In the frontline of developing

sustainable shipping

Meriaura is a Finnish family owned shipping company. We transport industrial bulk, recycled and raw materials and demanding project cargoes. We operate in Northern Europe.

Meriaura EcoVoy contract is a revolutionary, truly climate friendly sea transport contract.  When using our waste-based biofuel, transports’ lifecycle emissions are up to  96% lower than with fossil fuels. Read more

Our fleet consists of modern and versatile dry cargo ships and newly-built multipurpose deck cargo carriers designed for project and special cargo. All our ships are designed to operate safely in the harsh and difficult weather conditions of the Northern maritime region.

Our vessels operate around Europe, primarily in the Baltic Sea and North Sea areas. Central to the company’s ethic is our commitment to providing personal, customer-oriented service. This approach, combined with cost efficiency, technical quality and respect for the environment, ensures the quality of our services. Read more


Meriaura Group invests in modern coaster tonnage

3.2.2021 in News

Looking for Captains

We are continuously looking  for Captains for Meriaura Group operated dry cargo vessels. Certificate of Competence: Chief Mate STCW II/2 or Master STCW II/2. Finnish PEC license or possibility to…
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18.12.2020 in News

Towards more innovation and higher quality service through participatory development

Ever since the establishment of Meriaura the company has continuously strived for being an innovative, problem-solving and environmentally friendly forerunner in its field. The family business background together with a…
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16.12.2020 in News

Meriaura Group’s Christmas donation for the John Nurminen Foundation

Meriaura Group has donated its annual Christmas charity donation to the John Nurminen Foundation for protection of the Baltic Sea. The state of the Baltic Sea is critical and concrete…
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12.10.2020 in News

In memoriam Pekka Kauppila 1947-2020

Our long-term partner and friend Pekka Kauppila is no longer with us. He passed away of a sudden illness in Turku on 20th of September 2020, at the age of…
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Shipping with care

Meriaura is a professional shipping company that offers a variety of services in marine transportation and associated services. Our adaptable and up-to-date fleet operates mainly in the Baltic and North Sea areas, but can also manoeuvre on a more global scale. Meriaura Ltd is an affiliate of the Meriaura Group that is a growing provider of marine transport solutions, crew and technical management services, logistical solutions and environmental technology. Our vision is to be the leading forerunner in environmentally friendly, innovative and solution-oriented maritime transport and ship management services.

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Thoughts about shipping

Meriaura Group blog


Maritime logistics must be included in emissions trading

The pressure to expand emissions trading to logistics and transportation is high. Last year, the EU proposed that shipping should be integrated into the European emissions trading scheme under an…

Together through the special year 

A year ago, we could not have imagined how exceptional this year was going to be because of the corona pandemic. On the dry cargo market, we experienced an unprecedented…

Highlights of 2020 in Meriaura Projects

It is obvious that no one could have predicted the prevailing circumstances when we welcomed the new decade almost exactly a year ago. Still, a crisis is perhaps not the…