AHOLA GROUP is a family business that has, since its establishment in 1955, grown into a logistics group with an international scope of services. They are a reliable, modern logistics expert supporting sustainable development.
The Ahola Group consists of Ahola Transport, a specialist in road transportation, Ahola Special, operating in heavy and oversized transports, and Ahola Digital, a supplier of digital logistics solutions. They operate in the Nordics, Baltics, Poland, and elsewhere in Central and Eastern Europe. Their wide partner network enables extensive contacts throughout Europe. They offer their customers the best digital innovations for the logistics sector. In addition to comprehensive logistics solutions growth and profitability.
Ahola´s vision is to reach a leading position in the Northern European logistics markets by modernising traditional logistics and developing new digital services.
Ahola has its own Green Wheels programme for systematically reducing emissions and continuously developing the skills of their personnel.
The heart and soul of Ahola´s family business is their people. They want their customers to know who handles their logistics flows. It is important for them to find the best solutions for their customers – and even create them from scratch if necessary. This is why several of clients have worked with Ahola for decades.
AKER ARCTIC is a private company specializing in development, design, engineering, consulting and testing services for ice-going vessels, icebreakers, offshore marine structures, marine transport solutions and ports.
Their experienced, highly qualified and innovative personnel are able to provide their customers with specialized arctic know-how, as well as innovative, cost-effective and reliable designs for the projects in Arctic and other challenging conditions.
The company operates a special test facility in Helsinki. This combined with their extensive experience and the world’s largest reference for icebreakers means Aker Arctic is uniquely placed to bring the benefits of our solutions to their customers. The company is always actively seeking new technologies and working with their partners to turn them into successes.
Aker Arctic brings value to their customers throughout the design process from outline design to basic design. At Aker Arctic, they believe strongly that continuity through the design process is the best way to reduce procurement risks, minimizing construction schedule and maximizing the value to the client.
C & C Port Agency Finland Oy Ltd., established in 2001, is an independent Finnish company solely dedicated to port agency representation and ship clearance.
C & C Port Agency Finland has earned its place as one of the leading and most esteemed port agency firms in the Finnish market. They acts as a single point contact for you to all Finnish commercial ports and our offices in Helsinki, Kotka, Porvoo, Naantali, Loviisa and Lappeenranta expedite each assignment in accordance to FONASBA quality standards.
They take great pride in what they do and have in the past 20 years been able to build sound working relationships with national maritime officials, local port authorities and different interest parties within the Finnish shipping community.
Protecting our customers´ interests and ensuring a time and cost –efficient turnaround in all Finnish ports, including Åland Islands and the inland Saimaa lake area, C & C Port Agency offers personal round-the-clock communications wherever your office may be stationed.
FINNPILOT PILOTAGE ensures navigational safety and efficiency within Finland’s rocky fairways. Navigation is of great significance to Finland’s national economy; the majority of import and export goods are transported by ship. Pilotage promotes smooth and safe navigation. Pilotage services facilitate the transport of these goods without any unnecessary and expensive delays.
Finnpilot Pilotage Ltd is a special assignment company entirely owned by the State of Finland. The company has the exclusive statutory right to carry out pilotage activities. For this reason, the company’s activities are governed by the demand for openness, transparency and cost-efficiency. Finnpilot owns 60% of Ice Advisors Ltd, which provides maritime operators with ice navigation services.
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Pilotage has a long-standing history. In Finland, vessels have been piloted officially for more than 320 years. The field is alive and well and changing rapidly along with the trend of digitalization. In accordance with Finland’s Pilotage Act and the Government Decree on Pilotage, ships arriving to and departing from Finnish ports must utilize the services of a pilot if the vessel’s cargo is considered dangerous or hazardous, or if such services are required due to the size of the vessel itself.
PORT OF HELSINKI is one of the busiest international passenger port in Europe, and the Port of Helsinki Ltd creates a seamless framework for sea traffic to destinations such as Tallinn and Stockholm. The Port of Helsinki is also Finland’s leading general port for foreign trade.
In 2021, the Port’s total cargo traffic was 14.4 million tonnes.
Among the strengths of the port are extensive, frequent liner traffic, efficient infrastructure, good road and rail connections, and excellent services provided in cooperation with the port’s business partners. Responsibility for environmentally sustainable port operations is considered to be at the core of its daily work.
Together with its owner, City of Helsinki, the Port of Helsinki is committed to implementing the Carbon-neutral Helsinki 2035 action plan. These actions include e.g. equipping several additional berths with onshore power, offering auto-mooring, and extending low-emission pricing incentive programmes, among others.
Nearly 3.0 million tonnes of cargo and more than 3.0 million passengers pass through the PORT OF TURKU annually. Thousands of experienced professionals in and near the port area see to it that the passengers and cargo are carried from port to port on time, safety, flexibly, and efficiently.
The uninterrupted vessel traffic affects indirectly the everyday life of many people. Hence the Port works for the common well-being. Their operating environment is continuously alive and changing. they are an active player and react quickly to changes that also affect the Port´s operations. At present, the biggest changes are related to environmental protection, urban planning, and digitalization.
The Port of Turku is a flexibly operating hub for Scandinavian traffic and a boldly renewing node of maritime traffic.
From THE PORT OF UUSIKAUPUNKI there are easy connections to major cities and to major roads in Finland and also excellent connections to Central-Europe. The Port of Uusikaupunki itself provides services for ships. Services available are mooring services, fresh water, electricity, ice breaking and waste collection.
The warehouses at the port are excellent for storing agricultural bulk, other bulk or unitised cargo requiring a high standard of hygiene. In addition, there are specialized warehousing spaces for unitised cargo and timber. Moreover, the port has a lot of open warehousing space for other goods. We are naturally also able to respond to the machinery needs of our customer when it comes to handling of the cargo. And as the only port in Finland, we have a warehouse especially designed for the storage of cars during winter time.
RAUANHEIMO is a leading port operator that has grown rapidly in the past few years. The secret behind our growth is our long experience and strong investment capacity.
Rauanheimo now operates in all major ports in Finland, and continuously looks for business opportunities in new locations, all the while investing in our current ports.
Rauanheimo is part of KWH Logistics – a versatile group offering international transports, port logistics, industrial services as well as cold storage.
Rauanheimo offers a wide selection of different logistics services. By combining stevedoring services with sea and land transports, they offer efficient logistics chains that improve our customers’ competitiveness.
The most important parts of a journey by sea take place when arriving at and departing from the port. If everything goes well at the port, it takes the concern out of the routines. Our services cover a large amount of what needs to be done and dealt with at the port.
South Finland Port Service´s extensive partner network means that they can provide vessel services flexibly and on a very tight schedule, if necessary. They provide a service that meets the needs of different kinds of vessel and can adapt to special requests. All of their services are customisable to suit a specific type of vessel.
Port Service offers all companies working in the port area high-quality
and competitive services – whether you’re arriving at or departing from the port.
STEVENA offers its´ clients stevedoring, warehousing, value-added, ship agency, transport and chartering and complete logistics services.
The goal is to grow together with their customers. They have the capacity to grow and develop according to our customers’ requirements. Stevena is part of KWH Logistics – a versatile group offering international transports, port logistics and industrial services.
TALLINK SILJA is the leading provider of high-quality mini-cruise and passenger transport services in the northern Baltic Sea region, as well as the leading provider of RoRo cargo services on selected routes. Their fleet of 15 vessels allows them to offer a wide range of services and frequent departures.
As a result of their recent investment and fleet renewal program, they currently deploy some of the most advanced cruise ferries on the Baltic Sea with state-of-the-art facilities, improved accommodation possibilities, larger onboard shopping areas and high quality onboard services, setting a new benchmark for travel standards on the Baltic Sea.
The company's vision is to be the market pioneer in Europe by offering excellence in leisure and business travel and sea transportation services.
The Group’s main strategic cornerstones and competitive advantages for successful and profitable operations are: the most modern fleet, a wide route network, strong market share and brand awareness and high safety, security and environmental standards.
WASALINE transports passengers and cargo across the Kvarken strait, between Vaasa in Finland and Umeå in Sweden. They are reliable, friendly and quality conscious. Wasaline is flexible and take the best care of their customers, personnel and the environment.
Wasaline is owned by the two cities on both sides of Kvarken. The connection is used by utility passengers and cargo customers but also fills a function for recreational passengers looking to go shopping in the neighbouring city or just to experience the sea route with good food and entertainment aboard a comfortable passenger ferry.
The new ferry Aurora Botnia is an environmental friendly modern RoPax ship with 2 cargo decks and with an open deck in the aft for IMDG transport. It accommodates around 800 passengers and has a cargo capacity of 1,500 lane meters for trucks and cars. The vessel is designed with a machinery running on a dual fuel and battery solution. The main source of fuel is liquefied natural gas, LNG. The vessel will also be able to utilise biogas. She is the most environmentally friendly RoPax on earth..