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.