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.


Officers meetings 2019

2.9.2019 in News

Martta VG sold and delivered to new owners

VG-Shipping sold Martta VG to a long-term Partner on 2.9.2019. The ship's new name is 'Loraland' and is under the management of Klip Marine Shipmanagement. MV Loraland will remain in…
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21.5.2019 in News

Aava VG’s godmother’s first visit

VG-Shipping's vessel, Aava VG visited the port of Naantali for the first time yesterday bringing a full and complete cargo of woodchips to the multi-fuel power plant. The ”godmother” of…
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9.5.2019 in News

Long term captains rewarded

The Finnish Shipowners’ Association has awarded VG-Shipping’s  Captains Satu Af Ursin and Peter Af Ursin a gold medal for long and exemplary work for the shipping industry. The requirements for earning a gold medal are that the recipient…
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20.12.2018 in News

Change of Management at Meriaura Group

The Board of Directors of Meriaura Group has appointed Master Mariner Ville Koskinen, 39, Managing Director of VG-Shipping Ltd. Ville Koskinen has been working at VG-Shipping since 2003, most recently…
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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

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News from the Waste Reduction Project

In June, we announced the start of the waste reduction project ’MERI’ on our fleet. It received a great deal of publicity, even in the mainstream media in Finland. It…

Meriaura Group aims to create a zero-waste fleet

At the end of last year, we reported on research collaboration with the Finnish Transport Safety Agency TRAFI for reducing ship-generated waste. The purpose of the study was to assess what…

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…