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Wednesday, 26.04.2017, 22:35
In the first quarter of 2017, the Freeport of Riga handled 9.307 mln tons of cargo, up 2.1% from the same period in 2016, the port said BC.
Keyword tags: Cargo, Containers, Good for Business, Latvia, Port, Transport
International passenger traffic through Estonian ports increased, shipment of goods declined in 201621.03.2017
According to Statistics Estonia, in 2016, the number of international traffic passengers served by Estonian ports increased by 4%, but the freight volume of ports in tonnes decreased by 4% compared to the previous year.
Klaipeda continues to lag behind Riga in terms of container traffic, the Lithuanian seaport's authority said on Friday.
Klaipeda lagged behind Riga in terms of container traffic in January, the Lithuanian seaport's authority said LETA/BNS.
In January 2017, Latvian ports reloaded 6.449 million tons of cargo, which was a 13.4% increase against the same period a year ago, according to information released by the Transport Ministry.
There is a plan to test a container train route from the Indian city of Mumbai to Riga this year, Verners Lusis, CEO of LDz Logistika, said at a meeting of the Latvian Council of Ports, Transit and Logistics today.
LDz Logistika, a subsidiary of Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railways) rail company, is planning the next trip of a pilot container train from China to Riga in late February, LDz Logistika CEO Verners Lusis said at a meeting of the Latvian Council of Ports, Transit and Logistics today, reports LETA.