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  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Latvia’s Freeport of Riga handled 41.08 million tons of various cargo in 2014, surpassing the 2013 volumes by 5.6 million tons, or 15.8%, and setting a new record for the port. Overall, 23.73 million tons were handled in the dry bulk segment in 2014 that is by 10% or 2.16 million tons more than during the previous […]

  • 12 August 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 in Free Port of Riga […]

  • 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 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Freeport of Riga ambitious Krievu Island project will be officially commissioned today, November 16 at 14:00 EET, in Latvia. Built under the framework of “Development of Infrastructure on Krievu Island for the Transfer of Port Activities from the City Centre” – the €133.65 million project represents one of the largest infrastructure projects in the country. Four dry bulk […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chairman of the Riga City Council and the member of the Freeport of Riga Board Mr. Nils Ushakovs has recently visited the newly created marina at Kipsala. “The River Daugava flows through the city of Riga, but the city has just recently commenced to make use of the opportunities, provided by the extensive and […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ten North European ports have joined forced to find solutions to make the growing cruise industry greener through a three-year project. The project, which will focus on finding a practical and commercial way to supply cruise ships with green energy, was launched as the cruise ship market is predicted to grow 3.3 percent by 2030, according to […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Vessels

    Containerships, a subsidiary of the CMA CGM Group, has taken delivery of its second LNG-powered container vessel Containerships Polar.

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    URALCHEM, OJSC, one of the largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizers in Russia, has become a controlling shareholder in SIA Ventamonjaks. Ventamonjaks is the largest liquid ammonia transhipment terminal in the Baltic Sea. It has an annual capacity of 1 million tonnes and is located in the ice-free port of Ventspils. URALCHEM’s subsidiary, Uralchem […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Freeport LNG Development, L.P. (Freeport LNG), and Port Freeport today announced the beginning of work on a project designed to widen the Port Freeport harbor channel. On August 29, 2014, Freeport LNG, as project manager for Port Freeport’s channel-widening project, entered into an agreement with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to widen the […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Vessels

    The Freeport liquefied natural gas terminal in Texas is to receive a cargo of the fuel December 19 from Trinidad and Tobago, according to vessel tracking data. The cargo is being hauled by British Sapphire, a 151,945 cubic-meter tanker. Freeport’s Texas facility has a peak send-out capacity of more than 2.0 Bcf per day. [mappress] […]

  • 16 May 2011

      CMA CGM has confirmed that it is looking for investors to acquire up to 49 percent of the capital of Malta Freeport Terminals, the wholly owned group subsidiary which has the operating concession for Malta Freeport’s two container terminals. The group declined, however, to confirm a Maltese report that it is at an advanced […]

  • 18 January 2010

    The Mepa board is due to decide on the reconsideration of its earlier decision not to approve the Freeport’s extension to the west. [mappress] Source: Malta Independent, January 17, 2010;

  • 27 June 2013

    Houston-based Freeport LNG Development is seeking financing to begin construction next year on an $11 billion LNG export facility at Quintana Island in Texas. “Funds will be sought for the first two units that will cost about $7.5 billion”, Bloomberg reported, citing Michael Smith, Freeport’s CEO, as saying. The company will also seek $1 billion to […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Freeport LNG ships the first LNG commissioning cargo for Train 1 from its liquefaction facility in Texas.

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Freeport LNG commenced commercial operations for its first liquefaction train on December 8, 2019.

  • 31 July 2014

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorized Freeport LNG Development to site, construct, and operate facilities to liquefy and export domestic natural gas from its existing liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal located near the city of Freeport, Brazoria County, Texas. The Freeport Liquefaction Project includes the construction and operation of a liquefaction plant with […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) MV Hoegh Target became the first Neo-Panamax vessel to call Port Freeport, Texas, after she was piloted into this US Gulf port on the evening of September 14. A maiden voyage plaque was presented to Captain Shi and his crew recognizing its first call to Port Freeport. “It is indeed a […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    US LNG export terminal developer, Freeport LNG has won an approval from the Department of Energy (DOE) for short-term exports from its facility currently being built in Texas. The US DOE said in a statement it had issued an order on September 6 granting the Freeport LNG project to export up to 2.14 billion cubic feet […]

  • 1 June 2012

    During a special meeting, Port Commissioners accepted Freeport LNG’s bid for a long-term lease of a 170-acre tract of land on Quintana Island adjacent to Freeport LNG’s existing LNG regasification facility and authorized Port Freeport’s chairman Bill Terry to execute the lease proposed in Freeport LNG’s bid. This lease helps pave the way for Freeport […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorized Freeport LNG Development, L.P. to site, construct, and operate facilities to liquefy and export domestic natural gas from its existing liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal located near the city of Freeport, Brazoria County, Texas.   The Freeport Liquefaction Project includes the construction and operation of a […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    After eleven years of working with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on a Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP), Port Freeport received a positive report from the Chief of Engineers to deepen and widen the Freeport channel. The report will be transmitted to Congress and recommends the project because it will contribute […]

  • 4 August 2017

    Independent oil and gas company Cox Oil Offshore, has bought certain interests in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico from Freeport-McMoRan. The transaction includes Freeport’s interests in the Flatrock and Hurricane areas of the OCS-310 “Tiger Shoal” lease. In addition to normal pressured wells, Cox said it looked forward to further exploit high pressure, high temperature […]