AS Tallink Grupp Statistics for August 2021

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In August 2021 AS Tallink Grupp transported

-14.1% passengers = 389,715

-3.4% cargo units = 28,790

-18.1% passenger vehicles = 78,193

COVID-19 related travel restrictions were the key operational factor influencing the developments in August 2021.

  • Estonia – Finland: August results reflect shuttle and cruise ferry services. Cargo vessel SEA WIND did not operate in August
  • Estonia – Sweden: August results reflect operations of one cruise ferry and cargo ferries on Estonia-Sweden routes.
  • Finland – Sweden: August results reflect operations of Turku-Stockholm and Helsinki-Stockholm routes. Cruise ferry SILJA SERENADE started operations on the Helsinki-Stockholm route at the beginning of August and cruise ferry SILJA SYMPHONY from late August. The segment statistics also reflect the Swedish domestic cruises.
  • Latvia – Sweden: Operations of the Riga-Stockholm route were suspended.

BC Ferries’ Fifth Island Class Ferry Prepares for Final Leg of Journey to B.C.

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BC Ferries’ newest hybrid electric ship transited the Panama Canal over the weekend and is now preparing for its trip home to British Columbia. Island 5, as it is temporarily named, departed Romania on July 31 under its own power. BC Ferries expects the ship to be in B.C. by late-September, depending on weather.

Together, Island 5 and Island 6 will allow for two-ship service on the Nanaimo Harbour – Gabriola Island route starting in 2022.