• 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.

2015 November 27

17:58 Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg signs long-term contract with RUSAL Group
17:27 FSUE Rosmorport attends Rosmorrechflot meeting in Novorossiysk
17:04 MOL tabletop drill prepares for serious marine incident
16:40 Latvian Shipping Company posts a loss of USD 1.41 million for the first nine months of 2015
16:16 Transneft – Port Kozmino terminal to boost its annual capacity by 20% to 36 mln t in 2017
15:55 Counterterrorist exercise held in Northern Fleet garrisons
15:29 Investor of RPK-Vysotsk-Lukoil-II refunded with 50% of resources spent for federal facilities
15:03 ZIM reports results for Q3 2015
14:30 A new semi-submersible crane vessel to feature a broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions
14:23 Exports of oil products via Sheskharis terminal to be boosted over 2-fold to 20 mln t from 2018
14:02 Fosmax LNG starts transshipment service at the Fos Cavaou LNG terminal
13:41 Russia’s crude exports via Kozmino terminal in 2015 expected to show 22-pct growth to 30.4 mln t
13:23 Bunker prices at port St. Petersburg go down in late 48th week (graph)
13:02 Prosafe and Jurong Shipyard agreed to a flexible delivery of the Safe Zephyrus
12:30 The Minister for Trade and Industry of Singapore extends block exemption order for liner shipping agreements
12:06 New General Manager of Container Terminal Bronka
12:01 BMT SMART receive certification for ISO-9001:2008
11:30 ESL Shipping inks a long-term agreement for raw material sea transport with SSAB and orders the world’s first large LNG-fueled bulk carriers
11:02 Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar joint venture achieves 5-year milestone
10:49 Brent Crude futures price down 0.99% to $45.16, Light Sweet Crude - down 1.52% to $42.38
10:25 Atomflot is interested in prompt construction of new 120 MW Leader-class icebreaker (graphics)
10:04 IMO Assembly confirms Mr. Kitack Lim as Secretary-General
09:17 Baltic Dry Index up to 562 points

2015 November 26

18:56 Bunker prices to stay on mixed trend next week
18:05 MOL Liner receives the Electrolux Supplier Awards 2015 in the category of Global Logistics
17:46 MPSV Murman fuelled at port Stavanger, Norway (photo)
17:23 Net profit of TransContainer down 28.5% to RUB 1.925 bln in 9M’15
17:05 Shipyard De Hoop launches Platform Supply Vessel for Abu Dhabi National Oil Company
16:35 Uljanik to build three 740 foot Seaway Max self-unloading bulk freighters for Algoma
16:17 Major ASW ship Vice Admiral Kulakov of the Northern Fleet entered the Strait of Aden
16:05 DHT Holdings takes delivery of VLCC newbuilding from Hyundai Heavy Industries
15:30 Dorian LPG takes delivery of the ECO VLGC Copernicus from Daewoo Shipbuilding
15:15 The Senate votes down the Turnbull Government’s deregulation plans for Australian shipping
15:00 Aker Solutions wins maintenance and modifications contract from BP in Norway
14:20 Bunker prices in the Far East ports go down in late 48th week (graph)
14:02 WSS advises shipowners to exercise caution in face of growing dangers and expense under R-22 phase out
14:01 CMA CGM improves its carbon performance by 50% in 10 years
13:31 Swedish and Finnish ports collaborate on environmental services
13:01 Entry into force of IMO Ballast Convention to not resolve difficulties in the U.S. - ICS
12:47 SPIMEX set to launch Urals crude as Russian oil benchmark
12:31 ICTSI opens Manila International Container Terminal Yard 7
12:01 CMA CGM implements GRR from all Asian ports to all Middle East Gulf ports
11:30 BogserTeam Ӧresund expands fleet with Damen ASD Tug 2810
11:18 Wärtsilä launches new digital services to enhance performance and predictability of customers’ assets
10:43 Frigate Admiral Gorshkov completed missile firing trials in the White Sea
10:16 Brent Crude futures price up 0.44% to $46.06, Light Sweet Crude - up 0.20% to $43.12
09:58 FESCO’s consolidated revenue down 35.6% YoY to $543.5 in 9M’15
09:37 Baltic Dry Index up to 546 points
09:19 Throughput of Neva Pipeline Company LLC to reach 27 mln t in 2015, up 16%, year-on-year

2015 November 25

18:18 Throughput of Ust-Luga Oil terminal to grow by 16%, year-on-year, to 28 mln t in 2015
17:49 Railway line towards Sabetta seaport to be built in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District
17:20 Murman is heading for port Stavanger (photo)
17:05 MacGregor wins several orders for Pusnes deck machinery in South Korea
16:35 Wärtsilä Ship Design to supply design for offshore vessel conversion
16:05 Kalmar gets an agreement to supply seven RTG cranes to the new Terminal a Conteneurs 3 in Casablanca
15:42 Port of Antwerp is a central hub for Russian trade and industry
15:28 Marshalls wins CILT Safety Award with HIAB cranes
14:34 UCL Holding signed Sister-port Agreement between OJSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” and the port of Guangzhou (China)
14:11 Klaipeda Seaport cargo handling up 9.3% to 28.92 mln t in 9M’15
13:46 Further EU funding of Rail Baltica project have been secured