Finnish Port of Kaskinen starts handling wind turbine components
The Port of Kaskinen, located on the western coast of Finland, in the Gulf of Bothnia, has joined the group of ports that is serving the wind turbine industry. Since mid-January, vessels carrying wind turbine components have been arriving at the port.
The first shipment arrived mid-January and according to the port it is one of around 80 shipments scheduled to arrive at the location in the coming years. The arrival is a result of cooperation between the port and its partners and operators, Havator, BBLogistcs, Revisol, Nordex, Ahola Special, Alfons Håkans and many others.
The port itself is one of the most important Finnish exporting ports for sawn timber and pulp, and it is also specialised in handling chemical industry products and bulk cargo. Today the port is also specialising in handling project- and unitised cargo as well as containers. The Port of Kaskinen handles over 1,2 million tons of goods annually.