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SILSTEVE is the multifunctional terminal in the port of Sillamäe; situated in proximity to main railway lines (1520mm) and  highways, only 25km from European Union - Russian border. The port of Sillamäe is a new, but quickly developing deep-see port and is navigable all year round.


SILSTEVE provides the following range of services:

  • loading and discharge of bulk, general, ro-ro, project cargo and containers transported by sea, road and railway transport
  • storage of cargo
  • customs and shipping documentation services
  • forwarding services
  • cargo packing, sorting, marking and other additional services.


The territory of the port of Sillamäe is a Free Zone of control type 1, which makes it possible to transfer ownership of goods with 0% VAT rate and to perform storage of cargo transshipped in transit through Estonia with no taxes and duties  having to be paid. There are also customs warehouses and the customs terminal outside the free zone operated by SILSTEVE.

SILSTEVE is a member of the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Estonian Logistics and Freight Forwarding Association. SILSTEVE is granted the status of Authorised Economic Operator (AEO).



Regular container line calls to the Port of Sillamäe

On November 19th the container vessel Jonni Ritscher started its journey from the Port of Sillamäe to the Port of Rotterdam, thus setting the begining of regular container vessel calls to the Port of Sillamäe. The vessel is operated by the world’s largest overseas cargo and freight carrier Maersk Line, while handling operations in the Port of Sillamäe are performed by the multifunctional terminal SilSteve.

A total of 382 TEUs empty and laden containers were handled during the first call.

The establishing of a regular container vessel service marks a milestone in the port development which will facilitate the handling of smaller cargo lots as well. Together with the container line a regular trade connection was established between Sillamäe and the Port of Hamina-Kotka across the Finnish Gulf.

This event is even more important for the economy in the North-East and South of Estonia as local companies are given the opportunity to export and import cargo on beneficial terms through Sillamäe.

As a result new job openings shall be created in SilSteve itself as well as in the whole region.

Should you be interested in container transportation and handling through the Port of Sillamäe, kindly contact:

AS SilSteve:


Tel. +372 3929 245/348

Maersk Eesti AS:


Tel. +372 6799 002/003