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Saturday, 01.11.2014, 13:05
Estonian state-owned port operator Tallinna Sadam concluded contracts with shipyards Remontowa Shipbuilding and Sefine Shipyard for building four new ferries for the routes between the Estonian mainland and biggest islands; each shipyard will build two ferries, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Keyword tags: Estonia, Legislation, Port, Transport
After the first load of liquefied natural gas (LNG) was pumped into the LNG storage vessel Independence, the specialists stated that its systems operate flawlessly, reports LETA/ELTA.
A container terminal covering around 40 hectares, built on land regained from the sea, has been completed in the North East Estonian Sillamäe Port, the local Põhjarannik newspaper writes, cites LETA.
Estonian state-owned port operator AS Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) posted an unaudited turnover of 88 million euros and net profit of 34.2 million euros in the first nine months of this year, the company announced, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Cargo flow projections that were the basis for Latvijas Dzelzcels (LDz) railroad electrification project have not been, and will not be achieved, thus the risks of the project and the project itself need to be revised, Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss (Unity) said during a Latvian Port, Transit and Logistics Council meeting today, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
Latvia is especially interested in expanding its commercial relations with Brazil, Deputy State Secretary of the Foreign Affairs Ministry Inga Skujina said during a meeting with Brazilian Ambassador to Latvia Marcos Pinta.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the welcoming ceremony for the arrival of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage vessel "Independence" in Klaipėda. This terminal is a guarantor of energy and geopolitical security that will ensure energy self-sufficiency and security of Lithuania, reported BC press service of the president.