Estonian’s AS Tallink Grupp has just released their Q1 profit and loss figures for 2013. According to their release the passenger shipping line lost some €17.7 million euro, down €1.3 million in red ink from last year’s figures at the same time.
A recent conference in St. Petersburg, Russia saw the heads of the Baltic Sea States meet up to discuss protecting the already heavily polluted Baltic, and each country’s responsibility for the task. With environmental sustainability on every leaders lips these days, we thought we would take a look at the ups and downs of one of the world’s most fascinating seas.
A travel alert from Latvia, over 500 people are left stranded in the Gulf Of Riga on two ice flows that separated from the mainland off the Vakarbulli coast. Emergency crews are now attempting to rescue those marooned on the ice.
Our attention was directed this #Travel Tuesday toward the Baltic and North Seas and tje wonderful traditional ships in Museumshaffen Oevelgönne e.V. These vessels, part a more than 100 years old tradition are simply a marvelous time portal back toward the heyday of Hamburg, the Elbe River, and the commerce that made seafaring the heartiest of professions.
According to news last week from airBaltic, the Latvian airline operated 3,235 flights in December of 2012, a number down some 8% over the previous year’s totals.