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Tuesday, 24.01.2017, 03:06
In December 2016 a total of 3.7 mдn tons of cargo was handled at the port terminals and it's been the most successful month of the last year, the Ports of Riga representatives informs BC.
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Transportation of container cargos by LDz Logistika company, a subsidiary of Latvijas Dzelzcels state-owned railway company, increased significantly last year, the company's representative Ella Petermane told LETA.
From November 30 to December 2 the Freeport of Riga Authority (FPRA) participated in the transport and logistics exhibition “Transport Week 2016” in Moscow. The exhibition is one of the main events of the annual Russian Transport Week and this year it is held for the 10th time, Free Port of Riga`s representative told BC.
Latvijas Dzelzcels rail company signs strategic cooperation memorandum with Russian carrier Transcontainer01.12.2016
Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railways, LDz) rail company and Russian container shipping company Transcontainer signed a strategic cooperation memorandum during the 10th international industry fair Transport Rossii in Moscow, reports LETA.
In the first ten months of 2016, Latvian ports reloaded 51.693 mln tons of cargo, down 11.5% from the same period in 2015, the Latvian Transport Ministry said LETA.
The first pilot train left China for Riga today, the Transport Ministry informed BC.
Of Baltic ports, container loading volumes in the first nine months of 2016 grew year over year in Klaipeda and Riga and declined in Tallinn and Liepaja, the annual rate of decline for Tallinn being 6.6%, writes LETA/BNS.