• 2020 September 3 10:41

    AS Tallink Grupp reports its statistics for August 2020

    The Group transported 453,880 (-55.4%) and 29,798 cargo units (-2.4%)

    In August 2020, AS Tallink Grupp transported 453 880 passengers, which is a 55.4% decrease compared to August 2019. The number of cargo units decreased by 2.4% to 29 798 units and the number of passenger vehicles decreased by 17.3% to 95 430 units in the same comparison.

    AS Tallink Grupp passenger, cargo unit and passenger vehicles numbers for August 2020 were the following:


    August 2020

    August 2019



    453 880

    1 017 565


    Finland - Sweden

    123 369

    294 825


    Estonia - Finland

    315 784

    514 936


    Estonia - Sweden

    3 550

    109 988


    Latvia - Sweden

    11 177

    97 816






    Cargo Units

    29 798

    30 519


    Finland - Sweden

    5 547

    6 592


    Estonia - Finland

    20 538

    19 204


    Estonia - Sweden

    3 485

    3 443


    Latvia - Sweden


    1 280






    Passenger Vehicles

    95 430

    115 339


    Finland - Sweden

    13 280

    21 033


    Estonia - Finland

    80 922

    79 610


    Estonia - Sweden


    7 857


    Latvia - Sweden


    6 839


    The following operational factors influenced the development in August 2020:

    Cruise ferry Victoria I was rerouted to Tallinn-Helsinki route from 7 June. In August, cruise ferry Baltic Queen operated 4 special cruises from Tallinn to Aland and 6 special cruises from Tallinn to Turku.

    Operations of Tallinn-Stockholm route have been suspended since 15 March due to travel restrictions. In addition to cargo vessel Regal Star cruise ferry Isabelle and cargo vessel Sailor are operating on Estonia-Sweden routes, starting from 7 June and 12 July, respectively. In August, cruise ferry Baltic Queen operated one special return trip on Tallinn-Stockholm route.

    Operations of Helsinki-Stockholm route have been suspended since 19 March due to travel restrictions. Cruise ferry Silja Serenade was rerouted to Helsinki-Riga route from 26 June. In August, cruise ferry Silja Symphony operated 6 special cruises on Stockholm-Visby route and 2 special cruises on Stockholm-Härnösand route.

    Operations of Riga-Stockholm route have been suspended since 16 March due to travel restrictions. In August, cruise ferry Romantika operated one special cruise from Riga to Aland and 3 from Riga to Helsinki. Cruise ferry Romantika also operated 4 special return trips on Riga-Stockholm route to transport cargo and workers.

2021 July 29

18:26 GTT appoints its new Chief Financial Officer
18:06 PGNiG terminates Port Arthur LNG agreement
17:54 FESCO, RZD Logistics and Nurminen Logistics launch regular intermodal service from Asia-Pacific countries to Finland via CPV
17:36 PGNiG Group expands its fleet of gas tankers
17:16 The Hebridean Princess returns to ABP’s Port of Cardiff
16:58 Okskaya Shipyard to build five tugboats of Project NE025 for Marine Rescue Service
16:42 Ever Given arrives to the port of Rotterdam
16:34 PGNiG to purchase more LNG from Venture Global LNG
16:17 Kalmar to deliver 12 straddle carriers to long-term partner Medcenter Container Terminal in Italy
15:56 New BIMCO/ICS Seafarer Workforce Report warns of serious potential officer shortage
15:11 Railway traffic launched through the second Baikal tunnel
14:48 Rosmorport's Petropavlovsk Branch takes part in exercises on maritime search and rescue of people
13:59 The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore forms Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation
13:15 Hydrographic Company to hold auction for construction of Arc7 hydrographic ship
12:37 Baltiysk ferry meets ISM Code requirements
12:13 Sembcorp Marine bags 24 Workplace Safety and Health Awards
11:46 Ongoing travel restrictions continue to impact Tallink Grupp financial results in Q2 2021
11:08 MARAD awards vessel acquisition management contract to Crowley
10:43 Rosmorport’s tugboats assisted sailing boat Pallada mooring in Egvekinot and Provideniya ports
10:08 Thun Tankers announces the launching of product tanker Thun Empower
10:00 British Ports Association welcomes the resumption of international cruise in England
09:35 Baltic Dry Index as of July 28
09:18 SCHOTTEL to deliver a total of ten rudder propellers and two transverse thrusters to Sanmar Shipyards
09:09 Crude oil prices rise on reduction of US reserves
08:00 Verifavia shipping highlights widespread confusion over EEXI technical parameters
07:55 Drewry launches shipmanager Steering Group to power vessel opex benchmarking

2021 July 28

18:20 NOVATEK announces consolidated IFRS results for Q2 and H1 of 2021
18:01 New BIMCO/ICS Seafarer Workforce Report warns of serious potential officer shortage
17:09 PSA & ONE team up to enhance sustainability and reduce maritime environmental footprint
16:28 ECSA and ETF welcome WHO decision to prioritise seafarers’ vaccination
16:03 Rosmorrechflot supports the International Conference “Development of Icebreaking and Support Fleet”
15:42 ERMA FIRST adds world’s smallest ballast water treatment system to product range
15:18 DCT Gdańsk and the Port of Gdańsk enter a new era of container handling on the Baltic Sea
14:51 Oleg Shakhmardanov appointed as head of FSBI Moscow Canal
14:10 MAN wins the world-first order for methanol engine within container segment
13:56 Amursky Shipyard should enter the APR markets – Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin
13:14 Norcod finalizes transfer of 2.4 million fish into sea phase
12:55 Captain Guryev, rescue vessel of RF Navy's Black Sea Fleet passed the Suez Canal
12:32 Onezhsky Shipyard to get first federal tranche of RUB 1.3 billion for creation of ‘digital shipyard’ this year
12:13 DNV backs crew change programme in South East Asia
11:10 Firth of Forth proposed as Scotland’s Green Port
10:38 The Port of Gdansk welcoms the first cruise ship of the season
10:10 Andrey Severilov re-elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of FESCO
10:03 Haldor Topsoe and Yanchang form joint venture and build methanol catalyst facility in China
09:47 FESCO held repeated Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
09:28 Crude oil prices rise on reduction of US reserves
09:12 Baltic Dry Index as of July 28
09:05 Neal elected Long Beach Harbor Commission President
08:59 Seanergy announces delivery of one Capesize vessel and new bank loan facility

2021 July 27

18:34 Port of Kaohsiung wins International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) 2021 Award
18:16 Port Houston launches business equity program
17:56 The UK’s most eastern port welcomes the maiden call of Noble Caledonia’s flagship vessel
17:36 ONE offers free transportation of oxygen tanks to India to fight the COVID-19
17:06 Pilbara Ports Authority launches its annual Recreational Vessel Safety Campaign
16:42 Carbon Trust to support BEIS in development and demonstration of innovative floating offshore wind technologies for the UK
16:14 Cargo Integrity Group calls for risk-based measures to prevent pest contamination
16:03 Passengers travelling via the Port of Helsinki should prepare for occasional congestion
15:33 APM Terminals Mobile targets Midwest supply chains
15:02 MOL jointly develops new energy-saving sail to boost ship propulsion
14:42 ICTSI South Pacific starts bulk coffee operations