Backman-Trummer Group

Port & Sea

Backman-Trummer Group is one of the largest port operators in Finland and the largest in terms of area coverage. It has operations in ten ports in Western and Southwestern Finland, ranging from Kalajoki in the North to Hanko in the South as well as in Hamina in the East, close to the Russian border. The total floor area of the Group's warehouses is about 180.000 m2.

The port operator companies offer customised logistics services, from conventional stevedoring to comprehensive solutions covering all stages of the logistics process.

Our companies offering Port and Sea services:


Oy M. Rauanheimo Ab
Portoperator in Kokkola and Hamina

Oy Blomberg Stevedoring Ab
Portoperator in Vaasa, Kalajoki and Kristiinankaupunki.

Oy Otto Rodén Ab
Portoperator in Kokkola

Stevena Oy
Portoperator in Uusikaupunki, Naantali and Turku

Selected articles from our customer magazine

Otto Rodén

Oy Otto Rodén Ab reorganises its operations

“Our goal during the current year is to significantly increase transport efficiency between customer companies and the port, and in loading and unloading ships”, explains Kimmo Satomaa, the company’s production manager.

Read the article at Otto Rodén site

Oy Blomberg Stevedoring Ab

The Port of Vaasa provides excellent conditions for project transports

The Port of Vaasa is becoming ready to serve project traffic. The Port of Vaasa, the City of Vaasa and the port operator Oy Blomberg Stevedoring Ab, have collectively developed their long-term service capacity and invested several million euro in the handling chain.

Read the article at Oy Blomberg Stevedoring Ab site

Oy Blomberg Stevedoring Ab

A new debagging line makes for faster rebulking at the Port of Vaasa

The port operator Blomberg Stevedoring at Vaskiluoto in Vaasa has started up a new debagging line. The new line will significantly reduce the time needed for loading as bag contents need not be first emptied into a silo, but can instead be loaded directly into a waiting truck. The new process saves work and up to 30 tonnes of material can now be handled in an hour. The new line also minimizes loss.

Read the article at Oy Blomberg Stevedoring Ab site

Stevena Oy

Mastering entities – a must for a stevedoring manager

Aku Suikkanen M 3897 Aku Suikkanen, the Stevedoring Manager at Stevena, is responsible for the loading and discharging of vessels in four different ports. Managers responsible for loading and unloading ships must be able to combine numerous details into entities that work. Tight schedules and the special demands posed by individual types of cargo are everyday fare. For a head of stevedoring, the process requires both management skills and an eye for entities. With 20 years of experience, Aku Suikkanen, Stevedoring Manager at Stevena Oy, knows the challenges of the job.

Read the article at Stevena Oy site

Stevena Oy

Uusikaupunki invests in logistic services for the port of Hepokari

The port of Hepokari in Uusikaupunki is a key link in the logistic chain of the region’s industry. Cargo traffic through the harbour is import-intensive and dominated by metals, raw materials used in feed, and soda. Cars are the main exports. At present, Hepokari handles some 200,000 tonnes of freight annually. As new industrial projects in the region progress, the volumes of both imports and exports will grow rapidly and entirely new products will be included. The harbour is preparing for this growth by increasing its storage capacity.

Read the article at Stevena Oy site

Stevena Oy

A new, fully automatic sacking machine for Stevana in Naantali

At the beginning of the year, a fully automatic sacking machine representing the latest technology was introduced by Stevena Oy in Naantali.

Read the article at Stevena Oy site

Oy Moonway Ab

International container transport requires precision and organizing ability on the part of account managers

The tank-container transport specialist Moonway has operated in Turku since 1994. Foods, chemicals and dry bulk products are brought to Finland in the company’s containers. Moonway also handles import and export transport for foreign container operators within Finland. Such operations require precision and organizing ability on the part of the account managers, who direct the logistics.

Read the article at Oy Moonway Ab site

Oy M. Rauanheimo Ab

Rauanheimo expands to Hamina

The operations of Oy M. Rauanheimo, a subsidiary of the Backman-Trummer Group, have long centred at the Port of Kokkola. At the beginning of the year a new phase in the history of Rauanheimo began when the company commenced forwarding and stevedoring at the Port of Hamina.

Read the article at Oy M. Rauanheimo Ab site