On 5th of May, OP Corporate Bank plc Lithuania branch signed a long-term credit agreement, according to which the company „Smiltynės perkėla“ will be granted 5.5 million euro loan. The funds will have to be absorbed by the end of next year. The loan agreement is concluded for a period of six years.
The loan is targeted, the funds will be used to finance the purchase of a passenger-freight ferry. The new 60-meter-long and 14-meter-wide universal passenger-cargo ferry will be built by Klaipėda company „Vakarų Baltijos laivų statykla“, which has won an open international tender announced by company „Smiltynės perkėla“.
„We are glad to have reached an agreement with Smiltynės perkėla and we hope that the granted loan will contribute to a more convenient and modern connection between the mainland Klaipėda and Smiltynė“, - says Erika Voverė, Country manager of OP Corporate Bank plc Lithuania Branch.