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  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging operations at the liquified natural gas (LNG) floating storage and regasification unit terminal in the southern part of Klaipeda Seaport were successfully completed earlier than planned. “The maintenance dredging works were smooth and the contractor managed to finish them earlier than planned. We were cleaning silt from the LNG unit’s pit for […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Klaipeda State Seaport Authority (KSSA) have signed a 19-year credit facility agreement for infrastructure investments in Lithuania’s largest port. According to their official announcement, NIB’s credit facility of EUR 68 million will finance the reconstruction of several quays at the Port of Klaipėda. The project includes extension of the […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    AB Klaipedos Nafta (KN) and the Klaipeda State Seaport Authority (KSSA) have signed a EUR 22.5 million tripartite agreement with joint venture partners UAB Tilsta and UAB Fegda for the ‘Reconstruction of Klaipeda State Seaport Quay No. 1,’ located at Buriu st. 19 in Klaipeda. On the basis of the tripartite construction agreement inked earlier […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Since beginning of February 2019, Wasa Dredging’s backhoe dredger Optimus, self propelled split hopper barges Boann and Sinann are working together with the self propelled split hopper barge Johannes de Rijke in the Lithuanian Port of Klaipeda. The dredging work is being performed as part of the Port of Klaipeda’s reconstruction program, aimed to result […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Klaipeda is about to begin a large-scale dredging project in the Malku Bay, reports the State Seaport Authority. “I should characterize the infrastructure development works in Malku Bay as historical ones. The key goal is to reach the depth up to 14.5 meters in order to load to full extent the Panamax type vessels. […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Damen submersible dredge pump, type DOP350, was recently delivered to the Finnish contractor Vesirakennus Ojanen Oy for a work in the Port of Klaipeda, Lithuania. “The DOP pump has been fitted out with a reinforced heavy duty leveler head making it the perfect tool for unloading barges. The head is fitted out with high […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Klaipeda Seaport Authority fleet has increased by one new vessel – the 2.895 million euros ‘Naras’ which entered the seaport on December 5, 2017. This modern and multi-functional vessel will allow the employees of the Seaport Authority to work more efficiently and will facilitate the implementation of nature protection requirements. “In order to provide the […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    LATVIJAS TILTI JSC and Klaipeda State Seaport Authority have signed a €11.73 million worth contract for the deepening of the Malku Bay. According to the contractor, works on the project will begin in late August. Under the agreement, LATVIJAS TILTI JSC will deepen the Malku Bay to a depth of 14.5m, removing some 27,670m³ of dredged material from the bay […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Klaipeda Seaport Authority will, in the near future, have its own dredger. Last Friday, April 15th, the authority announced its plans to buy a new dredger. In order to maintain depth in and around the port area, the authority will next month release a tender for the procurement of a self-propelled dredger. Klaipeda State Seaport Authority Director […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the outer navigation channel of the Lithuanian Port of Klaipeda, undertaken by Jan De Nul, are now completed, according to the Port of Klaipeda. During this capital dredging project, the contractor removed 51,000 cubic meters of soil, which was a significant step towards the target depth of 17 meters. “Deepening of the outer […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Austrian construction company Strabag has just completed deepening of the Klaipeda Seaport Navigation Channel from 14,5 to 15 meters.  During the works, around 260.000 cubic meters of soil was removed from the navigation channel. According to representatives of the Klaipeda Seaport, this €4.1 million dredging project is the first step towards achieving the depth of 17 meters in […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The capital dredging works of Klaipeda Seaport Navigation Channel, between quay No. 9 and the Seaport gates, officially started last week.  During this dredging project, scheduled for completion in autumn, an Austrian construction company “Strabag” will remove approximately 300.000 cubic meters of material from the mentioned area. The Seaport Navigation Channel will be deepened by half […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    33,23 million tons of seaborne cargo were handled in Klaipeda Seaport within the period of January – December of 2013. Although it was less by 5,4 pct. (or -1,92 mln tn.) comparing with the corresponding period of 2012, the long-term cargo handling tendencies obviously demonstrate the increase – this cargo handling result was the third […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    This weekend the general cargo vessel “Tina“ unmoored from the new constructed and already put into operation quay No. 143a. The operator of the quay No. 143a is JSC Klaipėda Container Terminal. Quay No. 143a is 329.45 meters in length, the draught alongside the quay is 10 metres. This quay is designated for handling of […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lithuanian Coastal Research and Planning Institute (CORPI) has recently completed the first ever 100% coverage survey of Klaipeda Harbour using the Kongsberg GeoAcoustics GeoSwath Plus COMPACT multibeam echo sounder system. This EU funded project was carried out during the implementation of the Sustainable Management of Contaminated Sediments (SMOCS) Project, developed under the framework of […]

  • 9 August 2013

    The summarised activity results of the Ist half of 2013 demonstrated that investments of Port Authority to the port development constituted 233,612 million litas – this sum is not only a record sum comparing with other half year periods of the previous years, but also exceeds annual investment rates. Up till now only the year […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    May 2013 is a historical date for the port of Klaipėda as a record breaking dredging works of the port channel were accomplished, which shifted the port to a new qualitative level. The record breaking dredging works „The Capital Dredging and Widening of Klaipėda State Seaport Navigation Channel“ took 1 year and were implemented by […]

  • 12 March 2013

    NIB and the Klaipeda State Seaport Authority have signed a EUR 44 million loan agreement for investment projects in Klaipeda Seaport, lifting a major bottleneck to trade and expansion in the region. The scope of the investment includes the reconstruction of quays, construction of a pier for passenger and cargo ferries as well as dredging […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    А consortium between Lemminkäinen and YIT has signed a contract for the construction of an extension to a container terminal in Klaipeda, a Lithuanian seaport. Lemminkäinen will be the main contractor for the consortium. Work at the construction site will begin in March, with the construction being carried out in three phases. The last phase […]

  • 25 January 2013

    The Port Authority has planned to allot 328.0 million Lt excluding VAT for the investments in 2013. Properly balanced State and private financing creates conditions to reconstruct and construct new infrastructure objects, terminals and warehouses in the Port, to install the most advanced technologies, to enhance the qualification quality of staff, to expand the range […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On the 23d of January, 2013 the Klaipeda Port Authority and the company „Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors BV“ signed the contract on the purchase of the object “The capital dredging works of the object „Improvement of Smelte vessel turning circle to accommodate gross – tonnage ships (containerships and etc)“. The contractual price of […]

  • 18 October 2012

    In the afternoon of the 8th of October 2012 the first experimental vessel „Tanais Leader“ was berthed at the anew constructed quay No. 67A, operated by Klaipėda Stevedoring Company „Bega“. Klaipėda State Seaport Authority was the contracting party of this object. Back in the history – on the 2nd of September 2010 the Port Authority […]

  • 16 August 2012

     On 14th August 2012 AB Klaipedos nafta and state enterprise Klaipeda State Seaport Authority has signed Additional Agreement to the General Bilateral Agreement on Development of Infrastructure/Suprastructure of the Klaipeda Seaport. Amongst other things, parties have agreed on preliminary estimated investments into the infrastructure and suprastructure of Klaipeda Seaport. It is estimated that: – Authority’s […]

  • 6 July 2012

    Valstybes imone Klaipedos has announced tender for the quay reconstruction works at the Port of Klaipeda. These works include: – Reconstruction and development works to the Port of Klaipeda, berths 64, 65 and 65A, – Works to extend the quay and wharf to allow vessels of increased size to moor and turn (Vessel lengths: 140m; […]

  • 4 June 2012

    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 […]

  • 25 May 2012

    Valstybes imone Klaipedos has announced tender for the quay reconstruction works at the Klaipeda area. These works include repairs and maintnenance works to the main quays with the reconstruction of quay number 7 immediately towards the shoreside number 6 and improvement works to quays 8 and 9 to enable the construction phases of the northern […]

  • 2 March 2012

    Port of Klaipeda has announced the 2012 investment plan. Top 10 of the largest planned investments in 2012: 1. Dredging and Widening of Port Navigation Channel 2. Construction of Passenger and Cargo Terminal Infrastructure 3. Repair of Access Roads to Multimodal Cargo Terminals in the Southern part of the Port. Reconstruction of Kairių street 4. […]

  • 29 February 2012

    The Lithuanian port of Klaipeda will be allowed to receive a grant of €18 million from the EU Cohesion Fund for new ferry facilities. The European Commission authorised the measure, on 22 February, after concluding that it is compatible with EU state aid rules. The executive found that the extension and improvement of wharves for […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Republic of Lithuania Port of Klaipeda and the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding that promises to open Philadelphia ports to the European and Asian shipping trade via the ice-free port of Klaipeda, the Lithuanian port city on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Lithuania’s Transport and Communications […]