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Baltic Sea Insights 1/3

The Baltic Sea has huge economic, social and political importance. The ship's that sail it and the environmental work to save it are oft forgotten cogs in these machinations.

In this first of three episodes I take three trips on three routes operated by Finnlines to talk to the crew about their careers and their views of the future. and to experts about the Baltic and work to clean it up and ensure its economic value can be sustainably achieved. This first part reflects the crew and journey from Kapellskär, north of Stockholm, to Naantali, in the South West of Finland.

More details about the trip including photos and video clips can be found on

Many thanks to Finnlines for letting me travel on their vessels and to give me such open access to the crew and to Sea Focus and the Intelligence Hunt programme who helped make it possible

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