Free Porn
29 C
Sunday, July 21, 2024
Home Port News Cargo shipping via Latvian ports down in 2019

Cargo shipping via Latvian ports down in 2019

In 2019, cargo shipping via Latvian ports slowed 5.7 percent year on year to 62.4 million tons, the Baltic country's Transport Ministry informed Monday, January 20.

According to data from the ministry, bulk cargo made up 35 million tons of the ports' combined cargo turnover last year, which is a reduction of 6.3 percent from 2018.

The amount of liquid cargo handled at Latvian ports in 2019 was down 3.1 percent year on year to 14.6 million tons. Reloading of general cargo was down 7.2 percent to 12.8 million tons, which included 4.9 million tons of containerized cargo.

Riga continued to lead other Latvian ports by cargo turnover with 32.7 million tons reloaded in 2019, down 10.1 percent from a year before. Riga Port handled 52.5 percent of all cargo reloaded in the Latvian ports in 2019.

Read more on Xinhua.

Latest Posts

Global IT outage disrupts operations at European box terminals

A global IT outage, caused by a software update from American cybersecurity technology company CrowdStrike, has prompted disruptions in several European container terminals, including...

Houthis fire projectiles at CMA CGM-operated ship

The Houthis have attacked a container vessel operated by French shipping company CMA CGM. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said that it...

Construction works commence at Long Beach Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and officials from across the United States attended a groundbreaking ceremony for “America’s Green Gateway,” the Pier B...

CMA CGM announces new Africa peak season surcharges

French ocean carrier CMA CGM has announced new peak season surcharges to Africa, effective from 1 August. The Marseille-based box line will apply a new...

Updated: Two tankers on fire in Singapore after collision

Fire broke out after two tankers collided in Singapore waters today (19 July). The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said that at...