• 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 August 24

18:52 Signing of cooperation agreement between ports of Kiel and Ust-Luga slated for Sept. 22
18:31 Port of LB continues investments in community groups
18:31 COSCO delivers PSV and two jack-up rigs
18:07 Fram C East starts production to the Troll C platform
17:54 BG Freight Line to take delivery of chartered Ireland max feeder vessels
17:43 Area of prohibition around submarine wreck in the North Sea reduced by Danish Maritime Authority
17:35 Essar's iron-ore handling terminal at Vizag Port boosts third party business
17:34 Western Bulk Chartering launches offer to subscribe for shares
17:29 FESCO participates in delivery of unique technological equipment to Shipyard Zvezda construction site
17:25 Ports of Stockholm posts results for Jan - July 2016
17:18 US Coast Guard participates with AK Command in major Arctic rescue operation exercise
16:52 APL starts new India Pakistan Europe service
16:50 Van Oord completes installation of Gemini Offshore Wind Park
16:48 Freeport of Vladivostok zone expansion proposal gets thumbs up from Far East Development Ministry
16:34 Robert Allan-designed first fireboat of RAnger V-3300 series performs duties at Port of Long Beach
15:21 Batumi to host 3rd International Black and Caspian Sea Transport Forum, Sept. 19-21
15:10 Port of Long Beach releases 2015 pollution study
14:44 Captain of Big Port St. Petersburg announces vessel traffic restrictions on the Malaya Neva stretch
13:27 Yuri Semenov takes the helm of state-owned Crimean Sea Ports
13:05 Maritime Union Australia wins first battle in mooring fight with DP World
12:46 Australian Navy to upgrade Paluma class vessels with FarSounder sonars
12:29 Russian Gov't eases licensing rules for sea, inland shipping
12:04 Hapag-Lloyd to revise the Container Cleaning Charge in Romania
11:41 Bollinger delivers 19th FRC Rollin Fritch to USCG
11:14 Crude oil futures price tumbles to $49,30 in London, in New York to $47,34
10:43 Sembcorp Marine acquires the remaining 15% of shares in PPL Shipyard Pte Ltd
10:32 Allseas' pipelay vessel “Pioneering Spirit” completes maiden heavy lift project
10:16 USCG announces TWIC reader final rule
09:26 Bunker prices sour at Port of St. Petersburg
09:16 Baltic Dry Index rises 0.73% to 692 points

2016 August 23

17:44 USC' 2015 net profit soars fourfold to RUB 2.08 bn
17:38 Eastern Shipbuilding delivers escort tug Oceanus to Suderman & Young Towing
17:27 Pakistan GasPort Limited selects BW Group as FSRU supplier
16:59 Transneft's PMC ESPO completes tank hydraulic testing Phase 1 at Skovorodino PS
16:05 Hiab launches new HIAB X-HiPro 558 loader crane for three-axle trucks
15:47 Okskaya Shipyard to launch BF Tanker's 14th ship Balt Flot 15 on August 25 (photo)
15:19 Investors acquire initial shipping portfolio of about USD 1.5 billion from NORD/LB
14:38 Arkhangelsk Region Gov Irog Orlov says uniform port dues in Arctic sea basin might help boost competition
14:11 Hapag-Lloyd announces Rate Restoration Program from North, South & Central China to Arabian Gulf
13:31 Two Konecranes BOXHUNTER RTGs to be delivered to Ben Nghe Port in Vietnam
13:05 Samskip, frigoCare and Zon Exploitatie Nederland to launch the largest solar panel system in the port of Rotterdam
12:51 Austal hosts christening of USNS Yuma
12:30 Port of Ipswich invests a further £160,000 into new equipment
12:05 OOCL restructures Asia-Europe service
11:32 Bunker prices in Far East ports open week higher
11:30 ICTSI Congo receives 1st of 2 mobile cranes
11:04 Hiab renews its mid-range loader cranes and launches light and compact HIAB X-HiPro 232
10:37 CMA CGM implements GRR from Asia to Red Sea
10:18 Crude oil futures continue to slide, to $48,70 and $46,29 in London, New York, accordingly
10:16 Nakilat upgrades satellite communications system for its LNG and LPG carriers
10:15 Baltic Dry Index gains 4 pts to 687 points
09:59 Damen gets two Van Oord split hopper barges ready for work
09:23 Lithuanian Port of Klaipeda reports 4.2% volume growth to 23.15 million tonnes in Jan-Jul 2016

2016 August 22

18:24 Port of Kaliningrad throughput volume in seven months falls 7% to nearly 7 million tonnes
17:39 Domestic waterborne freight volume in Ukraine edges up to 3.2 million tonnes in Jan-Jul
17:24 Port of Vysotsk seven-month volumes down 3% to 9.62 million tonnes
16:47 Port of Vyborg seven month volumes of cargo fall 14% to 714,000 tonnes
16:46 UK port introduces state-of-the-art VMS
15:36 Vishakhapatnam Port set to launch major expansion
15:18 St. Petersburg passenger port handles 9 cruise ships and 15,956 passengers in a week