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Rail freight traffic in Estonia: 8.0 mln tn carried in I-VIII 2017 (-5.9% yoy)

Transit traffic dropped by 13.6% year-on-year to 5.0 mln tn, followed by domestic shipments (+25% yoy to 2.0 mln tn), imports (-14% yoy to 0.81 mln tn), and exports (+11% yoy to 0.15 mln tn).

Port of Turku: 62,154 trucks & trailers handled in I-VII 2017 (+2.2% yoy)

Out of the total number, exports accounted for 31,738 ro-ro cargo units (+2.75% year-on-year), while imports added the remaining 30,416 (+1.6% yoy).

Latvian seaports: 43.06 mln tn handled in I-VIII 2017 (+4.8% yoy)

With 23.05 mln tn (+16.3% year-on-year), the turnover of dry bulk accounted for more than half of the volumes going through the country's ports over 2017's first eight months.

Belarus-Kaliningrad Oblast rail freight traffic: 5.8 mln tn carried in I-VII 2017 (+13.4% yoy)

The volumes were carried by the state-owned Belarusian Railway.

Hapag-Lloyd: 4.22 mln TEU carried in H1 2017 (+14% yoy)

The figure includes almost 0.25 mln TEU from the United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) with whom Hapag-Lloyd merged on May 24th, 2017.

TransContainer: 1.84 mln TEU carried in H1 2017 (+19.8% yoy)

At the same time, the company's terminals in Russia handled a total of 622 thou. twenty-foot containers, marking an increase by 7.6% year-on-year.

Wasaline: 81,473 passengers served in H1 2017 (+10.5% yoy)

At the same time, the ferry company transported a total of 160,861 tonnes of cargo between the ports of Umeå and Vaasa, noting here an increase by 11.8% year-on-year.

Eckerö Line: 41,098 cargo units carried in H1 2017 (+22% yoy)

However, fewer passengers boarded the company's ferries in the reported period - down by 1% year-on-year to nearly 1.39 mln.

Viking Line: 3,078,899 passengers carried in H1 2017 (+6.1% yoy)

The number of carried pax cars rose as well - by 10.5% year-on-year to 314,409 units.

Rostock seaport: 265,253 ro-ro cargo units handled in H1 2017 (+4.2% yoy)

In total, wheeled freight passing the Rostock seaport amounted to 8.0 mln tn in the reported period, staying at the same level as last year.


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