Posts tagged as ferries

Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications plans to buy up majority of island ferries

Thursday, August 5, 2021

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications says it plans to buy up four of five ferries which currently serve Estonia’s two largest islands, Hiiumaa, and, via Muhu, Saaremaa, daily Postimees reports. The move would not quite represent a full nationalization in that the company that operates the vessels, TS Laevad, is a subsidiary of the Port of Tallinn, which is part-state-owned, and the state subsidizes the ferries to the…

Larger and faster ferries will run from Liepāja

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

The company “Stena Line” has announced that soon larger and faster ferries will run from Liepāja. During the pandemic, cargo ferry traffic between the ports of Liepāja in Latvia and Travemunde in Germany is experiencing stability and even growth. While the route is primarily used for cargo, with trucks and their drivers able to roll on and roll off at each end, the ferries also serve passengers on the 24-hour…