VR restarts diesel locomotive procurement after Market Court appeal

The Finnish national railway company VR has stopped procurement procedures concerning the purchase of at least 60 diesel locomotives after a successful Market Court appeal of Czech company CZ LOKO. The procurement will be restarted with adjusted conditions. Bergmann served as counsel for CZ LOKO.

New Article: Procedures and Permits for Industrial Building Projects in Finland

Every industrial project in Finland requires a number of permits for which different authorities are each responsible. The different procedures are independent of one another, with no centralised procedure in the sense of “one-stop shopping.”

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New Article: The EPC Contract in Finland, from the Contractor’s Perspective

Drafting and negotiating an EPC contract primarily follows the needs of the project. Universal rules cannot generally be established. But of course, conventions and customs in the target market - Finland in this case - are a factor.

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Hamina LNG terminal EPC contract awarded

Hamina LNG Oy has awarded the EPC works for the construction of a 30,000 m3 LNG terminal to Wärtsilä Energy Solutions. Bergmann is advising the project owner in the procurement process.