general economic growth. Finland’s foreign trade began to recover in early 2017, and the economic growth gained speed towards the end of the year. Southwest Finland became the engine of growth for the whole country, and the success of the shipyard … Read more