• 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.

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2015 May 4

15:32 Drydocks World hosts international Agents Meeting 2015
15:17 ICTSI Subic unit opens one stop shop
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13:47 Panama’s Cabinet Council approves new canal tolls structure
12:44 NAVANTIA launches the last fast landing craft for Australia
11:37 APM Terminals set to ensure safety for truckers at terminals by the end of 2016

2015 May 3

13:50 Hapag-Lloyd hikes rates for East Asia - SAEC trade
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13:06 Caterpillar partners with First Solar to expand renewable power generation offerings
12:41 Hapag-Lloyd improves safety of dangerous goods transportation
12:34 Diana Shipping announces signing and drawdown of a $30 million term loan facility with Danish Ship Finance
12:12 Icebreakers festival kicks off in St. Petersburg,
11:16 Hapag-Lloyd offers new feeder service between Colombia, Panama to Venezuela
10:39 Drew Marine acquires Ocean Signal

2015 May 2

14:45 ClassNK rolls out free PrimeShip-GREEN/ProSTA software for maritime industry
14:40 International Shipping Organisations warn shipping industry may face major dilemma on BWM
11:35 CMA CGM announces rate increase on Asia-West Africa services
10:29 Port of St. Petersburg bunker prices head upward as the week closes (graph)
10:23 ABS hosts its 152nd meeting in NYC

2015 May 1

14:21 DNV GL issues industry led guidance document for W2Work approach
13:27 COSCON hikes rates for Transpacific trade
12:44 Euronav shows strong performance in Q1 2015
11:46 Peel Ports launches CARGO200 Initiative

2015 April 30

18:37 "K" Line announces top management reshuffle
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17:00 Passenger Port of St. Petersburg to work at its full capacity three times in summer navigation of 2015
16:26 Limits of port Arkhangelsk to be expanded with a part of water area in Dezhnev Bay
16:04 Concordia Maritime's AGM reelects Board's Chairman and Vice Chairman, members
15:50 Navy names two sea going ice class tugs in honor of legendary Soviet ice hockey coaches (photo release)
15:49 Vyborg Shipyard to build icebreaker for operation at port Sabetta under Yamal LNG project (photo)
15:03 New BV-certified water recovery system can help yachts fleet meet MEPC 227(64) requirements, ACO Marine says
14:47 Draft Rules for shipping between ports of Crimea and Krasnodar Territory brought up for public discussion
14:30 Hyundai wins tender for construction of floating regasification plant for Gazprom Flot
14:18 Krylov Centre takes part in Industry & Trade Ministry's session
14:17 MOL announces differences between financial outlook and financial results for FY2014 and revision of forecast of year-end dividend
13:41 New FCS vessel of Severn Offshore starts work in German offshore wind sector
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12:25 MOL announces changes in the BoD, corporate auditors, executive officers
11:44 Oceanteam Shipping secured EUR 15 million revolving loan facility
11:16 MSC Cruises names Riccardo Casalino as new CMO
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2015 April 29

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