Throughput of port Tallinn (Estonia) up 0.3% to 28.32 mln t in 2014
In 2014, the port of Tallinn (Estonia) handled 28.32 mln t (+0.3%, year-on-year). The port authorities say in December the port handled 2.45 mln t of cargo (+4%, year-on-year). The port’s container throughput climbed by 2.6% to 260,190 TEUs, transshipment of Ro-Ro cargo increased by 8.6% to 4 mln t, grain – by 34.6% to 356,400 t, coal transshipment surged almost 2 times to 127,500 t.
The port of Tallinn is the forth largest port in the Baltic Sea after the ports of St. Petersburg, Primorsk and Ust-Luga. It comprises four port areas: Muuga, Old City Harbour, Paljassaare, Paldiski South and Saaremaa. In 2013, throughput of port Tallinn totaled 28.25 mln t. Passenger traffic of Tallinna Sadam climbed by 4.5% to 9.2 mln. Net profit of Tallinna Sadam surged by 21% to EUR 39.7 mln.