Lithuanian Maritime Cluster
Value-creating Partnerships for the Growth of the Blue Economy!
- Alternative fuel infrastructure and technologies (LNG, biogas, hydrogen, ammonia)
- Ports and Shipping
- Shipbuilding & Repair, Marine Energy
Lithuanian and foreign businesses, other organizations are joining forces in growing the maritime innovation ecosystem. Lithuanian Maritime Cluster that has been established in Klaipeda on 30 June 2020, aims to become a platform for the development of high value-added products and services.
The predecessor of the new platform was the Lithuanian LNG cluster, which started its activities in 2006 and managed to attract 17 members, representing lithuanian and foreign business organisations, science and research institutions. Strong partnerships and our determination to expand the range of activities and themes lead us to explore new challenges and possibilities.
The community of the Maritime cluster will be consistently expanded in order to include even more companies from Lithuania and foreign countries, representing relevant industries.
Initiation of innovative technological projects; development of high value-added products/ services; development of research infrastructure; development of the startup ecosystem; networking; pooling/ attracting resources;c ompetence development (Blue Growth Leaders Academy program and other initiatives); dissemination of information about innovative solutions/ projects.
OUR SPECIAL ATTENTION: automation, digitization, IoT, analysis and utilization of data, AI.
Klaipėda Science and Technology Park
KSTP is a centre focused on promoting an innovative environment in the Klaipėda Region, with the aim of establishing close and focused cooperation between the science and business sectors, ensuring greater economic competitiveness and creating favourable conditions in the ecosystem for start-ups. KSTP provides specialised services in the areas of green and blue (marine) technologies. Learn more http://www.kmtp.lt/en/
Baltkonta UAB provides container and other cargo transportation, including oversized and heavyweight cargoes, as well as door-to-door transportation services. Company is also engaged in organising multimodal transportation. Baltkonta UAB is a logistics and road haulage company. IInitially, the company specialised in multimodal transportation of containers.
DNV GL Lietuva
The world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry, the technical advisor to the oil and gas industry, delivering world-renowned testing, certification and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy management. World-leading provider of digital solutions for managing risk and improving safety and asset performance for ships, pipelines, processing plants, offshore structures, electric grids, smart cities and more.
Emerson Process Management
Emerson is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Company helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs.
Klaipeda Free Economic Zone
Klaipėda Free Economic Zone (FEZ) is the first and most successful FEZ in the Baltic States. It is the largest tax free zone in Lithuania, consisting of 412 ha of land for manufacturing plants, logistic and business park development. Klaipėda FEZ is recognised for world‘s fastest on-site operation launch for our clients by Financial Times, 2017. Klaipėda FEZ-based companies generate 2.5-5% of National GDP annually. Its business community includes more than 100 enterprises employing over 5,400 employees.
Klaipeda Science and Technology Park
KSTP is a centre focused on promoting an innovative environment in the Klaipėda Region, with the aim of establishing close and focused cooperation between the science and business sectors, ensuring greater economic competitiveness and creating favourable conditions in the ecosystem for start-ups. KSTP provides specialised services in the areas of green and blue (marine) technologies.
Klaipėda University is a multidisciplinary educational institution, a national and Baltic Region leader in the field of marine sciences and studies. Currently, its academic provision is delivered by three faculties and three research and study institutes. The University has about 4,000 students. Over 60 scientific research laboratories, a research vessel- laboratory Mintis, a research and training sailboat Brabander, and a yacht Odyssey as integral part of the KU marine research infrastructure play an important role in the University research activities.
Lietuvos aukštoji jūreivystės mokykla
Lithuanian Maritime Academy (LMA) is a public institution of higher education training highly qualified seafarers and universal specialists for the Maritime Industry.
For the providing of the studies are responsible 3 departments in the LMA: Navigation Department; Maritime Engineering Department; Port Economics and Management Department.
Schneider Electric Lietuva
Schneider Electricis an international energy management company offering integrated solutions for various sectors. Company operates in more than 100 countries around the world, 50 thousand people work in the group companies. Company offers integrated solutions for a wide range of business sectors: mechanical engineering and industries, utilities and infrastructure providers, data centers, public administration, commercial and residential building administrators.
SGS Klaipėda Ltd
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Company is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 94,000 employees, SGS operates a network of more than 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.
Stevedoring Company „Bega”
Klaipeda stevedoring company BEGA is one of the most modern stevedoring companies in Klaipeda port, providing cargo handling, storage and other transport and logistics services. The company specializes in handling of dry and liquid bulk products. The company has created all the necessary port infrastructure and superstructure, installed modern automated loading/unloading, transportation and storage technologies for handling of dry and liquid chemical, construction, food industry, agricultural and other products. BEGA offers a full range of logistic solutions.
The Western Shipyard Group
The Western Shipyard Group has been one of the largest marine engineering corporations in Lithuania for already five decades. Currently, the group incorporates 20 companies that specialize in different fields of activity, and provides all services related to the life cycle of a ship. The main activities of the company group are implementation of shipbuilding, ship repair and conversion projects, complex ship design and engineering solutions, large and complex metal construction and equipment production, and stevedoring services.
Vilnius Vocational School of Railway and Business Services
Vilnius School of Railway Transport and Business Services trains not only specialists required for railways, but also specialists in logistics, business and IT. Vocational training is provided in 4 areas of education: transport services, engineering, information and communication technologies, business and administration. Over 200 students graduate each year.
The main fields of activities of corporate group SG dujos – is the development of infrastructure of compressed (CNG) and liquefied (LNG) natural gas, as well as the use and development of this environmentally friendly fuel in transport and industrial sectors of Lithuania. The main activity of the UAB VIVA GRID is the use of natural gas in industrial plants by replacing the polluting energy sources with environment-friendly ones.