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  • 2017 September 5 16:56

    Tallink Grupp transported 980,234 passengers in Aug’17, up 1.9% Y-o-Y

    AS Tallink Grupp says it transported 980 234 passengers in August 2017, which is a 1.9% increase compared to August 2016. The number of cargo units increased by 14.5% to 30 659 units and the number of passenger vehicles decreased by 7.8% to 116 035 units in the same comparison.

    AS Tallink Grupp passenger, cargo unit and passenger vehicles numbers for August 2017 were the following: 

     

    August 2017

    August 2016

    Change

     

     

     

     

    Passengers

    980 234

    961 851

    1.9%

     

     

     

     

    Finland - Sweden

    291 208

    289 581

    0.6%

     

     

     

     

    Estonia - Finland

    492 560

    521 048

    -5.5%

     

     

     

     

    Estonia - Sweden

    108 007

    101 081

    6.9%

     

     

     

     

    Latvia - Sweden

    88 459

    50 141

    76.4%

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Cargo Units

    30 659

    26 775

    14.5%

     

     

     

     

    Finland - Sweden

    5 668

    5 067

    11.9%

     

     

     

     

    Estonia - Finland

    20 275

    17 848

    13.6%

     

     

     

     

    Estonia - Sweden

    3 676

    3 430

    7.2%

     

     

     

     

    Latvia - Sweden

    1 040

    430

    141.9%

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Passenger Vehicles

    116 035

    125 911

    -7.8%

     

     

     

     

    Finland - Sweden

    21 977

    23 924

    -8.1%

     

     

     

     

    Estonia - Finland

    77 543

    87 529

    -11.4%

     

     

     

     

    Estonia - Sweden

    8 331

    8 057

    3.4%

     

     

     

     

    Latvia - Sweden

    8 184

    6 401

    27.9%

     

     

     

     

    The following operational factors influenced the development in August 2017: 

    ESTONIA - FINLAND 

    On 12 December 2016 the cruise ferry Silja Europa started operating the Tallinn - Helsinki route cruise service, during the period of 13 March to 29 August 2016, the route was operated with two ships, the Baltic Queen and Silja Europa. 

    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. 

    LATVIA - SWEDEN

    The cruise ferry Romantika started operating on the Riga - Stockholm route on 12 December 2016 as second ship on the route next to cruise ferry Isabelle.




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