Port of Klaipeda to build a pier for Baltmax ships.
Port Authority of Klaipeda (Lithuania) announced they had planned bidding for contract to develop a pier design capable to moor Baltmax class ships, Verslo zinios newspaper reports.
"The Port should focus on access to high sea, but it should use the full existing inland potential as well, and find the advantages here," the Lithuanian courier quoted Eugenijus Gentvilas, director general of Klaipeda state-run seaport as saying.
The Port Authority has not projected for this year a volume surge, expecting to offload 28.2 million tons or just 1.2% more than in 2009 (27.86 million tons).
Klaipeda Sea Port is the northernmost ice-free port on the East coast of the Baltic Sea, the largest transport center of the Republic of Lithuania.