We intend to clean up the entire port area before the onset of winter in cooperation with the area’s operators. We kicked off the cleaning last week starting at the West Harbour, proceeding towards the passenger harbour. The purpose is to go through the whole port and clean up everything that doesn’t belong there. “The … Read more
The Port of Turku Ltd and Cavotec Finland Oy signed contract to purchase automooring equipment yesterday. The automooring system is used to develop the speed and efficiency of the stay of ships in the port, the management of environmental impacts of vessel traffic, and occupational safety of personnel.
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.
DB Schenker currently uses HCT (High Capacity Transport) vehicles on two trunk routes in Finland, Turku–Vantaa and Sipoo–Seinäjoki. The goods carried between the terminals in Turku and Vantaa mainly consist of foreign and domestic general cargo.
Green logistics is a concept consisting of various activities, and the goal to reduce the environmental impacts is included in the management of the whole supply chain. The promotion of green logistics is required by the European Union’s energy and climate strategy for year 2030, which sets tight goals for emissions, especially greenhouse gases.
DB Schenker wants to listen closely to the needs of its customers. The trends in logistics and warehousing, such as digitalisation, the rise of the environmental values, and the need for individual added value services will challenge the industry to develop its operating models.