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In addition, the Swedish port took care of 246.0 thou. new cars last year, an increase by 15% year-on-year, and the highest figure since the 2008 financial crisis.
The ferry company also transported more pax cars across the route in question last year – by 4.5% year-on-year to a total of 326,818 vehicles.
Out of over 10.17 mln travellers going through Tallinn's quays in 2016, as much as 509.7 thou. came/left on-board cruise ships (+1.1% year-on-year).
The Lithuanian seaport set its new historic record in freight turnover last year, beating its up-to-date all-time high from 2015, standing at 38.51 mln tn.
The company's transport performance in 2016 rose even more - by 5.4% year-on-year to a total of 3,332 mln tn-km.
Over half of the company's 2016 container handlings were made by its German facilities, summing up to 8,234,357 TEU (+/-0.0% year-on-year).
With 3,175,611 TEU (+5.9% year-on-year), the Intra-Asia/Australasia trade lane proved to be the strongest in OOCL's network last year.
Measured in tonnes, St. Pete's container traffic rose last year by 4.9% year-on-year to 20.81 mln tn.
In addition, as much as 114,517 ferry travellers went through Ventspils' quays in 2016, more by 8.9% year-on-year.