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During the 2016 edition of Transport Week, the BTJ team announced the most significant transport & logistics events that took place in 2015 across the Baltic.
As of January 2016, the shipping company has a re-developed Baltic-North Sea feeder network, including the addition of the Port of Norrköping.
The EU will support three rail projects in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Poland, with EUR 734 mln from the Connecting Europe Facility.
The launched back in 2006 Port of Riga's bulk expansion project worth over EUR 133 mln aims at taking 20 mln tn of freight per year out of the city centre.
The A.Delta2300 concept is 188.6 m long, 30.95 m wide, has 8.75 m of design draught (10.0 m - scantling draught), and is able to carry up to 2,322 TEU (incl. 500 reefer plugs).
The European Commission has selected 276 transport projects across the EU to benefit a total of EUR 13.1 bln from the Connecting Europe Facility's (CEF) grants in the coming years.
During the TEN-T Days in Riga, the EU Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc and ministers of the western Balkan States have agreed on the indicative extension of the core network.
The Smart Bulk Terminal, a 70/30 joint venture between PhosAgro and Ultramar, has been commissioned in the Port of Ust-Luga.
Starting from June 2015 a new call at the Belgian Port of Zeebrugge joined Containerships' weekly link between the harbours of Lübeck, Riga, Helsinki and St. Petersburg.