Finnish Maritime & Offshore Solutions has been structured to match the Finland’s special
focus areas as well as put the spotlight on areas that they have prioritised and the maritime
clusters that they are promoting.
COMPETITIVENESS AND COMPETENCE DEVELOPMENT
How Finland is ensuring its maritime and offshore sectors are match-fit for the challenges of
the 21st century
Helsinki is home to a globally competitive and connected maritime industry that spans
traditional marine engineering companies, highly skilled ICT talent and world class
universities that attract good public funding and are a testbed for cutting edge maritime
INTELLIGENT SHIPS, SYSTEMS and SOLUTIONS
Finland is leveraging its highly skilled ICT talent to pioneer smart shipping solutions. This
includes a drive to lead the world in autonomous shipping, digitalisation and innovative
solutions that lower energy and operational costs.
Finland is the world’s leading country in Arctic shipbuilding, design and arctic shipping.
Of all the icebreakers in the world around 60 per cent are built in Finland, around 80 per
cent are designed in Finland and almost all of them have Finnish propulsion systems.
The speciality is multi-functional icebreakers which can perform several tasks from
traditional ice breaking operations to cable and pipe laying even in Arctic conditions.
Finland is a trusted partner in terms of offshore/offshore wind technology, operations and
training. It is also working hard to take advantage of the emergent markets in wave energy,
solar energy and seabed mining
Spotlight on Finland’s offshore wind cluster
POLAR CRUISE SHIP MARKET
Finnish technology is being favoured for the new polar cruise ships being built in Norway,
Germany and other countries.
Engineering & design: Finnish companies have taken passenger vessel design to new levels
Interiors: A look at state of the art turnkey interior suppliers for newbuildings and
refurbishments for cruise vessels and car passenger ferries
Yard profiles: Spotlight on the yards delivering passenger vessels that are setting new
benchmarks in operational and environmental performance
A centre for shipbuilding and propulsion excellence
ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
The Finns are behind a new wave in marine environmental technology. We also detail
projects focused on creating a sustainable supply chain for the shipbuilding industry
The Turku Region is pioneering ‘Blue Cleantech’. This is the collective term for new maritime
environmental and energy efficient technologies.
A special directory featuring coverage of leading companies serving this important sector.
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