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10.10.2018|Government Office

Muuge Channel on River Emajõgi Cleared of Dangerous Trees

The Maritime Administration (MA), in cooperation with several partners, cleared the Muuge channel on the Emajõgi river, getting rid of dangerous trees that obstructed water traffic. Due to the low water level the operation was carried out bathing in the cold autumn water. According to Mr Lauri...
05.10.2018|Government Office

Four More Lighthouses To Be Outfitted with Innovative AtoN Technologies

By the end of this year, the Estonian Maritime Administration (MA) will have adopted a new innovative technology in four lighthouses which are going to be outfitted with environmentally more friendly LED sector lights instead of the old-school incandescent lamps. The previous one to be equipped...
04.10.2018|Government Office

Marek Rauk Elected Vice-Chair of III Sub-Committee of IMO for 2019

On 28 September 2018, at the 5th Session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Implementation of IMO Instruments (III), Marek Rauk, Head of the Maritime Safety Division of the Estonian Maritime Administration, was elected Vice-Chair of the III sub-committee for 2019. The main goal of the sub-committee,...
11.09.2018|Government Office

Meeting of Maritime Authorities of Three Baltic States

On 6 and 7 September 2018, the 23rd meeting of the maritime administrations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania took place. It was organised by the Lithuanian Transport Safety Agency, who hosted the participants in Klaipeda. During the two-day discussions port state control and flag state control...
31.08.2018|Government Office

Keri Lighthouse Is Closed to Public

  The Estonian Maritime Administration (MA) closed Keri Lighthouse to the public in January 2017 because the dilapidated structure is in danger of collapsing. Therefore we ask all visitors to Keri Island to enjoy the sight of the historical lighthouse from a distance; corresponding signs have...
28.08.2018|Government Office

A Visit by Director General of Slovenian Maritime Administration

Last week, Mr Jadran Klinec, Director General of the Slovenian Maritime Administration paid a short visit to the Estonian Maritime Administration while in Finland on business. Slovenia is updating its VTS system, so Mr Klinec and his associates were interested in the structural, operational...
23.08.2018|Government Office

Insenerehituse AS Starts Dredging Rukki Channel As Soon As Weather Permits

The successful bidder Insenerehituse AS in the procurement for the Rukki kanal (Rukki Channel) maintenance dredging is ready to begin the work, but the current weather conditions do not allow divers to commence their activities that need to be carried out before dredging. According to Kaidi Katus...
03.08.2018|Government Office

MA Found a Contractor to Dredge Rukki Channel

The Estonian Maritime Administration declared the tender by Insenerehituse AS successful for the maintenance dredging of Rukki kanal (Rukki Channel) on the Rohuküla-Heltermaa fairway between mainland Estonia and Hiiumaa Island. O 3 August 2018, a contract was signed, with the total cost of 650,000...
19.06.2018|Government Office

Sõrve Lighthouse Opened for Visitors

On Saturday, 15 June 2018, Sõrve Lighthouse was officially opened for the public. This is the first lighthouse in Saaremaa Island, and the tenth in Estonia, to welcome visitors, who can enjoy the beautiful vistas of Saaremaa from 45 metres above the ground. Climbing the 248 stairs is worth it – in...
19.06.2018|Government Office

HELCOM AIS EWG Meeting in Tallinn

On 12-13 June 2018, the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (HELCOM) Automatic Identification System (AIS) Expert Working Group met at the Estonian Maritime Administration VTS Centre in Tallinn. Experts from Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Russia, Latvia, Estonia and Norway...

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