• 2020 April 3 13:24

    AS Tallink Grupp published its statistics for March and first quarter of 2020

    In March 2020 AS Tallink Grupp transported 279 507 passengers, which is a 59.3% decrease compared to March 2019. The number of cargo units increased by 7.7% to 35 037 units and the number of passenger vehicles decreased by 44.7% to 42 045 units in the same comparison.

    In the first quarter of the 2020 financial year (January – March) AS Tallink Grupp transported 1 566 730 passengers, which is a 15.6% decrease compared to the previous year. The number of transported cargo units increased by 7.0% to 99 617 units and the number of passenger vehicles decreased by 11.1% to 190 292 units in same comparison.

    AS Tallink Grupp passenger, cargo unit and passenger vehicles numbers for March 2020 and the first quarter of the financial year were the following:

     

    March 2020

    March
    2019

    Change

    Q1 2020

    Q1 2019

    Change

    Passengers

    279 507

    686 488

    -59.3%

    1 566 730

    1 855 772

    -15.6%

    Finland - Sweden

    71 030

    216 302

    -67.2%

    469 607

    565 002

    -16.9%

    Estonia - Finland

    170 380

    357 814

    -52.4%

    847 818

    996 982

    -15.0%

    Estonia - Sweden

    19 707

    61 493

    -68.0%

    140 544

    155 516

    -9.6%

    Latvia - Sweden

    18 390

    50 879

    -63.9%

    108 761

    138 272

    -21.3%

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Cargo Units

    35 037

    32 524

    7.7%

    99 617

    93 114

    7.0%

    Finland - Sweden

    6 565

    7 366

    -10.9%

    20 574

    19 661

    4.6%

    Estonia - Finland

    24 137

    20 131

    19.9%

    64 739

    59 766

    8.3%

    Estonia - Sweden

    3 626

    3 639

    -0.4%

    11 078

    9 638

    14.9%

    Latvia - Sweden

    709

    1 388

    -48.9%

    3 226

    4 049

    -20.3%

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Passenger Vehicles

    42 045

    76 016

    -44.7%

    190 292

    214 087

    -11.1%

    Finland - Sweden

    4 126

    6 982

    -40.9%

    20 000

    19 438

    2.9%

    Estonia - Finland

    34 246

    61 016

    -43.9%

    151 492

    171 511

    -11.7%

    Estonia - Sweden

    1 504

    3 740

    -59.8%

    8 844

    10 369

    -14.7%

    Latvia - Sweden

    2 169

    4 278

    -49.3%

    9 956

    12 769

    -22.0%


     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     













    The following operational factors influenced the development in March 2020 and in the first quarter of the financial year:

    ESTONIA – FINLAND. In the first quarter, cargo vessel Seawind did not operate on the route for 26 days, shuttle vessel Megastar for 4 days and cruise ferry Silja Europa for 23 days due to scheduled maintenance. Cruise ferry Victoria I, which regularly operates on Estonia-Sweden route, replaced cruise ferry Silja Europa for 9 days. Operations of cruise ferry Silja Europa were suspended from 17 March due to the travel restrictions. Shuttle vessel Star was rerouted to Paldiski-Sassnitz route from 19 March. Shuttle vessel Megastar continued operating on Tallinn-Helsinki route and since 19 March carries mainly cargo. Estonia-Finland statistics in the table above include volumes from both ordinary and rerouted operations.

    ESTONIA – SWEDEN. In the first quarter, cruise ferry Victoria I did not operate on the route for 9 days due to replacing cruise ferry Silja Europa. Operations of cruise ferries Victoria I and Baltic Queen were suspended from 15 March due to travel restrictions.

    FINLAND – SWEDEN. In the first quarter, cruise ferry Silja Symphony did not operate on the route for 4 days due to scheduled maintenance. Operations of cruise ferries Silja Serenade and Silja Symphony were suspended from 19 March due to travel restrictions. Cruise ferries Baltic Princess and Galaxy continued operating according to ordinary schedule and since 19 March carry mainly cargo.

    LATVIA – SWEDEN. In the first quarter, cruise ferry Romantika did not operate on the route for 12 days due to scheduled maintenance. Operations of cruise ferries Romantika and Isabelle were suspended from 16 March due to travel restrictions. On 17 March, cruise ferry Romantika was rerouted to Riga-Sassnitz route for 2 days for evacuation purposes. Latvia-Sweden statistics in the table above include volumes from both ordinary and rerouted operations.




2020 May 29

18:36 Port of Marseille Fos to constuct a new international ferry terminal
18:20 Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg boosts its infrastructure investments by 40%
18:06 PIL starts a new India Service - China India Express (CIX)
17:51 Petrotrans takes delivery of lead ship of Project RSD59
17:36 Rolls-Royce seals major contract covering complete MTU propulsion systems for Royal Navy Type 31 frigates
17:14 United Shipbuilding Corporation developed its own cargo ship design
17:06 ECSA welcomes TRAN opinion on future EU-UK partnership and urges rapid advancement of the talks in view of the looming deadline
16:15 Port Authorities pledging support to keep ports open during COVID-19 more than doubles within a month
15:52 Market of seaborne cargo transportation for wind farms is stable and expected to grow
15:46 Viking Line starts a passenger service from June 1
15:05 KiwiRail orders two new ferries
14:49 Admiral Makarov University introduced new GMDSS simulator class
14:05 Bollinger Shipyards delivers the USCGC MYRTLE HAZARD to the U.S. Coast Guard
13:41 Smart Delta Resources launches project to substantially reduce CO2 emissions in Scheldt-Delta region
13:09 Record engine powers world’s largest containership
12:48 Large amphibious ships of RF Navy's Black Sea Fleet conducted comprehensive exercise in sea training ground
12:30 Navigation season opens on Upper Lena and Lower Lena rivers
12:09 Global shipping body addresses the health concerns of seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic
11:26 Vimpel Shipyard launches coast guard boat Lamantin of river-going design
11:03 LNG STS bunkering – ‚First-off‘ operations in France, Germany and Norway
10:28 Oil prices fall by over $1
10:09 DP World joins with TradeLens to digitize global supply chains
09:53 Bunker prices are stable at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia
09:35 Baltic Dry Index on May 28
09:20 Konecranes to deliver third mobile harbor crane to South Australia
09:17 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, May 29
08:46 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to North Africa, Mediterranean and North Europe

2020 May 28

18:37 CMA CGM ends ESS from North Europe, Scandinavia & Poland to West Med, East Med, Adriatic & North Africa
18:07 PortXchange results in shorter idle times on departure at APM Terminals Rotterdam
17:24 Independent Container Line starts new service from Cork to USA
17:20 Antwerp@C investigates potential for halving CO2 emissions in Port of Antwerp by 2030
16:49 Nevsky Shipyard launches lead ferry of Project PV22, Admiral Gennady Nevelskoy
16:17 Finland's new Water Traffic Act enters into force in June
16:05 Lubrizol joins the Getting to Zero Coalition
15:56 Wärtsilä high-efficiency propulsion solutions selected for special high-speed ferry
15:46 ABP keeps Britain trading in the safest way possible
15:02 Bunker prices show no considerable changes at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
14:38 Bunkering tanker intended for Baikal lake delivered to the customer
14:00 WinGD wins type approval for biggest and most powerful ever dual-fuel engines
13:00 Gasum partners up with the sustainable transport solution provider company Samskip
12:30 More Konecranes BOXHUNTER RTGs to Vietnam
12:00 Konecranes and Fluidmesh join forces to deliver world-first 100% wireless Automated Rubber Tired Gantry crane system
11:30 EPS and Equinor set sights on a trio of newbuild LPG dual-fuel vessels
11:09 Boskalis awarded two dredging contracts in Finland
10:51 Oil prices continue going down
10:30 DNV GL releases first ever traceability standard for reclaimed plastic
10:09 Port of Stockholm announces arrival of the first container ship at Norvik Port
09:44 CMA CGM announces Overweight Surcharge (OWS) from Asia to North Europe
09:37 Baltic Dry Index on May 27
09:19 Rosmorport released young trout into Ladoga lake
08:54 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, May 28

2020 May 27

18:36 Nexans wins major subsea HVDC cable contract from Greece's Ariadne Interconnection S.P.S.A
18:06 The lock gate of the Pierre Vandammelock at the port of Port of Zeebrugge gets decoupled and transported to the inner harbour for renovation works
17:36 Sales of “Honesty” - device to measure the level of liquid in tanks - exceeds 1,000 units
17:06 ZIM posts Q1 2020 results
16:58 NOVATEK-Murmansk obtains resident status at Advanced Special Economic Zone
16:31 Transport Ministry addressed with proposal to introduce criteria for coal ports to be acknowledged as dedicated ones
16:04 UN agencies call for urgent action on crew changes and keyworker designation for sea and air workers
15:59 Cai Mep International Terminal welcomes maiden call of TP17 service
15:13 Traficom extends validity of certain seafarers’ competency and proficiency certificates