Seaport pursues business makeover

  • 2005-07-20
  • By Milda Seputyte
KLAIPEDA - Klaipeda State Seaport, the northernmost ice-free port on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea, is soon expected to boost its cargo handling, experts say. Lithuania's primary transport hub, which connects sea, land and railway routes from east to west, Klaipeda has been struggling over the past few years to challenge its rivals in Latvia, Estonia and Kaliningrad. Nevertheless, cargo handling at this multipurpose water port has increased by 3 percent over the first five months of the year, and even more is expected. "Some signs, such as governmental plans to reduce seaport tariffs ...
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