Viking continues operations on main freight lines
Finnish cruise ferry operator Viking Line announced on Monday that amid concerns about the coronavirus outbreak it would resume operation on its "most critical" routes.
"Taking the security of supply for Finland and Åland as well as the cargo transport demands into consideration, we continue freight traffic between Helsinki and Tallinn as well as on the Turku–Åland–Stockholm route," the company announced.
Service will start as before on the Turku – Åland – Stockholm route, with a small change to the M / S Viking Grace and M / S Amorella road. The daytime stopover in Åland will take place instead of in Mariehamn in Långnäs.
Traffic will start between Helsinki and Tallinn, with fewer departures.
Viking Line said that if necessary, stans willing to return additional ships to freight services.
Maritime Business World