Merenkurkun neuvosto henkilokuvat 3
Marianne Sjöström
(Project leader Destination Kvarken, Kvarken Council)
Peter Källberg
(Project Leader, Spotlight High-Low Coast (Finland), Vaasa Region Development Company VASEK)

Mia Karlsson
(Project Leader Spotlight High-Low Coast (Sweden), Höga Kusten Destinationsutveckling AB )
Erja Back
(Project Leader Spotlight High-Low Coast (Sweden), Visit Umeå turistcenter)






  • 24.06.2019
    Join the celebration 8/8/2019!
  • 19.06.2019
    The results will be used in the planning of the knowledge-enhancing efforts in order to contribute to the development of the digitalization of the companies, the tourism industry and the Kvarken region.
  • 12.06.2019
    I am Lycke Karlsson, 21 years old and I live in Vaasa.
  • 20.05.2019
    The annual general meeting gave the board and the office of the Kvarken Council permission to continue the work towards the Kvarken Council EGTC –...
  • 25.01.2019
    We are pleased to announce that regular maritime traffic over the Kvarken Strait between Finland and Sweden will continue in the future
  • 21.01.2019
    One week ago, Kvarken Link and Rauma Marine Constructions signed a letter of intent concerning the new building of the Kvarken ferry. Today both parties have signed the actual construction agreement.
  • 17.01.2019
    Finnish and Swedish Destination Management Organisations join forces to attract more tourists to the Kvarken region
  • 11.01.2019
    The new passenger ferry servicing the Vaasa-Umeå route will be built by Rauma Constructions. The Board of Directors of Kvarken Link have today decided to enter into a Letter of Intent with Rauma Marine Constructions Oy (RMC).
  • 23.11.2018
    On 21 May, 2018, the Kvarken Council’s AGM took the historical decision to transform the Council from being a registered association into an EGTC, European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation. The Kvarken Council’s Board serves as the working committee for the EGTC process and the Council’s office has, as commissioned by the Board, started work to transform the legal form of the Council from a registered association into an EGTC. Here is a brief overview of the process.
  • 19.09.2018
    The 70th anniversary of the Kvarken traffic and the fifth anniversary of the NLC Ferry shipping company, also known as Wasaline, was celebrated with a seminar onboard M/S Wasa Express on 13 September 2018. The seminar theme was the past, present and future prospects of the Kvarken ferry connection.
  • 25.06.2018
    Jubileumsseminarium: Kvarkentrafiken 70 och NLC Ferry 5 år Kvarkenförbindelsens historia, nutid och framtidsutsikter
  • 18.06.2018
    Olav Jern has a long experience of Nordic co-operation and of work with Kvarken issues. In the autumn, he has together with the Kvarken Council’s personnel draft a new three-year strategy for the Kvarken Council. In his welcoming address, Mr Olav Jern touched upon some central guidelines in the strategy plan.
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