Savisaar squeezes Port for payout

  • 2012-04-04
  • From wire reports
TALLINN -The City of Tallinn has applied to the administration of the Port of Tallinn with a request to transfer to the city’s budget half of the earnings it gets from cruise tourists, or approximately 300,000 euros, reports BBN.Edgar Savisaar, mayor of Tallinn, has sent a letter to Ain Kaljurand, CEO of Port of Tallinn, with a proposal to transfer half of the 1.3 euros that the port is charging every cruise tourist to the City of Tallinn, hinting that even though the Port of Tallinn is a state company, the port is located on the territory of Tallinn. Since the Port of Tallinn e...
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