• 2019 January 10 12:01

    AS Tallink Grupp reports its performance in Q4’18

    In December 2018 AS Tallink Grupp transported 811 261 passengers, which is a 0.5% decrease compared to December 2017. The number of cargo units decreased by 4.4% to 27 076 units and the number of passenger vehicles decreased by 3.3% to 84 814 units in the same comparison.

    In the fourth quarter of the 2018 financial year (October – December) AS Tallink Grupp transported 2 251 084 passengers which is a 2.8% decrease compared to the previous year. The number of transported cargo units increased by 1.0% to 98 286 units and the number of passenger vehicles decreased by 5.9% to 238 880 units in same comparison.

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

     

    December 2018

    December 2017

    Change

    Q4 2018

    Q4 2017

    Change

    Passengers

    811 261

    815 255

    -0.5%

    2 251 084

    2 316 144

    -2.8%

    Finland - Sweden

    240 370

    232 347

    3.5%

    682 994

    694 884

    -1.7%

    Estonia - Finland

    427 980

    435 511

    -1.7%

    1 173 165

    1 217 468

    -3.6%

    Estonia - Sweden

    81 799

    86 537

    -5.5%

    221 979

    236 739

    -6.2%

    Latvia - Sweden

    61 112

    60 860

    0.4%

    172 946

    167 053

    3.5%

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Cargo Units

    27 076

    28 315

    -4.4%

    98 286

    97 345

    1.0%

    Finland - Sweden

    5 566

    5 976

    -6.9%

    20 510

    20 098

    2.0%

    Estonia - Finland

    16 995

    17 893

    -5.0%

    61 585

    61 674

    -0.1%

    Estonia - Sweden

    3 347

    3 292

    1.7%

    11 941

    11 457

    4.2%

    Latvia - Sweden

    1 168

    1 154

    1.2%

    4 250

    4 116

    3.3%

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Passenger Vehicles

    84 814

    87 672

    -3.3%

    238 880

    253 896

    -5.9%

    Finland - Sweden

    9 549

    9 963

    -4.2%

    25 790

    26 980

    -4.4%

    Estonia - Finland

    65 703

    66 966

    -1.9%

    185 096

    195 931

    -5.5%

    Estonia - Sweden

    4 663

    5 176

    -9.9%

    13 307

    14 909

    -10.7%

    Latvia - Sweden

    4 899

    5 567

    -12.0%

    14 687

    16 076

    -8.6%


    The following operational factors influenced the development in December and in the fourth quarter of 2018: 

    FINLAND – SWEDEN

    The cruise ferry Silja Serenade did not operate on the route for 12 days due to scheduled maintenance.




2019 January 23

18:27 Planning for 2020 IMO's sulphur cap has already started
18:13 Eagle Bulk receives commitment for a new credit facility totaling $208 million
18:02 Port of Gdansk (Poland) throughput in 2018 totaled 49.03 million tonnes, up 20.7% Y-o-Y
17:40 Andrei Malyarov elected as Chairman of Severnaya Verf shipyard's BoD
17:19 RWE files acquisition of renewables businesses of E.ON and innogy with European Commission
17:03 The Board of Directors of Fincantieri appoints a second General Manager
16:51 Ice restrictions at the port of Arkhangelsk come into effect on February 15
16:37 USCG interdicts smuggling boat with convicted criminals aboard off Florida
16:24 Regulatory issues related to operation of seaport infrastructure facilities to be discussed at the 2nd HES and Dredging Congress
16:08 First discharge of LPG from Ichthys LNG Project in Japan carried by “K” LINE’s VLGC “GRACE RIVER”
16:03 CMA CGM to launch its Med Pendulum Service (MPS)
15:46 Ice restrictions at the port of Vyborg (Leningrad Region) come into effect on February 6
15:33 Nakilat – Keppel welcomes first FSRU at the Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard
15:28 MHI Vestas achieves final turbine installation at Horns Reef 3
15:18 Rolls-Royce completes €57 million upgrade of Rauma thruster facility
15:03 NYK announces delivery of new coal carrier for Hokkaido Electric Power
14:33 Port of Oakland reports more ships than ever plugging into grid
14:20 Throughput of Port Vysotsky up 10.7% to 7.89 million tonnes in 2018
14:03 Kiel welcomes the TUI Cruises newbuilding
13:45 Admiralteiskie Verfi shipyard lays down large freezing trawler of Project СТ-192
13:27 Coast Guard’s only heavy icebreaker arrives at Antarctica
13:02 Rotterdam as a circular hub for the raw materials transition
12:58 The Russian Federation accedes to passenger compensation treaty
12:51 New initiatives to strengthen Singapore as a global maritime hub announced
12:37 SCHOTTEL presents new mechanical hybrid propulsion solution
12:04 Port of Riga cooperates with Balarusian forest industry to further increase its timber cargo volumes
11:42 15 vessels escorted by icebreakers in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on January 22-23
11:16 OSG exercises option for second 204,000 barrel barge at Gunderson Marine
10:55 Maritime Security & Offshore Patrol Week 2019 to be held for the first time ever in Dubai, UAE by IQPC Middle East
10:37 N-KOM welcomes first FSRU at the Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard
10:20 Responsibilities for implementation of state programmes of the Russian Federation divided between Deputy Prime Ministers
10:06 Brent Crude futures price up 0.03% to $61.52, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.02% to $53.03
09:48 Aderco: Planning for 2020 has already started
09:43 Vympel Shipyard lays down yet another hydrographic vessel / buoy tender of Project 19910 for RF Navy
09:19 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,036 points

2019 January 22

18:25 Elengy prepares the sale of access capacities to the Fos Tonkin LNG terminal for the period 2021-2030
18:05 Monjasa steps up as the 2nd largest local bunker supplier in the Panama Canal in 2018
17:54 Relampago practices skills with UAE Navy ship
17:35 CalMac takes over the tiller at Argyll Ferries
17:05 NYK gets the highest-rated ‘A’ for Climate Change by CDP Survey
16:42 RF Government proposed candidates to Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port's BoD
16:23 Pilbara Ports Authority achieves a new record tonnage on a single tide at the Port of Port Hedland
15:56 Port of Rotterdam Authority and Rotterdam Port Promotion Council renew collaboration
15:46 ICTSI Subic hits milestone 200,000th TEU move
15:44 Growth seen in several sectors at ABP South Wales
15:28 KONTUR SPb ERT unit’s drills get thumbs up from Rosmorrechflot’s certification commission
15:22 First ship viaVerbrugge Terminals’ new permanent shipping line with South America docks in North Sea Port
15:00 Meyer Turku delivers New Mein Schiff 2 to TUI Cruises in Kiel
14:41 Jotun looks into expansion of ship coatings production in Russia
14:32 HHLA completes expansion of the container rail terminal Burchardkai
14:19 Bunker prices are flat at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
14:02 North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation opens the Port of Mackay for new bulk material trades
13:32 China Navigation to acquire the bulk shipping activities of Hamburg Süd
13:22 14 crewmembers of gas carriers which caught fire in the Kerch Strait confirmed dead, five missing
13:15 Fincantieri to build LCS 31 for US Navy
12:53 Gdynia, Poland to host Transport Week 2019 on March 5-7
12:31 MOL moves to establish 'Asahi MOL Tankers' for pool operation of MR Product Tankers
12:14 DFDS expands cooperation with Turkish Ekol Logistics
11:45 ABP invests £2.2 million in new agribulk terminal at Port of Ayr
11:17 BIMCO: only international action will stop increase in piracy