Latvian ports increased cargo traffic in four months
The Freeport of Riga handled 13.4 million tons of cargo in January-April 2014, 21% more than in the respective period in 2013. The Freeport of Ventspils handled 11.45 million tons, a 3.9% decrease, and the Port of Liepaja 1.87 million tons, a 7.2% increase.
Bulk cargo made up the largest part of cargo turnover at Latvian ports in January-April 2014 - 12.7 million tons, followed by liquid cargo - 10.7 million tons, and general cargo - 3.96 million tons. ■