Search results for: Riga

304 results

A list of search results

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga’s two piers ZO-1 and ZO-2 were commissioned at the beginning of this year, after almost two years of redevelopment works. “The redevelopment project, completed by SIA Rīgas Universālais Termināls (RUT), will allow maintaining long-term competitiveness and satisfying growing requirements of our customers by serving even larger ships at our well-suited piers,” said […]

  • 27 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The West Bengal government has taken initiatives to dredge Muriganga River to facilitate round-the-clock ferry services to Gangasagar Mela, PTI India reports.  The work, once complete, will also reduce travel time between the ferry jetties and Sagar Island in South 24 Parganas. Every year on Makar Sankranti (January 14), thousands of pilgrims gather at Sagar […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources Ministry yesterday recommended the Bangladeshi Government to complete the dredging of Buriganga, Shitalakkhya and Turag rivers on a priority basis, United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports.  The committee came up with the suggestion at its 36th meeting held at the Jatiya Sangsad, chaired by Ramesh Chandra Sen. The Parliamentary […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport of Riga said in its latest announcement that cruise travel is currently one of the most rapidly growing tourism segments in the world, chosen for recreation by approximately 23 million passengers every year. Market trends suggest that the number of cruise passengers may increase by another third by 2030, revealing more and more new tourist […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Brigantine, NJ, to pump 755.000 cubic yards of sand from the Brigantine Inlet to repair beaches and dunes in the city that were damaged by a nor’easter in January 2016. The project, which involves dredging sand from […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga Authority said in its latest announcement that they have started work on creation of the ‘Port Development Plan’ for the next decade. According to the Freeport of Riga CEO, Ansis Zeltins, this will be a comprehensive plan highlighting planned development trends for the Port of Riga over the next ten years, […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for carrying out dredging works in the Riga Port water area for the years 2017-2019.  These works are to be carried out by using a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), the official announcement said. Latvian Port of Riga is located on both banks […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Brigantine, New Jersey, continues to pursue a more permanent solution to the town’s ongoing struggle to prevent erosion of the north-end beaches. The City Engineer Ed Stinson announced at the May 3 Council Meeting that he is having discussions with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, who are very interested in finding […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga company “Rīga Universal Terminal” (RUT) has entered into an agreement with hydro-technical construction company JSC “BMGS” for the reconstruction of two berths, reported the FRA today. FRA has transferred berths ZO-1 and ZO-2 to RUT for a long-term lease and early this year the Freeport of Riga Board has supported the […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    ‘Facing a change: opportunities or threats for the Baltic market?’ will be the theme of the Baltic Ports Conference 2015 organized by the Baltic Ports Organization and hosted by the Freeport of Riga Authority. The conference is an associated event with the BPO General Assembly. The meeting will take place at Free Port of Riga […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    During the past year the Freeport of Riga has reached the unprecedented volume of cargo handling – a threshold of 41 million tons (+ 15.8%) was exceeded, which is the largest amount ever handled during the year by one of the Latvian ports. This year’s first month results show that the growth trend continues – […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga Authority budget for 2015 was unanimously adopted at the Board’s meeting on December 18, 2014. In the framework of the budget, the Freeport is planning to invest 69.6 million Euros into the Investment Program implementation, which will foster the competitiveness of the Freeport of Riga on the international maritime transport market. […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Brigadier General John S. Kem has been appointed by President Obama to serve on the Mississippi River Commission. Brig. Gen. Kem serves as the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, a position he has held since July 2013.  In this position, he oversees an annual program of more than $3 billion […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In March 2014 the enterprises of the Freeport of Riga handled by 26,7% more various cargo than in March 2013, and evaluating the first quarter of this year it is evident that the total cargo turnover has increased by 21.7%. Overall, 9.92 million tons were handled within three months, and it is the most successful […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Assessing the last year’s results, it can be concluded that the transshipped cargo indicators at the Freeport of Riga are positive, and the implemented as well as ongoing port infrastructure development projects provide optimistic outlook in regards of 2014. In 2013, about 35.5 million tons of various goods were transshipped at the Port of Riga, […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott sent the below letter to Brigadier General Donald E. Jackson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division regarding the Lake Okeechobee Herbert Hoover Dike System and the lack of federal investment for regional restoration projects. Governor Scott stated: “I am writing regarding the Corps of Engineers’ inaction that led […]

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

    The San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District (SCIDD) in Coolidge, Arizona, recently purchased an electric powered Barracuda Class dredge from DSC Dredge, LLC to remove sediment from the bottom of the Florence-Casa Grande Canal settling basin. This hydraulic dredge was chosen not only because SCIDD felt it offered the best value for the money, but […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District pumped 667,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach at Brigantine, NJ. This project was completed last month. The $15.7 million program was awarded in September for both Brigantine and Ocean City, said Army Corps of Engineers spokesman Steve Rochette. The federal government is picking up 65 […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Having reviewed the State Audit Office report, the FPRA have come to the conclusion that previous FPRA objections highlighting three main aspects, defined as incompliant with the legal enactments by the report, were not taken into account. According to the State Audit Office report, the FPRA implemented the projects that do not comply with the […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) announced on Tuesday that P8.1 billion in funds have already been made available for flood-control and irrigation projects earlier approved by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board. The funds will be charged against overall savings generated by the national government from FYs 2011 and 2012. Of […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan has formally inaugurated the boundary pillars installation work on Buriganga river as part of an ongoing…   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, December 22, 2011;

  • 27 June 2011

    The Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID) will soon call for tender to improve Rejang River in Sibu, revealed Second Finance Minister… (theborneopost) [mappress] Source: theborneopost, June 27, 2011

  • 26 May 2011

    Dredging work in Buriganga is getting delayed for want of qualified contractors… By Mohsinul Karim (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, May 26, 2011;

  • 17 May 2011

    On May 11, with the interest in possible cooperation, Takashi Osanai, Ambassador of Japan in Latvia, and Kanji Goto, Third Secretary of the Embassy of Japan in Latvia, visited the Freeport of Riga Authority. The main matter in discussions, joined by Leonīds Loginovs, CEO of the Freeport of Riga, and Edgars Sūna, Director of Department […]

  • 2 September 2010

    The Free Port of Riga started elaboration of the draft design for the ship access channel reconstruction. The dredging project aims at … (crewing) [mappress] Source: crewing, September 3, 2010;

  • 29 June 2010

    Riga City Council announced a tender for contract for the transfer of the port of Riga from downtown to the Russian island (Krievu sala).     [mappress] Source: rzd, June 29, 2010;

  • 26 May 2010

    On May 18-21, 2010 Mr Yevgeny Primakov, the president of the Russia’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry, visited Latvia. On May 19 he visited the Port of Riga and held a meeting with the CEO of the Freeport of Riga Mr. Leonids Loginovs and other representatives of the Freeport of Riga Authority. During the port […]

  • 4 April 2010

    Dhaka–Water resource minister Ramesh Chandra Sen announced on Sunday an initiative to help solve Dhaka metropolitan’s prevailing water crisis by bringing water from the Jamuna River to the Buriganga River… [mappress] Source:bdnews24,April 4,2010;

  • 7 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Targets 3,000 tonnes waste extraction in 3 months Several hundred locals in a colourful boat procession were chanting slogans in support of saving the Buriganga as Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan… [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, January 7, 2010