HELSINKI, Sept. 27, 2013 (Press Release) -Nurminen Logistics has signed a significant contract with the paper and pulp company Sappi to handle paper products at Nurminen Logistics' terminal at Vuosaari Harbour. Sappi will consolidate all of its shipping through the Port of Helsinki to Nurminen Logistics' terminal in Vuosaari. The cooperation will gradually start with limited quantities in Q4 2013 to be fully operational on the effective start date of 1 January 2014, date when the volume transfer will be finalized.
Nurminen Logistics has also signed a two-year extension contract with Metsä Board for handling cardboard at Vuosaari Harbour. The combined annual sales from the two contracts will be in excess of EUR 5 million. The paper and cardboard handling volume in Vuosaari will be some 350,000 tonnes per year, equivalent to approximately 31,000 (TEU) containers.