Helsinki Shipyard (Finland) to build two liners for polar cruises
Helsinki Shipyard (Finland) will build two cruise liners for the Arctic and Antarctic.
Port of Helsinki opens new cruise berth with help of MSC Cruises
Finland’s Port of Helsinki opened its new cruise berth with the help of MSC Cruises on 30 April. Located at the Hernesaari Dock, the new berth can accommodate vessels of up to 360 metres in length, which means it will be used by more than 90% of all cruise ships visiting Helsinki. MSC Cruises’ MSC Meraviglia was the first ship to call at the new berth. MSC Cruises’ senior vice president Michele Francioni joined port CEO Ville Haapasaari and Helsinki’s deputy mayor Pia Pakarinen to cut the ribbon during the inauguration ceremony, “Port of Helsinki is very proud to receive MSC Meraviglia as the first vessel to call our newest berth,” said Haapasaari. “
Finnish Seafarers Threaten to Strike From March 1
(Reuters) – The Finnish Seafarers’ Union threatened on Thursday, Feb.14 it would call its members out on strike from March 1, stopping all Finnish passenger and cargo vessels, including ice-breakers, if its pay demands are not met.Upload News