M.Sc , Mechanical Engineering - After working as an assistant for one year at Oulu University, Timo joined Elomatic in September 1984. His experience covers strength calculations of steel structures (e.g. cranes, harbour equipment etc.). A standout project in his career was the strengthening of the bow structures and visors for all Viking Lines’ car ferries. The work was based on rule modifications caused by the Estonia catastrophe and consisted of preliminary design, strength calculations, applying for maritime class approval and leading the drawing design work.