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Tuesday, 04.08.2015, 16:51
Vilnius officially announced the beginning of construction of the third stage of the Western bypass. During the opening ceremony, the largest transport infrastructure company in Lithuania, Kauno Tiltai, together with their partners, promised that cars will be driving through the bypass in 2016, Vilnius City Municipality reported BC.
Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Construction, Lithuania, Transport
Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius says that Lithuania is going to buy out the floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and regasification unit Independence, reports LETA/ELTA.
Estonia's biggest passenger shipping company AS Tallink Grupp informed the Tallinn stock exchange that in July 2015, it transported 1,132,786 passengers, which is nearly a 4% increase compared to July 2014, informs LETA.
The Border Guard detained 22 illegal immigrants and four human smugglers on August 1st 2015, LETA learned from the State Border Guard.
Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius has met with Ukrainian Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Aivaras Abromavicius, the press service of the Lithuanian Government reported LETA/ELTA.
Consumption of gasoline has been falling in Latvia for the past several years, as the Latvian Fuel Traders Association's head Martins Stirans told the Nozare.lv business portal, cites LETA.
In the first half of the year 2015, the officers of the Lithuanian Customs detained smuggled and illegally carried goods worth over EUR 20 million, reports LETA/ELTA.
Congratulating Ventspils residents with city's 725th anniversary, the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) has compiled characteristics of Ventspils in numbers.
The Lithuanian government is seeking to appoint technical, financial and legal advisers to assist in the development and implementation of Lithuanian airports concession project. Therefore, a public consultation regarding the advisory services for the concessions project has been announced, reported BC chief project manager for PPP Irmantas Butkauskas.
Estonian state-owned port operator AS Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) had in the first half of the year an unaudited turnover of 53 million euros and net profit of 20.8 million euros, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The passenger rail company Pasazieru vilciens (PV) concluded the first half of the year 2015 with a EUR 717,709 in profit, as the company informed LETA.
Lithuanian engineering company UAB Kelprojektas that launched its business in Estonia with big ambitions in 2013 has won a succession of public procurements in the past two years but has serious problems fulfilling its obligations, LETA/Äripäev.ee reports.
A delegation of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce has visited the Lithuanian Ministry of Economy, informs LETA/ELTA.
Turnover of the Latvijas Pasts postal company increased 7% to EUR 61.4 million in 2014, whereas the company's profit fell 2.6 times to EUR 1.71 million, reports LETA, according to Firmas.lv.
Estonia's national carrier Estonian Air will replace its Embraer 170 planes with Bombardier CRJ-700 aircraft in the coming months, LETA/Postimees reports.