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BLRT Grupp received another big dock

In the beginning of June BLRT Grupp acquired a floating dock from the Adriatic Shipyard Bijela in Montenegro, which will be installed in the Western Shipyard, located in Klaipeda. A new dock with dimensions of 235 meters in length and 45 meters in width will be the largest in the Baltic States. It opens up new opportunities for the ship owners and shipyards in repair and modernization of Panamax- type ships.

„One of the main task of developing strategy of the ship repair yards, belonging the BLRT Grupp, is providing services to the ship owners at the most favorable site. Nowadays the concern can service the big vessels in its dry dock in Turku Repair Yard in Finland, which is the largest in the Northern Europe. From now on this opportunity will also receive the ship owners in Klaipeda, “ reported Igor Kond, the Member of the Board of  BLRT Grupp and the Chairman of the Council of Directors of Ship Repair Yards.

„An acquisition of dock is one part of a joint project of BLRT Grupp and Klaipeda State Port, started in  2015, which is dedicated to development of the capacity of the port infrastructure, BLRT Grupp and other operators, located in the port,“ explains Igor Kond.

To BLRT Grupp belong three ship repair yards in Estonia, Lithuania and Finland, where one dry dock and eight floating docks are used.  The newly acquired dock is the ninth and the largest floating dock.


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