Administration discovers 21 faults with ferry
A recent inspection of the ferry Leiger, currently being built in Turkey, by the Maritime Administration (VA) came across numerous shortcomings. The ferry's owner TS Laevad rejoiced two weeks ago, on October 19, how the vessel would begin its journey to Estonia in the next two or three weeks, and that major faults and systems had been fixed. The company's press representative said back then that “less important faults” will be addressed simultaneously with other work.
02.11.2016, Helen MihelsonPM
New Estonian island route operator charters ferries St.Ola, Harilaid, Hiiumaa
Given the high probability that the brand new ferries commissioned by the Port of Tallinn subsidiary TS Laevad will not be delivered on time, the company will rent the ferries St.Ola and Harilaid belonging to Vjatseslav Leedo and the ferry Hiiumaa belonging to Olav Miil.
Finns begin assembling Megastar
Yesterday, the traditional keel laying ceremony was held to trigger assembly of the hull of Megastar, Tallink's new passenger ferry, in Meyer Turku shipyard, Finland.
10.02.2016, Aivar ÕepaPM
Five years in jail explained
While lawyer to ship guards Palanivel Muthusamy claimed they managed to refute almost all accusations against the Estonians, the verdicts reveals that only two fell away from five.
19.01.2016, Liis VelskerPM
Saaremaa ferry gets «Merry Christmas» splash
Under construction at Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk, Poland, the first of two ferryboats built for Port of Tallinn and meant for mainland-Saaremaa lines will be launched just before this Christmas.
07.10.2015, Aivar ÕepaPM
Ferry queues are here to stay
Up to five hours of waiting to get on ferryboats at Kuivastu and Virtsu ports on popular travel days - the new normal for folks headed to Saaremaa, this summer and in all likelihood also the next.
13.08.2015, Aivar ÕepaPM
At long last: cog aged 700 reaches maritime museum
Friday night, the cog wreck close to 700 of age unearthed at building site in Kadriorg was lifted out and transported to Seaplane Harbour to undergo conservation.
10.08.2015, Uwe GnadeteichPM
Maltese maritime investigators probing grounding of Estonian-owned MV Kertu
The Marine Safety Investigation Unit of Malta is investigating the grounding of the Maltese registered MV Kertu, a general cargo vessel belonging to the Estonian company Baltic Maritime Logistics Group that ran aground near the south end of the Stockholm archipelago in Swedish territorial waters early on Wednesday, Malta Today reported.
Another security system applied to Gulf of Finland
ENSI-system will keep keen eye on oil tankers. If these get off course, it’ll ring bell.
10.06.2014, Nils NiitraPM
Estonian vessel to make money by breaking international ice
According to information obtained by Postimees, TS Shipping operating the ice-breaker MSV Botnica owned by PLC Port of Tallinn has made a serious breakthrough on the international offshore-market, securing the ship with a long-term contract for working in the Russian Kara Sea, for a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil.
20.12.2013, Küllike Rooväli