• 2018 April 24 14:28

    Tallink Group’s consolidated revenue in 2017 amounted to EUR 967.0 million

    AS Tallink Grupp has published its audited annual report of the 2017 financial year.

    In 2017, the Group carried a record number, a total of 9.8 million passengers, which is 3.2% more than in 2016. The number of cargo units transported increased by 11% compared to the previous financial year. The Group’s consolidated revenue amounted to EUR 967.0 million (EUR 937.8 million in 2016). EBITDA increased by EUR 8.9 million and amounted to EUR 158.3 million (EUR 149.5 million in 2016), net profit for the financial year was EUR 46.5 million or EUR 0.069 per share (EUR 44.1 million or EUR 0.066 per share in 2016).

    The period’s biggest milestone for the Group was the launch of the new LNG-powered shuttle vessel Megastar. The ship carried more than 2 million passengers in its first year on the Tallinn-Helsinki route. This is the highest-ever number of passengers carried by any of the Group’s vessels on the Baltic Sea per year. Megastar improved the efficiency of the Group’s shuttle operations and the Group was able to increase the result of the Estonia – Finland segment despite tighter competition in the market.

    The most positive development in 2017 was the growth of the cargo business. Cargo volumes increased in all geographical segments by 11.0% in total, while cargo revenues increased by 13.3% or EUR 13.8 million compared to the previous year and amounted to EUR 117.7 million. In order to be better positioned to serve our cargo customers and capture increasing cargo volumes, the cargo ship Sea Wind going in between Estonia and Finland, previously operating from Tallinn Old City Harbour, started operating from Muuga Harbour to Vuosaari in October.

    The key highlights of the 2017 financial year were the following:

    • All-time high annual passenger number and higher revenue
    • New LNG fast ferry Megastar started shuttle service on the Tallinn - Helsinki route
    • New passenger terminal opened in Helsinki
    • Lower chartering revenues
    • Scheduled maintenance of five ships during the Q1 low season
    • Increased competition on the Tallinn – Helsinki route
    • Lower operating costs from the termination of the charter of fast ferry Superstar
    • Effects from the re-routing of vessels in December 2016
    • Renovated cruise ferry Silja Europa returned to the Tallinn – Helsinki route
    • Two ships on the Riga – Stockholm route
    • Sale of two Superfast vessels in December 2017
    • Group-wide ship renovation programme continued

2019 June 19

17:03 IMRF announces new Board of Trustees
16:40 Small-size missile ship Orekhovo-Zuyevo, Black Sea Fleet, completes tasks in the Mediterranean Sea
16:02 Hapag-Lloyd announces GRI from Asia to East Coast South America
15:39 Vympel Shipyard launched first Grachonok-class special purpose boat for Federal National Guard Troops Service
15:02 Black Sea Mediterranean Express (BMX Service) Additional Gemlik Call
14:43 Baltic Workboats announces delivery of 100m fully electric ferry
14:21 RS participates in Global Fishery Forum
14:02 MOL and Japanese shipyards design Next Generation Coal carrier 'EeneX'
13:45 Igor Sharkov appointed Director of FESCO Branch Office in Vladivostok
13:26 FESCO opens seasonal transportation to ports of Chukotka
13:02 Van Oord awarded large contract for Mozambique LNG project
12:34 NIBULON Shipbuilding and Repair Yard starts constructing vessels of new project
12:12 ICS meets in Faroe Islands
11:58 Frigate Admiral Gorhskov of RF Navy's Northern Fleet sails through Panama Canal
11:37 Ship inspection platform Idwal urges investors to carry out due diligence on asset condition as standards decline
11:19 WMU signed MOU with Higher Institute of Maritime Studies, Morocco
11:12 Damen signs Phase II contract with International Organization for Migration for nine additional SAR 1906 search and rescue boats
10:55 ABB wins system package with Keppel for dredging contractor Van Oord
10:33 Lavna coal terminal to reach design capacity of 18 million tonnes in 2022
10:00 Bunker market sees mixed price movements at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:38 MABUX: Bunker Market this morning, June 19
09:32 Brent Crude futures price is up 0.03% to $62.16, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.22% to $54.23
09:15 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,135 points

2019 June 18

18:36 Spotlighting IMO's actions on climate change
18:31 Transborders Energy signs joint study agreement with Kyushu Electric Power for FLNG Solution
18:06 Kim Heng Offshore & Marine Holdings signs MoU with HHC and Thaitan
18:03 Container service boost at Bristol Port
17:53 IMO and UN Environment – working together to keep the Mediterranean clean
17:36 ZIM introduces myZIM Personal Notifications
17:21 Incat launches a new 111-metre ferry for Spain
17:06 Hapag-Lloyd announces General Rate increase from Japan to Middle East
16:42 Nor-Shipping 2019 sets new records
16:20 Fincantieri and CNR present the results of six multidisciplinary research projects
16:04 Atlantic Towing buys Havyard 833 WE – build no 126
15:25 Live stream of IWW passenger transportation meeting, part of SmartTRANSPORT, starts on IAA PortNews website at 10:00, June 21
15:04 Port of Oakland approves Seaport Air Quality 2020 and Beyond Plan
14:33 Carnival Mardi Gras cruise ship hull assembly begins at Meyer Turku shipyard
14:02 Hapag-Lloyd announces FAK from East Asia to Europe and Mediterranean
13:30 Port of Singapore bags “Best Seaport in Asia” for 31st time and also “Best Green Seaport”
13:02 Major shipping banks to launch the Poseidon Principles in line with IMO’s Greenhouse Gas strategy
12:41 Russia's Main Department of State Expertise approves revised project for Phase 1 of dry bulk terminal in Taman
12:28 Bunker prices show slight changes at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
12:24 Jan De Nul secures Formosa 2 OWF contract in Taiwan and underlines its expansion in Asian OWFs
12:05 AtoB@C starts to offer port towage and related services in Port of Raahe
11:39 East-Siberian Inland Navigation Company launches bunkering tanker of Project RT37 for Baikal
11:16 Regional Manager Simon Neo set to leave IBIA
10:52 IBIA board member elected President of the Panama Maritime Chamber
10:47 NAVTOR integrates environmental regulations into voyage planning with Total Marine Solutions MOU
10:27 Maritime spatial planning in the Baltic Sea region easier with BASEMAPS
09:53 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.05% to $60.91, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.1% to $51.88
09:35 MABUX: Bunker Market this morning June, 18
09:15 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,093 points

2019 June 17

18:24 USCG saves six people, tows disabled vessel in Port Etches
17:59 Denis Krylov appointed General Director of Gazpromneft-Sakhalin
17:28 China and South Korea agree on ballast water exchange rules
17:04 Mermaid Maritime borrows a loan of USD 65 mln to extend the financing of two vessels
16:41 Neptune Lines welcomes Neptune Galene & Neptune Thalassa after scrubber installation
16:23 DG Termināls invests about 1 million euros during the year
16:17 Finnish ferry getting a diesel-electrical drivetrain system
16:04 MSC Katya R. sets record as largest container ship to boost Costa Rican export links to Europe