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Riga port sees number of ship passengers’ growth 18.1% in January-February

BC, Riga, 12.03.2018.Print version
The port of Riga received 103,389 ship passengers during January-February 2018, which was an 18.1% increase against the same period in 2017, writes LETA, according to information available on the port’s official website.

Of the ship passengers handled by the port in the first two month of this year 3,319 were cruise ship passengers, up 84.9% year-on-year


As reported, Estonian ferry operator Tallink has two ferries - the Isabelle and the Romantika - running on the Riga-Stockholm route.


In 2017, the number of ship passengers in the port of Riga grew 42.8% year-on-year to 830,380. In January-February 2017, the port received 87,537 passengers.


Riga is the largest Latvian port in terms of both freight and passengers.






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