The daily brief: 3 July 2019
All the daily Finnish business news that works: Kide Science, Meyer Turku and Nexstim make headlines.
Pemamek wins extensive order in Australia
Finnish welding and production automation provider Pemamek will deliver a substantial order to the Osborne South Naval Shipyard in Adelaide.
Rauma secures another big shipbuilding deal
Finnish shipyard Rauma Marine Constructions and Kvarken Link have signed a construction agreement for a new ferry connecting the Finnish city of Vaasa with Umeå in Sweden.
Finnish design for immense Global cruise ship
Finnish companies Deltamarin and Elomatic have signed a significant agreement with shipbuilding company MV Werften for the design of a second Global-class cruise ship.
Huge shipbuilding deal in the works for Rauma
Finnish shipbuilding company Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) and Estonian shipping company Tallink Grupp have signed a letter of intent to build a new car and passenger ferry worth around 250 million euros.
Five for Friday: Maritime industry
The maritime industry continues to make a significant splash for Finland’s economy.
Meyer Turku receives new cruise ship order
Meyer Turku has agreed to build another cruise ship for TUI Cruises, still subject to financing and slated for a 2023 delivery.
Arctech aboard to build ‘world’s greenest ship’
Finnish shipbuilding company Arctech Helsinki Shipyard has signed a letter of intent with Peace Boat to construct the Ecoship, “the world’s greenest cruise ship”.
Meyer Turku signs final deal for two vessels
Meyer Turku has officially received an order for two Icon class ships from Royal Caribbean Cruises, reports Lännen Media.
Wärtsilä to power great vessels with alternative fuel
Wärtsilä is supplying engines and other propulsion machinery for two vessels being built for Belgian Dredging International (DEME). Both will be first of their kinds to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Finland breaks new ground with eco-friendly icebreaker
With 1 100 kilometres of coastline and winter temperatures which can plummet below -30, it is not surprising Finland is known for its icebreaker expertise. This knowhow is now showcased in Polaris, the world’s most environmentally friendly icebreaker.