Category Archives: Beweship news

Information on upcoming industrial action

Several trade unions have announced political industrial action, starting on 1 February 2024 at 06:00 and ending on 3 February 2024 at 06:00. The industrial action will also have a significant impact on the Finnish logistics sector as a whole. During the industrial action, port operations will be suspended and congestion at terminals is expected […]

Beweship and Kaukokiito work together to reduce carbon footprint

Beweship took a significant step towards more sustainable logistics by introducing Kaukokiito’s BIO service for certain domestic groupage shipments from the beginning of 2024. Sustainability is our common journey Sustainability is important to us. We want to be at the forefront of sustainable logistics, which is why we have chosen Kaukokiido’s BIO service, based on […]

Situation in the Red Sea – implications for maritime transport

Last weekend, the situation escalated off the coast of Yemen, when rebels launched new attacks against cargo ships. Several shipping companies have announced that they will suspend operations through the Red Sea and the Suez Canal for security reasons. Cargo ships traveling between Europe and Asia primarily use the Red Sea route and the Suez […]

Effects of the strike 14.12.2023

Several trade unions have announced a political strike on Thursday that will affect the timetables of transport services. The strike will start on Thursday 14.12.23 at 06:00 and will last for 24 hours. The political strike will be organised by, among others, the Transport Workers’ Association (AKT) and the Postal and Logistics Union (PAU).  Terminal […]

Beweship coordinated the transfer of 115-year-old Havis Amanda sculpture to conservation

The iconic landmark of Helsinki Havis Amanda fountain, or Manta as it’s known colloquially, was transferred to conservation yesterday 3rd of May as part of the renovation of the fountain area and its surroundings. The sculpture has been a central part of Helsinki cityscape since its unveiling in 1908 and an integral part of any […]

Transport workers strike in Finland from 15.2.2023

The collective bargaining negotiations in Finland have so far not resulted in an agreement.   The Transport Workers’ Union, AKT, started their strike this morning at 06:00. It will cover all Finnish port operations, including unloading, loading, receipt and release of units. That will mean that all trailers must be accompanied by the truck and […]