Suomeksi
 
 
Research

Our main objective is to provide high quality services that are carried out according to the precise needs of the client. The results produced are always presented in such a way that the client can make use of them in the most efficient manner.

Our research and development activities divide in four main groups:

  • Scientific research
  • Development projects
  • National and EU funding through research programmes
  • Projects for private and public sector organizations

Research themes include:

Traffic and ports in the Baltic Sea
Logistic chains and infrastructure
The development and trends in marine industry and in shipping companies

We have specialists in traffic and ports in the Baltic Sea, logistics chains and infrastructure and in marine industry sector. Market and business environment monitoring is our key focus. 

Environmental impacts of maritime transport
Supporting marine spatial planning

We are concentrating in research and development projects related to the environmental issues of shipping and ports, especially to the benefits and costs of emission restrictions. We coordinate the interdisciplinary environmental research supporting  marine spatial planning and integrated coastal zone management.

Promoting of shortsea shipping

We host the Shortsea Promotion Centre Finland, which is recognised by both the Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications, and the European Commission as a centre representing Finland. The goal of SPC Finland is to promote shortsea shipping by dissemination of information and serving the actors and interest groups in the field.

Safety culture and management in maritime and port sector
Knowledge of Russian ports and transit traffic
ICT and work processes in ports

Research of maritime traffic (especially dangerous goods and transit traffic) and the processes, information systems, safety and environmental impacts of port related logistic chains.

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Sakari Kajander

  • Traffic and ports in the Baltic Sea
  • Logistic chains and infrastructure

Tapio Karvonen

  • The development and trends in marine industry and in shipping companies
  • Maritime clusters
  • Economic and social impacts of marine industry
  • Environmental impacts of maritime transport
  • Supporting marine spatial planning
  • Promoting of shortsea shipping
Tommi Inkinen
  • Safety culture and management in maritime and port sector
  • Knowledge of Russian ports and transit traffic
  • ICT and work processes in ports