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Saturday, 10.10.2015, 21:17
Ports managed by the Estonian state-owned Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) serviced in September 709,271 passengers; as compared to the same period of the previous year, the number of passengers was by 2.1% higher and it was the best September result ever, the company announced LETA.
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On 8 October 2015, the Mayor of Kazakhstan capital Astana Mr. Adilbek Dzhaksibekov and Kazakhstan businessmen delegation paid a working visit to the Freeport of Riga, reports BC port’s press service.
State-owned Lithuanian Shipping Company (LSC) has no plans to sell its vessel Venta. According to the head of the company, Sigitas Dobilinskas, now the biggest concern is to free ship Deltuva, which was impounded in the port of Klaipeda, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Vakaru ekspresas.
In the first nine months of 2015, cargo turnover at the Freeport of Riga decreased by 0.5% to 30.02 million tons, as compared with the respective period of 2014, reports LETA, according to the port's information.
In the first nine months of the year 2015, cargo turnover at the Freeport of Ventspils has reduced by 14.3% when compared to the same period last year, reaching 17.7 million tons of cargo, reports LETA.
On October 7th, at the Government Office representatives of Klaipeda State Seaport Authority and logistics services company VPA Logistics signed a letter of intent over development of cooperation with China Merchants Group (CMG), one of China's state-owned port operators, informs LETA/ELTA.
The cargo turnover of Estonian ports continues to fall, and this year has been by nearly one fifth smaller than a year ago; the fall has not been so fast in Latvia and in Lithuania the turnover has even increased, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.