Mikki Koskinen elected as the new Chairman of Finnish Shipowners’ Association

ESL Shipping 27.11.2020

The Finnish Shipowners’ Association has elected its new Board composition including the Chairman of the Board. Mikki Koskinen, Managing Director of ESL Shipping Ltd, was elected the new Chairman of the Board. mikki_koskinen-2While the Board members and vice members were elected for a one-year term, the Chairman of the Board was elected for a two-year term.

Koskinen has previously served as the Vice Chairman of the Board and has also represented Finland on the Board of the International Chamber of Shipping, the international umbrella organization for shipping companies.

“This year has been exceptionally challenging for the shipping industry due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Over the next two years, the competitiveness of Finnish shipping companies and the overall vitality of the sector must be strengthened.

The priorities for the forthcoming term include, in particular, sustainability and the development towards increasingly low-emission shipping,” Koskinen says.

"In terms of regulation, it also means that Finland's special conditions, such as winter shipping, should always be taken into account," Koskinen continues.

For more information, please contact:
Mikki Koskinen, Managing Director of ESL Shipping
Tel. +358 50 351 7791, firstname.lastname@eslshipping.com

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