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1 Head of the Education unit Eija Velin Centre for Maritime Studies University of Turku CENTRE FOR MARITIME STUDIES Baltic sea motorwas-influences on Finnish maritime cluster

2 Palermo 2005Eija Velin2 Founded in 1980 Joined the University of Turku in 1984 In practice finances its activities itself Led by a Board of Directors with 15 members and a Director Has its main office in Turku and regional offices in Rauma and Pori 40 employees General facts and figures CENTRE FOR MARITIME STUDIES

3 Palermo 2005Eija Velin participants in different courses and conferences annually completed research projects every year CMS has three publication series in which volumes are released yearly CMS also maintains a maritime library in Turku General facts and figures CENTRE FOR MARITIME STUDIES

4 Palermo 2005Eija Velin4 The Finnish maritime cluster is made up of shipping companies, shipyards, ports, shipyard subcontractors, companies related to shipping companies, port operators and other port companies 90 % of exports, 70 % of imports transported by sea 9 Finnish ice-breakers are needed over 60 ports, 23 of them open throughout the year PortNet system that is used nationwide for vessel traffic in Finland CENTRE FOR MARITIME STUDIES

5 Palermo 2005Eija Velin5 FINNISH PORTS 1. Tornio 2. Kemi 3. Oulu 4. Raahe 5. Kalajoki 6. Kokkola 7. Pietarsaari 8. Vaasa 9. Kaskinen 10. Kristiinankaupunki 11. Merikarvia 12. Pori 13. Rauma 14. Uusikaupunki 15. Naantali 16. Turku 17. Hanko 18. Inkoo 19. Helsinki 20. Sköldvik 21. Loviisa 22. Kotka 23. Hamina 24. Lappeenranta 25. Savonlinna 26. Varkaus 27. Kuopio 28. Joensuu 29. Maarianhamina 30. EckeröKemiOuluRaaheKokkolaPietarsaariVaasaKaskinenKristiinankaupunkiMerikarviaPoriRaumaUusikaupunkiNaantaliTurkuHankoInkooHelsinkiLoviisaKotkaHaminaLappeenrantaSavonlinnaKuopioJoensuu CENTRE FOR MARITIME STUDIES

6 Palermo 2005Eija Velin6 Baltic Sea is now an inland sea within EU CENTRE FOR MARITIME STUDIES Motorways of the Baltic Sea is a very important concept of logistics existing connections should be developed inland connections, rail and road are important efficient port operations, intermodal operations ”information motorways” of the Baltic Sea

7 Palermo 2005Eija Velin7 Centre for Maritime Studies University of Turku Suojantie Rauma Finland For more information, please contact: CENTRE FOR MARITIME STUDIES Thank you!


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