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Sunday, 31.08.2014, 05:13
In January-July 2014, the overall cargo handling in the Baltic Eastern Coast Seaports totalled 122 216 490.8 thou. tn; the year-on-year change is +4,3% or +8 917,1 thou. tn, reports BC Klaipeda port’s press service.
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JSC Klaipeda Nafta, implementing a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal project gets interest from market participants regarding LNG reload into railway wagons, LNG trucks and LNG bunkering. In order to determine the potential demand of such LNG services and amounts, the company announces a public market consultation, informed BC Indrė Milinienė.
Administrator of the defunct Liepajas metalurgs (LM) metallurgical company Haralds Velmers refused to sell LM subsidiary Liepajas osta LM shares to Kirovs Lipmans for EUR 555,000, as Lipmans' offered to buy the company on condition that he could also buy the LM metallurgical plant, Velmers told the business portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
Haralds Velmers, insolvency administrator at the defunct metallurgical company Liepajas metalurgs, turned down businessman Kirovs Lipmans' offer to buy a controlling interest in Liepajas osta LM, a subsidiary of Liepajas metalurgs, for EUR 555,000, and instead sold it to another bidder, Konstantin Goncharov, for an amount three-and-a-half times lower – EUR 150,000, the Pietiek.com portal reports.
During the first seven months of 2014, the majority of freight containers shipped from the Baltic Sea's eastern shores were handled in Saint Petersburg, Klaipeda and Riga, according to port statistics.
At the meeting with General Paul J. Selva, Commander of US Transportation Command of the Department of Defence (USTRANSCOM), Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius urged the US to more actively employ Lithuania's transportation and logistics infrastructure, informs LETA/ELTA.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė met with General Paul J. Selva, Commander of U.S. Transportation Command of the Department of Defense (USTRANSCOM). The President and the General discussed military cooperation between Lithuania and the United States of America as well as prospects for using Klaipėda Seaport and other infrastructure in Lithuania for the transportation of military and commercial cargoes of NATO allies, reported BC presidential press service.