Estonian government commissions Tallink ferry for freight-only sailings on Paldiski-Sassnitz route

Photo: Tallink Grupp

Tallink Grupp has been commissioned by the Estonian Ministry of Economics and Communication to continue to operate the Ro-Pax ferry Star on the route between Paldiski, Estonia, and Sassnitz, Germany.

The route has been commissioned by the ministry to ensure continuing movement of goods between the Baltics and the Nordics and Western Europe during the coronavirus pandemic.

The vessel’s cargo capacity is 100 lorries and 10 passenger vehicles. Passengers without vehicles will not be allowed on board and food and medical supplies transport will be prioritised during the booking process.

Star is expected to begin its freight-only sailings on the route on Friday, March 27.

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