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Collaboration Benefits the Development of Logistics

16.12.2015 | News
The City of Vaasa and the municipality of Umeå received NDPTL funding last year for compiling reports on how to improve the space utilisation of their ports. NDPTL stands for the Northern Dimension Partnership on Transportation and Logistics.
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Bruno Woeran starts as EU Affairs Manager

26.10.2015 | News
The work for creating a new approach to attract direct EU funding to the Vaasa region was started in the beginning of 2015, as a result of strategy planning of the Vaasa Region Development Company VASEK’s board of directors. In the first few months of the year, a number of workshops were organized for actors and shareholders in the region, in which a framework for the activities and financing was built up.
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Entrepreneur on vacation – when and how?

25.06.2015 | News
Summer vacations are here and there are lots of people already in town, enjoying their vacation. Is it possible for entrepreneurs to take vacation time?
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Improving Space Utilisation at Vaasa Port

03.06.2015 | News
On Tuesday 26th May 2015, VASEK organised a workshop focusing on better space utilisation at the Port of Vaasa. The participants of the event included representatives from transport businesses and forwarding companies, the port, the City of Vaasa, the shipping company WasaLine, the Kvarken Council, the Regional Council of Ostrobothnia and VASEK.
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Ship Design is All About Optimization

16.04.2015 | News
Since August 2014, Wärtsilä has been engaged in initial ship design for the project Midway Alignment of the Bothnian Corridor. The concept, outcome of the the first phase of the ship design process, the so-called Initial Design, has now been published.
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Preparation for the Second Phase of the Project Is the Key to Success

15.04.2015 | News
The first phase of the EU-project called Midway Alignment of the Bothnian Corridor will come to a close at the end of the year, but before that there are still numerous actions to be taken while getting ready to prepare for the second phase.
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Energy Spin attracted innovations, startups and investors

20.03.2015 | News
Energy Spin, one of the Vaasa Energy Week events, filled the Vaasa University of Applied Sciences festive hall on March 19. The event brought together talented energy startups, investors and executives and offered them a chance for networking and matchmaking.
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Harbour Rail Is An Important Transport Corridor

28.01.2015 | News
The Vaasa region invests in the determined development of the entire logistics systems in order to improve the conditions for its export-oriented industries. This development effort respects the environmental ambitions of the European Union and aims at transporting more goods also by rail and sea.
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Kvarken Ports CEO: We are stronger together

03.11.2014 | News
Kvarken Ports is the name of the joint port of Vaasa and Umeå run by the co-owned company Kvarkenhamnar Ab.
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Wärtsilä wins ship design contract for environmentally sound Gulf of Bothnia ferry

05.08.2014 | News
Wärtsilä has been selected as the partner for designing a new ferry as part of the ‘Midway Alignment of the Bothnian Corridor’ project. The scope of the design work will be both initial and basic design.
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