• 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 September 4

18:16 Wärtsilä wins large retrofit contract for Ballast Water Management Systems
18:13 Rosneft and Japan Drilling sign an agreement for drilling exploration wells offshore Vietnam
17:27 Passenger Port of Saint Petersburg “Marine Façade” PLC participates in the 2015 Seatrade Europe exhibition
16:39 Port of Tallinn authorities confirm the company continues to fulfil its contractual terms and obligations
16:05 KNUD E. HANSEN unveils new luxury expedition cruise vessel concept
16:01 RS at BALTEXPO 2015
15:30 Rosneft agreed on sale of 15% in Vankorneft to ONGC Videsh
15:05 Pilbara Ports Authority throughput up to 53.4 million tonnes in August 2015
14:55 Jotun and COSCO Dalian Ocean Shipping Company celebrate 10,000 SeaQuantum applications
14:33 First commercial call to Bronka postponed
14:05 APL Logistics launches collaborative shipping solution ShipMax Alliance
13:49 RF Government approves Supervisory Board of the Free Port of Vladivostok (document)
13:27 FSUE “Rosmorport” makes agreements at the Eastern Economic Forum
13:04 Kirby selects ABS to provide classification and International Safety Management certification for 11 push boats
12:30 CMA CGM Group to optimize its services between Asia and Europe
12:04 ITF urges Ukraine to ratify seafarer rights conventions
11:50 Expert rating of container lines in Bulgaria, HI’2015
11:30 The CMA CGM BOUGAINVILLE becomes the largest containership in the world sailing under the French flag
11:16 RF Transport Ministry starts working out a bill to regulate cargo handling outside seaports’ water areas
11:03 New energy-saving windshield installed on containership MOL MARVEL
10:41 Baltic Dry Index down to 891 points
10:29 NYK establishes first exclusive RORO terminal for finished cars in Saudi Arabia
10:20 Brent Crude futures price down 1.13% to $50.13, Light Sweet Crude – down 1.34% to $46.12
09:57 Expert rating of container lines in Georgia, HI’2015
09:19 Vladimir Putin suggests that Government looks into the possibility of Free Port Vladivostok expansion

2015 September 3

20:13 Bunker prices to start week soft, with bearish trend prevailing in the market, expert says
18:00 Throughput of Ukraine’s seaports up 2.4% to 95.52 mln t in 8M’15
17:35 GB Railfreight starts new service between Felixstowe and Birch Coppice
17:04 TXL launches daily rail shuttle between Rotterdam and Southern Germany
16:34 Dorian LPG announces delivery of the Commodore and the Cresques
16:04 CMA CGM implements GRR from all Asian origins to North Europe destinations
15:46 NOVATEK and Silk Road Fund conclude framework agreement on acquisition of stake in Yamal LNG
15:34 Rolls-Royce to design and equip advanced stern trawler
15:04 Go Offshore secures long term charter contracts for 16,000bhp AHTS vessels worth US$25.2 million
14:52 Armada Shipyards launches Armada Pride, thirteenth tanker of Project RST22M, for Palmali Group (photo)
14:27 Transas expands its Global ECDIS Training Network in China
13:35 Bunker prices in the Far East ports fell in late 36th week (graph)
13:10 NYK and MTI jointly develop industry-first automatic camera device for monitoring a vessel's engine
12:53 Russia’s Far East Development Ministry and Sakhatrans sign investment agreement on construction of coal terminal at Vanino port
12:31 ICTSI Manila rolls out container booking system
12:01 New energy-saving Windshield installed on containership MOL MARVEL for demonstration test
12:01 RF Ministry of Industry and Trade expects new products manufactured by Zvezda to appear in late 2019
11:28 Baltic Dry Index down to 906 points
11:13 Brent Crude futures price down 0.69% to $50.30, Light Sweet Crude - down 0.43% to $46.05
10:59 NYK to provide complete outbound logistics of finished vehicles for both Ford plants in India
10:49 Dalian Port Corporation to invest over RUB 3 bln into reconstruction of Nakhodka fishing port
10:00 RF Government makes decision to establish Supervisory Board of the Free Port of Vladivostok
09:25 Murmansk Commercial Seaport plans increasing its throughput to 23.25 mln t by 2018

2015 September 2

18:26 Hapag-Lloyd to revise the Equipment Inspection Fee in Republic of Ireland
18:06 Hapag-Lloyd to revise the Equipment Inspection Fee in Northern Ireland
17:57 Coal exports via Rosterminalugol terminal hit 11 mln t milestone in 2015 (photo)
17:36 Global Cleantech Summit begins in Helsinki in a week
17:06 China Oilfield Services Limited to drill for the Rosneft and Statoil project in the Okhotsk Sea
17:04 DFDS Seaways reaches an agreement on the Dover-Calais route
17:03 MPI Workboats steps up presence in Sheringham Shoal windfarm
17:00 Van Oord to be present at the World Port Days in Rotterdam
16:39 Yantar Shipyard launches Navy's frigate Admiral Makarov (photo)
16:27 Containerships starts Black Sea Express service
16:05 Lukoil develops co-operation with Ford Sollers
15:41 Wasa Dredging Ltd rolls out new dredging equipment