AS Tallink Grupp statistics for June 2017 and the second quarter of the 2017 financial year

Tallinn, 2017-07-04 08:50 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AS Tallink Grupp statistics for June 2017 and the second quarter of the 2017 financial year

In June 2017 AS Tallink Grupp transported 976 165 passengers, which is a 7.4% increase compared to June 2016. The number of cargo units increased by 14.5% to 30 841 units and the number of passenger vehicles increased by 1.8% to 123 353 units in the same comparison.

In the second quarter of the 2017 financial year (April – June) AS Tallink Grupp transported 2 587 033 passengers which is a 6.8% increase compared to the previous year. The number of transported cargo units increased by 8.8% to 91 819 units and the number of passenger vehicles decreased by 0.1% to 309 637 units in same comparison.

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

  June 2017 June 2016 Change II Quarter 2017 II Quarter 2016 Change  

Passengers 976 165 909 082 7.4% 2 587 033 2 423 057 6.8%  

Finland - Sweden 296 687 280 502 5.8% 765 240 714 315 7.1%  

Estonia - Finland 507 065 486 810 4.2% 1 348 546 1 322 472 2.0%  

Estonia - Sweden 97 434 93 172 4.6% 276 046 258 440 6.8%  

Latvia - Sweden 74 979 48 598 54.3% 197 201 127 830 54.3%  

Cargo Units 30 841 26 932 14.5% 91 819 84 392 8.8%  

Finland - Sweden 5 605 5 016 11.7% 18 264 17 836 2.4%  

Estonia - Finland 20 701 17 983 15.1% 59 610 54 009 10.4%  

Estonia - Sweden 3 463 3 381 2.4% 10 979 10 685 2.8%  

Latvia - Sweden 1 072 552 94.2% 2 966 1 862 59.3%  

Passenger Vehicles 123 353 121 134 1.8% 309 673 310 010 -0.1%  

Finland - Sweden 21 300 20 676 3.0% 43 384 41 934 3.5%  

Estonia - Finland 87 534 87 839 -0.4% 227 267 235 352 -3.4%  

Estonia - Sweden 7 104 6 954 2.2% 18 993 18 512 2.6%  

Latvia - Sweden 7 415 5 665 30.9% 20 029 14 212 40.9%

The following operational factors influenced the development in June and in the second quarter of 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.

  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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