port of Klaipeda
The Port of Klaipėda in Lithuania is set to undergo a major transformation in the coming years: from a “gateway to the world” to an “energy port”. In the future, the Port of Klaipėda is expected to become an energy centre, not just a cargo, shipbuilding and repair base, the Port of Klaipėda said in ...
Lithuania's port of Klaipeda needs an outer port to maintain the port's effectiveness, Arturas Drungilas, marketing and corporate affairs director at the Klaipeda Seaport Authority, told a press conference on Tuesday in response to President Gitanas Nauseda's call earlier this week not to push the d...
In response to criticism from Vygaudas Ušackas over pension cuts, Ingrida Šimonytė reminded her opponent in a presidential primary debate that they both served as ministers in Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius' 2008-2012 government.
Lithuania should overcome Latvia in the competition battle for Chinese companies' investments in transport and logistics sector, Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said after meting with China's Parliamentary Speaker Zhang Dejiang in Vilnius on Friday.
Lithuania has to be proactive in competing with Russian ports for cargoes, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Tuesday morning.
The first ship with a 13.6 metre draft has left Klaipėda port after the deepening of the port led to the adoption of a new 13.8 metre limit for ships.
Russian carriers are continuing to use the port of Klaipėda after receiving a small number of transit permits from Poland to release the logjam at the port that developed from a dispute between the two countries.
A large winter storm that is battering the coast of Lithuania has forced Klaipėda port to stop ships from entering and leaving the port.
Expansion of the Lithuanian port of Klaipėda will make it more competitive vis-à-vis other ports in the region as it will be able to handle larger ships and increase reloadings simultaneously, the port’s CEO has said.
The liquefied natural gas terminal in Lithuania's western port of Klaipėda is properly guarded, the country's Interior Minister Saulius Skvernelis and the port's chief said on Wednesday.
The Lithuanian port of Klaipėda will on Monday try resuming navigation, which was disrupted by strong winds on weekend.
Six vessels are waiting to be cleared for entering the port of Klaipėda where ship traffic was partially restricted on Friday morning due to strong winds, the port's authority said.
This October, Klaipėda Port cargo turnover has grown 24.3 percent: total of 3,652.8 thousand tons (including LNG, 48.6 thousand tons) were handled, i.e., 713.6 thousand tons more than in October 2013, the Port of Klaipėda said in a statement.
It is important to exchange information and ensure common security in the Baltic Sea amid an increase in Russian provocations, says Jovita Neliupšienė, chief adviser to Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on foreign policy issues.
Lithuania has stepped up vigilance as it is awaiting the arrival of the LNG ship-terminal, Lithuanian Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas said, adding that every incident in the Baltic Sea must be taken very seriously.