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  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has given its consent to Finland’s plans to grant EUR 28 million (USD 31.5 million) for the construction of a second small scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at Hamina, on Finland’s South-East coast. The European Commission said that the project, which is expected to improve security of energy supply in the region and contribute to […]

  • 22 September 2015

    The European Commission said it has approved under EU state aid rules Finland’s plans to grant €23 million to construct a small-scale LNG terminal at Pori on Finland’s west coast.

  • 19 March 2013
    Research & Development

    The shallow waters and high wind speeds on Finland’s coastline are ideal for wind power generation. Finland has by far the greatest potential for the development of offshore wind power in the Baltic Sea region, according to a study by Baltic Sea Region Energy Co-operation (BASREC). From the 99 most favourable areas for offshore wind […]

  • 18 March 2016

    The European Commission has on Friday approved Finland’s plans to grant €28 million for the construction of a small-scale LNG terminal at Hamina, on the country’s south-east coast. The project is “in line with EU energy and environmental objectives” and would improve security of supply in the Baltic Sea region, the Commission said in its statement. […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    LNG tanker Coral Energy, operated by Scandinavian company Skangas, delivered the first shipload of liquefied natural gas to Tornio, Finland, on November 19. The cargo was shipped to the Manga LNG natural gas import terminal in Röyttä Harbor, Tornio, a joint venture of the industrial companies Outokumpu and SSAB Europe, the energy company EPV Energy […]

  • 30 March 2015

    Finland has taken the lead in implementing the EU Directive on deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure, with strong commitment from both the public and private sector to expand the domestic gas refuelling network, in particular the infrastructure for bunkering and distribution of liquefied natural gas.

  • 30 March 2015

    Finland has taken the lead in implementing the EU Directive on deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure, with strong commitment from both the public and private sector to expand the domestic gas refuelling network, in particular the infrastructure for bunkering and distribution of liquefied natural gas.

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rauma and STX Finland Oy have signed an agreement by which the City purchases the Rauma Shipyard’s lands, buildings, structures and movable property from STX Finland Oy at the total price of EUR 18.1 million. In connection with the acquisition, the parties also made a two-year co-operation agreement, with the help of […]

  • 11 June 2013

    STX Finland Oy and Fjord Line AS have signed a contract for conversion of the cruise ferry MS Bergensfjord. The ship will undergo extensive interior changes which are designed by the Norwegian Falkum-Hansen Design. Several cabin areas will be converted to public spaces, tax free shop, cafeteria and restaurant areas are to be increased significantly. […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    STX Finland Oy and Fjord Line AS have signed a contract for conversion of the cruise ferry MS Bergensfjord. The ship will undergo extensive interior changes which are designed by the Norwegian Falkum-Hansen Design. Several cabin areas will be converted to public spaces, tax free shop, cafeteria and restaurant areas are to be increased significantly. […]

  • 28 September 2011

    On 28 September 2011 STX Finland Oy’s Turku Shipyard started the production of an environmentally friendly, new-generation cruise ferry to be built for Viking Line ABP. The start of production at the Turku Shipyard was carried out following the traditions of the yard. The event organised in the steel construction hall, was witnessed by representatives […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    STX Finland Oy and Eide Marine Semi AS, a subsidiary of Eide Marine Services A/S, have signed a contract for the outfitting, completion and delivery of two highly sophisticated well intervention vessels with an aggregate contract value exceeding EUR 300 million. The technically advanced well intervention vessels with deadweight of 31,000 tons will have a […]

  • 20 April 2011

      Juha Heikinheimo has today resigned from the position as President of STX Finland Oy. He will be replaced by Su-Jou Kim, who currently holds the position as Chairman of STX Finland. Su-Jou Kim will be temporary acting President of STX Finland. Despite significant improvements during the last few months, STX Finland is going through […]

  • 22 January 2014

    The City of Rauma and STX Finland Oy have signed an agreement by which the City purchases the Rauma Shipyard’s lands, buildings, structures and movable property from STX Finland Oy at the total price of EUR 18.1 million. In connection with the acquisition, the parties also made a two-year co-operation agreement, with the help of […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Finland’s Wärtsilä takes dual-fuel technology to the next level by introducing Wärtsilä 46DF engine.+

  • 11 July 2016
    Vessels

    Skangas-chartered Coral Energy on Sunday brought the first cargo to Finland’s first LNG import terminal.

  • 17 February 2012

      Viking Line’s new vessel currently under construction at STX Finland shipyard in Turku, with the working name NB 1376, will be called the MS Viking Grace. The vessel, which begins service in January 2013 on the Turku (Finland) – Åland Islands (Finland) – Stockholm (Sweden) route, will officially receive its name during a christening […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Friday 23 November 2012, STX Finland Oy’s Rauma Shipyard celebrated the naming of the double-ended ferry built for and delivered to Suomen Lauttaliikenne Oy (Finferries). The godmother of the next generation road ferry, professor Elina Pirjatanniemi, gave the ship name “Stella” with the invited guests, the representatives of Suomen Lauttaliikenne, STX Finland, and the […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Neste Jacobs said on Wednesday it has signed a five-year framework agreement with Gasum of Finland for engineering and project implementation services.

  • 26 November 2012

    On Friday 23 November 2012, STX Finland Oy’s Rauma Shipyard celebrated the naming of the double-ended ferry built for and delivered to Suomen Lauttaliikenne Oy (Finferries). The godmother of the next generation road ferry, professor Elina Pirjatanniemi, gave the ship name “Stella” with the invited guests, the representatives of Suomen Lauttaliikenne, STX Finland, and the […]

  • 2 October 2015

    The Ministerial Committee on Economic Policy decided that Finland will apply for funding in the European Union PCI application together with Estonia for the Balticconnector gas pipeline between the two countries.

  • 15 December 2011

        STX Finland Oy has signed a contract for the construction of two large offshore modules for the North Sea. The modules will be delivered from STX Finland´s Turku Shipyard at the end of year 2012. The project will bring some 250 man-years of labour to Turku Shipyard. The construction of these two large […]