Registration Open for LOGOKA Project Webinar Arranged on 4th March 2021

Short Road – Long Way From West to East?

Challenges of Cross-Border Business and Logistics Between Northern Ostrobothnia – Kainuu Regions and the Republic of Karelia

Date and time: 4. March 2021 at 12:15 – 16:00 (Finnish time)
Place: Online event via ZOOM system
Language: Finnish-Russian (translation)
Registrations:, the ZOOM link will be sent to participants before the webinar.


12:15 – 12.30
Welcome and introduction to the webinar
Professor Jari Juga, Oulu Business School / University of Oulu

12:30 – 13:00
Transportation and logistics in Barents Region and developing Northern Axis – Barents link
Tatiana Petrova, Northern Axis –Barents Link Project The Regional Council of Kainuu
Jussi Huotari, BRTL-project, The Regional Council of Kainuu

Transportation between Oulu-Kainuu and Karelia via Vartius
Atle Matilainen, Vartius-Customs office

13:30 – 14:00 Port of Raahe and the sea road to Europe from Northern Ostrobothnia
Pauli Sarpola, Port of Raahe Ltd


14:00 – 14:25
Finnish road haulage services and transportation between Finland –Russia
Taavi Heikkinen, Finnish Transport and Logistics SKAL, northern Finland

14:30 – 15:30
Comments and Co-operation development from the perspective of Republic of Karelia
Vadim Nazarov, JSC Gavan
Economic relations between Finland and Russia: current state and prospects for the future
Konstantin Zagainov, Trade representation of the Russian Federation in Finland

15:30 – 16:00
LOGOKA-project and Iina Laakso: e-commerce deliveries from Finland to Russia