The co-operation network was founded in 1985, when the advisory committee of North Finland Seaports held the first collaborative meeting.
The main goal of North Finland Seaports is to develop the foundation for the effective port operation, supervise port interests and develop co-operation and also reinforce the co-operation including ao. safety and environmental issues.
Attention towards environmental matters has been formed one of the most important operational requirement beside the safety with the development of the legislation.
The co-operation network – North Finland Seaports – contains all mercantile shipping ports in the area of Gulf of Bothnia.
North Finland Seaports prepares official statements and makes proposals according to common interest.
North Finland Seaports organises educational events of current interest.