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Tallinn public transport co TLT to buy at least 8 new trams

Tallinn public transport co TLT to buy at least 8 new trams

18.10.2018

The Tallinn public transport company Tallinna Linnatranspordi AS (TLT) by December is planning to announce a procurement for the purchase of eight new trams with an option for the purchase another 15 to 20 similar units, informed LETA/BNS.

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Major Sandbox for Energy Infrastructure and Data Launched in Lithuania

Major Sandbox for Energy Infrastructure and Data Launched in Lithuania

18.10.2018

Lithuanian energy group Lietuvos Energija (LE), which holds the country’s key assets for energy generation, distribution, supply, balancing and services, has launched an Innovation Hub (leinnovationhub.com) offering open access to infrastructure and data in one of the world’s biggest-ever energy technology sandboxes.

Estonia: Number of real estate transactions up 2% on year in H1

Estonia: Number of real estate transactions up 2% on year in H1

18.10.2018

The total number of transactions carried out on the apartment market in Estonia in the first half of 2018 increased 2% compared with the same period the year before but decreased approximately 5% compared with the second half of 2017, it appears from a market overview of apartment ownership published by the Land Board writes LETA/BNS.


Klaipeda port operators set new container handling records

Klaipeda port operators set new container handling records

18.10.2018

Klaipedos Konteineriu Terminalas (Klaipeda Container Terminal, or KKT) and Klaipedos Smelte are setting new container handling records this year, according to the business daily Verslo Zinios reported on Thursday writes LETA/BNS.

A new EU budget: Erasmus program increases twice

A new EU budget: Erasmus program increases twice

17.10.2018

According to a new EU budget for 2021-2027, students’ international exchange will be doubled and participants quantity will be arisen from 4 mln till 12 mln people. As commisioner Gunter Ottinger told, every 10th student in Europe could get international expierence at next decade.


17.10.2018

Latvia ranks 42nd, Lithuania -- 40th and Estonia -- 32nd in World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index

Latvia ranks 42nd in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index, still lagging behind Lithuania and Estonia, according to the latest WEF Global Competitiveness Report.

17.10.2018

Bite Latvija has invested EUR 9 mln in upgrade of infrastructure, services

In the first nine months of this year Bite Latvija mobile operator has invested about EUR 9 mln in development of infrastructure and improvement of services, said Bite Latvija head Kaspars Buls.

17.10.2018

Lithuania posts one of EU's largest increases in new car sales - ACEA

New car sales in Lithuania this year continue to grow at one of the fastest rates in the European Union, the latest figures from the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) show.

17.10.2018

Estonia: Renewable energy production up 1/5 on year in Q3

Estonian power plants produced altogether 402 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of renewable energy in the third quarter of 2018, approximately a fifth more than in the same period the year before.

16.10.2018

Augulis at 16+1 transport ministers meeting call to participate in development of cargo logistics center at Riga airport

Latvian Transport Minister Uldis Augulis during the meeting of China and 16 Central and Eastern European or 16+1 transport ministers called on the member states to participate in development of the cargo logistics center at international airport Riga and development of intermodal terminal under the Rail Baltica project, informs LETA referring to the Latvian Transport Ministry.

16.10.2018

Estonian parliament to start discussing increasing competitiveness of Estonian shipping

The Estonian parliament started handling a bundle of amendments to the Law of Ship Flag and Ship Registers Act, the aim of which is to increase the competitiveness of Estonian shipping and restore a cargo fleet sailing under the Estonian flag, informs LETA/BNS.

16.10.2018

New fuel labels in the EU states: Commission’s initiative

This October all European customers at public filling station will notice new harmonized fuel symbols on fuel dispensers and fuel nozzles. It will give drivers better information on the suitability of fuels for their vehicles while helping them avoid miss-fuelling and provide adequate information on the environmental impact of the fuels used.

16.10.2018

airBaltic carries 18% more passengers during first three quarters of 2018

The Latvian airline airBaltic has carried 3 168 893 or 18% more passengers during the first nine months of 2018 than in the same period last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In September 2018, 398 846 passengers or 16% more than last year travelled with airBaltic, informed the company’s representative.

16.10.2018

Riga Airport's passenger turnover increases 16.8% in January-September 2018

Riga International Airport's passenger turnover in January-September amounted to 5.382 mln passengers, an increase of 16.8% on the first nine months of 2017, informs LETA.

15.10.2018

Digital Summit to bring IT ministers, entrepreneurs and experts from 14 countries to Tallinn

Ministers, entrepreneurs and technology experts from 14 digitally minded countries across the world will convene tomorrow for Tallinn Digital Summit 2018. The summit will focus on artificial intelligence and global trade in data, as well as their implications for governance, economies, and societies as a whole.

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