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Tallinn Port sees record passenger number of 10.6 million

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Estonia’s largest passenger port in Tallinn has registered 11th year of growth in passenger numbers as the year 2018 has ended with a total of 10.6 million passengers.

Estonian public broadcaster ERR reported on Monday, January 14, the increase, which was 0.6% compared to the numbers of 2017. Growth was particularly boosted by cruise passengers, which also reached a record high at just under 6,000 ships for the year.

«During the summer cruise season, 339 cruise ships stopped in Tallinn and brought 635,068 passengers, which was 28 visits and over 70,000 passengers more than in 2017,» noted commercial manager and Port of Tallinn board member Margus Vihman.

Port of Tallinn has collected statistics on passenger data, including citizenship, age and gender, of those passing through the port demonstrated that Finns made up the largest component at 42%, followed by Estonian citizens at 24% and 5% Germans. The largest single demographic group was males in the 35-39 age group.


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