Pelkkä luonnonsuojelualue Töölönlahden suunnittelun lähtökohtana on liian voimakas toimenpide. HELSINGIN SANOMAT kertoi (4.2.), että Helsinki harkitsee Töölönlahden suojelua. Alue on erittäin suosittu virkistysalue, jossa tuhannet kaupungin asukkaat ulkoilevat ja tutustuvat lähiluontoon. Aluetta on vuosikymmenien saatossa kehitetty yhä houkuttelevammaksi muun muassa kesäkahviloilla, venevuokrauksella ja tanssitapahtumilla. Tulevan kehitykseen toivelistakin on pitkä: kaivataan esimerkiksi uimarantaa ja saunapaviljonkia. Alueen kehittämiseen tuleekin … Continue reading Töölönlahtea on kehitettävä asukkaiden toiveita kuunnellen
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Will Santa Claus arrive this year?
A year ago, we were worried to read how global supply chains were at a standstill. Media around the world were writing that Christmas presents would not reach children by Christmas - and that's what really happened in many families. The reason for Santa's problems was the ports. Dozens of huge container ships full of … Continue reading Will Santa Claus arrive this year?
The impact of the Green Transition and the Russian war in Ukraine on maritime affairs
The first step towards the maritime cluster of the future is to let go of the old world. There is no return to the supremacy of fossil fuels. The future belongs to those who know how to build their future both by giving up the transit traffic of Russian cargo and dependence on fossil fuels. … Continue reading The impact of the Green Transition and the Russian war in Ukraine on maritime affairs
What makes the Baltic Sea polluted? Waste and sewage from ships
John Nurminen Foundation and Traficom have launched a project whose goal is to identify the most harmful and dangerous chemical emissions into the Baltic Sea related to washing the tanks of chemical tankers in Finnish ports. At the same time, it is intended to find solutions to reduce permitted emissions. Many people outside the industry … Continue reading What makes the Baltic Sea polluted? Waste and sewage from ships
Do we have enough resources for research on shipping?
"Good research requires several different perspectives on the same topic. By collaborating across borders on the same topics, we can carry out sufficient research examining the problem at hand, even if the research resources of one country are smaller." Maritime research has never been this easy, writes Joakim Dahlman in Svenska Sjöfarts Tidningen on September … Continue reading Do we have enough resources for research on shipping?
What is the fuel of the future shipping?
Next winter will be difficult throughout Europe. The prices of fossil fuels, coal, gas and electricity have skyrocketed as a result of the war in Ukraine. On the other hand, the increase in the price of fossil energy accelerates the development and introduction of renewable forms of energy. Different alternative fuels are also constantly brought … Continue reading What is the fuel of the future shipping?
Intelligent traffic guides the current traffic system to better use
The time spent in traffic should be used in such a way that it has as few harmful environmental effects as possible and as many beneficial effects as possible. HM denied the traffic loss in his opinion letter (HS 18.9.) and warned against getting too excited about the possibilities of smart traffic. Smart traffic alone … Continue reading Intelligent traffic guides the current traffic system to better use
What happened to Finnish shipping?
The key to the development of Finnish shipping is that it should be seen as its own internationally competitive industry, and not just as an activity that supports the export industry and security of supply.During my summer vacation, I found a treasure from ten years ago on my bookshelf "Global Shipping in Small Nations – … Continue reading What happened to Finnish shipping?