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
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.
The 12th and final large-scale training of the HAZARD project took place on 28 November in the Port of Turku. Southwest Finland Emergency Services was responsible for the planning and execution of the exercise.
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.
Storage area for hazardous materials in West Harbour received a new safety shower unit. It replaces the old well serviced shower unit and improves daily work safety during loading and unloading operations. Safety showers are generally used when there is a risk of an accident where chemicals or fire can cause injuries.