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Monday, 08.02.2016, 01:44
Pursuant to preliminary data as of the 3th of February 2016 the cargo handling turnover in Klaipeda Seaport in January of 2016 increased by 5.1% or by 153,3 thou. tn to 3,16 mln tn comparing with January of 2015, reports BC port’s press service.
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In January-December 2015, the overall cargo handling in the Baltic Eastern Coast Seaports totalled 368 550,0 thou. tn; the year-on-year change is -0.1% or -353,6 thou. tn, reports BC Klaipeda port’s press service.
Altogether 2.2 million tons of goods passed through the ports of Estonia's state-owned Port of Tallinn in January 2016, 7.7% less than during the same month last year, informs LETA/BNS.
Germany's PPS Pipeline Systems, the builder of the Klaipeda liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, has not been selected, at least for now, as the contractor for the construction of an onshore LNG reloading station in the Lithuanian port, reports LETA/BNS.
Lithuania's stevedoring company Klaipedos Smelte, which is owned by the international port terminal operator Terminal Investment, has borrowed 41 million euros from SEB Bankas thus refinancing the loan earlier granted by SEB and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
Klaipeda in 2015 remained the number one seaport in the Baltic countries in terms of container handling, even though TEU traffic fell by 12.8% to 392,700 units, from 450,400 units in 2014, the port’s authority said on Monday, cites LETA/BNS.
China Merchants Group (CMG) is planning to establish two representative offices in Lithuania – one in the capital of Vilnius and other in the port of Klaipeda, informs LETA/BNS.