An exceptional year is behind us – Year of the Port of Turku 2020

Year 2020 will go down in history as a very exceptional period of time. The positive outlook early in the year quickly turned uncertain as a result of the global news about the pandemic, and in March the coronavirus epidemic also arrived in Finland.

Mann Lines’ ML Freyja arrives in Turku on January 5th

The latest arrival in the Port of Turku is Mann Lines’ m/s ML Freyja, which starts to operate on January 5th on the route Turku-Bremerhaven-Harwich-Cuxhaven-Paldiski-Turku. The vessel replaces Stena Foreteller on the route.

Finnlines’ first lenghtened vessel arrives to port of Turku on Sunday 26 November

Finnlines’ first lenghtened vessel, m/s Finntide arrives to port of Turku on Sunday 26 November at 11.00. At the same time Finnlines’ Turku operations will move from Pansio to West Harbour.

Port’s landmark celebrates a special anniversary

In 1997, Turun Sanomat –newspaper reported that the port of Turku had received a new remarkable landmark, when a new container crane over 50 meters high had started operations.

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