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Autonomus passenger bus to run in Jelgava and Aizkraukle for two weeks

Autonomus passenger bus to run in Jelgava and Aizkraukle for two weeks

06.08.2020

For the first time in Latvia, an autonomous bus will be running in Jelgava and Aizkraukle for two weeks in August, brought to Latvia by Zemgale Planning Region (ZPR) as part of the Sohjoa Baltic project that aims to facilitate the transition to autonomous and eco-friendly public transport in the cities around the Baltic Sea, as ZPR representative Ilze Lujane told LETA.

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Rally Estonia taking place in September

Rally Estonia taking place in September

06.08.2020

Estonian Minister of Culture Tonis Lukas said at a government press briefing on Thursday that Rally Estonia will be taking place at the beginning of September 2020, informs LETA/BNS.

Bolt begins offering ride-sharing services in Sigulda and Tukums

Bolt begins offering ride-sharing services in Sigulda and Tukums

06.08.2020

The transportation platform Bolt has launched ride-sharing services in Sigulda and Tukums, as well as electric scooters in Daugavpils and Jurmala, the company informed.


New Novatek LNG cargo arrives in Klaipeda

New Novatek LNG cargo arrives in Klaipeda

06.08.2020

A new cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Russia's Novatek arrived in the Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda on August 6th, marking the 43rd such cargo in the gas year that started in October 2019, informs LETA/BNS.

Tallinn Airport's July passenger numbers grow over 3-fold m-o-m

Tallinn Airport's July passenger numbers grow over 3-fold m-o-m

06.08.2020

In July, 75,682 passengers passed through Tallinn Airport, which is approximately 24% of the volume of passengers in July last year; however, the number of passengers more than tripled compared to June 2020.


06.08.2020

airBaltic begins flights to Rhodes from today

Latvian airline airBaltic will operate a new direct seasonal route from Riga to Rhodes in Greece starting from today, LETA learned from the company.

05.08.2020

The biggest convention center in Baltics accepted into operation in Riga

Convention center Atta Centre, built at the former site of Elkor furniture center in Riga, was accepted into operation earlier this week; the center's total area is 22,700 square meters and it's the biggest in Baltics, as the conference center's representatives told LETA.

05.08.2020

Another Lithuanian-capital company enters Belarusian FEZ

Siberia, a company with Belarusian, Russian and Lithuanian capital, is setting up its business in the Mogilev Free Economic Zone in Belarus, the vz.lt business news website reports, citing the FEZ's press release, writes LETA/BNS.

05.08.2020

British-Estonian startup TaxScouts raises EUR 5.6 mln

TaxScouts, the United Kingdom based tax preparation startup founded by TransferWise and MarketInvoice alumni, has raised 5 million euros in Series A funding for European expansion, reports LETA/BNS.

05.08.2020

Adven building renewable energy plant for Terrafame in Finland

Estonian energy company Adven is currently building a renewable energy plant to supply energy to the new battery chemicals plant of Terrafame, a multi-metal company based in Sotkamo, Finland, informs LETA/BNS.

05.08.2020

Stena Line to open Liepaja-Karlskrona-Travemunde ferry route

Swedish ferry operator Stena Line is launching the Liepaja-Karlskrona-Travemunde route next Thursday, LETA was told at the Liepaja Special Economic Zone (SEZ).

05.08.2020

Avoti SWF solid wood furniture producer raises turnover 11.5% in 2019

Solid wood furniture maker Avoti SWF, based in Gulbene region, closed 2019 with EUR 50.594 mln in turnover, which is an increase of 11.5% against a year before, while the company's profit doubled to EUR 2.197 mln, according to information available at Firmas.lv writes LETA.

05.08.2020

Conexus to invest EUR 93.5 mln in two projects by 2025

Unified natural gas transmission and storage operator Conexus Baltic Grid (Conexus) is continuing implementation of two European-scale projects, in which a total of EUR 93.5 mln will be invested by 2025, as Conexus representatives informed LETA.

04.08.2020

Optics manufacturer Yukon to invest in 'safe' areas in Lithuania

Yukon Advanced Optics Worldwide, a Lithuanian producer of digital night vision and other optical devices that is owned by Belarusian, Russian and Ukrainian citizens, has founded a new company for investment in undisclosed business areas, informs LETA/BNS.

04.08.2020

Solar plant to save Lithuania's Neo EUR 50,000 in annual energy costs

Lithuania's PET resin manufacturer Neo Group expects to launch a 1-megawatt solar power plant by the end of the year, expecting to save more than 50,000 euros in annual energy costs, informs LETA/BNS.

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