Quality and environment

The most important values at the Port of Raahe are safety and protecting the environment.

The quality and safety of our operations are certified by a number of quality management certificates, in addition to which our operations are regulated by a number of laws and regulations.


 

The City of Raahe has leased the land and water areas and the quays of the port to Port of Raahe Ltd. The company manages and provides port activities in the leased area.

 

The Port of Raahe was granted an environmental permit by the Regional State Administrative Agency of Northern Finland. The permit includes detailed monitoring, control and reporting obligations. The environmental impacts of port activities have been assessed during the environmental permit application process, in addition to which a separate environmental survey was carried out. The environmental survey covers the Lapaluoto Port area, owned by the City of Raahe, and the environmental aspects of processes managed by Port of Raahe Ltd in the area.

 

The port also monitors the meeting of its own environmental goals: decreasing energy consumption and waste as well as improving the sorting of waste. 

 

The Port of Raahe Ltd complies with the ISO 14001:2004 environmental management system and applies an environmental permit for all of its new operations.

A permit is required to access and work in restricted port areas. Any third parties, people and vehicles alike are required to have an ISPS permit to move around in the port area. Further information can be found under Instructions.

 

Port of Raahe Ltd complies with the OHSAS 18001:2007 occupational health and safety standard.

The Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom has awarded the Port of Raahe with the ISPS certificate.

Port of Raahe Ltd complies with the OHSAS 18001:2007 occupational health and safety standard, the ISO 14001:2004 environmental management system and the ISO 9001:2008 quality management system.

 

The Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom has awarded the Port of Raahe with the ISPS certificate and the railway network licence holder’s safety certificate.