Sister-port agreement

On June 8, 2012, in Liepaja, Latvia, a bilateral sister seaports agreement was signed between the Liepaja port state authorities (Latvia) and "Batumi Sea Port" Ltd. The agreement involves cooperation in the field of maritime transport, port services and transport infrastructure. The parties agreed, in accordance with national laws of their states to develop cooperation in the expansion of cruise and Ro-Ro transport, cargo operations, introduction of new technologies in the transport sphere to facilitate intermodal transportations, intensification of the active commercial relations between the two ports, as well as mutual exchange of statistical information and experiences. This memorandum will have a positive impact on the development of trade and economic relations between the two countries.