Green stories

Green thinking is fun!

To take responsibility for our environment and our fellow citizens feels good. Ecologically and locally cultivated taste better!

Everybody can do something and a small project can turn in to something big if many participate. On this page you'll find some green small things that happens in the Viking Line world.

Warming socks!

In December 2015 Viking Line sent 427 wool socks and gloves to the Finnish and Swedish Red Cross.

Johanna Boijer-Svahnström had received several questions from employees whether we could do something to help refugees. At the same time she noticed a project on facebook where the Red Cross had appealed people to knit socks for refugees coming to Finland.

She shallenged all Viking Line employees and soon socks started to arrive. But the rumour spred and to our surprise even relatives, friends and other companies contributed!

JYMY - genuine ice cream

JYMY ice cream is made of fresh, organic milk, that is brougt that is brought to us on the morning, freshly milked, from cows gallop away. 

The small ice cream factory is located in a small town called Aura in the West of Finland. The ice cream is produced with plenty of manual craftsmanship and artisan tradition. Flavors are created with passion with organic ingredients like berries, coffee, chocolate, vanilla and liquorice.

You will find the fresh, genuine and organic ice cream on board all Viking Line vessels.

JYMY Organic Ice Cream

Red Cross

The Red Cross is the world's premier disaster organization.  Therefore it is natural for Viking Line to support their work.

Engage yourself in the Red Cross!


Plastic bags with a message

The plastic bags sold on board our vessels are designed with the logotype of two environmental organisations in Finland and Sweden. Part of the proceeds from the sale of every plastic bag in the Company’s on-board duty- and taxfree shops is being donated to environmental work to help the Baltic Sea. The donation is used to launching a major campaign against marine littering and to maintain recycling centres and lavatories in the archipelagos.

The campaign enabled Viking Line to donate 35,000 euros each to the environmental organizations Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association in Finland and the Keep Sweden Tidy Foundation. The successful campaign started in 2014 and will continue 2016.

Naturally the duty- and tax-free bags are made of recycled plastic and feature a brand-new design.