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Tallink reroutes Baltic Princess, Galaxy to temporarily operate on Turku-Kappelskar route

BC, Tallinn , 18.03.2020.Print version
Listed Estonian shipper Tallink Grupp announced that it will reroute its vessels Baltic Princess and Galaxy temporarily to operate on the Turku-Kapellskar route from Thursday, March 19, to provide cargo transportation between Finland and Sweden, reported LETA/BNS.

The rerouting comes as borders of European countries close and travel restrictions are introduced due to the ongoing coronavirus situation, the shipper said in a press release.


Baltic Princess will depart from Turku to Kapellskar at 8:30 p.m. local time on Thursday and arrive in Kapellskar at 7:00 a.m. local time on Friday. It will then depart from Kapellskar to Turku again at 8:30 p.m. local time on Friday. 


Galaxy will depart from Turku and Stockholm according to schedule on Thursday. From Stockholm, only passengers with a one-way ticket will be allowed to travel and all passengers must have the right to enter Finland according to the current travel restrictions.


From Friday, Galaxy's usual departures are cancelled and Galaxy will depart from Turku to Kapellskar at 8:30 p.m. local time on Friday. 


Baltic Princess and Galaxy will depart from Turku and Kapellskar every night at 8:30 p.m. local time. 


Baltic Princess and Galaxy departures from Friday are provided for cargo transporters to ensure movement of goods continues between Finland and Sweden. The vessels will not be travelling via Aland islands. 


Tallink Silja will contact all passengers affected by this change. 






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