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Wednesday, 22.02.2017, 01:38
Stova, a Lithuanian company that provides car parking services under the UniPark brand, has purchased Citypark Eesti, the owner of around 6,500 parking spaces in Tallinn, reports LETA/BNS.
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Klaipeda lagged behind Riga in terms of container traffic in January, the Lithuanian seaport's authority said LETA/BNS.
Honda Baltic is to recall around 4,800 of Honda's 2004-2010 models in Estonia which might have problems with airbags.
EVA-316, the multipurpose vessel of the Estonian Maritime Administration that has been breaking ice on ship routes to the southwestern port of Parnu since Jan. 10 has assisted ships on 151 occasions, spending 241,000 liters of fuel in the process, informs LETA/BNS.
Alongside Gazprombank-controlled Cryogas, which supplies LNG to Eesti Gaas, LNG Gorskaya, a relatively small privately-owned Russian energy company, is entering the Baltic LNG sector with plans to build small-scale LNG terminals around the Baltic Sea to deliver fuel to ships sailing in the sea, the business daily Verslo Zinios reported on Friday writes LETA/BNS.
Due to today's incident at Riga Airport, a dozen or so airBaltic flights have been either delayed, cancelled or diverted, the airline's spokesman Janis Vanags informed LETA.
Riga International Airport is up and running as normal again after the airport's work was halted when an aircraft skidded on a runway before takeoff earlier today.
A Vim Airlines charter flight from the Russian city of Ufa got into an accident at Riga International Airport today when the aircraft started skidding on the runway before takeoff, the airport’s representatives informed.
Belarus for the first time has purchased a batch of oil from Iran, and possibly it might be delivered via Latvia’s Ventspils port, Reuters learned from unofficial sources, writes LETA.
Flying has become one of the most popular means of travel throughout the world. An internet survey carried out by SmartLynx Airlines, the leading charter carrier in Latvia and Estonia, revealed that 74% of respondents use airline services for private trips, while one in four (26%) mostly travel for business. Respondents said that price is the main criterion in purchasing airline tickets.
On Friday, the Russian national award for achievements in business aviation – the Wings of Business – will be held in Moscow for the first time. Rietumu Bank is the general sponsor of this event.
In January 2017, Latvian ports reloaded 6.449 million tons of cargo, which was a 13.4% increase against the same period a year ago, according to information released by the Transport Ministry.
According to a survey on the attitudes residents have regarding the Rail Baltica high-speed rail project, 89 percent of Latvian residents support the project, which is three percentage points more than a year ago, the head of communications at SIA Eiropas Dzezlcela Linijas Rita Voronkova told LETA.
Hyperloop One views the Baltic region as an excellent market and believes that it would be easy to link up Estonia to the Hyperloop transportation link being built in Finland, Alan James, vice president of Hyperloop One, said LETA/BNS.
There is a plan to test a container train route from the Indian city of Mumbai to Riga this year, Verners Lusis, CEO of LDz Logistika, said at a meeting of the Latvian Council of Ports, Transit and Logistics today.