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Ship traffic at Klaipeda port remains restricted

VILNIUS - Winds in Klaipeda are subsiding, but shipping restrictions remain in place at the Lithuanian port on Wednesday afternoon, the port's spokeswoman said.  

"Ship traffic is still restricted. Winds are gradually weakening. The speed was 12-17 meters per second at 4 p.m.," Dovile Ringis told BNS.

"Nine ships are waiting to enter the port and two are waiting to leave," she added. 

Ship traffic has been restricted in Klaipeda since Tuesday. Early on Wednesday, the wind speed was up to 27 meters per second and the height of waves was around five meters. 

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