Klaipeda

General Information

Klaipeda State Seaport is the northernmost ice-free port on the Eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. It is the most important and the biggest Lithuanian transport hub, connecting sea, land and railway routes from East to West. Klaipeda is a multipurpose, universal, deep-water port, providing high-quality services complying with the requirements of the European Union. 14 big stevedoring companies, ship-repair and ship-building yards operate within the port and all marine business and cargo handling services are being rendered. Three bulk fertilizer terminals, two liquid fertilizer terminals, two oil product terminals, two container terminals, three Ro-Ro terminals, one timber terminal, and a cement terminal operate in the port. Klaipeda Cruise Vessel terminal is serving tourists from all over the world and enjoying an ever-increasing number of calls. The shortest distances connect the port with the most important industrial regions of eastern hinterland (Russia, Byelorussia, the Ukraine and etc.). The main shipping lines to the ports of Western Europe, South-East Asia and the continent of America pass through Klaipeda port.



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Type of business
Goods handling
Port authority
Other
Ownership
Public
Transhipment alternatives
Road
Rail
Inland waterways
Feeder
RoRo/FerriesNumber of berthsMax draught (m)  
Goods 12 7,5    
Passenger 10 7,5    
LoLo  Number of cranesMax lifting capacity
Container 17 11,5 7 100
General Cargo 17 13,0 78 60
Break bulk not available not available not available not available
Bulk  Main type of commodities
Dry 17 13 grain, dry fertiliser, imp/exp bulk, agricultural products
Liquid 10 13 oil, liquid fertiliser, liquid foodstuffs, molasses
     
Cruise 7 (28-33, 80a) 9,5    
Other - -