• 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.


2014 July 29

16:38 IHC Hytech wins order for containerised air-dive spreads
16:29 Great Lakes wins $35 million land reclamation contract in Bahrain
16:19 Murmansk to host 7th Conference Arctic Development: Step-by-Step, Nov. 18-19, 2014
15:35 Lady Fox owner to pay out $83,969 in back wages
15:24 Pirates hijack Kiribati-flagged tanker MT Hai Soon 6 off Ghana coast
14:57 Arcticmorneftegasrazvedka decommissions two vessels
14:27 USCG assists stranded charter vessel off Nahant, Mass.
13:57 BSF's diving school to receive modular S&R boat of project 23370 in late August (photos)
13:22 Scorpio Tankers reports Q2, 1H 2014 results
12:54 Azerbaijan to invest $301.4 million in construction of new semi-submersible rig
12:09 Vladimir Putin says Russia should phase-out imports rapidly
11:35 Gondan Shipyard to build two patrol boats for Spanish Guardia Civil
11:28 Kerch ferry line terminal congestion update: about 730 cars at ports of Kavkaz and Krym
10:54 Raytheon Anschütz launches ShipGuard at SMM
10:49 Russian M100 product spot price gains last week to RUB 11,006 pmt
09:58 Baltic Dry Index gains to 743 points
09:47 Brent Crude prices fall to $107,57 in London, in New York - to $101.67
09:43 GTT receives order from DSME for nine additional ice-breaking LNGCs

2014 July 28

18:47 GDI awards N-KOM contracts worth US110 million
18:06 Sosnovsky Shipyard set to deliver two bilge water collection ships by the end of 2014
17:09 The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency launches 24-hour Satellite Surveillance Centre in Lagos
16:57 Oka Shipyard to build for Tuapse port operator RDB 27.05-series oil tanker
16:12 Nuclear submarine "Vladimir Monomakh" completes Phase 1 state trials
16:09 Capital Product Partners L.P. announces Q2 2014 financial results and charter renewal for M/T 'Axios'
16:05 Dorian LPG Ltd. announces strategic relationship with HNA Logistics Group Co., Ltd. and delivery of first VLGC in newbuilding program
15:49 CCNI and Hamburg Süd sign preliminary agreement
15:27 Coal exports from Russia grew 15% in H1 2014 to 75.05 million tonnes
15:16 LNGL to acquire Bear Head LNG project in Canada for $11 million
14:47 USCG, partner agenices rescue three from boat crashed onto Buffalo Harbor breakwall
14:08 Lavna terminal handles its first ship ever
13:12 Russia's crude exports down 5.1% in H1 to 111.91 million tonnes
13:11 Oil spill response drills in Big Port St. Petersburg (photo release)
12:42 HII awarded $13.7 million contract modification for CVN 76 work
12:19 Half-year diesel fuel production in Russia climbs 10.2% to 38.4 million tonnes
12:17 Russia sees 5.7% gain in fuel oil production in H1 to 39.1 million tonnes
11:23 Six vessels of Kerch ferry service carried more than 3727 vehicles
10:28 Baltic Dry Index rises to 739 points
10:27 Brent Crude prices climb to $108,39 in London, in New York - to $102.09
10:09 Ardmore Shipping completes debt financing for three recent acquisitions
10:06 Port Sabetta project includes dredging 21.5 million cbm in 2014
09:50 Russian Navy to take delivery of armament support ship Akademik Kovalev by the end of 2014
09:16 Bollinger Shipyards awarded six additional Fast Response Cutters

2014 July 26

18:24 IAA PortNews receives letter of appreciation from Transport Ministry of Russia
18:09 Primorsk Territory Governor Vladimir Miklushevsky visits Vostochny Port OJSC (photo report)

2014 July 25

18:41 Zelenodolsk A. Gorky Shipyard lays down second 22160-series patrol boat "Dmitry Rogachev" (photo)
18:28 Rosneft kicks off 2D seismic survey in the Kara Sea
18:11 Oil spill response drills at GSP Saturn jackup rig site in the Pechora Sea (photo release)
17:38 Turkey OKs EIA for South Stream Offshore Pipeline
17:35 Siemens 6MW wind turbine certified by DNV GL
17:05 Rosmorrechflot says MMPK Bronka port a breakthrough project for St. Petersburg
16:33 General Dynamics secures LAVs contracts worth $67m from Peruvian MoD
16:22 USCG rescues 97 migrants in the span of a week
16:21 Baku Shipyard LLC partners with RS for construction of three FCBs for Caspian Shipping Company
15:22 Siemens successfully installs fourth HVDC platform in the North Sea for TenneT
15:15 Arctia Shipping joins WOC
15:06 Rosneft H1 net income soars 60% to RUB 260bn
14:58 Van Oord wins two contracts worth EUR 100M in Brazil and the Bahamas
14:22 Transit cargo from Ukraine to Russia to be inspected in Crimea as of Aug. 1, 2014
13:49 Frontline announces early termination of charter-in contracts of VLCCs
13:46 RZD to implement a 50% limit on coal shipments to Tuapse port