EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Viking Line

Viking Line

Geographic Location

Country: Finland
Region: Pohjois-Suomi; Manner-Suomi


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
50 - Water transport

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 28-10-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 185
Planned Job Reductions max: 185
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

Viking Line has announced to start cooperation talks concerning 185 employees. The company investigates to 'outflag' MS Rosella to another country. According to the company Rosella can not compete equally with other vessels sailing under foreign countries' flags in the Baltic Sea traffic.