Finland’s goal is to be a pioneer in maritime automation, from the viewpoint of both technological development and legislation enabling its implementation.
Ro-ro ships are specially types of ships that are designed to carry cars, trains, and even smaller ships. The shape of ro-ro is what make them unique.
The world’s first LNG-fueled icebreaker, Polaris, received LNG fuel in January from the Pori LNG import terminal and in February from the Manga LNG terminal located in the Röyttä Harbor in Tornio, Finland.
Tornio Manga LNG receiving terminal in Northern Finland, built under a turnkey contract by Wärtsilä, achieved another significant milestone on 27 November 2017 with the successful unloading of the first shipment of LNG.
The first shipload of liquefied natural gas (LNG) arrival to the LNG import terminal in Tornio, Finland, on Sunday November 19, 2017.
Finland’s first LNG import terminal was opened in Pori on Monday September 12, 2016.
ICS notes Finland’s significant announcement that it has acceded to the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention.