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The Saaremaa Harbour that was initially built to be a cruise port, will in autumn-winter season 2015-2016 for the first time start servicing regular cargo transport, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
More than 207,000 passengers passed through Tallinn Airport in September 2015, 6% more than September last year, the company announced BC.
Cruise ship season ended on October 5th in Klaipeda. In 2015, the season was opened and closed by cruise liner Aida Cara. The 200-metre-long ship brought 1,186 tourists on the morning of 5 October, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Klaipeda.
Citing "vision and ambition in challenging traditions and presumptions in architectural Riga, in creating an object whose importance is 'national'", the 2015 Architecture Award winners are the architects, designers, contracting authorities and the construction companies for the much-debated Latvian National Library in Riga-Pardaugava, informs LETA.
Enormous raw milk containers have reached agricultural cooperative Pienas LT. Specialists from the German company Pentair Sudmo have started to install them on October 1st. A total of four huge such containers will be installed, informs LETA/ELTA.
President Toomas Hendrik Ilves opened "Estonia ICT Day – Digitally Smart Solutions for Sustainable Development" on Friday at the World Bank; Estonian representatives of the private and public sectors introduced our e-solutions at the event, the President's Office reports BC.
Estonia's biggest passenger shipping company AS Tallink Grupp informed the Tallinn stock exchange that in September 2015, it transported 632,379 passengers, which is nearly a 7% increase compared to September 2014, informs LETA.
The first CRJ700 aircraft has landed at Tallinn airport on Friday to start serving Estonian Air regular flights in the nearest days; the second CRJ700 aircraft will arrive in a week to serve Estonian Air routes, Estonian national carrier reported, cites LETA.
In order to improve its Internet connectivity and speed, the mobile telecommunications company Tele2 is developing its 4G+ or ''LTE Advanced'' network in areas where its has already introduced its 4G network, the company informs LETA.
As of January next year, the beverage producer Cido grupa will become a partner to one of the world's leading food and beverage producers - the U.S. corporation PepsiCo, and launch production of PepsiCo beverages for the Baltic market, informs LETA.
Local startups are an important contributer to Estonian economy – during last six months the state has collected € 11.7 mln. in tax revenue from local startups, that currently employ 2154 specialists, said CEO of Startup Estonia Mari Vavulski, writes LETA.
Embassy of Uzbekistan in Latvia informs that the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan will host the International Investment Forum to be held on 5-6 November 2015 in Tashkent.
A new biofuel boiler house located in Vilnius and managed by energy company E Energija group has successfully undergone testing and tuning. The boiler house has become the first regulated independent heat producer in Lithuania's capital, writes LETA/ELTA.
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Latvia is pleased to announce the creation of a new website and Facebook page focused on Holland and Baltic Business cooperation, reported BC Oskars Gruziņš, Senior Economic Officer of Embassy.