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Ships for the whole world

Ships for the whole world | Finland | Scoop.it

The delivery one year ago of a cruise liner by STX Finland Oy, the world-leading builders of luxury cruise liners, formed part of one of the biggest Finnish export deals of all time.  The company prides itself on continuously coming up with new innovative concepts...

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Seven Ships In Three Hours – An Evening At Helsinki West Harbour | MaritimeMatters | Cruise ship news and ocean liner history

Seven Ships In Three Hours – An Evening At Helsinki West Harbour | MaritimeMatters | Cruise ship news and ocean liner history | Finland | Scoop.it
Seven ships in three hours – an evening at Helsinki West Harbour By Kalle Id All images © 2011 Kalle Id

Helsinki, the capital of Finland is a busy cruise port during the summer months (largely thanks to the vicinity of St. Petersburg). In addition to this the city is also a busy ferry port, with at least eight ferries visiting the city’s three harbours on any given day around the year.
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Helsinki hopes to tempt cruise passengers to disembark on Hernesaari peninsula

Helsinki hopes to tempt cruise passengers to disembark on Hernesaari peninsula | Finland | Scoop.it
The City of Helsinki is planning to brighten the Hernesaari peninsula at the southern end of the city.

Hernesaari has long been a fairly unknown location for tourists and residents alike, but the aim is to brighten up the summertime atmosphere on the peninsula.
With the help of the attractions that are to be set up with the city’s partners, Helsinki hopes to encourage more cruise passengers to disembark at Hernesaari’s cruise terminal.
Approximately 300,000 tourists arrive in Hernesaari each year on cruise ships, but most of them stay on their luxury vessels during the port call, and do not bother visiting the city at all.
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Wärtsilä to power Statoil support ship - Offshore

Wärtsilä to power Statoil support ship - Offshore | Finland | Scoop.it
Sartor Shipping has contracted Wärtsilä to provide the VS465 vessel design and diesel electric propulsion system for a new field support vessel to be built in Norway.
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Subsea World News - Finland

Subsea World News - Finland | Finland | Scoop.it
Turku Repair Yard which is a subsidiairy of the concern BLRT Grupp upgraded once again a scientific ship for expeditions Akademik Fjodorov which participates in research of the Arctic.
During works that continued for 30 days special geophysical equipment for seismic sounding of sea bottom contour and researching the Arctic was installed in the ship.
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lumo lifestyle: The ships and boats of Helsinki

lumo lifestyle: The ships and boats of Helsinki | Finland | Scoop.it
Now is the best time to admire different kind of boats in Helsinki waters. Do you like huge ships? Admire the cruisers arriving to Helsinki wharfs or travel to Tallinn or Stockholm by ship...
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Power-loss ship detained in port

Power-loss ship detained in port | Finland | Scoop.it
A cruise ship which lost power in the Baltic is detained in Southampton following a Maritime and Coastguard Agency inspection.
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