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20.12.2019

2019 – A year full of energy for Meriaura Projects

Another year filled with exciting projects is coming to its end. Our special ladies have been serving the European energy sectors throughout the years, and this trend held its ground…
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16.12.2019

Heading towards the new decade

Again we are counting the last days for another year that have passed and it´s time to sum up what have been achieved, what went well and where there´s possibly…
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9.10.2019

Meriaura EcoVoy Contract – a small step for a company but a giant leap for the shipping industry

Although shipping is considered to be very conservative, the winds of change are getting noticeable stronger and the pressure to reduce our environmental impact is increasing day by day. Meriaura…
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18.6.2019

Meriaura Group aims to create a zero-waste fleet

At the end of last year, we reported on research collaboration with the Finnish Transport Safety Agency TRAFI for reducing ship-generated waste. The purpose of the study was to assess what…
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12.4.2019

Studying shipping in the Brexiting Maritime world

As many of you know I have been living in Southampton, England since September 2018 and studying at Solent University a degree in Master of Business and Administration in International…
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6.3.2019

Meriaura takes its fleet to the next level

The old saying that “only change is permanent” is in today’s world perhaps more relevant than ever before. Although economical and political issues always involve uncertainty regarding the direction and…
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19.12.2018

Fair trade shipping

After a long economically weak period, we have now been enjoying an economic boom already for a while. Whatever the phase of the business cycle, however, it is important for…
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10.10.2018

A thrilling autumn at Meriaura Group!

We are getting stronger both at sea and ashore.  Our new T/C-vessel AIRISTO joined the fleet recently. She is the first one in the bigger segment, 8000-tonners, which we wish to establish…
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14.3.2018

Winterlife onboard

After a few years’ break this year there’s quite a hard ice situation in the Northern Baltic. For people ashore the cold and ice are welcome, but for ships hard…
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10.3.2018

Tough winter conditions – a useful reminder

Only three months ago, it looked like we were facing another mild winter with only limited impact on the shipping industry. However, King Bore (a fairy tale character who is…
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17.12.2017

Towards lighter times

Within a week we will reach the turning point, when the daylight time slowly starts to increase again, which usually has a positive impact on the mindset of most people…
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8.10.2017

Notes from a fresh fan of maritime Turku

Spending a few months by the Aura river, and especially at the Turku port, have made me look at Turku with different eyes. In addition to lovely people, beautiful landscapes…
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3.10.2017

Firming market despite poor outlook for the domestic grain harvest

After several years of poor demand in dry bulk shipping, the market is now showing significant growth on the demand side. The signs of a firmer market, have been visible…