Our fleet and routes
Tallink’s vision is to be the market pioneer in Europe by offering excellence in leisure and business travel and sea transportation services.
The Group’s main revenue-generating assets are vessels, which account for approximately 80% of total assets. During the 2019 financial year the Group owned ice class 14 vessels. On 30 June 2020 Tallink Grupp has announced to the stock exchange that it has signed a contract for the purchase of ro-pax vessel; the fifteenth, recently acquired vessel MS Sailor, will start operating on the Paldiski-Kapellskär. The vessel types and operations at the end of the financial year are described in the table below:
|Vessel name||Vessel type||Build/ Renovated||Route||Brand||Other information|
|Silja Europa||Cruise ferry||1993/2016||Finland-Estonia||Tallink||overnight cruise|
|Star||High-speed ro-pax||2007||Finland-Estonia||Tallink||shuttle service|
|Megastar||High-speed ro-pax||2017||Finland-Estonia||Tallink||shuttle service|
|Sea Wind||Ro-ro cargo vessel||1972/1989||Finland-Estonia||Tallink||cargo transportation|
|Baltic Queen||Cruise ferry||2009||Sweden-Estonia||Tallink||overnight cruise|
|Victoria I||Cruise ferry||2004||Sweden-Estonia||Tallink||overnight cruise|
|Regal Star||Ro-ro cargo vessel||1999||Sweden-Estonia||Tallink||cargo transportation|
|Silja Symphony||Cruise ferry||1991||Finland-Sweden||Silja Line||overnight cruise|
|Silja Serenade||Cruise ferry||1990||Finland-Sweden||Silja Line||overnight cruise|
|Galaxy||Cruise ferry||2006||Finland-Sweden||Silja Line||overnight cruise|
|Baltic Princess||Cruise ferry||2008||Finland-Sweden||Silja Line||overnight cruise|
|Romantika||Cruise ferry||2002||Sweden-Latvia||Tallink||overnight cruise|
|Isabelle||Cruise ferry||1989||Sweden-Latvia||Tallink||overnight cruise|
|Superfast IX||High-speed ro-pax||2002||Chartered out||renamed “Atlantic Vision”|
As at 31 December 2017 the book value of the ships amounted to EUR 1 269 million (EUR 1 230 million at the end of 2016). The Group’s vessels are regularly valued by two to three independent international shipbrokers who are also approved by mortgagees.
All of the Group’s vessels have protection and indemnity insurance (P&I) and hull and machinery insurance (H&M) and they meet all applicable safety regulations. All of the Group’s vessels have protection and indemnity insurance (P&I), hull and machinery insurance (H&M) and they meet all applicable safety regulations.
The main priorities of the fleet are:
- Safety - it is assured by modern navigational and other technical systems onboard and general structure; the company also pays attention in educating the personnel to have expert knowledge about the vessel, its opportunities and all safety related procedures.
- Environment – all of the newer vessels purchased or ordered from shipyards, have modern machinery onboard enabling the vessels to operate on less fuel, cleaning waste waters etc. Since AS Tallink Grupp owns one of the newest fleet in the Baltic Sea in general, it is also the most environmentally friendly shipping company in the region.
AS Tallink Grupp owns nine cruise ferries, which are operating under the brands of Tallink and Silja Line.
AS Tallink Grupp owns 3 fast ro-pax ferries and operates one vessel under charter agreement.
All vessels sailing under the brands of Tallink and Silja Line have the high level international environmental management certificate ISO 14001:2015 issued by Lloyds Register.