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Damaged Viking Grace arrives in Naantali for repairs

The Viking Grace passenger ferry, which ran aground in Åland over the weekend, has arrived under its own power in Naantali on Tuesday morning...

Viking Line picks up the bill after ferry rescue company demands...

Viking Line will pick up the bill for maritime salvage being levied at truck owners by the company that towed the M/S Amorella into...

Investigators looking at weather, age of ship and maintenance after Viking...

Investigators from Otkes, the Finnish Safety Investigation Authority, are beginning their work into the circumstances of how the Viking Amorella ferry ran aground in...

Weather warning as autumn storm Aila brings rain, strong winds and...

There's weather warnings in place today as a low pressure front moves through Åland and the west coast with severe winds forecast for the...

Åland Post management facing drugs and tax evasion charges

A number of senior managers at Ålands Post are facing charges of drugs offenses, tax evasion and smuggling. Six people in total, including the CEO Henrik...

Eckerö Line lays off 500 staff

Ferry operator Eckerö Line is making up to 500 staff redundant. The majority of them are seafarers, according to the Seaman's Union, and cuts will...

Åland medical capacity being boosted with mainland doctors

Doctors and nurses from Turku are being sent to Mariehamn to support local healthcare services, as cross-border restrictions lead to staff shortages in Åland. Around...

Åland MP: ‘Local hospitals had time to prepare for coronavirus cases’

Two people, returning home, have tested positive for Covid-19 coronavirus in Åland. It's the first confirmed cases of coronavirus after 70 tests in the autonomous...

First death reported from winter storm Aapeli

A 45-year old man in Åland has died, the first reported casualty of winter storm Aapeli which swept through the islands and mainland Finland...

Winter storm Aapeli brings near-hurricane strength winds

A major winter storm has hit Finland, with Åland one of the most affected areas. Storm Aapeli brought winds of 32.5 metres per second, a...