Kim Höijer appointed Acting CEO of Arctia Ltd.
Meritaito Ltd, the leading Finnish marine survey service and infrastructure management company, has become a fully owned subsidiary of Arctia Ltd. The Finnish Government decided on the company reorganization on 13 December 2018. On account of the reorganization, the Board of Arctia Ltd. has appointed the current CFO Mr. Kim Höijer as Acting CEO as of 18 December 2018 until a new permanent President and CEO is appointed. Mr. Tero Vauraste has stepped down as President and CEO.
The Chairman of Arctia’s Board Mr. Pertti Saarela thanks Mr. Vauraste for his significant and long-lasting service as President and CEO of Arctia, as well as his remarkable contribution to Finnish industry and the maritime cluster. Mr. Vauraste will continue in his position as Chair of the Arctic Economic Council (AEC).
Kontio sets off for the Bay of Bothnia as the season’s first icebreaker
Arctia's icebreaker Kontio will set off from Katajanokka, Helsinki, on Thursday 23 November 2023 as the first icebreaker
Arctia has signed an agreement for international charter
Arctia Icebreaking Ltd and Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (“Baffinland“) of Canada, have signed a contract for an annual charter for the 2023 to 2025 shipping seasons.
Hydrographic survey vessels switch to lower-emission marine fuel
From June 2023, the vessels will gradually start using Neste Marine 0.1 Co-processed marine fuel, in the production of which part of the crude oil-based raw materials have been replaced by renewable raw materials.