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The IMO confirmed that a new global cap on the sulphur content in fuel would be introduced as of January 1st, 2020, lowering the permitted concentration from the current 3.5% mass/ mass (m/m) to 0.5%.
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As of April 23rd, Tallink's cruise ferry Silja Europa berths at the Olympia Terminal in the Port of Helsinki, having moved there from the West Terminal.
During the 2016 edition of Transport Week, the BTJ team announced the most significant transport & logistics events that took place in 2015 across the Baltic.
The GT 49,000 ferry will sail as Megastar, a name chosen out of 21,500 proposals.
The brand-new 14.5 thou. m2 (12 km of shelves) facility will coordinate Tallink Grupp's logistics, covering the flow of goods to the company's ferries, hotels and offices.
As of March 2016, after a renewal of passenger areas, Tallink's ro-pax Silja Europa will set sail with two departures per day on the route between the ports of Helsinki and Tallinn.
As of January 2016, the shipping company has a re-developed Baltic-North Sea feeder network, including the addition of the Port of Norrköping.
The EU will support three rail projects in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Poland, with EUR 734 mln from the Connecting Europe Facility.
Tallink's subsidiary, Tallink Superfast Ltd., has signed a deal with Medinvest SpA (the Corsica Ferries Group) to sell the ferry Superstar for EUR 91.5 mln.