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Wednesday, 25.11.2015, 12:13
According to the Polish media site Onet, Polish shipbuilding company Remontowa Shipbuilding president Andrzej Wojtkiewicz and board member Jan Paszkowski transferred about 800,000 euros to the former management of the Estonian state-owned port company Port of Tallinn, while the total bribe was supposed to be 1.2 million euros, informs LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Corruption, Estonia, EU – Baltic States, Financial Services, Legislation, Port, Transport
The Estonian ministries of social affairs and interior are preparing for several tenders aimed at finding providers of services to the refugees about to arrive in Estonia under the European Union refugee relocation scheme, reports LETA.
Estonian heating company Tallinna Kute, which belongs to the Utilitas energy group has finished the reconstruction of the Lasnamae main and heat pipes as well as most of the other reconstruction works planned for 2015 and the total cost of the reconstruction works this year will be nearly 16.9 million euros, informs LETA.
The Estonian Prosecutor General's Office has filed suspicions against two managers of a Polish shipbuilding company as part of the corruption investigation relating to the state owned company Port of Tallinn, spokespeople for the chief prosecutor's office said on Tuesday, informs LETA.
The Estonian Central Criminal Police which investigated the transaction between the state-owned energy company Eesti Energia and AS Werol Tehased regarding the sale of a combined heat and power (CHP) plant situated near the bankrupt Werol did not find evidence of fraud and the South district prosecutor's office closed the proceeding, informs LETA.
The Estonian Seamen's Independent Union (EMSA) is to turn to a public conciliator because the Estonian transit operator Transiidikeskus refused to start collective agreement talks, informs LETA.
The planned expansion of Russia's Nord Stream gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea is an expensive project that is not needed in Europe, which will have an excess supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the near future, Ashna Rahman of ICIS Energy-RBI said in Vilnius on Tuesday, cites LETA/BNS.