USA Congressional Staff Delegation Visits Klaipeda Port (Lithuania)
On the 24th May 2012 the USA Congressional staff delegation visited Klaipėda State Seaport Authority.
Delegation stayed in Lithuania from the May 21st to May 25th.
While visiting Klaipėda the delegation members were received on board of the ship flying the flag of the USA “„Maersk Arkansas”, later the staff delegation visited the premises of Klaipeda Oil Terminal “Klaipėdos Nafta” where met with the director general Rokas Masiulis and discussed the development of the Lithuanian LNG terminal and during the meeting with the director general of SE Klaipeda State Seaport Authority Eugenijus Gentvilas issues related with the potential of East – West corridor and possible future cooperation in this sphere were on discussion.
Later the delegation had an educational fact – finding boat trip within the territory waters of the Port where the Port infrastructure, suprastructure, the Port development projects and perspectives were presented.
This visit was organized under the auspices of the Embassy of Lithuania to the United States of America.
Dredging Today Staff, June 4, 2012; Image: portofklaipeda