• 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 October 22

18:09 Bureau Veritas Singapore Laboratory achieves LEED Gold Certification
17:53 NCSP Group and Metallonivest to build specialized bulk cargo terminal
17:30 First vessel makes a call to DP World's new container terminal in Jebel Ali
17:00 Hapag-Lloyd temporarily suspends the Central China Service
16:58 Andrey Lavrishchev takes part in the meeting of the Marine Board under the Government of the Russian Federation
16:50 Marine Arctic School opens at Murmansk State Technical University
16:04 CMA CGM announces Rate Restoration Program from Mediterranean to Asia, Middle East Gulf, India and Pakistan
15:34 CMA CGM announces Rate Restoration Program from all Asian ports to Middle East Gulf ports
15:02 Gulf Craft to invest in new shipyard in Dubai Maritime City
14:49 Dredge Yard supports II International Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
14:36 Containerships and OPDR offer a semi-direct service from Agadir, Morocco to St. Petersburg
14:28 Boskalis supports II International Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
14:09 "New Tango" Service brings additional Post-Panamax vessels to Charleston
13:59 Passenger Port of St. Petersburg "Marine Façade" welcomes M/S Marco Polo for the fifth time in cruise season (photo)
13:32 WAN HAI to launch independent Pakistan-Saudi Arabia Express service
13:00 CMA CGM upgrades its Cagema Main Liner service
12:46 MOL postpones General Rate Increase for cargo moving from Far East Asia to Europe
12:42 Anatoly Tsurkin appointed as Transport Minister of Crimea
12:30 CMA CGM upgrades its Cagema Inter Island Feeder service
12:09 Port of Long Beach container traffic up 7.3 percent to 629,771 TEUs in September
11:48 Employees of Crimean ports to be trained at Tuapse port
11:09 MSC, Great White Fleet, Chiquita Brands start new reefer service ‘Central America Express’
10:52 Bunker prices at port St. Petersburg go down in early 43rd week (graph)
10:28 Estonia and Sweden have common views on Baltic Sea security
10:09 Hapag-Lloyd to merge the New York Express and South China Express
09:50 State committee accepts tugboat MB-135 of project PE-65 built by Pella shipyard (photo)
09:36 G6 Alliance announces Asia - U.S. West Coast Winter Program
09:28 Oil price up to $86.22 in London and down to $82.81in New York
09:16 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,090 points

2014 October 21

18:26 Katoen Natie Singapore held opening ceremony of Jurong Logistics Terminal Phase 4
18:03 Throughput of Neva-Metal (Saint-Petersburg) up 14.2% to over 2.4 mln t in Jan-Sep’14
17:59 IAA PortNews updates dredging tenders announcements
17:51 LUKOIL posts Jan-Sep net profit of RUB 230.78bln
17:22 Mordraga supports II International Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
17:10 Dryships announces latest developments
16:48 Shipyard Pella (Leningrad region) delivers tugboat Griphon-8 of project 90600 to customer (photo)
16:30 TRIYARDS acquires shipbuilding and fabrication companies Strategic Marine and Strategic Marine in Vietnam
16:09 De Hoop announces departures of PSV Delta Admiral for seatrials to Rotterdam
15:42 International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) supports II International Forum of Dredging Companies as its Partner
15:31 Qatargas celebrates 5000th loading by Ras Laffan Terminal Operations
15:20 Bunker prices at Far East ports continue sinking in early 43rd week (graph)
15:03 The ports of Calais, Cork and Moerdijk receive recognition for high environmental standards
14:45 Jan De Nul Group supports II International Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
14:31 Containerships SIA and Silvirom OU sign a partnership agreement
14:03 CKYHE Alliance files agreement and reports to related regulators for expansion of cooperation scope to U.S. trades
13:43 Damen supports II International Forum of Dredging Companies as its Sponsor
13:31 Nippon Yuka Kogyo's ballast-water management system receives approval from MLIT
13:15 Zamakona Yards delivers a second tuna freezer vessel to the Jadran Group
12:50 TransContainer reports its financial results under Russian Accounting Standards for 9M’14
12:34 Van Oord supports II International Forum of Dredging Companies as its General Sponsor
12:15 Oleg Valinsky appointed as head of Oktyabrskaya Railway
12:00 TransContainer announces 1.8-pct increase of transportation volumes to 1.09 mln TEUs in Jan-Sep’14
11:29 Dredging works scheduled for navigation period of 2014 fully completed in Sabetta
10:48 ASOP sees no dramatic impact of sanctions on throughput of Russia’s container terminals
10:14 Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions sets a new standard for LNG cargo containment systems
09:40 Baltic Dry Index up to 973 points
09:27 CMA CGM acquires 7,000 last generation Reefer containers
09:19 Oil price down to $84.91 in London and down to $82.91 in New York
08:23 IMO’s environment committee addresses implementation issues as ballast water management treaty nears entry into force
08:20 IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee approves Draft Polar Code