Tallink Silja

Tallink Silja

About Tallink Silja

Tallink is an Estonian shipping company founded 1989. They own the Finnish shipping company Silja Line (founded 1957) and operate its subsidiary Tallink Silja. In total, Tallink has a fleet of 18 vessels with both passenger and cargo traffic on the Baltic Sea. Tallink owns and operates hotels in Tallinn and Riga.
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Tallink Silja releases more cruises in great demand

The message that Tallink Silja is redirecting the flagship Silja Symphony to the Stockholm-Visby route during the summer received an overwhelming reception. The reason for the new route was the existing travel restrictions to Finland. Now the shipping company has decided to put in additional departures to meet demand. Since interest has also been great from Gotland,…
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Silja Line's answer to Hemester: Visby cruises

Photo: Gotland tourism. Demand for travel and experiences in the local area, so-called hemester, has increased significantly as a result of the Corona pandemic and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' travel advice. This is what Tallink Silja is now taking on and is starting to offer cruises between Stockholm and Visby with their flagship Silja Symphony in July. Because of the…
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Amendment of law is considered necessary to save shipping

A technicality in the law on maritime support is likely to overturn the work done to save jobs at sea. Thousands of people risk dismissal unless politicians act quickly. In the long run, shipping, exports and even tourism are threatened, which is entirely dependent on ship traffic to Sweden. The maritime support was added to ensure Swedish…
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Birka Cruises

Traffic situation on the Baltic Sea April 2020

The traffic situation on the Baltic Sea is strained due to the current Corona crisis. To limit the spread of the covid-19 corona virus, the Finnish government has decided to continue to keep the country's borders closed until 13 May 2020. This, of course, affects all shipping companies in the Baltic Sea. Viking Line conducts freight traffic Viking Line extends traffic stops ...
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Silja Serenade and Silja Symphony are taken out of traffic

Silja Serenade, photo: Marko Stampehl. Tallink Group has temporarily suspended traffic on the Helsinki-Stockholm route and removed the Silja Serenade and Silja Symphony vessels. This is because of the ongoing Coronavirus situation and the Finnish government's announcement that they will close Finland's borders from 19 March…
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Birka Cruises

Corona effect on the Baltic Sea - set lines, ships and artists

Viking Gabriella, one of the few vessels still operating in the Baltic Sea. But how long? Photo: Heidi Rovén. Yes I will continue my blog series from our Jewel cruise, but just want to stick in first with a little update for the location on the Baltic Sea for anyone who missed it. I know many are wondering…
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Baltic Queen

Suspended traffic on several Tallink group lines

The Tallink group announces canceled traffic on several lines, due to the ongoing spread of coronavirus. This is to ensure the health and safety of the people around the Baltic Sea. Due to the state of emergency that has been introduced in Estonia, traffic is now suspended until further notice on the Tallinn – Stockholm route with the passenger ferries Baltic Queen and Victoria…
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Birka Cruises

This is how the Corona virus is handled by the shipping companies on the Baltic Sea

Seafun has consulted with the shipping companies on the Baltic Sea about possible impact and changes with regard to Covid-19. All, of course, follow the recommendations and guidelines laid down by the authorities. On March 11, the Government, on the recommendation of the Public Health Authority, decided to limit gatherings with over 500 participants. This as a link ...
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