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Maritime Fair 2022 at Aboa Mare

3-4 November 2022

The Maritime Fair 2022 is held at Auriga Business Center in Turku. The fair targets professionals within the shipping industry, seafarers, shipping companies, authorities, maritime trainers and students. During the fair, there will be many opportunities for networking and obtaining the latest information from the maritime industry. The fair is organized by the alumni association Ånikap in cooperation with Aboa Mare.
  • This year’s Maritime Fair topics are recruitment and smart shipping
  • Interesting presentations and panel debates during the conference
  • More than 50 exhibitors, including most of the Finnish shipping companies
  • Excellent possibilities to meet new employers / employees
  • Experience Aboa Mare’s new remote operation center
  • Arranged tours in Aboa Mare’s simulator department; Thursday at 11:00, 13:00, 15:00, 16:00 and Friday at 10:00, 14:00.
  • The Shanty Singers choir will perform with songs from the sailboat era; Thursday and Friday at 13:00.

Information for Maritime Fair Exhibitors

The stand includes walls, table and electricity. We can help you with building the stand. For further information please contact

Map of the exhibition area (PDF)

Book a Stand

Sign up your company and personnel for Marirtime Fair 2022.

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Maritime Fair information


Auriga Business Center
Aboa Mare
Juhana Herttuan puistokatu 21, 2nd floor
20100 Turku

Opening hours

Thursday 9.00-17.00
Friday 9.00-15.00

Free entrance

Google maps

Transport connections

Car: There are signs to the harbour (Satama) from the highways. The address for GPS devices is Juhana Herttuan puistokatu 21, Turku
Bus: 500 m from nearest bus stop (Turku Castle).
Bus nr 1 to Harbour goes from Turku Airport via Turku Market Square in the city center.
Train: 1 km from the nearest train station, Turku Port.
Airport: 12 km from Turku Airport (by taxi, you can reach Aboa Mare in 20 minutes)
Ferry: 1 km from Viking Line and Silja Line ferry terminals.

Bus timetables (Fö

Limited amount of parking space for visitors (please prefer the bus if possible). Parking fees can be paid for at an automated fee collection machine. The parking fee is €1/hour or €7/day. You can pay in cash or with the most common payment cards, or you can use Easypark (zone 586) or Taskuparkki (zone 706) apps.

Auriga Parking map

Conference Program Day 1: Thursday 3.11.2022, 10:00-15:00

Theme of the day - Recruitment

10:00-10:05Welcome to the fairBernt Lindell/Ånikap & Leif-Christian Östergård/Aboa Mare
10:05-10:25Increase your employment chances through references, CV and interview preparationStella Wallenius/Prima Shipping
10:25-10:45How to find your next maritime job with the help of the Seafaring Employment Service Ville Käldström/Employment Service Seafaring
10:45-11:05A Cruise Shipping company cadet program, what is it all about?Marion Olivaux/Novia UAS captain student
11:05-11:25Mercy Ships – bringing Hope and Healing to Africa!Stefan Sonesson/Mercy Ships
13:30-14:35Panel debate: How to build interesting career paths for ship personnel?Panel debate participants: Marion Olivaux/Novia UAS Captain student, Mikko Rausti/ESL Shipping, Eero Sarkalahti/OSM Shipmanagement Finland, Rainer Starke/Peter Döhle Schiffarts-KG, Jessica Troberg/Meriaura, Hanna Tamminen/Tallink Silja

Panel debate moderator: Leif-Christian Östergård
14:40-15:00Crew planning with the help of AlgorithmsHans-Christoph Burmeister/Fraunhofer CML & FIP-S2@Novia
15:00Conference ends and continues on FridayConference ends and continues on Friday

Conference Program Day 2: Friday 4.11.2022, 10:00 - 15:00

Theme of the day - Smart Shipping

10:00-10:05Welcome to the fairBernt Lindell/Ånikap & Leif-Christian Östergård/Aboa Mare
10:05-10:25How to cut fuel consumption and increase maneuverability?Mika Koli/Elomatic
10:25-10:40Operational experiences from Aurora Botnia and what we should have done different with the gained experience.Peter Ståhlberg/Wasaline
10:40-11:45Panel debate: Do current shipping regulations support a sustainable, efficient and smart logistic chain? Panel debate participants: Sinikka Hartonen/Onesea, Magnus Gustafsson/Åbo Akademi, Heikki Hellsten/SSAB EUROPE, Anita Mäkinen/Traficom

Panel debate moderator: Hans-Christoph Burmeister/Fraunhofer CML & FIP-S2@Novia
13:15-13:35How to speed up the development phase when creating navigational equipment – A future ECDIS show caseMikael Manngård/Novia UAS R&D
13:35-14:40Panel debate: Newbuild designs and fuel system decisionsPanel debate participants: Oskar Levander/Kongsberg, Riinu Walls/Meriaura, Jacob Granqvist/Gasum, Kenneth Widell/Wärtsilä, Mikki Koskinen/ESL Shipping

Panel debate moderator: Magnus Winberg/Aboa Mare
14:40 Conference endsConference ends

Maritime Fair 2022 Main Sponsor

Media and Cooperation Partners

Maritime Fair 2022 Contacts

Annina Rosenqvist

Event Coordinator
+358 44 762 3123

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