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The Swedish Land and Environmental Court has given its green light for executing the Malmporten (Ore Gateway) project in the Port of Luleå.
The global cargo handling NGO has opened the 2nd TT Club Innovation in Safety Award, inviting submissions from anyone involved in cargo logistics.
The ferry company Tallink is celebrating this year a decade of its shuttle services that since April 2007 transported 30 mln travellers between the ports of Helsinki and Tallinn.
Following a later of intent from last year's November, Viking Line has now signed a conditional shipbuilding contract with the Chinese Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry.
On March 23rd, Viking Line's LNG-run cruise ferry welcomed its five millionth traveller, presented on this occasion with a bouquet of flowers.
As of April 9th, the company's Star-class ro-paxes will sail between the ports of Helsinki (Vuosaari) and Travemünde each day of the week.
The route will include the ports of Gdańsk, Kotka, and St. Petersburg.
The STM Validation Project has initiated the setup of the Port Collaborative Decision Making Council tasked with improving maritime transport both locally and globally.
The Malmö-based World Maritime University (WMU) and DNV GL will launch a 11 month-long distance learning course in maritime safety and security (MSS).