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Riga port sees number of ship passengers grow 4.9% in 2018

BC, Riga, 10.01.2019.Print version
The port of Riga received 870,825 ship passengers in 2018, which was a 4.9 percent increase against 2017, according to information available on the port's official website, reported LETA/BNS.

Of the ship passengers handled by the port last year, 74,785 were cruise ship passengers, down 14.4% y-o-y.

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% y-o-y to 830,380. In January-November 2017, the port received 769,102 passengers.

Riga is the largest Latvian port by freight and passengers.

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