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Thursday, 02.04.2015, 10:46
The market consultation phase of the Marvele cargo port public private partnership (PPP) has been launched last week. The Lithuanian Ministry of Transport and Communications, the contracting authority for the project, has prepared draft tender documents and is now inviting parties to express their interest and provide feedback until May 8, 2015, reports BC Dainius Normantas from project management department at Invest Lithuania.
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Six cruise ships are expected to visit the Port of Saaremaa in summer 2015, which bring to the island two times less tourists than last year, LETA/Meie Maa reports.
In January-February 2015, the overall cargo handling in the Baltic Eastern Coast Seaports totalled 60 585,0 thou. tn; the year-on-year change is +3,2% or +1 879,8 thou. tn, reports BC Klaipeda port’s press service.
Successful implementation of investment projects accounting approximately for 90% is one of the factors helping Klaipeda Seaport to win in the competitive struggle. Within the period of January – February of 2015 the turnover of Klaipeda Seaport cargo handling increased as many as by 10,4% – totally 6,04 mln tn, i.e. more by 568,1 thou. tn comparing with January – February of 2014 were handled, reports BC port’s press service.
This week the national delegation from Lithuania has been participating already for the 12th time at the annual leading international cruise shipping exhibition and conference Cruise Shipping Miami 2015 organised in Miami (USA), reports BC the Klaipeda State Seaport Authority.
Cargo turnover at Latvian ports reached 12.84 million tons in January-February 2015, which is 5.1% less when compared to January-February of last year, the Transport Ministry's Transit Policy Department informed LETA/Nozare.lv.
On March 9, unloading of the US Army military equipment from the vessel “Liberty Promise” took place at the Freeport of Riga. Military equipment delivery operation was implemented in the framework of the “Atlantic Resolve”, supporting the US Cavalry 2 Regiment replacement by the 1st brigade of the 3rd Infantry Division, reported BC the port.