Safe and resource efficient small ports in Finland, Åland and Sweden.

Upcoming events

Welcome to PortMate Final Conference in Rauma!

We will present the results that PortMate has achieved in the pilot small ports and PortMate ICT-Tool will be officially released!

You are very welcome to join us on Thursday September 12th 2019 at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Merikoulu Campus – Suojantie 2, 26100 Rauma.

The conference is free of charge.

For more information:

teemu.heikkinen(at)samk.fi
riitta.dersten(at)samk.fi

Check the guide for our Final Conference!

Event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2004378909657215/

See you in Rauma!

Who? Central Baltic PortMate project

What? PortMate Final Conference

Where? Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Merikoulu Campus – Suojantie 2, 26100 Rauma.

When? Thursday September 12th 2019

More information will be provided in the next weeks.

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PortMate small ports

Rauma

Kökar

Sottunga

Söderhamn

Gävle

Project info

Duration:

01.11.2016 – 31.12.2019

Total budget:

2 727 225€

ERDF:

2 045 419€

Publications

Videos

PortMate small ports in Rauma (Finland), Gävle and Söderhamn (Sweden), Sottunga and Kökar (Åland).

Safe approach videos

Safe approach videos show the boaters a safe way to approach PortMate small ports. Videos for the small ports in Rauma, Finland are ready and published in YouTube. Videos for the PortMate small ports in Åland and Sweden will be published by the end of September 2019.

Safe approach to small ports in Rauma, Finland (5 videos).

Safe approach to small ports in Sottunga and Kökar, Åland (2 videos).

Safe approach to small ports in Gävle and Söderhamn, Sweden (5 videos).

Online short courses

PortMate Online Short Courses are brief courses for boaters, other small port visitors and small port operators. Short courses cover themes both of the projects’ main themes: safety and resource efficiency (10 videos).

Most risky situations in boating

Safety is a major theme for PortMate. In this series, PortMate presents critical situations that boaters can face while sailing.

Sustainable technological solutions for small ports

The resource efficiency of small prots is important for both boaters and port owners. In this video, PortMate presents introduction to the planning, purchase and installations of photovoltaic systems (PV) in small ports.

Presentations

PortMate presentation in CB Annual Event, Turku 15.11.2018 (click to open)

Partners

SAMK

City of Rauma

Kökar Havspaviljong Ab

Municipality of Sottunga

Municipality of Söderhamn

Municipality of Gävle

About PortMate

Objectives:

  • PortMate will enhance safe access, suitable green services and joint marketing in small ports

 

  • PortMate facilitates the delivery of improved services for port users in 19 Central Baltic small ports

 

  • Project’s pilot ports are located in Finland, Åland and Sweden

 

  • The best service development practices of these small ports will be expanded to other Central Baltic areas

Activities:

  • Formation of interactive step-by-step guidance by using ICT solutions, compatible with those currently used by the operators, for seafarers on safe arrival, stay and departure to/from the ports
  • Investments in sustainable and resource efficient infrastructure on land (e.g. solar energy, sanitation, LED lightning and WiFi availability)
  • Connecting the small port operators with each other and with seafarers in the small ports to meet the needs for services and their availability

Project info:

Financier                                                                   EU: Interreg Central Baltic Program

Duration                                                               1.11.2016 – 31.12.2019

Budget                                                                    Total budget: 2 727 225€                                      ERDF: 2 045 419€

Project leader                                                     Minna Keinänen-Toivola                         minna.keinanen-toivola@samk.fi                        +358 44 710 3063

Lead partner                                                            Satakunta University of Applied Sciences SAMK (Finland)

Partners                                                                    City of Rauma (Finland)                                   Municipality of Gävle (Sweden)                                Municipality of Söderhamn (Sweden)                                                       Municipality of Sottunga (Åland)                                                                       Kökar Havspaviljong Ab. (Åland)

PortMate on social media

PortMate small ports now have new billboards showing the funding source of investments. 🇪🇺
#portmate #smallports #investments #europeanunion #erdf #centralbaltic
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The new sauna and service building in Sottunga, Åland, has been finalized in June and is now ready to serve the visitors of the small port! ⛵️ #portmate #smallports #sottunga #investment #centralbaltic ... See MoreSee Less

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Arbetet fortgår med gästhamnen i Söderhamn. Nu installeras lampor och eluttag på bryggbalkongen. ... See MoreSee Less

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Central Baltic PortMate

PortMate Sailing Rocks the Baltic Sea again! ⛵🤘
Participate the campaign on the Rock The Baltic Sea Facebook page.The sailing season is on and so is Rock the Baltic Sea! ⛵🤘

Rock the Baltic Sea pays attention to sustainable boating so that the Baltic Sea would be the best place for boating now and in the future.

Participate Rock the Baltic Sea 2019 and WIN a gift card to a festival or a concert!

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How to participate:
Comment on the Rock The Baltic Sea Facebook post telling how you will help to save the Baltic Sea. You can think of your own promise, or pick one of these:

⚓ I will not pee in the water.
⚓ I will not throw cigarette stumps into the sea.
⚓ I will not discharge septic waste into the sea.
⚓ I will not use toxic boat bottom paint.
⚓ I will recycle my waste.
⚓ I will visit environment-friendly small ports.
⚓ I will pick up trash when I see some.
⚓ I will encourage others to be responsible boaters, too.

Leave your comment by August 31, 2019.

The prize of the campaign is a gift card to a ticket shop in Finland or Sweden (value 100 euros). The winner will be drawn by 6 September 2019 and contacted by private message.

Campaign organizer: Central Baltic PortMate #rockthebalticsea #portmatesailing

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P.S. You can also participate on Instagram, see @rockbalticsea for instructions.
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Welcome to PortMate Final Conference 12 September 2019!
#portmate #centralbaltic #smallports #safety #resourceefficiency

Rock the Baltic Sea is back in summer 2019! @cbportmate is asking your promise to Baltic Sea. You may WIN a gift card to a festival or concert! READ how to PARTICIPATE on our FB page:
https://t.co/L7z7iyqtTz
#rockthebalticsea #portmatesailing

PortMate small ports in Åland are truly worth a visit. Set sail for Sottunga or Kökar during the summer! ⛵️
#portmate #safety #resourceefficiency #smallports #centralbaltic #mysamk https://t.co/ilArI3Hizm

PortMate ports in Sweden are hidden gems in the Swedish archipelago, definitely worth a visit during your summer sailing! ⛵️😎👌
#portmate #safety #resourceefficiency #smallports #centralbaltic #mysamk

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Solar panels & sunny weather at #SelkämeriKutsuu event (#BothnianSea calls). Joint forces with @porienergia/Mikko Reuna. #boat #vene #cb_results @ Laitakarin satama https://t.co/rvpWxJtoDP

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Past events

Welcome to PortMate workshop ”Smart sailing towards safer and greener small ports”.

You are very welcome to join us on Tuesday March 5th 2019 at 13.00–16.00: we will be at the boat fair Allt för sjön – Stockholmsmässan, Mässvägen 1, Älvsjö, conference room K13.

The workshop is free of charge and will be held in Swedish and English.

See more information on the leaflet by clicking the picture.

Enrollment by e-mail:
agneta.svensson(at)soderhamn.se or
marita.olssonnarving(at)gavle.se

Event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2004378909657215/

See you at Allt för sjön!

Who? Central Baltic PortMate project

What? PortMate workshop “Smart Sailing towards safer and greener small ports”

Where? Allt för sjön – Stockholmsmässan, Mässvägen 1, Älvsjö, conference room K13.

When? Tuesday March 5th 2019 at 13.00–16.00

Welcome to our workshop in Mariehamn on 17th October!The workshop “Smart sailing towards safer and greener small ports” includes expertise from both PortMate and other Central Baltic projects: MASAPO, Smart Marina and St Olav Waterway. The workshop is free of charge and will be held in Swedish and English. See more information on the leaflet by clicking the picture.

Fill in the e-form to register by 8th of October: https://elomake.samk.fi/lomakkeet/8359/lomake.html

Event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/338544663557436/

See you in Mariehamn!

Who? Central Baltic PortMate project

What? PortMate workshop “Smart Sailing towards safer and greener small ports”

Where? Åland University of Applied Sciences, auditorium at northern campus ”Högskolan Norra” (Neptunigatan 17, Mariehamn, Åland)

When? Wednesday October 17th 2018 at 13.00–16.30

 

Smart Urban Business

PortMate project is part of the international multiscientific Smart Urban Business research work in Satakunta University of Applied Sciences.

Contact


Minna Keinänen-Toivola, Ph.D.

+358 44 710 3063
minna.keinanen-toivola(a)samk.fi