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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, in Northern Europe. Our vision is to be the leading forerunner in environmentally friendly, innovative and solution-oriented maritime transport and ship management services.

Throughout its history, the Meriaura group has sought to develop more sustainable shipping and find alternatives to fossil fuels. We want to be involved in building a sustainable society.

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


Green NortH2 Energy, Meriaura and Wärtsilä cooperate in building a cargo vessel that runs on green ammonia

29.8.2022 in News

Meriaura Oy and Savosolar Oyj to merge with a share exchange

VG-Shipping Oy, the parent company of Meriaura Oy, has signed a conditional share exchange agreement on 29 August 2022 with Savosolar Oyj to sell marine logistics company Meriaura Oy and…
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24.8.2022 in News

Mirva VG has been sold and chartered back to Meriaura

The vessel Mirva VG has been sold to Meriaura’s long-term partner Helmer Lundström Ab Oy. At the same time Mirva VG has been chartered back to Meriaura on a long-term…
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8.6.2022 in News

Meriaura’s Sustainability Report 2021 has been published

Our sustainability report for 2021 has been published. Our report is concise in form, as we seek to keep the focus on the measures we take in addition to the…
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12.4.2022 in News

Meriaura’s target of discharging 80 % of sewage to port facilities is proving successful

As part of our Zero Waste Program we monitor how sewage is discharged on the Meriaura owned fleet. Since September 2021 each vessel reports the amounts discharged to port facilities,…
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Shipping with care

Meriaura Group is a Finnish family owned group of companies that focuses on shipping and shipping related 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. Our cargo volume is 3,0 M tons annually, that equals 3 % of total volumes of Finnish foreign trade sea transportation. Our mission is to provide transport service in special and project cargoes, products of bio-, circular economy and agribulk, and offer complete solutions for logistic chains and ship management services.

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Thoughts about shipping

Meriaura Group blog


Responsibility is a long-term job

Meriaura’s second Sustainability report was published in June. Interest in corporate responsibility has risen in recent years, which is good. Trends tend to strengthen at times and weaken at times,…

Business as UnUsual

Our March blog post was meant to be about something completely different than war. However, in a month, the war has changed the world more than the last two years…

Towards precise environmental goals

During spring 2021 we recognized that our environmental work needed a boost. There was also a growing demand for transparent communication and reporting. We made two major decisions; to launch…