From Estonia’s largest cargo port, the Muuga Harbour, the first cargo ship carrying 30 000 tons of timber owned by Estonian wood exporter Westwood Group departed for the port of Lanshan, China.
Tallinn port [state-owned company Tallinna Sadam] has announced a sale of assets owned by Mūgas coal terminal. The company responsible for managing the territory – Coal Terminal – went bankrupt. Now the port searches for a new partner, port’s representative Sirle Arro told Dienas Bizness (DB) journalist Egons Mudulis.
It is planned that Latvian port terminals engaged in oil products or dangerous chemical substances will have to introduce evaporation emission control systems starting from 1 January 2022, which is provided by Environmental Protection and Regional Development Ministry’s developed amendments to the Law on Pollution.
Compared to 2015, the volume of freights carried by land and pipeline transport has decreased by 8.1 million tonnes or 6.6 % in 2016. The most notable drop in the volume of freights carried was recorded in rail transport – of 7.8 million tonnes or 14.1 %. Data on freights carried indicate the lowest volume since 2010, when it amounted to 101.6 million tonnes.