"01 / 02-2020", The Public Health Agency of Sweden has classified the Corona virus as dangerous to public health and to society. As a result, we at Kvarken Ports Umeå have decided to be on the safe side, as of Monday, February 10, we are requesting a health declaration, Maritime Declaration of Health, from all vessels calling at Kvarken Ports Umeå
Kvarkenhamnar AB will apply for a continued and extended permit in accordance with Chapter 9. Environmental Code for port operations at the port of Umeå and now conducts consultations in accordance with Chapter 6. the Environmental Code. The business will be conducted mainly as before, but with increased quantities of goods and with expanded facilities for port operations.
We have a lot of things going on in the Ports of Umeå and Vaasa right now. Big investments are being made with the intention of strengthening Umeå and Vaasa as Europe's northernmost main logistics node for intermodal transports - an efficient combination of sea, rail and road. This means improvments and adaptions of the ports.
Reconstruction of the ferry terminal, ferry pier and surrounding areas is currently underway to be able to handle Wasaline's new ferry, which will be taken into use during 2021. The ferry is one of the world's most modern and environmentally friendly passenger ferries and will operate in Umeå-Vaasa. The new ferry also has a larger cargo capacity, compared to the previous one, to cover an increased demand for freight transport.
For our operations in Umeå, we are now looking for a sales and marketing manager with responsibility to, together with existing and new customers, strengthen Umeå as a logistics hub and take the next step with new sustainable transports.
Kvarken Ports is a joint port company for the ports of Umeå in Sweden and Vaasa in Finland. The aim of this cooperation is to develop the ports’ market position in the Baltic Sea trade.
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Our aim is to continuously develop our port facilities, improve our services and strengthen our co-operation with all logistics stakeholders in the Kvarken area.