Helsinki, Finland, 2014-09-02 16:41 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Finnlines Plc Stock Exchange Release 2 September 2014 at 17:40
FINNLINES PLC’S EMPLOYEE CO-OPERATION NEGOTIATIONS CONCERNING THE CREW OF MS FINNHANSA ENDED
Finnlines Plc has today ended employer-employee co-operation negotiations concerning the crew of MS Finnhansa (36 people) which started in July 2014.
Providing that the sale of MS Finnhansa takes place this will result to the maximum of 10 employees laid off until further notice.
If realised, the plans will not affect the provision of maritime liner services or the service level offered to the customers.
Tapani Voionmaa Tom Pippingsköld
Group General Counsel CFO
Nasdaq OMX Helsinki Ltd
Finnlines is one of the largest North-European liner shipping companies, providing sea transport services mainly in the Baltic and the North Sea. Finnlines’ passenger-freight vessels offer services from Finland to Germany and Sweden, from Sweden via the Åland Islands to Finland and Germany and from Germany to Russia. The company has subsidiaries in Germany, Belgium, Great Britain, Sweden, Denmark and Poland which all are also sales offices. In addition to sea transportation, the Company provides port services in Helsinki and Turku.