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Friday, 09.12.2016, 11:39
The biggest passenger ferry of the listed Estonian shipper Tallink Grupp, Silja Europa, is to return to the Tallinn-Helsinki route on Monday, Dec. 12 after being refurbished for 16 mln euros, reports LETA/BNS.
Leiger, the first of the brand new ferries delivered to the ferry operating arm of the Estonian state-owned company Port of Tallinn, is expected to reach Estonia this weekend, writes LETA.
Alberta Government official visits Riga Port to discuss opportunities for cooperation in oil product exports06.12.2016
The Government of Alberta representative Mario Krpan visited the Freeport of Riga last week to get acquainted with port infrastructure and opportunities for cooperation in transport and storage of oil products, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), according to a statement released by the Freeport of Riga Authority.
Ports of the Estonian state-owned company Port of Tallinn handled 1.48 mln tons of goods and commodities in November, which marks a year-on-year decrease of 5.6% writes LETA.
Estonian ferry operator Tallink Grupp carried 34,695 passengers between Riga and Stockholm in November 2016, which was a 23% increase against the same month last year, the company said in a report to the Tallinn stock exchange.
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, as compared to the 3rd quarter of 2015, in the 3rd quarter of 2016 the volume of freights carried by land and pipeline transport has decreased by 1.8 mln tonnes or 5.5%. The most notable drop in the volume of freights carried was recorded in rail transport – of 2.3 mln tonnes or 18.9%.
Klaipedos Nafta, Lithuania's oil product and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals operator, says that the cooperation contract with Orlen Lietuva, which is operated by Polish oil concern Orlen, does not violate the Competition Law and its provisions. A similar position is held by Orlen Lietuva, reports LETA/BNS.