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  • 5 May 2015

    The risk of collision-related oil spills in the Gulf of Finland in the Baltic Sea could up to quadruple in the near future from the traffic amounts of 2007–2008, according to a cross-disciplinary research group at Finland’s Kotka Maritime Research Centre. This would mean that such accidents would be likely to happen once every 24 years. However, these […]

  • 17 September 2014

    Finland and Russia signed an agreement on 15 September providing a framework for cooperation in icebreaking services, Finland’s Ministry of Transport and Communications said. The agreement was signed by Harri Pursiainen, Permanent Secretary of the Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications, and Sergei Aristov, Russian Deputy Minister of Transport. As explained by the Finnish Ministry, the […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On January, 22 2013, at noon the FSUE “Rosmorport” icebreaker Ivan Kruzenshtern delivered the customs comission and two North-West basin branch pilotes at the nuclear icebreaker board. During all the nuclear icebreaker operation period in the Gulf of Finland the FSUE “Rosmorport” pilots will be onboard to provide safe operation at the obligatory pilotage areas. […]

  • 19 August 2014

    The Finnish energy company Gasum and the Estonian energy company Alexela Energia have presented their alternative collaboration models concerning the liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, planned for the Gulf of Finland, to the European Commission. In February, at the request of the European Commission, Gasum and Alexela signed a memorandum of understanding on further feasibility […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    During the winter navigation 2011-12 fifteen diesel electric icebreakers and one atomic icebreaker will be operating in the Gulf of Finland. The A-ship is affreighted for 100 days and it will set off from Murmansk for Saint Petersburg on the 23rd of January 2012. The vessel operation contract`s cost goes beyond 300 million rubles, said […]

  • 10 April 2006

    The freighter Runner 4, which sank off the Estonian coast at the beginning of March, released more oil into the waters of the Gulf of Finland during the weekend. According to Finland’s Environmental Administration, the spill involved about five cubic metres of light fuel oil.

  • 8 March 2006

    A cargo ship carrying aluminum sank in the Gulf of Finland after colliding with a second vessel on March 4. All crew members were safely evacuated onto a Russian icebreaker. The accident, which occurred in Estonia

  • 3 April 2006

    The tanker Weserstern ran aground near the city of Porvoo in the Gulf of Finland Sunday. The crew of 15 is unharmed and no spills have been detected.

  • 20 February 2007

    A Neste Oil tanker ran into the stern of a cargo ship in the Gulf of Finland near the island of Hogland on Tuesday. No oil or personnel damage has been caused.

  • 24 June 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    The offshore section of the Balticconnector pipeline, installed between Estonia and Finland, has been completed. Laying the offshore pipeline on the seabed of the Gulf of Finland began in May 2019 in Inkoo and was completed in Paldiski in June 2019. “It feels great to have the ends of the offshore pipeline in plain view […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Subject to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Russian Federation Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology and Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of Finland, the Finnish authorities received the report on environmental monitoring for 2012 along the Nord Stream route in Russian waters. The report prepared by Nord Stream AG includes monitoring results […]

  • 22 August 2012

    Nord Stream AG and the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment have presented a report on the results of orbital satellite environmental monitoring of the Russian section of the Nord Stream offshore section for the second quarter of 2012. The findings provide solid proof that the construction of the gas pipeline has no negative […]

  • 9 March 2018

    Bulk carrier Glory Hongkong sprung a leak while on its way to St Petersburg.

  • 13 April 2011

    Construction of the Nord Stream natural gas pipeline through the Gulf of Finland isn’t having a major impact on the environment, the Estonian government said. Russia aims to diversify its European transit options through Nord Stream. The dual pipeline will run from the shores of the Gulf of Finland through the Baltic Sea to Germany. […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” icebreaking fleet started providing icebreaking assistance to vessels in ice conditions in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland. Fifteen icebreakers will provide icebreaking assistance to vessels suring navigation of 2012-2013. They comprise 14 diesel-electrical icebreakers and 1 atomic icebreaker. At present 3 of 15 icebreakers started working. Other vessels of […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Arctech launched the icebreaking multipurpose emergency and rescue vessel for the Russian Federal Agency of Sea and River Transport and to be operated by the FGI Gosmorspassluzhba (Russian Marine Emergency Rescue Service) on 12 December 2013 at Helsinki Shipyard. Baltika will be used in icebreaking, rescue and oil combatting operations in the Gulf of Finland. […]

  • 22 March 2006

    Clean-up ships swarmed the Bay of Tallinn on March 17 after the Estonian Border Guard detected large amounts of shore-bound oil floating in from the Gulf of Finland. Finnish vessels gathered about two tons of spilled oil

  • 10 May 2017

    The regional LNG solution must be cost-effective and sustainable in the long term, according to the Estonian prime minister Jüri Ratas.

  • 12 December 2013

    Arctech launched the icebreaking multipurpose emergency and rescue vessel for the Russian Federal Agency of Sea and River Transport which will be operated by the FGI Gosmorspassluzhba (Russian Marine Emergency Rescue Service) on 12 December 2013 at Helsinki Shipyard. Baltika will be used in icebreaking, rescue and oil combatting operations in the Gulf of Finland. […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Baltic Connector Oy’s subcontractor Finnish Diving Support Oy will be clearing three explosives along the pipeline route in the Gulf of Finland between April 23 and 27, 2018. The explosives are located on the Balticconnector pipeline route approximately 40-42 kilometers away from the shore in Finnish economic waters. The removal of the explosives will not […]

  • 19 June 2014

    Finnish energy company Gasum and the Estonian energy company Alexela have submitted their proposal to the European Commission and the representatives of both countries governments concerning a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal to be constructed on the Gulf of Finland. As reported earlier, it is the view of the European Commission that the solution […]

  • 20 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Nord Stream AG has summarised the results of the environmental monitoring programme in Russian waters and the onshore part of the Nord Stream Pipeline in Portovaya Bay for the first three quarters of 2011. According to the survey, the construction works have had no or minor impact, which was of short duration and very local. […]