Port of Riga shows no significant changes in cargo handling
Within two weeks of the declaration of the state of emergency in Latvia and the entry into force of various restrictions due to COVID 19 spread, all due services were given to 119 vessels, named the Port of Riga, with a total of 908,000 tons of different
Cargo flows are transported by sea and by train, i.e. by trucks and rail wagons-since 13 March 20 300 units of road transport and 6 300 units of rail wagons have been used for the receiving and delivery of cargo at the Port of Riga.
At the same time, a new form of cargo has arrived at the Port of Riga this month amid the current difficulties in the sector-since March the "KS Terminal" has begun transshipment of bulk cement. On March 26, for the second time, the specialized vessel "Greenland" carrying bulk cement cargo called Riga port.
Since the bulk cement is handled onboard closed automated handling equipment in an environmentally safe mode, preventing dust from reaching the atmosphere. Additionally, the vessel is powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), making it even more environmentally friendly.
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