Estonian ministry studying plan for ekranoplan service between Tallinn, Helsinki

  • 2016-03-09
  • BNS/TBT Staff
TALLINN - The Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications is analysing Sea Wolf Express’ plan to launch passenger carriage on the Tallinn-Helsinki route in autumn using a Russian ground effect vehicle called the ekranoplan. It’s not clear at this point how to categorise the air-cushion vehicle, the ministry says. “We cannot say at present what kind of a permit is required for carrying passengers with this type of vehicle,” public relations adviser at the ministry Mihkel Loide told BNS. Loide said the ministry has begu...
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