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  • 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 […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On the 29th of April 2013, Western Baltija Shipbuilding delivered a 2500 m3 TSHD turn-key dredger “Macuti“ to Johs. Gram-Hanssen A/S after a building period of 20 months. Extensive tests and trials of all systems kept Western Baltija Shipbuilding specialists busy in the last weeks. One week before the delivery, dredger “Macuti” was named at […]

  • 14 March 2013

    The Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger “Macuti” was out on the first Sea Trial on the 28:th of February, in a cold and rough Baltic Sea. Western Baltija Shipbuilding have done a nice job. The vessel is funded by the Mozambican government and the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA). This vessel is classed by Bureau Veritas and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    At the end of year 2012 Klaipedos Smelte signed loan agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and SEB Bank’s for construction container hub in Klaipeda. The total loan amount is 65 million Euro. The construction of a modern container distribution center in the port of Klaipeda is expected to attract ocean-going […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Western Baltija Shipbuilding has launched the trailing suction hopper dredger Macuti, a FKAB D13 design which is being built for the Mozambican Ports and Rail Company (CFM) and the National Dredging Company (EMODRAGA). The vessel is funded by the Mozambican government and the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA). The project is run thru Rohde Nielsen […]

  • 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; […]

  • 11 June 2012

    It was established on the 8th of June 2012 that the company „Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors BV“ has already excavated 1 027 354 cubic meters of soil pursuant to the contract agreement on Klaipeda Port channel dredging and widening. These dredging works were launched on the 22 nd of April. „What‘s worth noting, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Lithuanian ship repair company Western Shiprepair and the Dutch dredging company Van Oord continue their co-operation in ships´ repair and modernisation. This week SC Western Shipyard daughter company JSC Western Shiprepair is planning to finish upgrading work of the backhoe dredger Goliath and repair work on the split hopper barge Jan Leeghwater. In total, during […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 November 2011

    In 2011, over the three quarters, the Klaipeda port’s strategic plan was covered in 80%; this means that out of 13.54 million litas, 110.982…   By Danuta Pavilenene (baltic-course) [mappress] Source: baltic-course, November 16, 2011;

  • 19 October 2011

    Van Oord is going to deepen and widen the access channel to the port of Klaipeda in Lithuania. The contract is worth approximately EUR 40 million and is being financed partly by the European Union. The client is the Klaipeda port authority and the project will be executed in 2011-2012. The project involves the deepening […]

  • 13 October 2011

    On the 12th of October, 2011 the Port Authority signed the contract agreement with the Dutch company Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors BV. The object of this contract is „ The Capital Dredging and Widening of Klaipėda State Seaport Navigation Channel“. The tender of the aforementioned company was selected out of 6 tenders submitted […]

  • 20 July 2011

    If weather conditions are favourable, Sventoji Port which was covered in sand may again serve yachts in a couple of weeks, even though there… By Danuta Pavilenene (baltic-course) [mappress] Source: baltic-course, July 20, 2011;

  • 13 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Klaipeda seaport authority received six tenders for an open procedure “Capital Dredging and Widening Works of Klaipeda State Seaport … (baltic) [mappress] Source: baltic, July 13, 2011;

  • 4 January 2011

    On the 30 of December (Thursday), 2010 at 2.00 p.m. the contract agreement between Port Authority and the company Josef Mobius Bau-Aktiengesellschaft on construction works of the object “Reconstruction of quays No. 8 and No. 9 planning the 1st, 2nd and 3rd construction stages in Klaipėda. The 2nd construction stage – reconstruction of the southern […]