September 24, 2020

Finland is Prepared to Secure Ferry Connections with Subsidies

The Finnish Transport and Communications Agency has announced a tendering process for a subsidized ferry service Turku (or Naantali) – Mariehamn – Stockholm – Mariehamn/Långnäs) – Turku (or Naantali) until the end of 2020 (eventually end of May 2021).

Finland wants to secure supply logistics and transport requirements of Finnish foreign trade.

The tender is split in two: a morning and an evening departure from Finland. (a company can decide to tender for only one departure, or for both)

Tender deadline: 5 October.

Public service obligation: support for maritime transport between Turku / Naantali – Mariehamn / Långnäs – Stockholm (in Finnish)