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Of Baltic ports, only Latvian ports achieve higher cargo turnover in H1

Alla Petrova, BC, Riga, 23.07.2012.Print version
Of all Baltic ports, only the Latvian ports achieved higher cargo turnover in the first half-year in 2012, according to data compiled by the business portal.

Klaipeda Port in Lithuania handled 20.2 million tons of cargo, a 10.4% decrease from the first six months last year, whereas Tallinn Port's cargo turnover reached 15.87 million tons – a 17.5% fall, writes LETA.


As reported, cargo turnover at Latvian ports reached 40.34 million tons in the first six months of 2012, 17.1% more than in the respective period in 2011, according to the Transport Ministry's data.


The Freeport of Riga handled 18.7 million tons of cargo in January-June 2012. The Freeport of Ventspils handled 17.3 million tons, while the Port of Liepaja – 3.5 million tons.


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