Published: 2017-04-04 08:50:00 CEST
Tallink Grupp
Company Announcement

AS Tallink Grupp statistics for March 2017 and the first quarter of the 2017 financial year

Tallinn, 2017-04-04 08:50 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AS Tallink Grupp statistics for March 2017 and the first quarter of the 2017 financial year

In March 2017 AS Tallink Grupp transported 724 243 passengers, which is a 5.2% decrease compared to March 2016. The number of cargo units increased by 17.5% to 31 974 units and the number of passenger vehicles decreased by 4.1% to 79 642 units in the same comparison.

In the first quarter of the 2017 financial year (January – March) AS Tallink Grupp transported 1 939 784 passengers which is a 0.7% decrease compared to the previous year. The number of transported cargo units increased by 8.4% to 83 797 units and the number of passenger vehicles decreased by 1.8% to 217 445 units in same comparison.

AS Tallink Grupp passenger, cargo unit and passenger vehicles numbers for March 2017 and first quarter of the financial year were the following:

  March 2017 March 2016 Change I Quarter 2017 I Quarter 2016 Change
Passengers 724 243 763 667 -5.2% 1 939 784 1 953 070 -0.7%
Finland - Sweden 211 488 258 892 -18.3% 580 234 624 302 -7.1%
Estonia - Finland 387 801 383 596 1.1% 1 011 706 1 000 609 1.1%
Estonia - Sweden 77 599 81 650 -5.0% 214 948 221 593 -3.0%
Latvia - Sweden 47 355 39 529 19.8% 132 896 106 566 24.7%
             
Cargo Units 31 974 27 208 17.5% 83 797 77 279 8.4%
Finland - Sweden 7 005 6 266 11.8% 19 128 17 717 8.0%
Estonia - Finland 20 061 16 758 19.7% 51 688 47 517 8.8%
Estonia - Sweden 3 964 3 462 14.5% 10 577 10 055 5.2%
Latvia - Sweden 944 722 30.7% 2 404 1 990 20.8%
             
Passenger Vehicles 79 642 83 069 -4.1% 217 445 221 322 -1.8%
Finland - Sweden 7 578 8 921 -15.1% 21 763 22 826 -4.7%
Estonia - Finland 62 625 64 070 -2.3% 168 906 171 605 -1.6%
Estonia - Sweden 4 877 5 758 -15.3% 13 915 15 383 -9.5%
Latvia - Sweden 4 562 4 320 5.6% 12 861 11 508 11.8%


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.

 

         Veiko Haavapuu
         Finance Director
         
         AS Tallink Grupp
         Sadama 5/7
         10111 Tallinn, Estonia
         Tel. +372 640 9914
         E-mail veiko.haavapuu@tallink.ee


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