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Saturday, 20.12.2014, 05:42
Cargo ship Sea Wind, which is owned by AS Tallink Grupp, starts its operations on Tallinn-Vuosaari route on 8th of January 2015. The ship will be under Estonian flag and the crew will consist of Estonian seamen, reports BC port’s press service.
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State institutions have implemented at least 85% of solutions suggested by the State Audit Office in Latvia, yet a number of institutions are still reluctant to change anything, reports LETA.
Estonian state-owned port operator AS Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) Council approved the company's 2015 budget, according to which the expected operating income will be 111 million and net profit of 41.3 million euros, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Upon completion of the active duty in the NATO Response Force Lithuanian Naval ship LNS Jotvingis, a flag ship of Standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group One (SNMCMG1), is returning to Klaipeda, Lithuania . Lithuanian Naval Officer Commander Giedrius Premeneckas will continue to command SNMCMG1 from this ship of Lithuanian Navy, which will be moored in Klaipeda Seaport up to the end of January 2015, reported BC Lithuania's Ministry of National Defence.
Cargo turnover at Latvian ports reached 68 million tons in January-November 2014, 6% more than in the same period in 2013, the Transport Ministry's Transit Policy Department informed Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
Latvia's small ports handled 1.45 million tons of cargo in January-November 2014, 15.2% more than in January-November 2013, when the ports handled 1.26 million tons of cargo, reports LETA/Nozare.lv, referring to the Transport Ministry's data.
On 11 December, the first two transformers for the power interconnection NordBalt to link Lithuania with Sweden have been successfully unloaded from the vessel by a floating crane, reports BC Litgrid, the Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator.