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Saturday, 22.10.2016, 14:40
As Russian railway companies plan on getting the Belarusian oil cargo from the Baltic states and divert them to the Gulf of Finland, Lithuania's state-run railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, or LG) expects to keep the freight volume at the current level, informs LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Belarus, Cargo, Logistics, Oil, Port, Railways, Russia, Transport
Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipeda Oil), the Lithuanian state-controlled oil loading company, has signed a long-term three-year fuel oil loading contract with the Belarusian oil company Belorusskaya Neftyanaya Kompaniya (Belarusian Oil Company, or BNK ), reports LETA/BNS.
The management of the Russian state owned rail company Rossiyskie Zheleznye Dorogi (Russian Railways) this week will consider a 25 percent discount on the charges that are applied for shipping gasoline, diesel fuel and fuel oil cargos from refineries in Belarus to Russia’s northwestern ports, thus making them equal to the tariffs that are charged on shipments to ports in the Baltic states, the Russian business newspaper Kommersant reports.
The Finnish fuel retailer Neste will continue to open up two to three new fuel station a year in Latvia in the coming years, Katri Taskinen, Vice President, Oil Retail Baltics at Neste, told LETA.
NT Bunkering, Estonian subsidiary of the Russian NT Marine group, has acquired a small chemical tanker named Zircone from the Italian shipping firm Finbeta for four mln U.S. dollars, according to the splash247.com website reports informed LETA/BNS.
The Lithuania-Poland talks on strategic energy projects may be determined by the outcome of the dispute initiated by Orlen Lietuva with Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG), which is directly unrelated with energy projects, informs LETA/BNS.
According to the head of the United States Energy Association (USEA), Barry K. Worthington, the Utah oil shale development project of Estonia's state-owned energy group Eesti Energia has much support and a great likelihood of success, reports LETA/BNS.