Date: 08.01.2019.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 21.01.2019, 04:09

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Gas transit to Kaliningrad hasn't stopped, Lithuanian energmin says

Gas transit to Kaliningrad hasn't stopped, Lithuanian energmin says

08.01.2019

Lithuania has a contract with Russian gas giant Gazptom on gas transit to Kaliningrad until 2025 and it has not been breached, Energy Minister Zygimantas Vaiciunas says, adding that statements on alleged halt of transit were sparked by a temporary drop in the volume of transported gas as Kaliningrad is testing a LNG terminal, reported LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Energy, Gas, Lithuania, Russia, Transport



Elering CEO: Withdrawal from Russian energy ring to not raise network fees in Estonia

Elering CEO: Withdrawal from Russian energy ring to not raise network fees in Estonia

08.01.2019

While Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that withdrawal of the Baltic states from the Russian energy ring will create an additional tax burden on their citizens, CEO of Estonian transmission system operator (TSO) Elering Taavi Veskimagi said LETA/BNS that network fees will decrease as several investments can be made with the support of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).

Russia sends gas transit message to Lithuania, Belarus with new LNG terminal, expert says

Russia sends gas transit message to Lithuania, Belarus with new LNG terminal, expert says

08.01.2019

By launching a liquefied natural gas terminal in Kaliningrad, Russia is sending a message to Lithuania and Belarus that it might cut or stop gas transit via these countries altogether, says Ramunas Vilpisauskas, director of the Institute of International Relations and Political Science at Vilnius University, reported LETA/BNS.


Cost of moving Lithuanian Agriculture Ministry to Kaunas put at EUR 1.13 mln

Cost of moving Lithuanian Agriculture Ministry to Kaunas put at EUR 1.13 mln

08.01.2019

The planned relocation of the Lithuanian Agriculture Ministry from Vilnius to Kaunas is estimated to cost around 1.13 mln euros, with the lessor of new premises in Lithuania's second-biggest city to be named next summer, Agriculture Minister Giedrius Surplys said LETA/BNS on Tuesday.

Over 25,000 new cars sold in Estonia in 2018

Over 25,000 new cars sold in Estonia in 2018

08.01.2019

A total of 25,387 brand new passenger cars were sold in Estonia in 2018, 3.6 percent more than in 2017., reported LETA/BNS.


08.01.2019

Consolis drops plan to acquire Estonian concrete maker TMB Group

The Estonian Competition Authority has terminated the review of the planned consolidation of the Finnish-French supplier of prefabricated concrete construction elements Consolis and Estonia's biggest manufacturer of concrete TMB Grupp as the parties have abandoned the plan, informed LETA/BNS.

08.01.2019

Tallinn planning to acquire some 650 electric buses by 2035

The Tallinn public transport company Tallinna Linnatranspordi AS (TLT) is planning to transfer fully to electric transport by 2035, which means the purchase of approximately 650 electric buses and abandoning of trolleybuses and natural gas buses. reported LETA/BNS.

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