The port goes electric – environmentally friendly electric cars for use at work

The first electric cars arrived at the port in mid-February. All passenger cars of the Port will be converted to electric ones by the end of 2022, with vans to follow as more options become available.

The port will be cleaned up together

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

Contract for automooring equipment was signed in port of Turku

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 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.

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.

Extra-long articulated vehicle is green

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.

Climate change brings green thinking to logistics

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 can unload, pack and install a washing machine at your home

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.