• 2018 April 3 17:32

    Tallink Grupp transported 715,786 passengers in March’18, up 1.2% Y-o-Y

    AS Tallink Grupp has published its statistics for March 2018 and the first quarter of the 2018 financial year.

    In March 2018 AS Tallink Grupp transported 715 786 passengers, which is a 1.2% decrease compared to March 2017. The number of cargo units decreased by 0.3% to 31 879 units and the number of passenger vehicles increased by 1.4% to 80 768 units in the same comparison.

    In the first quarter of the 2018 financial year (January – March) AS Tallink Grupp transported 1 930 449 passengers which is 0.5% less compared to the previous year. The number of transported cargo units increased by 8.2% to 90 687 units and the number of passenger vehicles increased by 2.3% to 222 370 units in same comparison.

    AS Tallink Grupp passenger, cargo unit and passenger vehicles numbers for March 2018 and the first quarter of the financial year were the following:

     

    March 2018

    March 2017

    Change

    I Quarter 2018

    I Quarter 2017

    Change

    Passengers

    715 786

    724 243

    -1.2%

    1 930 449

    1 939 784

    -0.5%

    Finland - Sweden

    203 724

    211 488

    -3.7%

    522 945

    580 234

    -9.9%

    Estonia - Finland

    374 617

    387 801

    -3.4%

    1 025 036

    1 011 706

    1.3%

    Estonia - Sweden

    81 326

    77 599

    4.8%

    227 279

    214 948

    5.7%

    Latvia - Sweden

    56 119

    47 355

    18.5%

    155 189

    132 896

    16.8%

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Cargo Units

    31 879

    31 974

    -0.3%

    90 687

    83 797

    8.2%

    Finland - Sweden

    5 794

    7 005

    -17.3%

    16 145

    19 128

    -15.6%

    Estonia - Finland

    20 577

    20 061

    2.6%

    58 376

    51 688

    12.9%

    Estonia - Sweden

    4 145

    3 964

    4.6%

    12 258

    10 577

    15.9%

    Latvia - Sweden

    1 363

    944

    44.4%

    3 908

    2 404

    62.6%

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Passenger Vehicles

    80 768

    79 642

    1.4%

    222 370

    217 445

    2.3%

    Finland - Sweden

    6 771

    7 578

    -10.6%

    18 219

    21 763

    -16.3%

    Estonia - Finland

    63 191

    62 625

    0.9%

    174 110

    168 906

    3.1%

    Estonia - Sweden

    4 999

    4 877

    2.5%

    14 496

    13 915

    4.2%

    Latvia - Sweden

    5 807

    4 562

    27.3%

    15 545

    12 861

    20.9%

    The following operational factors influenced the development in March and in the first quarter of 2018:

    FINLAND – SWEDEN

    Cruise ferry Baltic Princess did not operate on the route for 68 days in the first quarter due to maintenance and repair works.

     




2018 May 24

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2018 May 23

17:54 Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg invested RUB 256 million in modernization of its facilities in QI’2018
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17:00 Rosmorrechflot comes out for replacement of shipbuilding subsidies with cheap financing
16:16 Agreement on Enhancing International Arctic Scientific Cooperation enters into force
15:48 New Belgium container connection bolsters Port of Hull
15:25 DALO chooses SARIS to support SAR operations
15:03 FESCO transports three transformers from Novorossiysk for Moscow central heating and power plants
14:42 Ukraine’s water transport carried 0.3 million passengers in 4M’18, down 3%, Y-o-Y
14:21 Hapag-Lloyd update on restrictions for DG cargo handling at FIFA World Cup in Russia
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13:36 SASCO BoD elected Aleksey Pavlov as Director General of the company
13:13 “K” Line announces delivery of special coal carrier “CORONA XANADU”
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11:43 Strong programme raises profile of The Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference
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10:09 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v P. S. Palios with Koch
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09:15 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,199 points

2018 May 22

18:37 CMA CGM announces GRR from India and Sri Lanka to West Africa
18:07 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company adopts ABS Subchapter M regulatory compliance mobile software
17:47 Container throughput of port Hong Kong (China) down 2.8% to 6.49 million TEUs in Jan-Apr’18
17:33 Suez Canal revenues up to 479.3million dollar in April
17:26 Severnaya Verf starts cutting metal for initial section of longline factory vessel (photo)
17:05 Med Marine signs two new design contracts with Robert Allan
16:28 Okskaya Sudoverf launches second shallow-draft barge of Project ROB20, Belmax 2 (photo)
16:05 Bibby Offshore secures multimillion North Sea contract
15:50 RF Ministry of Justice registers order on designation of caution areas in ports of cities hosting World Cup 2018
15:34 New generation of RoRo’s designed by KNUD E. HANSEN for Grimaldi
15:04 Iridium network approved to provide Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) services
14:39 North West MP finds out more about how the Port of Barrow is powering the region
14:10 Rosmorport continues providing icebreaker assistance in the Arctic Basin
13:45 Bunker prices are going up at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
13:21 Van Oord marks 150th anniversary with christening of SRI vessel Bravenes
12:42 IMO approves joint RF/USA proposal on regulation of shipping in the Bering Strait (photo)
12:23 Wärtsilä LNGPac passes 100th order milestone
12:14 Jotun Australia is formally open for Yacht business with complete yacht coating solutions
11:30 ABS Nautical Systems chosen as exclusive mobile compliance solution for Crosby tugs
11:26 Baltic icebreaking season 2017-2018 ends
11:03 Throughput of port Kavkaz in 4M’18 up 51% Y-o-Y to 11.28 million tonnes
10:48 IMO agrees to recognize that the Iridium network meets all the criteria
10:37 Presidents of Iceland and Finland discussed Arctic matters on board IB Urho
10:12 Brent Crude futures price up 0.28% to $79.44, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.32% to $72.58
09:44 Development and financing of strategic transport projects uniting Lithuania and Poland discussed in Vilnius
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2018 May 21

18:31 P&O Cruises marks first construction milestone for newest ship with steel cutting ceremony in Papenburg
18:00 IMO continues roll out of new port emissions training
17:35 Preliminary preparation stage for concession on Northern Latitudinal Railway completed
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16:40 Oceanographic research vessel Admiral Vladimirsky arrives at port of Messina (Sicily)
15:59 Federal funding contributes to critical infrastructure projects to support trade through the Port of Vancouver
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