Boskalis Nordic Today No. 01/2019
PERSONNEL NEWS | JARMO YLETYINEN AND TAPIO LEINONEN
TWO LEADING PATHFINDERS IN MARINE CONSTRUCTION
T erramare is renowned for the long and committed employ- ment relationships of its personnel. The most notable exam- ples of this have been the company’s former Managing Di- rector Jarmo Yletyinen and Development and Finance Director Tapio Leinonen , who have served in Terramare’s management team since its founding. After long and commendable journeys, both will retire in autumn this year. Both have careers of nearly 40 years behind them, during which they have had significant roles in developing the marine construction industry into what it is today. “Time has passed in a flash, but when I look at the development of the marine construction industry over the decades, I can say that many now generally established working methods are to a large extent the result of development work by Terramare personnel,” says Jarmo. Tapio Leinonen, who worked in his time as Development Director, agrees with Jarmo.
“Development work has always had a strong role in Terramare’s activities. Significant, well-established innovations in marine con- struction have included, among other things, retaining quay wall and underwater drilling and blasting methods as well as the ap- plication of information technology to dredging. Goal-directed development work still continues, and it also has a significant role in international operations, such as in the underwater drilling and blasting services that Terramare nowadays provides worldwide,” says Tapio. Terramare’s international status is significant. In addition to op- erations in its domestic market, in northern waters around the Nordic and Baltic countries, international projects implemented in cooperation with its parent company Boskalis have strengthened the company’s position as an international operator. “Our cooperation with the parent company has been extremely constructive and has opened up new opportunities in international
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