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Profile of registrant

Finnish Shipowners' Association

Identification number in the register: 92596248531-25
Registration date: 10/04/12 08:06:54

The information on this organisation was last modified on 30/03/14 19:24:16
The date of the last annual update was 30/03/14 19:24:16

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Finnish Shipowners' Association
Legal status: Association
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Olof Widén
Position: Managing director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Olof Widén
Position: Managing director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 19 Hämeentie 
Helsinki 00500
Telephone number: (+358) 10 841 0500
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Finnish Shipowners' Association (FSA) is an intrest and trade organisation. Its members include 27 Finnish shipping companies and 110 ships and the member companies employ some 5500 Finnish seamen. The Finnish Shipowners’ Association is established with the purpose to provide its member companies with relevant information about the existing regulations and to influence forthcoming requirements in tight collaboration with all relevant national and international stakeholders and shall ensure that consequence analysis are made prior to supporting changes in existing regulations or accepting new ones.

FSA shall monitor and evaluate the rationality of existing and new regulations from the shipowners’ point of view. FSA shall support all member companies to find the best solutions to meet asked requirements, as well as to promote the members to put mentioned regulations and requirements into practice.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 10
Complementary information: The office personel of the Finnish Shipowners' Association is nine people. But we represent 27 Finnish Shipowners.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Sulphur directive
Measures to include maritime transport emissions in the EU's greenhouse gas
reduction commitment
Revision of environmental state aid guidelines

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Customs
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

The Europian Community Shipowners' Association ECSA
The International Chamber of Shipping

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.