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Riga port sees ship passengers’ growth by 11.2% in January-May

BC, Riga, 11.06.2018.Print version
The port of Riga received 301,976 ship passengers during the first five months of 2018, which was an 11.2% 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 five months of this year 11,193 were cruise ship passengers, down 31%% 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-April 2017, the port received 197,965 passengers.

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

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