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Tuesday, 28.04.2015, 17:25
Lithuania's stevedoring company Klaipedos Smelte has been awarded as the Investor of the Year 2014. The award was presented to the company during a traditional award ceremony held by the association Investors' Forum, informs LETA/ELTA.
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On May 4, 2015, the moorage of the Costa Pacifica cruise ship in the Old City Harbour will officially open the summer cruise season in Tallinn. The season will last until October 17, 2015, reports BC port’s press service.
Estonian transit businesses, which are attending the TransRussia 2015 fair in Moscow, miss support of Estonian government representatives, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Belarusian oil products exporter Belorusskaya Neftyanaya Kompaniya (Belarus Oil Company, BNK) plans on opening gas stations in Latvia, according to the newspaper "Biznes Vesti", cites LETA.
The Port of Riga concluded the 1st quarter of 2015 with the 6.7% increase of cargo turnover compared to the same period of the last year. Overall, 10.58 million tons of various cargos were handled at the port of Riga during the first three months, reports BC port’s press service.
Latvia's small ports handled 373,600 tons of cargo in the first three months of 2015, which is 11.6% less than in the respective period of 2014, when the ports handled 422,600 tons of cargo, the Transport Ministry informed LETA.
The State Audit Office in Latvia has sent a letter to Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity), pointing to serious shortcomings in the Transport Ministry's development program for Latvian ports, and urging the premier to get involved in dealing with the matter, reports LETA.