Published: 2015-01-05 08:50:00 CET
Tallink Grupp
Company Announcement

Statistics for December 2014 and the fourth quarter of the 2014 financial year

Tallinn, 2015-01-05 08:50 CET -- Statistics for December 2014 and the fourth quarter of the 2014 financial year

In December 2014 AS Tallink Grupp transported 682 455 passengers which is more than a 6% decrease compared to December 2013. The number of passenger vehicles decreased by almost 2% to 81 080 and the number of trucks and trailers increased by almost 3% to 22 908 units in same comparison.

In the fourth quarter of the 2014 financial year (October-December) AS Tallink Grupp transported 2 051 410 passengers which is nearly a 5% decrease compared to the previous year. The number of passenger vehicles decreased by almost 2% to 244 018 units transported and the number of trucks and trailers decreased over 1% to 77 816 units in same comparison.

AS Tallink Grupp’s passenger, cargo unit and passenger car numbers for December 2014 and fourth quarter of the financial year were the following:

  December 2014 December 2013 change   IV Quarter 2014 IV Quarter 2013 change
Passengers 682 455 729 753 -6.5%   2 051 410 2 148 204 -4.5%
Finland-Sweden 204 132 214 519 -4.8%   636 056 656 344 -3.1%
Estonia-Finland 363 466 374 456 -2.9%   1 081 973 1 101 822 -1.8%
Estonia-Sweden 77 856 82 741 -5.9%   217 093 218 475 -0.6%
Latvia-Sweden 37 001 58 037 -36.2%   116 288 171 563 -32.2%
               
Cargo Units 22 908 22 285 2.8%   77 816 78 771 -1.2%
Finland-Sweden 6 708 7 536 -11.0%   22 711 24 942 -8.9%
Estonia-Finland 12 787 10 852 17.8%   42 507 39 271 8.2%
Estonia-Sweden 2 814 2 669 5.4%   10 656 9 847 8.2%
Latvia-Sweden 599 1 228 -51.2%   1 942 4 711 -58.8%
               
Passenger Vehicles 81 080 82 472 -1.7%   244 018 248 131 -1.7%
Finland-Sweden 9 364 10 001 -6.4%   26 031 25 675 1.4%
Estonia-Finland 62 436 60 028 4.0%   189 332 186 613 1.5%
Estonia-Sweden 5 008 5 409 -7.4%   15 052 14 282 5.4%
Latvia-Sweden 4 272 7 034 -39.3%   13 603 21 561 -36.9%

The following operational factors influenced the development in December 2014:

FINLAND-SWEDEN

In December 2014 the cargo ferry Sea Wind stopped operating on the Turku-Stockholm route.

ESTONIA-FINLAND

In August 2014 the cruise ferry Baltic Queen started operating on the Tallinn-Helsinki route, replacing the cruise ferry Silja Europa.

ESTONIA-SWEDEN

In August 2014 the cruise ferry Romantika started operating on the Tallinn-Stockholm route, replacing the cruise ferry Baltic Queen.

LATVIA-SWEDEN

In August 2014 the cruise ferry Romantika stopped operating on the Riga-Stockholm route, the cruise ferry Isabelle continues operating on the route.

         Harri Hanschmidt
         Head of the Finance Department
         
         AS Tallink Grupp
         Sadama 5/7. 10111 Tallinn
         Tel +372 640 8981
         E-mail harri.hanschmidt@tallink.ee


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