Finnlines is powering ahead after a raft of vital changes and improvements has strategically positioned the company for success. The renowned Finnish shipping company, which is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, operates freight throughout Northern Europe, passenger services in the Baltic Sea, and runs port operations in the most important seaports in Finland.
While the economic environment and market are continually shifting, Finnlines strong leadership and successful strategies have steered the company into safe waters. Finnlines relationship and partnership with its parent company, the Grimaldi Group, has been instrumental in this success.
As one of the world's largest operators of ro-ro [!roll-on!] vessels and the largest operator of Motorway of the Sea in Europe for both passengers and freight, the Grimaldi Group provides Finnlines with essential expertise and support. As a result of this strong affiliation, Finnlines is able to offer liner services to and from any destination in the Mediterranean and West Africa, as well as the Atlantic coast of North and South America.
Emanuele Grimaldi, CEO and President of Finnlines Oyj, says the company has seen substantial shifts since he took the helm at the beginning of this year. I think we have been doing extremely well over the past six months. We have improved dramatically over that time. We have implemented several changes that have been very successful and the numbers are speaking very clearly on this improvement.