Cooperation memorandum with Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority was signed
Today, November 26, during the conference “Day of the port – security and protection” General Manager of Liepaja Special Economic Zone Guntars Krievins and Vice President of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority Vyacheslav Voronoy signed memorandum of cooperation, which includes exchange of experience, cooperation and help to Ukrainian ports to organize work according to international regulatory documents.
Liepaja SEZ authority participated in one of the fastest growing Central Asia exhibitions – “TransUzbekistan” in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
This year for the 12th time in the capital city of Uzbekistan - Tashkent – was organised international transport and logistics exhibition “TransUzbekistan”, where for a 5th year in a row also participated Liepaja SEZ authority`s representatives, introducing with cargo handling opportunities in the Liepaja port and SEZ advantages.
Belarusian entrepreneurs want to cooperate
Today, November 12th, group of Belarusian entrepreneurs visited Liepaja. They wanted to learn about business environment and Liepaja Special Economic Zone and ports` advantages. In the end of the day, entrepreneurs concluded that they have received useful information and that next summer they will come to Liepaja again, only in a bigger delegation.
Cargo turnover in the port of Liepaja in October- this year`s record, secured from grain cargos
In October (2015), companies in the port of Liepaja handled 662 020.46 tons of different type of cargos, increasing turnover by 13.2% if compared to October (2014). Guntars Krievins, Liepaja Special Economic Zone General Manager acknowledges that better cargo turnover results per month were only in autumn 2012, which was connected to record high grain harvest. It also shows that port results are affected by grain harvest and by companies` innovative thinking used in new cargo attraction and faster cargo handling. In October, the number of vessels served: 102, the number of passengers: 2582.
Liepaja SEZ authority participated for the first time in exhibition in Yekaterinburg
In the end of October, Liepaja SEZ Authority participated for the first time in the exhibition – “Logistics. Warehouses. Transport. - 2015” in Yekaterinburg (Russian Federation). During last 15 years, since exhibition was organized for the 1st time, it has become one of the main transport and logistics exhibitions in the Ural region.