Eastern European Markets

January the 4th, 2013

Tallinks´s passenger volumes increased to 9,3 million in 2012

AS Tallink Group announced that company’s passenger volumes increased by 1,3 percent up to 9 264 561 passengers in 2012 financial year. The volumes of passenger vehicles increased 5,3 percent to 1 118 838 vehicles at the same time. The number of transportedcargo units increased 0,2 percent to 283 973 units.

In fourth quarter of 2012 Tallink Group’s passenger volumes increased by 1 percent to 2 133 163 passengers and the volumes of passenger vehicles by 7 percent to 247 922 vehicles. The number of transported cargo units decreased by 0.4 percent to 70 457 units.

The largest growth was seen on Latvia-Sweden route with 4 percent increase to 152 944 passengers, followed by Estonia-Finland route with 3.2 percent increase and 1 075 627 passengers. Estonia-Sweden route volumes increased by 2.1 percent to 211 190 passengers and Sweden-Finland route volumes decreased by 3 percent to 693 402 passengers during the last quarter of financial year 2012.

The passenger volumes decreased by 0.4 percent to 708 170 passengers in December. The number of passenger vehicles increased by 6.8 percent to 81 570 vehicles and the number of transported cargo units decreased by 6.3 percent to 19 694 units during last month.

AS Tallink Grupp is one of the leading passenger shipping companies on the Baltic Sea, operating under brands of Tallink and Silja Line on 6 different shipping routes. The fleet of the company consists of 18 vessels and it employs 6700 people in Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Latvia, Germany and Russia

For further information:
Harri Hanschmidt
Head of Investor Relations

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