According to the Tallink press release, on June 11th at 3.30 a baby was born on board of Tallink`s brand new cruise ferry Baltic Queen. The baby girl was named Kirke.The childbirth took place in a cabin and was assisted by the ships doctor and doctors of Medicover Estonia health centre, who were travelling with the ferry. The birth went without complications and the baby and the mother are healthy. The captain of Baltic Queen Vahur Ausmees said that the mother and baby were taken to the hospital in Tallinn for regular check-up. „We thank the doctors for the help and on behalf of the crew I congratulate the family”, added Ausmees.
The Estonian family, which embraced their fifth member during this night, was on a cruise from Stockholm to Tallinn with Tallink`s new cruise ferry Baltic Queen. To celebrate the birth of a new citizen, Tallink will give the newborn child the life long benefit to travel with Baltic Queen free of charge; also the family will have additional benefits.
Baltic Queen is Tallink Silja’s newest ship, covering the Tallinn-Stockholm route since April 2009.