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Thursday, 25.02.2021, 23:47
Up to two tons of crude oil spilled on Monday from the loading buoy at the Butinge oil terminal of the Polish-owned Lithuanian oil refining and import company Orlen Lietuva, the Environment Ministry said, based on preliminary data. No oil has been detected on the Baltic Sea coast from Sventoji to Liepaja after Monday's spill at the Butinge crude terminal, the Lithuanian unit of Poland's oil group Orlen said, cites LETA/BNS.
Latvian ports handled 41.064 million tons of cargo in January-November 2020, a decrease of 29.1% as compared to the same period in 2019, writes LETA, according to the Transport Ministry's data.
Underwater drones manufactured in the port of Riga successfully compete in the world markets Mon, 12/14/2020 - 11:32 “Eprons ROV”, a company based in the territory of the Port of Riga in Mangaļsala, has been providing diving services for more than 20 years, specializing in underwater works of various levels of complexity both in Latvia and in several other European countries. Since 2009, the company has also been developing and manufacturing underwater remote control devices (drones), which are in demand for underwater research works, construction and inspection of hydro-technical structures, as well as ship repair works all over the world, informed Freeport of Riga representative.
A new LNG shipment from the United States is heading to the Klaipeda-based LNG terminal in Lithuania, marking a fifth such delivery in the new gas year that started in October, writes LETA/BNS.
Latvijas Tilti construction company, a member of LNK holding, will have to pay a EUR 77,400 fine for its former board chairman bribing a Klaipeda port official, according to the agreement reached by the company with the prosecution, De Facto analytical news program of the Latvian public television reported, cites LETA.
The Freeport of Riga handled 21.819 million tons of cargo in the first 11 months of the year, which is a reduction of 27.4% from the same period a year ago, informs LETA, according to information released by the port.