The Shipowners’ Foundation in Finland was established by the Finnish Shipowners’ Association in 2008. The Shipowners’ Foundation aims to support research, education, and communication in the Finnish shipping industry as well as to promote activities related to the shipping industry. The Foundation awards grants and provides funding in order to fulfill its purpose.
The Shipowners´ Foundation in Finland, as a registered foundation, is an independent legal entity. The Foundation has no members nor shareholders but is governed and controlled by the Foundation’s Board of Directors.
The primary purpose of the Foundation is to work for the benefit of the Finnish shipping business by promoting social activities related to shipping and by awarding grants. The Foundation also strives to participate in research, education, and communication within the shipping industry.