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Monday, 31.08.2015, 22:49
Sigitas Dobilinskas, director general of Lithuanian Shipping Company (LSC) AB, denies that seamen are under pressure regarding the vessel Deltuva, which arrested in Klaipeda, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Vakaru ekspresas.
Keyword tags: Legislation, Lithuania, Port, Transport
Public Prosecutor Laura Feldmanis gave a press conference on Friday, explaining that the investigation on alleged systemic taking of bribes by the Port of Tallinn executives is linked to Esteve terminal and HTG Invest, long-term partners of the Port of Tallinn, writes LETA/Postimees Online.
The Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kristen Michal said he is convinced that despite the corruption case at the Port of Tallinn, the procurement of ferries is not at risk, writes LETA/Postimees Online.
Prime Minister of Estonia Taavi Rõivas said on August 27th that if the suspicions concerning executives of the Port of Tallinn having taken bribes will be confirmed, this would not only have been an act of immense greed, but also a serious security risk, writes LETA/Delfi.
In one of the largest corruption cases in Estonia after the so-called land exchanges case, there are speculations that other suspects apart from the executives of the Port of Tallinn are transit entrepreneurs linked with companies Baltic Maritime Logistics Group, Esteve Terminal and CF&S, writes LETA, referring to Eesti Päevaleht.
Klaipeda University Professor Vytautas Paulauskas believes that it is crucial for energy company AB Klaipedos Nafta to build the inland liquefied natural gas (LNG) distribution station in time, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Vakaru ekspresas.
Officers of the Security Police Board detained CEO of the Port of Tallinn Ain Kaljurand and member of the Management Board Allan Kiil on August 26th, writes LETA/Postimees Online.