Friday, April 26, 2019

Finland News

1000 Km of the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Laid

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1000 km of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has now been laid in the Baltic Sea in Finnish, Swedish and German waters.Two Allseas pipelay vessels - Pioneering Spirit and Solitaire…

Nord Stream 2 Expecting Denmark Approval

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The Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline company expects to receive approval from Danish authorities for a 180-km stretch of the pipeline under the Baltic Sea in time…

Gasum Appoints Torbjörn Holmström as Director

Torbjörn Holmström. Image: Volvo Group

The Annual General Meeting of Gasum Ltd elected Torbjörn Holmström as a new member to the Board of Directors.The new member of the Board, Torbjörn Holmström (b. 1955, M.Sc…

Polaris Bunkered in Finland

Pic: Gasum Ltd

The world’s first LNG-fueled icebreaker, Polaris, received liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel in January from the Pori LNG import terminal and in February from the Manga LNG…

Polaris Refuels in Finland

Image: Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency

World’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) icebreaker Polaris refueled for the first time at the Nordic countries’ largest LNG terminal in Tornio in the icy Röyttä Harbour.As of yet…

Vattenfall Okays 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore Wind Farm

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Swedish state-owned power company Vattenfall has reached a final investment decision for the 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish waters of the Baltic Sea.Vattenfall…

ScanOcean, Neste Pact for Low-Sulfur Bunker Fuel

Pic: Neste Corporation

Finland oil refining and marketing company Neste Corporation and Swedish bunker and marine fuels provider ScanOcean AB enter into cooperation in delivering Neste’s low-sulfur marine fuel.

Gasum Consolidates Nordic LNG Market

Johanna Lamminen, Chief Executive Officer. Photo: Gasum

The Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) company Skangas is renamed Gasum (See MarineLink report ). The Scandinavian distributor and producer of small-scale LNG claimed that the…

Gasum to Create Finland's Second Largest Biogas Plant by Late 2019

Finnish state-owned gas firm Gasum plans to expand the processing capacity of its biogas plant in the city of Turku, making it the second largest such facility in the country…

Google to Tap the Power of Offshore Wind

Google invests $700 mln in Danish data center, secures green energyGoogle will invest almost $700 million in a Danish data centre, the latest investment in the Nordic region…

Posti to Use LNG Vehicles

Image: Gasum

Finland's leading postal and logistics service company Posti has taken into service two full trailer combinations powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).Posti will be using…

Finland Eyes Imports of Piped Gas via Baltics, Poland

Finland could in future receive gas from Norway via a network of pipes being planned through the Baltic countries and Poland, as part of an effort to reduce its dependency…

Industry Groups Welcome Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

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The Clean Arctic Alliance and indigenous groups welcomed the support given by member states to commence work on developing a ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil…

Kvaerner Eyes Growth, Mergers as Profits Decline

Kvaerner, a Norwegian builder of oil platforms, aims to increase its revenue by some 40 percent by 2022 by expanding abroad, the company said on Tuesday after reporting a sharp decline in third-quarter earnings

DNV GL Pact with WeatherTech on Wind Turbines

Photo: DNV GL

DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, today announced that it has joined forces with Swedish atmospheric science experts…

Environmentalists File Second Complaint to Block Nord Stream 2

Photo courtesy of Nord Stream 2

Environmental campaign group ClientEarth has filed a complaint with a court in Sweden to block the construction through Swedish waters of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline…

​​​​Google Buys into New Finnish Wind Energy in Renewables Search

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Google said it has signed a 10-year deal to buy renewable energy from three new wind farms that are being built in Finland and which will power one of its data centers.Big companies have rushed to secure cheap

Gasum acquires Enegia's power market services

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Finland's state-owned gas firm and transmission system operator Gasum acquired the customer base of power broker Enegia, a company that handles the trading of about a quarter of the country's electricity use, t

Nord Stream 2 Seeks Alternative Route to Avoid Danish Waters

© Nord Stream 2 / Axel Schmidt

The Russia-led Nord Stream 2 consortium said on Friday it has applied to Denmark for an alternative gas pipeline route through the Baltic Sea that would avoid the Nordic…

Finland's Fortum Bets on Fledgling Russian Wind Power Market

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Finnish utility Fortum is hoping to attract financial partners for its new wind and solar projects in Russia, where it aims to capitalise on its decade-long presence in…