In the frontline of developing

sustainable shipping

Meriaura is a Finnish family owned shipping company. We transport industrial bulk, recycled and raw materials and demanding project cargoes. We operate in Northern Europe.

Meriaura EcoVoy contract is a revolutionary, truly climate friendly sea transport contract.  When using our waste-based biofuel, transports’ lifecycle emissions are up to  96% lower than with fossil fuels. Read more

Our fleet consists of modern and versatile dry cargo ships and newly-built multipurpose deck cargo carriers designed for project and special cargo. All our ships are designed to operate safely in the harsh and difficult weather conditions of the Northern maritime region.

Our vessels operate around Europe, primarily in the Baltic Sea and North Sea areas. Central to the company’s ethic is our commitment to providing personal, customer-oriented service. This approach, combined with cost efficiency, technical quality and respect for the environment, ensures the quality of our services. Read more


In memoriam Pekka Kauppila 1947-2020

26.8.2020 in News

Pilots are training on Meriaura’s EcoCoaster vessel

Finnpilot Pilotage has time-chartered Meriaura Group's M/S Eeva VG for fairway training. Pilots train on less frequently used fairway sections from which they do not gain sufficient experience in pilotage…
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19.8.2020 in News

The gypsum project: application to the fields is starting

The gypsum project proceeds according to plan and Meriaura has shipped most part of the first application period’s gypsum from Saimaa to the ports of Southwest Finland to await application…
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12.6.2020 in News

The time charter agreement of M/V Enough Talk has ended

The time charter agreement between Meriaura and Rauma Cata for the deck cargo carrier M/S Enough Talk has ended. This will not affect our customers, as from now on we…
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8.6.2020 in News

Meriaura Group sells the private port of Eurajoki

Ownership of EcoPorts Finland Oy changes, operations will remain unchanged Aura Mare Ltd, part of Meriaura Group, and Lauri Rautiainen have sold the port logistics company EcoPorts Finland Ltd. to…
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Shipping with care

Meriaura is a professional shipping company that offers a variety of services in marine transportation and associated services. Our adaptable and up-to-date fleet operates mainly in the Baltic and North Sea areas, but can also manoeuvre on a more global scale. Meriaura Ltd is an affiliate of the Meriaura Group that is a growing provider of marine transport solutions, crew and technical management services, logistical solutions and environmental technology. Our vision is to be the leading forerunner in environmentally friendly, innovative and solution-oriented maritime transport and ship management services.

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Thoughts about shipping

Meriaura Group blog


Despite the pandemic – time to look ahead!

As known, predicting the future has always been challenging, and it is no exaggeration to say that under the prevailing circumstances it is even harder than before. Nevertheless, this is…

Thank you and goodbye Hamina!

For about 2,5 years ago Meriaura was approached by a client, asking us if we could take care of the Agency in port of Hamina for a big International project.…

Saving the sea!

In the beginning of the week the government of Finland (like many others) announced that the state of emergency is over. Before that we had already taken steps towards ”the…