Managing your ships

with care

VG-Shipping is a Finnish family owned ship management company established in 1995. We have long experience in Crew Management, Technical Management and Safety Systems.

We provide professional ship management & services to several cargo ships, marine research vessel ‘Aranda’, hydrographic survey vessels and splitbarges.

We have long experience in overall ship management. Our services include crewing and recruiting services, technical and safety management, purchase and delivery services, financial services and consultancy

We are constantly on the lookout for qualified and competent staff to join our growing team of maritime specialists. We offer a wide range of positions on different kinds of vessels all year round.

20.12.2018

Change of Management at Meriaura Group

18.12.2018 in News

Meriaura Group is a gold sponsor for Team Rynkeby – God Morgon Turku in 2019

Meriaura Group has donated the yearly 'Christmas charity funds’ again to Team Rynkeby – God Morgon Turku team for helping children with cancer. This year we have a special reason…
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16.12.2018 in News

Research cooperation: How to reduce waste generated onboard

In 2018, Meriaura focused on reducing the amount of waste generated onboard the ships. The international MARPOL convention is very clear on what waste must be delivered ashore at ports,…
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14.12.2018 in News

Testing a new coating for reducing consumption

AAVA VG, the recent acquisition by VG Shipping Lrd, went into drydock in Tallinn in October-November. During the drydocking, her propeller got a new coating: a new and innovative nonstick-product,…
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10.11.2018 in News

Long-term captains rewarded

The Finnish Shipowners’ Association has awarded VG-Shipping’s  Captains Vidar Tollander and Jari-Pekka Mäkinen a gold medal for long and exemplary work for the shipping industry. The requirements for earning a…
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Shipping with care

Meriaura Group is a family owned business group with a vision to be in the frontline in developing sustainable shipping. We aim on keeping up the good work and growth that has been the hallmark throughout the company history. We believe that growth must be based on environmentally sustainable solutions and therefore also future investments will focus on reducing the overall impact on the environment. Further success can only be based on understanding customer needs and the ability to provide tailor made solutions for mutual benefit.

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Thoughts about shipping

Meriaura Group blog

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6.3.2019

Meriaura takes its fleet to the next level

The old saying that “only change is permanent” is in today’s world perhaps more relevant than ever before. Although economical and political issues always involve uncertainty regarding the direction and…
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19.12.2018

Fair trade shipping

After a long economically weak period, we have now been enjoying an economic boom already for a while. Whatever the phase of the business cycle, however, it is important for…
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10.10.2018

A thrilling autumn at Meriaura Group

We are getting stronger both at sea and ashore.  Our new T/C-vessel AIRISTO joined the fleet recently. She is the first one in the bigger segment, 8000-tonners, which we wish to establish…