Mariners Rescued from Disabled Barge Off Rhode Island
Three mariners were rescued from a disabled barge off the coast of Point Judith, Rhode Island on Wednesday after their tug sank. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that watchstanders at...
Estonia-based ferry operator Tallink reported a nearly 96% year-over-year decrease in passenger travel and vehicles last month amid the on-going coronavirus pandemic.
The company said it transported just 32,181 passengers in April 2020, representing a 95.9% decrease compared to April 2019. Passenger vehicles also decreased by 95.7% to 3,165 units.
Cargo units were also down a more modest 14.3% compared to last year.
Tallink provides passenger, vehicle and cargo transportation services primarily in the northern Baltic Sea region. The company operates 14 vessels comprising 9 cruise ferries, 3 roll-on/roll-off passenger ferries, 2 cargo vessels.
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