Participation in “TransUzbekistan 2016” provides an opportunity to assess the vast potential for cooperation with Uzbekistan
- Published on Monday, 21 November 2016 18:00
On November 16 - 18 the most important transport and logistics industry event - the exhibition “TransUzbekistan 2016” took place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The port of Riga was represented by the Freeport of Riga Authority (FPRA) as well as by the port companies - “Riga Universal Terminal” Ltd. and “TFS Trans”Ltd. In the framework of the exhibition the interested parties were informed about the Riga port cargo transit and investment, and Latvian transit corridor offer was presented at the Latvian national stand together with Ventspils, Liepaja and Mersrags port authorities, SJSC “Latvijas dzelzceļš” and Latvian logistics companies.
- Published on Tuesday, 15 November 2016 17:09
Foto: A. Kozlovskis
Last week the Freeport of Riga Sea Channel Service representatives took part in the annual IFHS Hydrographic Conference and Exhibition “HYDRO 2016” in Rostock-Warnemünde. The Freeport of Riga Authority is the member of the International Federation of Hydrographic Societies (IFHS) and regularly participates in HYDRO conferences with the aim to become familiar with the topical issues in the field of hydrography and to ensure the Riga port hydrographic measurements’ compliance with the highest international standards. International conference and hydrographic equipment exhibition in Rostock was attended by over 300 participants from 35 countries, representing all hydrography related areas - ports, national maritime administrations from various countries, hydrographic equipment manufacturers, underwater mining industry and research organizations.
- Published on Wednesday, 09 November 2016 10:25
October was the most successful month of the year in regards of cargo turnover at the port of Riga, as well as the most successful October in the port's history. The monthly cargo turnover at the port reached 3.54 million tons, and compared with September it increased by 18%. By contrast, monthly indicators of the last year's October have been exceeded by 7%. The largest contribution to the growth of cargo turnover in October has been provided by a record high volume of coal handled at the port of Riga. Monthly amount of handled coal has reached 1.5 million tons, which is the largest monthly volume of handled coal in the port of Riga history. Coal cargo turnover has increased significantly at all Riga port coal terminals. In October 2016 the largest monthly volume of handled container cargo - 415.5 thousand tons - was registered, which is the highest monthly figure in the history of the Riga port. Total amount of cargo, transshipped at the port during ten months, has reached 30.4 million tons of different cargo types. Due to excellent October, the overall decline in cargo turnover in comparison with the corresponding period of the last year decreased by 8.8%. Detailed statistics on goods turnover at the Freeport of Riga is available here.
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