In the third quarter Tallink Grupp AS and its subsidiaries carried 2.9 million passengers, up by 2% YoY.
The group unaudited third-quarter revenue grew by 3.3%, to EUR 282.7 million (EUR 273.6 million in Q3 2016). Unaudited EBITDA improved by 12.3%, to EUR 75.4 million (EUR 67.1 million) and unaudited net profit increased by 11.7%, to EUR 47.8 million (EUR 42.8 million).
In the third quarter, the group’s revenue and operating result were influenced by the following operational factors: after the rerouting of ships in December 2016, carriage capacity increased on a number of operated routes; in June and August, one cruise ferry operated the Tallinn – Helsinki route in contrast to two cruise ferries in last year; increased competition on Tallinn – Helsinki route. (PortNews/Business World Magazine)