Tallink's August passenger numbers remain on same level on year

Tallink

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The listed Estonian shipper AS Tallink Grupp carried 930,346 passengers in August, marking an increase of 0.1 percent from the corresponding month a year ago.

The number of passenger vehicles carried during the month grew slightly to 122,618. The number of trucks and trailers meanwhile increased by almost 9 percent to 25,261 units in the same comparison, Tallink told the stock exchange.

Tallink's most popular route is between Estonia and Finland -- in August 460,810 passengers traveled between the two countries which is 4.6 percent less than a year ago.

In January the cruise ferry Baltic Princess replaced the cruise ferry Silja Europa on the Turku-Stockholm route while in the same month the cruise ferry Silja Europa replaced the cruise ferry Baltic Princess on the Tallinn-Helsinki route. In May the cruise ferry Isabelle replaced the cruise ferry Silja Festival on the Riga Stockholm route.

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