Wed 22 May 2019 03:17:00 PM EEST
Mr Hannu Ylärinne has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Executive Vice President of the Arctia Group as of 20 May 2019. He will also continue as CEO of Meritaito Ltd, which is part of the Arctia Group. Hannu Ylärinne will carry out the tasks of Acting CEO of the Arctia Group from 20 May until 1 August, after which Maunu Visuri, who was appointed President and CEO on 15 May, will take over the role. Kim Höijer, who was the previous Acting CEO, will continue as Arctia’s CFO.
Ylärinne has acted as Meritaito’s CEO since July 2017. He has demonstrated strong competence in the company’s operational management and has solid experience in senior management in various maritime organisations. Hannu Ylärinne, eMBA, is Master Mariner by training.
One of the buoy types to be tested in the Intelligent Sea project is the Sniffer buoy, in other words an intelligent seabuoy, that is capable of measuring the SOx (Sulphur dioxide) levels of air
The official kick-off event of the project was held on the 12.11.2019. Among the participants where the INEA, project partners Port of Naantali and Ports of Stockholm as well as Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency and Swedish Transport Administration.
Neste Corporation and Meritaito have entered into a service contract, the purpose of which is to create of a comprehensive operations model for the provision of Neste’s waterway maintenance services. Meritaito’s InSea service concept can also be applied to other Neste establishments in Finland.
Port of Helsinki has upgraded ten buoys into smart, modern navigational aids. The new buoys are part of Meritaito Ltd.’s InSea service concept.