Tag: Baltic Sea

Gdansk receives EU subsidy for port expansion

Gdansk port project

The Port of Gdansk has become one of the two Polish entities to receive funding from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), an EU financial instrument supporting the development of transport, energy and digital services, informs the Port Authority. The funding of EUR 19.9 mln was granted to the Port of Gdansk in the course of the […]

BCT Gdynia is awarded for energy efficiency

BCT Gdynia

Baltic Container Terminal (BCT), Port of Gdynia, Poland, has successfully modernised its lighting systems and gained the prestigious White Certificates, informs International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), the terminal’s owner. The modernisation of the lighting systems at BCT was completed in late 2016 at a total cost of PLN 420,000 (USD 115,000). In the course […]

Paceco to deliver RTGs for rail operations in Klaipeda

Paceco RTG Klaipeda

PACECO ESPAÑA, a Spanish leading supplier of cranes and services for container handling, has recently signed an agreement with Klaipedos Konteineriu Terminalas, Lithuania, for the delivery of 2 Transtainer (RTG) cranes. The new 16-wheeled cranes of the latest state-of-the-art PACECO ESPAÑA design have a lifting capacity of 41t under spreader and stack 1-over-5 containers high […]

Polish and Romanian ports and rail operators proceed with Three Seas Initiative

three seas initiative

The Port of Gdansk Authority SA and Polish rail freight transport operator PKP CARGO SA signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with CFR Marfa, Romanian state rail cargo operator, and the Port of Constanta Authority, informs the port of Gdansk. The document opens a new stage in the development of cooperation between Northern and Southern Europe […]

SOLVO.TOS launched at Bronka container terminal

SOLVO TOS at Bronka container terminal

Solvo, the leading Russian developer of IT solutions for ports, container terminals and warehouses, has implemented its terminal operating system SOLVO.TOS at Bronka Port container terminal in Saint Petersburg, Russia, thus finalising a five-year project, informs the company’s press service. The port of Bronka (owned and operated by LLC Fenix) is a new deepwater, state-of-the-art […]

Latvian ports lose Russian cargo. Is Nord Stream 2 the reason?

Latvian ports lose Russian cargo. Is Nord Stream 2 the reason?

Russia practically stopped transporting goods by railway to Latvian ports, informs Reuters. According to railway statistics, in March 2017 shipments of coal, oil products, metals to the ports of Riga and Ventspils amounted to 1.2 mln tonnes, in April this volume declined to 0,75 mln tonnes, whereas in the first two weeks of May – […]

Growing Gdansk to become a hub for Central and Eastern Europe

At the recent meeting with Poland’s Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation, Marek Grobarczyk, the Port of Gdansk Authority SA (PGA) has announced its plans to expand the largest Polish port and its capacity, as “a response to the accelerating growth in international trade, in which the role of the Port of Gdansk, especially in handling […]

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