Lindaliini AS operates with high speed crafts on the route from Tallinn to Helsinki, representing the brand LindaLine Express beginning from 1995. Company's aim is to offer fast, comfortable and safe seaway from one city centre to another. Lindaliini AS is owned by three estonian investors. Lindaliini AS' sister company Linda Line Oy is located in Helsinki, offering service for customers coming from Helsinki.
1997 Lindaliini AS started business under the brand LindaLine Express using three different hydrofoil vessels - Jaanika, Laura and Liisa. Crossing from Tallinn to Helsinki with these vessels took under 1,5h.
1998 Lindaliini AS sold the hydrofoil Liisa and continued with two vessels Jaanika and Laura.
2003 Lindaliini AS brought a new vessel called Linda Express to the market which took only 1 hour to cross from Tallinn to Helsinki.
2004 Lindaliini AS sold Linda Express and continued with two hydrofoils Jaanika and Laura.
2007 the company sold Laura as well and continued with only one vessel Jaanika. In the spring 2007 a high speed catamaran Merilin was bought.
2008 the company sold the hydrofoil Jaanika and continued operating with the catamaran Merilin. In autumn a new catamaran Karolin was bought.
2009 the company continued using both catamarans Merilin and Karolin.
PRESS RELEASE 5.11.2008
Lindaliini AS bought a new high speed catamaran that will fit 402 passengers. New catamaran "Karolin" starts operating in 2009 along with it's sister Merilin.
High speed craft "Karolin" is built in Australia and has been operating in Germany ever since. The vessel will be operating between Tallinn and Helsinki beginning from the season 2009. Crossing from Tallinn to Helsinki takes 1,5h. There is a spacious Tourist class, comfortable Linda class and a bar and a shop on board.
Technical information about the new vessel:
Passenger seats 402
Lenght: 45,00 m
Breadth: 12,32 m
Speed: 40 kn
Motors: 4x MTU 16 V 396 TE 742
Welcome on board Linda Line's high speed vessels !