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Friday, 28.02.2020, 14:41
The first European customer of Russian Gazprombank's subsidiary Kriogaz that has started supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) for bunkering vessels in Europe is the Estonian gas company Eesti Gaas, which uses it to bunker Tallink's new LNG-powered fast ferry Megastar, the news portal of the Russian television channel RBC reports cites LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Energy, Estonia, Gas, Gas Market , Russia
Russian Ambassador-designate to Latvia Yevgeny Lukyanov and his spouse arrived in Riga today, according to information released by the Russian Embassy in Riga.
In order to provide a permanent solution to the situation with foreigners’ appointment as rectors to Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga) and Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL), Latvian authorities are planning to revise the laws regulating the work of these institutions of higher education and that might be binding also to other institutions of higher education, writes LETA/BNS.
According to the flash estimate of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), in the 4th quarter of 2016, compared to the 3rd quarter of 2016, the gross domestic product (GDP) value (seasonally and working days adjusted data) increased by 0.8%.
he investment holding Infortar, majority owner of the listed Estonian shipper Tallink Grupp, was prepared to pay 80 mln Estonian kroons or approximately 5.4 mln euros in 2007 for the plot of the recently opened Arsenal shopping center in Tallinn which was sold for 1.5 mln euros five years later, Eesti Paevaleht writes.
Inbank and the retail group Coop Eesti are acquiring respectively 25 percent and 59.7 percent of the shares of Eesti Krediidipank; Krediidipank will continue its operations under the current name until the fall after which it will be named Coop Pank, reported LETA/BNS.
An international tender should be held to find a new CEO for the Freeport of Riga, Latvian Economics Minister Arvils Aseradens (Unity) said on the morning news program of the LNT commercial television on Monday, writes LETA.