Ship traffic restrictions are still in place in Lithuania's port of Klaipėda on Wednesday due to bad weather conditions, the port's spokeswoman Dovilė Ringis said.
© DELFI / Dainius Sinkevičius

"Waves are still high, reaching up to 4 meters high, and pilots still cannot access ships in the sea. Only ships than don’t need pilot assistance can enter and exit the port," she said.

Six vessels are now awaiting entry into the port, Ringis said.

"Based on the forecasts we have, winds will get stronger in coastal areas in the afternoon. Forecasters warns about very strong northwestern winds of up to 28 m/t in gusts," the port's spokeswoman said.

Ship traffic has been restricted in Klaipėda since 10.30 p.m. on Tuesday.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.
Leave a comment
or for anonymous commenting click here
By posting, you agree to terms
Read comments Read comments

Minister threatens to terminate contracts with companies failing to deliver pensions

With public discontent arising over delayed pensions, Minister of Social Security and Labour Linas...

Lithuanian gov't invites expats to return amid hard Brexit worries

The Lithuanian government has invited on Wednesday its expats living in the UK to return to Lithuania...

Bad news from the courtroom for V. Gapšys

On Tuesday, the Lithuanian Court of Appeals rejected Vytautas Gapšys defence attorney’s...

Agrokoncernas responds to LRT investigation

In response to LRT information on the situation over “ Farmer ” leader Ramūnas Karbauskis ‘...

Three schools – one director: education institution head shortage due to low wages and high requirements

It is not only the number of students that is declining in schools. For a time now, there has also...