• Photo by Jani Tamminen/Sunlines

Cruise Lines calling in Helsinki

The Finnish Seamen’s Service (FSS) and the Finnish Seamen’s Mission (FSM) have opened a drop-in centre for seafarers at Hernesaari in Helsinki in the beginning of May 2015. A club called Cruise Crew Lounge Anchor is located in the pavilion on quay 2 (LHG).

FSS offer a wide selection of services for Finnish seafarers and seafarers that sail on vessel´s with Finnish flagstate or vessel´s contracted to FSS.

The Finnish Seafarers’ Union represents over 10,000 wage-earners who mainly work in maritime and inland water transportation. 43 per cent of the membership are women and 57 per cent are men.

The Finnish Seafarers’ Union was established in 1916 and is an affiliated member of the Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions SAK.


Azamara Club Cruises (RCCL)

Celebrity Cruises (RCCL)

Crystal Cruises

Holland America Line (Carnival Corporation)

Norwegian Cruise Line / Orient Lines (Star Cruises)

Oceania Cruises

Princess Cruises / Cunard (Carnival Corporation)

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line (RCCL)

Seabourn Cruise Line (Carnival Corporation)

SilverSea Cruises

Windstar Cruises

Viking Cruises

Disney Cruise Line

Grand Circle Cruise Line


Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines (UK)

Noble Caledonia (UK)

P&O Cruises (UK)

Saga Shipping Company (UK)

Swan Hellenic (UK)

Voyages of Discovery (UK)

Cruise & Maritime Voyages (UK)

Aida Cruises (Carnival Corporation, German)

Hapag Lloyd Kreuzfahrten (German)

Phoenix Reisen (German)

TUI Cruises (German)

Costa Cruises (Carnival Corporation, Italy)

MSC Crociere Italia (Mediterranean Shipping Company, Italy)

Ibero Cruceros (Spanish)

Pullmantur Cruises (RCCL) (Spanish)

Ponant (French)

Plantours (German)

Majestic International Cruises (UK)

DreamLines (German)