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Estonia has 45 ports which are registered in the State Register. All of them, with a few exceptions, are in the Baltic Sea. Major estonian ports (giving data of maximum depth at quays):

1. Port of Tallinn Ltd. includes 5 constituent ports: 

  • Muuga Harbour – 18 m;
  • Paldiski South Harbour – 13 m;
  • Tallinn Old City Harbour – 11 m;
  • Paljassaare Harbour – 9 m;
  • Saaremaa Harbour – 10 m.

2. Sillamäe Port Ltd – 16 m 

You can find more information about the ports in Estonia from HERE

Main advantages of maritime transport:

  • Maritime transport and harbours - Estonia's competitive advantages;
  • The largest port of Baltic Sea is located in Estonia, taking into account both goods and passenger traffic;
  • The deepest Baltic Sea harbours are in Estonia, able to receive also large ocean going vessels;
  • Estonian harbours are ice free and easily navigable all year round;
  • The water level in Estonia remains constant, there are no tides;
  • Europe's East most harbour is in Estonia, located only 25 km from the border between European Union and Russia;
  • Estonian waters are easily navigable;
  • Vessels have easy and safe access to Estonian harbours;
  • Europe's most efficient terminals are situated at the Estonian harbours, so the reloading of goods is performed faster than in other European harbours;
  • Estonian ports apply the European Union safety rules and regulations;
  • Estonian harbours are unique in Europe in the sense that there is still plenty of land available for the construction of new terminals;
  • Estonian harbours have the most modern infrastructure and technology in Europe;
  • In Estonia, free economic zones are located directly at the harbours.


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