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  • 28 August 2015

    Latvia has reportedly shown interest in buying gas from LIthuania’s LNG terminal in Klaipeda if the price is right.

  • 22 January 2007

    Drunk crewmembers have been blamed for running a ship aground off Latvia’s north-western coast on Jan 21. Latvia’s naval coast guard service head Hermanis Cernovs told LNT television that five of the nine crewmembers of the Malta-registered ship were under the influence, including the captain.

  • 20 June 2013

    The Project for the Enhancement of the Capacity of the Gas Interconnection between Latvia and Lithuania has been successfully implemented 7 months ahead of deadline. The newly implemented project was primarily aimed at enhancing the capacity of the Latvia-Lithuania natural gas interconnection, ensuring security of gas supplies in the region and closer integration of the […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Latvia’s new Economy Minister Daniels Pavluts is optimistic about the possibility of convincing Latvia’s Baltic neighbors on constructing… (baltic-course) [mappress] Source: baltic-course, October 27, 2011;

  • 21 July 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Lithuania’s natural gas supply and trading company Lietuvos Dujų Tiekimas, part of state-owned Lietuvos Energija, has agreed to supply natural gas to Latvenergo, Latvia’s largest consumer.

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The Maritime Administration of Latvia, Hydrographic Office, has become the latest user of CARIS Bathy DataBASE for managing its increasing volumes of bathymetric data. Latvia is an IHO member state and is responsible for hydrographic surveys, paper and electronic chart production as well as maritime safety information (e.g. Notice to Mariners, Aids to Navigation, etc.). […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maritime Administration of Latvia, Hydrographic Office, has become the latest user of CARIS Bathy DataBASE for managing its increasing volumes of bathymetric data. Latvia is an IHO member state and is responsible for hydrographic surveys, paper and electronic chart production as well as maritime safety information. The Hydrographic Office uses several multibeam systems and […]

  • 23 January 2007

    Just days after a Cypriot cargo ship ran aground off Latvia’s northwestern coast, another small cargo ship ran into problems, though this time due to the negligence of its captain and crew. On Jan. 21, the Malta-registered Nijord, a small cargo vessel, ran aground at about 11 p.m. despite warnings from Latvian coastal authorities to […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Latvia and Estonia are planning to cooperate on developing a joint offshore wind farm in the Gulf of Riga. Latvia’s Minister of Economy Ralfs Nemiro and Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas met on 6 December to discuss the possible development of the offshore wind project. According to Nemiro, a joint offshore […]

  • 20 September 2010

    In January-August 2010, 963,500 tons of cargo were handled at Latvia’s small ports, which is 19.8% more compared to the first eight months of last year, according to information from the Transport Ministry.

  • 22 August 2012

    Riga Shipyard today delivered Patrol ship Viesīteto to the Latvia’s Ministry of Defence. The building of patrol ship Viesīteto started in June 17th 2009, the vessel is third out of five new SWATH type patrol ships built for Latvian Navy. The Viesīteto was designed and built to Germanischer Lloyd classification standards and has a length of 25.71m, […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has been authorized as a “recognized organization” of the Latvian government to deliver statutory services. KR is now able to conduct relevant surveys, audits and issue certificates to Latvian flagged ships for SOLAS, MARPOL, ITC, ICLL, ISM Code, and MLC. ISPS Code related certification will […]

  • 20 September 2006

    On September 19 the joint-stock shipping company Latvijas kugnieciba (LK) ceremoniously accepted the second tanker – the vessel “Jurkalne”, from the Croatian ship factory 3.Maj, as LK Public Relations Service chief Marita Ozolina-Tumanovska informed LETA. Iveta Sulca, who is head of the European Commission Representation in Latvia and current Latvian Ambassador to the Czech Republic […]

  • 7 May 2008

    Latvian authorities have begun evacuating hundreds of people from a cruise ship stuck on a sandbank. So far tugs have failed to free the Bahamas-registered Mona Lisa, which ran aground off Latvia on Sunday with nearly 1,000 people on board.

  • 14 January 2020

    By making targeted investments into the Lithuanian gas infrastructure and its interconnection with neighboring countries, the gas transmission to the Baltic States increased 2.6-fold last year if compared to 2018, and reached almost 6 TWh of gas.

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) and the Maritime Administration of Latvia have signed revised annexes to the Agreement Governing the Delegation of Statutory Certification Services. The scope of RS authorization has been extended to include the possibility to carry out surveys on behalf of the Government of Latvia, in accordance with the requirements of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 December 2005

    Following successful trials and the technical acceptance of the Damen ASD Tug 3110 for Amberholdings, Latvia, the name giving ceremony took place on the 12th of December 2005 in Gdynia.

  • 15 February 2019
    Project & Tenders

    The Finnish, Estonian and Latvian gas transmission system operators (TSOs) have signed an agreement on the removal of transmission tariffs and compensation of transmission costs between the countries.  The interconnected natural gas markets of Finland, Estonia and Latvia will open to competition in the beginning of 2020 once the Balticconnector pipeline is up and running. […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Swedish ferry operator Stena Line plans to upgrade its services in Central Europe and Scandinavia by implementing a more frequent ferry timetable and introducing an additional ship due to the rapidly increasing demand for the ferry transport.  The company intends to focus on Northern Baltic Sea region development, aiming at strengthening its market position in […]

  • 18 February 2013

    Balin Energy SIA, a company co-owned by PKN ORLEN – ORLEN International Exploration and Production Company B.V and Kuwait Energy Company Netherlands Cooperatief U.A., is planning to drill its first vertical well in the Northern Block of Latvia’s economic zone. Having interpreted and integrated the collected data and having analysed an archive of geological, seismic […]

  • 19 July 2019

    The Port of Riga has started regular port services to LNG-powered container vessels following the arrival of the new Containerships Polar.