Nina Savijoki - New Project Manager appointed in Intelligent Sea project
Nina Savijoki joined Meritaito on 1st of October as project manager for the Intelligent Sea project. Savijoki, Naval Architect by education, has previously worked in Deltamarin in ship concept development tasks and ship design sales. She also has previous experience from working at shipyard. “I am delighted to start working and impacting on for me new angle of shipping” says Nina Savijoki. “I hope that my experience can contribute to widen the perspective of the Intelligent Sea development work and help creating the next generation of waterways”.
The project develops a digital network of smart buoys and navigational aids, tests alternative energy sources for buoys and searches new solutions for ships’ sulphur oxide (SOx) emissions monitoring. The project consists of different activities, in which the ports associated with the project take active part. During these activities the aim is to increase port efficiency and to reduce the carbon footprint of the port area. The project participants are Port of Naantali Ltd and Stockholms Hamn AB. Associated partners of the project are the Swedish Maritime Administration and the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency.
We wish Nina welcome to the project.
Icebreaking season ended on 30th May
The Icebreaking season 2021–2022 ended on the 30th of May, as icebreaker Otso returned to the icebreaker base in Helsinki.
Otso sets off for the Bay of Bothnia as the season’s first icebreaker
This winter, Arctia’s IB Otso will be the first icebreaker to depart from the Katajanokka base in Helsinki. Setting off on Friday 3 December 2021, Otso is designated to provide icebreaking assistance in the waters of Tornio, Kemi...
Stockholm Fairway 'Smart Buoy' Powered by the Sun
A solar-powered 'smart buoy' is being tested in the Stockholm fairway as part of the Intelligent Sea EU project.