YSH - Lauri Rikala, Director of Global Break Bulk Shipping at UPM 8 November 2022

Join us for an interesting visit to UPM headquarters in Helsinki and learn more about UPM's operation and their collaborative approach towards their supply chain with the aim for a more responsible one.


8 November


From 17:30


Alvar Aallon katu 1, 00100 Helsinki

UPM has set the bar high for the forestry industry to meet tomorrows environmental expectations. With their investment in an fleet of environmentally friendly and smart LNG fueled vessels that will enter in operations in 2022, Lauri Rikala, the director of Global Break Bulk Shipping at UPM explained in an article produced by UPM in late 2021 "UPM Logistics acts as a carrier in a number of European traffic areas with time charter vessels. As part of our company's continuous focus on sustainability, we are constantly on the lookout for different ways and means to improve our fleet's energy efficiency, while reducing emissions and fuel consumption."

On the 8th of November YoungShip Helsinki has been invited to the headquarters of UPM in Helsinki to learn more about their logistics strategy, where the marine industry plays a big role in safeguarding UPM's sustainable, competitive and reliable shipping solutions long term.  


17:30 Presentation by Lauri Rikala, Director Global Break Bulk Shipping, UPM

18:15 Questions

Read more: 

UPM designs seven new vessels with the Spliethoff Group for its sea transportation in Europe

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