The company’s operating result stood at 113 million euros compared 117 million euros a year ago.
President and CEO Björn Rosengren expressed his satisfaction with the Q2 results.
“I am pleased with the good development within the Ship Power’s specialised vessel segments, which compensated for Power Plants’ slightly weaker second quarter order intake. Ship Power also received interesting pump, gas and environmental system orders,” noted Rosengren.
Prospects for the rest of the year remain the same: turnover is expected to increase by five percent with profitability to top around ten percent.
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Finnish school children are suffering more disruption to their sleep, pain symptoms and concurrent multiple health problems, according to a doctoral dissertation to be presented on Friday at Turku University.
New ministers take their posts
The SDP’s ministerial rejig takes effect from Friday, giving the cabinet a majority of women. Two new ministers join the cabinet, two leave, and one changes post.
Research shows increased inbreeding in endangered wolf population
A doctoral dissertation presented on Friday at Oulu University has found that the Finnish wolf population has been hunted to such an extent that even its short-term viability is under threat. The genetic diversity of Finland’s wolves also decreased significantly during the 15-year study.
Allotment gardens bring community spirit
Spring brings many citydwellers to community gardens – including growing numbers of immigrants.
Starbucks to open in landmark Aalto building?
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Valio recalls salad mix over datura fears
A second food product has been withdrawn in Finland because of a risk that it could contain poisonous seeds.
Five-vehicle crash near Kotka kills two
Part of Highway 7 remained closed for more than five hours after the collision.
Swine flu shots boosted adult risk of narcolepsy, too
The national health agency has confirmed that kids weren't the only ones with an elevated risk following the H1N1 jab a few years ago.
Nine people now affected by datura poisoning
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Finland criticised again in Amnesty report
The human rights organisation’s annual report is highly critical of Finland’s treatment of asylum seekers. Finland was condemned for deporting asylum seekers without in-country appeals, and the practice of incarcerating children seeking refugee status in police facilities.