• 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.


2016 May 2

12:21 ABS releases MODU lay-up, reactivation guide
12:19 MOL announces delivery of the LNG carrier KUMUL at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding
12:18 Hyundai Heavy Industries produces 1,500th ACONIS for ships

2016 May 1

13:43 One-hundredth Very Large Ore Carrier berths in SOHAR

2016 April 30

16:22 Golar and Schlumberger reaffirms commitment to Framework Agreement
16:21 Vladimir Egger re-elected as the chairman of the supervisory council of JSC “Latvijas kuģniecība”
16:19 FESCO announces its operational and consolidated IFRS results for FY 2015
16:12 China COSCO vessel wins draw to be first to transit through the expanded Panama Canal

2016 April 29

18:06 ICS criticises judgement by Spanish Supreme Court
17:35 Brightoil Petroleum announces extension of completion and delivery of ten vessels
17:17 Moscow River Shipping Company and United Shipbuilding Corporation are about to sign a contract on construction of a cruise ship (graphics)
17:06 Antwerp Port Authority launches market survey for water bus
16:48 Yaroslavl branch of LUKOIL-BUNKER takes part in OSR exercise
16:40 Mosturflot opens cruise navigation season 2016 (photo)
16:35 MOL implements GRR from Asia (excluding Malaysia, India) to Mexico and West Coast of South America
16:20 LUKOIL-BUNKER's Yaroslavl branch commences operations in navigation season of 2016
16:05 Svitzer names new tug in Felixstowe
15:43 Phase 1 of Tuas Terminal development gets underway
15:27 Shareholders of Latvian Shipping Company do not support issue of new shares
15:06 Coast Guard tows disabled fishing boat 90 miles to Portland
14:39 Krylov State Research Center to develop OSR programme for Gazprom
13:56 Gazprom Neft extends licence for developing the Novoportovskoye field to 2150
13:28 153rd navigation opened in the Yenisei Basin (photo)
13:15 CMA CGM announces GRR from India to West Africa
12:15 ANL implements BAF for USA Service - ANZ to East Coast USA - Canada
11:55 Russian Railways announces 3M' 2016 results according to RAS
11:47 Essar Ports Hazira to handle 15 million tonnes of third-party cargo
11:07 First Alternative Energy Hub with LNG for inland navigation and road transport in Belgium
10:29 Volga Shipping Company opens transit navigation at Volga-Baltic waterway (photo)
09:58 Brent Crude futures price up 0.31% to $47.92, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.41% to $46.22
09:33 Indicative bunker prices go up at the port of Saint-Petersburg (graph)
09:14 Baltic Dry Index down to 710 points

2016 April 28

18:39 First offshore wind service vessel from Ulstein Verft launched
18:35 ECSA welcomes the improvement of the shipping conditions in the Arctic
18:02 Oil spill response exercise arranged by Infotech-Novo LLC held at port Kavkaz (photo)
17:40 Loading of LASH carrier and container ship Sevmorput commenced at Murmansk Commercial Seaport (photo)
17:21 Ingalls Shipbuilding begins fabrication of DDG 121 for US Navy
17:02 Root section of south-eastern ice protection facility completed at port Sabetta (photo)
16:43 Incat Crowther supplying design and aluminum kits for monohull crewboats
16:32 Genting Hong Kong announces completion of the purchase of three shipyards in Germany to form the Lloyd Werft Group
16:15 Bunker market: no consensus on whether prices move up or down
16:05 Wan Hai Lines, “K”LINE and PIL to redeploy Transpacific service
15:30 Stockholm awaits half a million cruise passengers in 2016 cruise season
15:04 Railport Antwerpen selects B-Logistics as partner for its Port Rail Operator pilot project
14:54 DP World reports 3.7% gross volume growth in first quarter of 2016
14:02 Passenger Port of Saint-Petersburg expects 260 calls in 2017, up 20%, y-o-y
13:56 Genting Hong Kong announces completion of the purchase of three shipyards in Germany to form the Lloyd Werft Group
13:16 Bunker market of Russia’s Far East ports sees deficit of fuel (graph)
12:38 Murmansk Commercial Seaport and SUEK AG agree on transshipment of export coal in 2016
12:00 North-Western Shipping Company traffic volumes down 5% to 1.27 mln t in QI’2016
11:09 Stena Bulk’s IMOIIMAX tanker Stena Imperative named in Hong Kong
10:41 OSU to issue RFI on ship project after design completion
09:55 UECC launches dual-fuel LNG pure car and truck carrier built to LR class
09:49 Brent Crude futures price down 0.66% to $46.62, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.60% to $45.06
09:31 Shipbuilding Company Almaz launched self-propelled floating crane of Project 02690 (photo)
09:16 Baltic Dry Index up to 715 points

2016 April 27

18:37 CMA CGM implements GRR from Asia to Red Sea
18:13 Neste Jacobs investigates the potential of LNG with Port of Turku
18:10 The Supreme Court approves the construction of the Stockholm Norvik Port
18:07 IMO adopts binding system for CO2 data collection