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Friday, 25.07.2014, 04:33
On July 14, 2014, after the meeting with the senior officials of Latvia Mr. Masayuki Oku, vice president of Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) and Head of the Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group and his accompanying delegation of eight members paid visit to the Freeport of Riga Authority, informs BC Press and Information Division jf port. The delegation was also accompanied by the Japanese Ambassador to Latvia Mr.Toshiyuki Taga.
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Estonian passenger shipping company AS Tallink Grupp and Bridgemans Services Ltd. have entered into a charter agreement to charter the cruise ferry Silja Europa to Australia from August 2014 as an accommodation vessel, Tallink informed the Tallinn stock exchange, informs LETA.
LNG Carrier Independence built for the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in Klaipeda is sailing to Lithuania and has entered the Red Sea, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Klaipeda.
A total of 841,700 tons of cargo was handled at the small ports of Latvia in the first six months of 2014, which is 13.3% more than in the respective period of 2013, when they handled 742,600 tons of cargo, the Ministry of Transport informed the business portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
Latvian ports' cargo turnover increased 6.6% to a total of 39.38 million in the first half of the year from the same period in 2013, as the Transport Ministry's Transit Policy Department told the Nozare.lv business portal, cites LETA.
On July 3, 2014 the State Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) in collaboration with the SIA Riga Fertilizer Terminal has organized practical local civil defense training, informed BC port’s press service.
On July 3, 2014 President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation Sergei Katyrin visited the Freeport of Riga Authority, informed BC port’s press service.