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Port of Tallinn takes a lead over Southern neighbours in cargo volumes in 2009

Juhan Tere, BC, Tallinn, 30.03.2010.Print version
Port of Tallinn regained the third position after Primorsk and St Petersburg ports among larger Baltic Sea Eastern coast ports in 2009, being ahead of Riga, Ventspils and Klaipeda ports, LETA/National Broadcasting reports.

The cargo volume was last year 31.6 mln tonnes, a growth of nearly 9% or 2.5 mln tonnes.


The number of passengers was at a record level, 7.26 million.


The port operator company said that the audited 2009 reports kept the economic indicators for 2009 that were first revealed in February unchanged. The net profit was 408 mln kroons, by 2% more than in 2008. Turnover grew by 8% to 1.27 bln kroons.


The loan burden of the company was 2.6 bln kroons at the end of the year, a growth of 273 mln kroons in a year.

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