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Thursday, 12.12.2019, 14:24
LG Cargo, the freight transportation subsidiary of the state railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways), is set to launch a new container train service between Klaipeda and Kiev in June.
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Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) will begin to transport Lithuania-bound postal items from China within the country's territory for the first time this year, with the first trial shipment scheduled for May, informed LETA/BNS.
At the end of last year, the Board of the Freeport of Riga approved a new port development programme for the upcoming decade.he Development Programme 2019-2028 provides for significantly expanded operations at the Port of Riga, facilitating industrialisation and the entry of new companies into the territory of the Freeport of Riga, informed Freeport of Riga press service.
Klaipedos Smelte, one of the largest stevedoring companies in Lithuania's port of Klaipeda, owned by international container terminal operator Terminal Investment, will invest into increasing its capacity with a ten-year loan of 80 mln euros from SEB, reported LETA/BNS.
The longest ship in the history of Lithuania's port of Klaipeda, the 400-meter-long MSC Ingy, will arrive on Wednesday.The container vessel is arriving from Poland's Gdansk, reported LETA/BNS.
On Friday night, the first container train from China's city of Xi'an arrived at the Riga port, Latvijas Dzelzcels railway company reported.
In the first ten months of 2018, all Latvian ports together handled 55.332 mln tons of cargo, up 6.4% from the same period in 2017, informs LETA referring to the information released by the Transport Ministry.