Category Archives: Finland

Press Releases & News from Finland distributed via EuropaWire

New and World’s First LNG-Fuelled Construction Vessel To Be Powered by Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the engines and other propulsion machinery for a new offshore construction vessel being built at the Cosco shipyard in China. The ship owner is Belgian operator Dredging International (DEME). … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä Waterjets To Power Largest High Speed Ferry in the Mediterranean

HELSINKI, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the waterjets for a new high speed ferry being built by the Incat Tasmania yard in Australia for Malta based Virtu Ferries. When delivered, this vessel will … Read the full press release

Nokia’s Next-Generation Fiber Solution Successfully Tested by nbn Australia

Trial demonstrates capability of next-generation fiber technology to flexibly meet high-capacity ultra-broadband demand, positions nbn for future network evolution New PON technologies can help nbn pave the way for enhanced consumer and business service offerings Nokia’s universal next-generation PON solution … Read the full press release

Collaboration Between Nokia and University of Technology Sydney to Focus on Digital Transformation in Australia

Broad collaboration will focus on advanced engineering projects to help operators and enterprises unlock potential of IoT Nokia to work with UTS: Rapido connecting industries with high-end research tied to real-world challenges Nokia to provide IP routing, optical, fixed, 4G … Read the full press release

Neste’s sustainability Hackathon now accepts preliminary ideas for sustainability issues

ESPOO, 12-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At Slush 2016, Neste presented an open invitation for all digitalization experts interested in combating climate change and protecting human rights to participate in the digitalization of the company’s Supplier Due Diligence System. Now we have … Read the full press release

Neste mobile app enables mobile payment for fuel without cash or a card

ESPOO, 12-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Aimed at motorists, the Neste mobile application enables now mobile payment for fuel without cash or a card. The application makes refuelling faster, safer, and easier for customers.“We want to be where our customers are, in … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to provide ship owners and operators assistance concerning Ballast Water Management Systems

HELSINKI, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä is in the process of signing agreements with a number of major shipyards, the latest being Keppel Shipyard Ltd (KSL) of Singapore. The agreements are intended to establish cooperation and communication between … Read the full press release

Strand Senior AS to equipt its new fishing trawler with propulsion machinery from Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to provide the propulsion machinery for a new purse seine fishing trawler ordered by Strand Senior AS, a subsidiary of Strand Havfiske AS based in Norway. The … Read the full press release

Ekokem’s brand will be changed to Fortum

ESPOO, 03-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum and Ekokem teamed up in 2016 to form a major Nordic circular economy company. Following the successful integration of Ekokem’s operations, Ekokem will now also become Fortum. Ekokem’s brand will be changed to Fortum from … Read the full press release

Fortum and the City of Espoo continue partnership in developing carbon-neutral district heating

ESPOO, 03-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mayor of Espoo Jukka Mäkelä and Fortum President and CEO Pekka Lundmark signed an agreement on 28 March 2017 to continue the implementation of shared energy targets and the development of city solutions in Espoo. “EU studies … Read the full press release

Outokumpu invests to expand capacity in the area of coil-to-bar peeling

HELSINKI, 03-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Outokumpu announces enhancement of stainless bar production in its facilities in in Richburg, South Carolina, USA. New capabilities include a new coil-to-bar line to cover bar sizes from 0.600” to 1.250” inches and full reinforcement bar … Read the full press release

Hiab receives additional order from Scania Finland for the Finnish Defence Forces’ equipment renewal programme

HELSINKI, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has won a major additional order from Scania Finland to supply 69 MULTILIFT XR21Z hooklifts and 7 HIAB X188 cranes to the Finnish Defence Forces. The value of the order is  around … Read the full press release

Kalmar receives repeat order for nine electric straddle carriers from MSC PSA European Terminal

HELSINKI, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is pleased to continue its long-standing relationship with MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) with a repeat order for nine electric straddle carriers. The order was booked in Cargotec’s Q1 2017 intake, … Read the full press release

Waste-to-Energy Power Plant In Kaunas Starts Investment

ESPOO, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The joint venture Kauno Kogeneracinė Jėgainė (KKJ), owned by Fortum and Lietuvos Energija, will build a waste-to-energy combined heat and power plant (CHP) in Kaunas, Lithuania. On 16th March KKJ signed contracts for the main equipment … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Provides 500 tonnes of Stainless Steel to Chinese Petrochemical Project

ESPOO, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Outokumpu delivers some 500 tonnes of Forta DX 2205 duplex stainless steel for the second-phase development of Jiaxing Petrochemical Co Ltd’s purified terephthalic acid (PTA) production facility in Zhejiang province, China. This investment in a new … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä introduces new solution for safer vessel operations; reduces risks associated with manoeuvring

HELSINKI, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä launches its latest innovation SmartPredict at this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global exhibition in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from March 13 to 16. Developed by the company’s Dynamic Positioning unit, SmartPredict is designed to … Read the full press release

Global leader in high-tech marine market enters joint venture to provide electrical and automation systems and equipment to China-based ships

HELSINKI, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology group Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a new joint venture company agreement. The new joint venture, to be known as CSSC Wärtsilä Electrical & Automation Co Ltd (CWE&A), will focus on … Read the full press release

Poyry Bags CEL II Engineer’s Services Assignment in Cambodia

HELSINKI, 10-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cambodian Energy II Co. Ltd. has awarded Pöyry with an owner’s engineer services assignment for CEL II, a 150 MW coal-fired power plant project in Sihanoukville, Cambodia. Cambodian Energy II Co. Ltd is a project company … Read the full press release

Poyry Shares Inspiring Insights at Berlin Tunnel Design & Construction Summit

HELSINKI, 10-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Marcel Winter, Managing Director, Pöyry Switzerland, delivered an inspiring keynote talk on the lessons learned from complex underground projects at this year’s Tunnel Design & Construction Summit on 2nd March in Berlin. In his keynote, ‘Critical … Read the full press release

NIB Signs a 7-Year Loan Agreement With Valio Ltd. For Research

NIB and the Finnish dairy company Valio Ltd. have signed a 7-year loan agreement totalling EUR 40 million to finance the company’s research programme in 2016–2020. HELSINKI, 03-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Valio’s R&D programme aims to develop new products to expand … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä becomes the preferred service supplier for PGS Geophysical AS

HELSINKI, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä and PGS Geophysical AS have signed a service agreement that makes Wärtsilä the preferred service supplier for engines and other Wärtsilä equipment. According to the agreement, Wärtsilä will take care of the maintenance of engines … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to work with Seabin Project to address the worldwide littering problem affecting our oceans

HELSINKI, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with the Seabin Project to join their global pilot programme, which addresses the worldwide littering problem affecting our oceans. The project aims at approaching the challenge from … Read the full press release

Solikamsk Thermal Power Station in Russia to undergo modernization

HELSINKI, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Finnish technology group Wärtsilä will supply equipment for a 55 MW combined heat and power plant to Solikamsk, Russia, in order to modernize the Solikamsk Thermal Power Station. Wärtsilä’s scope covers an extended engineering and equipment … Read the full press release

Pöyry’s ‘Allmendli’ indoor swimming pool awarded ‘2016 Building of the Year’ by ‘Swiss Architects’

The stunning new ‘Allmendli’ indoor swimming pool, which is situated in Erlenbach on Lake Zurich’s gold coast, Switzerland, has been awarded ‘2016 Building of the Year’ by ‘Swiss Architects’ – one of the best-known internet platforms in the architectural sector. … Read the full press release

Swedish company Wibax Ab acquires Neste’s terminal in Pietarsaari

ESPOO, 02-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste has sold its terminal in Pietarsaari to the Swedish company Wibax Ab. The terminal has not been used for Neste’s own operations for many years because the tanks and other facilities are not suitable for … Read the full press release

NIB issues its first public benchmark of 2017 — a new 5-year global USD 1.25 billion bond

On 24 January, NIB priced a new 5-year global USD 1.25 billion bond, the Bank’s first public benchmark of 2017. HELSINKI, 27-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The issue has a final maturity of 1 February 2022, pays a semi-annual coupon of 2.125% and has an issue … Read the full press release

Outokumpu and Outotec reaches agreement on ferroalloys technology and the related license fees to Outokumpu

HELSINKI, 12-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Outokumpu and Outotec have reached an agreement regarding innovations on ferroalloys technology and the related license fees to Outokumpu. The agreement follows the arbitral award of August 28, 2015 which confirmed that Outokumpu and Outotec are … Read the full press release

Fortum finalises acquisition of three wind power projects from the Norwegian company Nordkraft

ESPOO, 11-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The transaction consists of the Nygårdsfjellet wind farm, which is already operational, as well as the fully-permitted Ånstadblåheia and Sørfjord projects. Fortum is preparing for the construction of the Ånstadblåheia and Sørfjord projects, expected to be commissioned in … Read the full press release

Hiab receives order for 14 loader cranes from the French logistics and truck rental company Guisnel

HELSINKI, 10-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has received an order for 14 HIAB loader cranes from the French logistics and truck rental company Guisnel. The value of the order is close to EUR 1 million and the order … Read the full press release

Hiab receives order for HIAB L-HiPro 145 cranes from Wincanton Plc

HELSINKI, 10-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has received an order for several HIAB L-HiPro 145 cranes from Wincanton Plc, a leading third-party logistics and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. The value of the order … Read the full press release