• 2018 January 10 10:55

    AS Tallink Grupp statistics for December’17 and in QIV’17

    AS Tallink Grupp has published its statistics for December 2017 and the fourth quarter of the 2017 financial year.

    In December 2017 AS Tallink Grupp transported 815 255 passengers, which is a 6.2% increase compared to December 2016. The number of cargo units increased by 10.0% to 28 315 units and the number of passenger vehicles increased by 0.6% to 87 672 units in the same comparison.

    In the fourth quarter of the 2017 financial year (October – December) AS Tallink Grupp transported 2 316 144 passengers which is a 4.0% increase compared to the previous year. The number of transported cargo units increased by 14.1% to 97 345 units and the number of passenger vehicles decreased by 0.8% to 253 896 units in same comparison.

    AS Tallink Grupp passenger, cargo unit and passenger vehicles numbers for December 2017 and the fourth quarter of the financial year were the following: 

     

    December 2017

    December 2016

    Change

    IV Quarter 2017

    IV Quarter 2016

    Change

     

     

     

     

    Passengers

    815 255

    767 630

    6.2%

    2 316 144

    2 226 320

    4.0%

     

     

     

     

    Finland - Sweden

    232 347

    222 693

    4.3%

    694 884

    685 113

    1.4%

     

     

     

     

    Estonia - Finland

    435 511

    412 850

    5.5%

    1 217 468

    1 186 508

    2.6%

     

     

     

     

    Estonia - Sweden

    86 537

    81 177

    6.6%

    236 739

    223 025

    6.1%

     

     

     

     

    Latvia - Sweden

    60 860

    50 910

    19.5%

    167 053

    131 674

    26.9%

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Cargo Units

    28 315

    25 742

    10.0%

    97 345

    85 350

    14.1%

     

     

     

     

    Finland - Sweden

    5 976

    5 647

    5.8%

    20 098

    18 737

    7.3%

     

     

     

     

    Estonia - Finland

    17 893

    15 936

    12.3%

    61 674

    53 113

    16.1%

     

     

     

     

    Estonia - Sweden

    3 292

    3 359

    -2.0%

    11 457

    11 326

    1.2%

     

     

     

     

    Latvia - Sweden

    1 154

    800

    44.3%

    4 116

    2 174

    89.3%

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Passenger Vehicles

    87 672

    87 155

    0.6%

    253 896

    255 827

    -0.8%

     

     

     

     

    Finland - Sweden

    9 963

    9 050

    10.1%

    26 980

    26 288

    2.6%

     

     

     

     

    Estonia - Finland

    66 966

    67 267

    -0.4%

    195 931

    200 690

    -2.4%

     

     

     

     

    Estonia - Sweden

    5 176

    5 408

    -4.3%

    14 909

    15 677

    -4.9%

     

     

     

     

    Latvia - Sweden

    5 567

    5 430

    2.5%

    16 076

    13 172

    22.0%

     

     

     

     

    The following operational factors influenced the development in December and in the fourth quarter of 2017:

    ESTONIA – FINLAND

    On 29 January 2017 the new LNG fast ferry Megastar started operating Tallink Shuttle service on the Tallinn - Helsinki route and replaced fast ferry Superstar.

    In December 2016 the cruise ferry Silja Europa started operating on the Tallinn - Helsinki route, replacing the cruise ferry Baltic Queen. 

    ESTONIA-SWEDEN 

    In December 2016 the cruise ferry Baltic Queen started operating on the Tallinn - Stockholm route, replacing the cruise ferry Romantika. 

    LATVIA – SWEDEN

    Cruise ferry Romantika started operating on Riga - Stockholm route in December 2016 as a second ship on the route next to cruise ferry Isabelle.


2018 February 24

17:06 HHLA: First 20,000 TEU container ship at Tollerort
17:02 Jumbo completes project for the Arkona offshore wind farm

2018 February 22

18:25 European Commission fines maritime car carriers, parts suppliers in three separate cartel settlements
18:11 Port of Gdansk expects multimilloin investments
17:51 Port of St. Petersburg bunker prices edge up (graph)
17:35 Russia’s antitrust regulator gives Transneft green light on Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port deal
17:02 Maersk Line announces an increase in FAK rates from Far East to North Europe
16:02 The tall ship that harnesses the wind to recharge its batteries
15:29 Port of Tallinn opens passenger terminal A renovated arrivals hall
15:13 MABUX: Bunker market may continue moderate upward evolution next week
15:02 GoodBulk announces delivery of two Capesize vessels
14:40 New product tanker of RTS27M series Balt Flot 20 takes to the water at Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard
14:02 European Commission issues decision concerning the Violation of European Antitrust Law
13:35 Vostochny Port JSC picks contractors for coal transfer stations Phase 3 project
13:32 HMM reaches over 10,000 TEU in terms of volume of its US Premium Service
13:02 Boskalis receives EUR 300 million Letter of Award for Singapore Finger Pier 3 development
12:24 Northwest Seaport Alliance container volumes decline in January
12:17 Bunker prices in Far East seaports close the week flat
12:12 Rolls-Royce to supply propellers and mission bay technology for UK Royal Navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship
10:41 Crude oil futures prices fell 0.81% to $64,89 in London, in New York – by 1.07% to $61,02
10:32 Waterborne freight in Ukraine rose in January by 71.7% to 300,000 tonnes
10:05 CMA CGM announces GRR from the U.A.E. to West Africa
09:18 Waterborne passenger traffic in Ukraine plummets 44.4% in January
09:13 Baltic Dry Index gains to 1146 points
09:05 Konecranes strengthens its bulk handling presence in Japan with a Model 4 mobile harbor crane
08:17 World port accelerator programme PortXL to be launched in Singapore

2018 February 21

19:06 Russia’s State Duma set to change tariff policy to lend a helping hand to inland water transport
18:07 ONE, OOCL and SACO Shipping use booking tool eBooking
17:43 Renovated Stena Line Terminal at Europoort starts operation
17:06 Project to map ocean floor by 2030 now operational
16:52 Rosterminalugol export coal terminal handles 3-millionth tonne YTD
16:22 Zelenodolsk Shipyard to host keel-laying of 11th Buyan-M class corvette, Feb. 23
15:03 Launching of RST27M Balt Flot 20 at Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard slated for Feb. 22
14:14 NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes list of ships dismantled worldwide in 2017
13:18 ATOMFLOT says Russia needs nine more icebreakers for the Northern Sea Route by 2025
13:01 Clarksons Platou collaborates with Maersk Line to provide shipping services in Egypt
12:43 Big Port of St. Petersburg imposes ice restrictions in the harbour effective as of March 7, 2018
12:31 Castellammare Di Stabia starts slipway works on the multipurpose amphibious unit
12:10 Rosterminalugol transferred over RUB 1.5bn of taxes to different budgets
12:01 Panama Canal hosts Cheniere Energy to discuss LNG’s Future at the waterway
11:25 MOL car carrier rescues castaways in the North Atlantic Ocean
10:53 Crude oil futures prices edge down 0.8% to $64,73 in London and 1% to $61,17 in New York
10:46 Sovcomflot and Shell ink time-charter agreements for Aframax LNG-powered duo
10:35 Vostochny Port obtains ISO 14001:2015 certificate
09:48 Port of St. Petersburg bunker prices move upward
09:26 Baltic Dry Index rises 2.76% to 1117 points

2018 February 20

18:37 Time is running out to register for the Dangerous Goods: New Requirements for Transportation Conference, March 1, 2018
18:31 Russian association of fishery businesses call to revise a 'fishing quotas per a keel' terms
18:06 AVANZA completes a successful trial with Daikin Reefer
17:38 The Maritime CIO Forume Cyprus 2018 to be held in Limassol, March 27
17:03 DNV GL issues over 50,000 electronic certificates
16:55 RIMS secured a further class approval from Korean Register of Shipping for the use of drones during surveys
16:39 Taganrog Commercial Sea Port spent $156 000 on environment protection in 2017
16:34 Wärtsilä and Maersk Drilling create a joint 25-year strategy for thruster services to increase uptime and reduce costs
16:04 Post-Brexit port health border disruption still a major concern for British ports
15:34 Goltens teams up with Yara Marine on SOx scrubbers
15:21 Taganrog Sea Commercial Port earmarked $74,4 to support social programmes in 2017
15:04 US Navy awards concept design contract to Fincantieri to evolve FREMM into FFG(X)
14:32 Port of Marseille Fos traffic up 8% in 2017
14:02 The largest vessel enters Busan Port since its opening