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Rederie Gotland’s Results 1 January – 31 August

Parent company of Destination Gotland AB and others have performed well during the first 8 months of the year.

  • +4.0% Profit after financial items SEK 288m (277)
  • +16.1% Operating profit SEK 381m (329)
  • +0% Profit after tax SEK 202m (202)

In December 2018, the shipping company took delivery of VISBORG, the first of two newbuilding projects at the GSI shipyard in China for LNG-powered ropax ferries.


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Moby SPL’s PRINCESS ANASTASIA To Change To New Terminal In Helsinki

PRINCESS ANASTASIA will switch to using South Harbour in Helsinki from the start of the new cruise season 2020. On March 22, 2020, the ferry will make its first call to the Makasiini terminal.

Makasiini terminal is located much closer to the city centre which makes easier for passengers to find their way to Old Helsinki. It is only five-minute walk from the Market square and Helsinki Cathedral. The new location is also convenient for the embarking passengers, as the terminal is located within walking distance from the railway station and other ferry terminals. Tram and bus stops are located in front of the terminal.

For convenience of passengers, the terminal will be equipped with luggage storage, spacious check-in and waiting areas. MOBY SPL sales office will be opened at the terminal as well.


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Interferry Innovation Conference Highlights Zero-Emissions Quest

 The drive towards zero-emission ferries captured major attention among a record 420 delegates drawn to London earlier this month by a wide-ranging technical, operational and commercial agenda.  With climate change an issue shared by every ferry operator, the movement away from fossil fuels-powered ferry vessels was a featured topic alongside sessions including manned and autonomous vessel management systems, shipyard innovations, satellite network advances, a real-time solution for insurance risk analysis and data-based personalisation of the passenger experience.