• 2014 January 10 11:16

    In 2013 Port of Tallinn served record number of passengers, cargo handling declined slightly

    Last year the number of passengers passing through the harbours of Port of Tallinn hit the whole time record of 9.236 million passengers, growing by 395 thousand passengers, which is 4.5% more than a year earlier, the port’s press release says. Cargo volume fell 4.2% reaching 28.25 million tons.

    In 2013, the number of passengers on Tallinn-Helsinki route grew by 4.3% to 7.57 million people. During the period from January to December 935 thousand people travelled between Tallinn and Stockholm, St. Petersburg line carried 184 thousand people and cruise vessels brought to Estonia about 526 thousand cruise tourists.

    In December Port of Tallinn served 748,210 passengers, which is 8% more than a year earlier. In the same period, cargo handling decreased by 3% (0.07 million tons) reaching 2.36 million tons. The cargo volume in December had an average result compared to other months. From cargo types the volume of liquid cargo changed the most, decreasing by 7%, which is 0.12 million tons. Volume of containers decreased first time this year in December, falling by 2%, which is 2 thousand tons and 42 TEUs. On the contrary, the volumes of dry bulk and rolling cargo increased by 40 and 11 thousand tons respectively.

    During the entire year, Port of Tallinn handled 28.25 million tons of cargo, which is 4.2% less than in 2012. The decline is caused by the decrease of 19.7% in the volumes of dry bulk, mainly in regard to fertilizers, gravel and turf. At the same time, the cargo volumes of grain increased remarkably, namely by 56.5%. The handling of liquid bulk went through a decrease of 2% reaching 18.97 million tons. Volumes of general cargo increased by 3.9% to 567 thousand tons.   

    The volume of container shipments was at record level last year and reached 253,627 TEUs that is 11.3% more than a year earlier. Cargo volume shipped in containers increased by 8.3% to 1.775 million tons.

    In 2013, the ports of Port of Tallinn were visited by a total of 1933 cargo vessels and 4933 passenger vessels.

    For this year Port of Tallinn forecasts that cargo volume and passenger number remain on the same level as in 2013.


2015 August 4

14:35 Over 101,800 t of customs-bonded goods delivered to port Sabetta in 7M’15 (photo)
14:16 Diamond Offshore announces Q2 net income of $90 million
14:00 7.5 mln t of grain and grain products exported via ports of Krasnodar Territory in 7M’15
13:39 Caterpillar continues MaK dual fuel engine retrofits for Fure West Tanker
13:28 Bunker prices in the Far East ports fall in early 32nd week (graph)
13:11 Craig Group launches its first F-Class vessel the Grampian Fortress
13:01 Throughput of Ukraine’s river ports down 3% to 1.8 mln t in Jan-July’15
12:38 AEG Power Solutions secures power solutions contract from Fincantieri for cruise vessel
12:22 Viking Offshore & Marine posts H1 2015 revenue of S$ 43 million
12:15 Throughput of port Azov down 26.5% to 4.6 mln t in Jan-July’15
11:47 AS Tallink Groups transported 1,132,786 passengers in July'15 (+4%, y-o-y)
11:29 Renovated Marion Dufresne II sets sail on time
11:11 Iran-Oman subsea gas pipeline engineering to start soon
11:09 Tidewater declares quarterly dividend on common stock
10:59 Rosmorrechflot takes into operation buoy tender Gidrotekhnik Lyubimov built for Lena Basin Authority (photo)
10:28 Rosneft to commence engineering survey and designing of support coastal base in Roslyakovo this year (photo)
10:13 Cochin Shipyard delivers fourteenth FPV to the Indian Coast Guard ahead of schedule
09:46 Brent Crude futures price up 0.29% to $49.70, Light Sweet Crude - up 0.85% to $45.56
09:30 Vladimir Putin supports idea of setting up separate state subprogramme on engine manufacturing (photo)
09:12 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,151 points

2015 August 3

18:49 GasLog and partners complete LNGreen joint project for next generation LNG carrier concept
18:37 Strategic Marine’s stock program full power ahead
18:19 Cochin Shipyard launches seventeenth FPV for Indian Coast Guard
18:02 Azeri crude exports via port Novorossiysk up 43% to 845,760 t in Jan-July’15
17:44 Cargo transportation by Ukraine’s water transport up 6.8% to 2.4 mln t in HI’2015
17:31 MOL announces revision of FY2015 outlook
17:25 MSC implements bunker surcharge for Canary south/northbound trade
17:17 Bergen Group approves loan agreement with Køhlergruppen AS
17:07 BAE Systems announces transaction in own shares
17:03 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO down to RUB 9,698 in RF spot market
16:41 Hapag-Lloyd announces rate restoration on North East Asia - Australia service
16:32 Diana Shipping loss up in Q2 2015
16:16 MSC extends BUC for North Europe - South Africa trade
15:54 MHI gives notice regarding conclusion of absorption-type split agreements
15:27 Navios Partners reports Q2 net income of $11.4 million
15:25 19,224teu vessel "MSC Zoe" to be christened in Hamburg
15:18 RF Minister of Defence Sergei Shoigu is set to prevent disruption of state defence order’s deadlines (photo)
15:02 NOL reports net profit of US$890 million in 2Q 2015
14:39 Loading at Russian Railways network down 1.6% to 691.7 mln t in January-July ’15
14:22 Scorpio Bulkers announces purchase of 1,050,000 common shares
14:08 USCG rescues injured man from water after boat hits bridge near Morehead City, NC
13:47 MHI Board approves acquisition of shares of UniCarriers Holdings Corporation
13:42 Registers of Baltic Customs’ temporary storage warehouses and permanent customs control zones
13:13 Ship agency Seacorp looks into acquisition of its own fleet
12:43 Kerch Strait ferry line carried recently 4,284 vehicles and 17,477 passengers
12:31 Representatives of ExpoForum International visiting Passenger port of Saint Petersburg
12:02 TransCanada declares quarterly dividends
11:50 Cruise ship MS Ocean Dream to call Vladivostok on August 4
11:28 Shipyard De Hoop launches second, assembles fifth in a series of ten PSVs for Esnaad
11:06 Net profit of Sea Commercial Port of Illichivsk (Ukraine) exceeds plan by 20% to $11.7 mln
10:42 A US navy ship catches fire while undergoing overhaul at Croatian shipyard
10:19 Fugro gets BG contract for geochemical campaign offshore Honduras
10:04 Brent Crude futures price down 0.34% to $51.64, Light Sweet Crude - down 1.00% to $46.65
09:50 Net profit of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority up 3.4 times to UAH 2.2 bln ($101.15 mln)
09:33 New rules of processing of ships and cargoes in Ukraine's seaports come into force and get approval of business community
09:17 Greece owned livestock carrier "Nabolsi I" catches fire off Crete
09:15 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,131 points
09:10 SeaKing Electrical partners with Valmet for marine automation in the UK

2015 August 2

14:57 Matson secures attractive new financing arrangements
12:17 Donjon Marine gets $44.5 million contract mod for salvage towing, ocean engineering