Date: 04.10.2018.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 17.12.2018, 05:47

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Cargo turnover in Baltic ports up 3.3% in eight months of 2018

Cargo turnover in Baltic ports up 3.3% in eight months of 2018

04.10.2018

In the first eight months of 2018, all Baltic ports together received and shipped 103.741 mln tons of cargo, which was 3.3% or 3.311 mln tons more than in the respective period last year, informs LETA/BNS referring the data released by the Lithuanian Statistical Bureau.

Keyword tags: Baltic, Cargo, Estonia, Good for Business, Latvia, Lithuania, Port



Latvian customs officials seize 24,528 pairs of counterfeit Nike shoes

Latvian customs officials seize 24,528 pairs of counterfeit Nike shoes

04.10.2018

Customs officials of the Latvian State Revenue Service (VID), conducting customs control measures at the Riga Freeport, discovered 24,528 pairs of footwear with counterfeit Nike brand in two containers, informs LETA.

DFDS Seaways is looking for additional ferry

DFDS Seaways is looking for additional ferry

04.10.2018

The Danish-capital ferry company DFDS Seaways' ferry caught fire in the Baltic Sea on Tuesday due to an engine problem and its cause is still being investigated. The company is getting ready for the ferry's repair work and is looking for a substitution to compensate an incident-caused drop in freight capacity, informs LETA/BNS.


Estonia's Taxify planning to expand to vehicle rental market

Estonia's Taxify planning to expand to vehicle rental market

04.10.2018

Markus Villig, CEO and co-founder of the Estonian ride-hailing company Taxify, said that in addition to mediating a ride-hailing service, the company is planning to also expand to the bicycle and scooter rental and public transport market in the next few years, cities LETA/BNS.

Latvia’s parliament supports proposal to ban free plastic bags at shops

Latvia’s parliament supports proposal to ban free plastic bags at shops

04.10.2018

Free plastic shopping bags will no longer be available at stores starting 2019, according to amendments to the Packaging Law that the parliament of Latvia support in the second reading, informs LETA.


04.10.2018

Lithuania's Amber Grid to continue modernization of gas mains, to invest 16 mln euros

Lithuania's gas transmission system operator Amber Grid is starting the second phase of its modernization of gas mains, after which the company will be able to check the safety of four fifths of gas pipelines from the inside, informs LETA/BNS.

04.10.2018

Liepaja Airport sees considerable increase in passenger turnover in September

In September of 2018, passenger turnover at Liepaja Airport rose by 41% when compared to the same month last year, informs LETA referring to the Liepaja City Council spokeswoman Dace Freidenfelde.

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