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Tuesday, 25.04.2017, 11:45
The northwestern Latvian port of Ventspils and two terminals operating there, Noord Natie Ventspils Terminals and Eurohome Latvija, have received an offer to participate in the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project by ensuring the storage and deliveries of pipes via Ventspils port, Ventspils mayor and the port’s board chairman Aivars Lembergs said at a news conference today citing LETA.
Keyword tags: Construction, Energy, EU – Baltic States, Gas, Latvia, Port, Russia
A new shipment of around 140,000 cubic meters of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Norway's Statoil is arriving to Klaipeda on Thursday, marking the first delivery of LNG to the fertilizer manufacturer Achema in the current gas year, writes LETA/BNS.
Cargo traffic at the Lithuanian state seaport of Klaipeda was 10.303 mln tons in the first quarter of this year, up by 2.8%, from 10.021 mln tons, in the January-March period of 2016, the port's authority said.
In the first quarter of 2017, the Freeport of Riga handled 9.307 mln tons of cargo, up 2.1% from the same period in 2016, the port said BC.
ithuania's oil and gas loading company Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipeda Oil) will cooperate with the operator of Belgium's liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Zeebrugge, Fluxys, in small-scale LNG projects and creation of infrastructure in Europe, reports LETA/BNS.
In the first three months of this year, Latvian rail freight company Baltijas Ekspresis raised its freight turnover 3.4 times compared to the same period in 2016, said the Baltic Association - Transport and Logistics (BATL) business organization.