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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Tuesday, 17.09.2019, 02:07

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Analyst: Lithuanian retail fuel prices may rise 3-4 cents in wake of Saudi oil attacks

Analyst: Lithuanian retail fuel prices may rise 3-4 cents in wake of Saudi oil attacks

16.09.2019

SEB Lithuania's analyst Tadas Povilauskas says a surge in crude prices following last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities may lead to a short-term increase of some 3-4 euro cents in gasoline and diesel fuel prices at the pump, reported LETA/BNS.

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BLRT Grupp launches research vessel for Faroe Islands

BLRT Grupp launches research vessel for Faroe Islands

16.09.2019

Western Baltija Shipbuilding (WBS), the shipyard of industrial group BLRT Grupp based in the Lithuanian city of Klaipeda, has launched a research vessel built for the Faroe Marine Research Institute, BLRT representatives informed BC.

BP subsidiary divests half of Tallinn-based aircraft fuel seller to Latvian company

BP subsidiary divests half of Tallinn-based aircraft fuel seller to Latvian company

16.09.2019

BP Global Investments Limited, subsidiary of British energy giant BP Plc, has sold a 50% holding in the aircraft fuel supplier Eesti Aviokutuse Teenuse AS to Nordic Jet Holding, a company belonging to Latvian businessman Armands Sadauskis, reported LETA/BNS.


Estonia announces new tender for Saaremaa air service contract

Estonia announces new tender for Saaremaa air service contract

16.09.2019

The Estonian Road Administration has announced a new public procurement tender to find the carrier to operate the subsidized Tallinn-Kuressaare-Tallinn air service from April 1, 2020 to May 30, 2024, with the estimated value of the contract set at 16.8 mln euros, reported LETA/BNS.

Reconstruction of Panevezys bypass completed in Lithuania

Reconstruction of Panevezys bypass completed in Lithuania

13.09.2019

The reconstruction of the 22-km-long Panevezys bypass, which is part of the Via Baltica highway, has been completed, with almost 45 mln euros invested into the project over the past couple of years, "Conditions have been created on the country's key highway from north to south to drive faster with a lower risk of accidents," Transport Minister Jaroslav Narkevic said in a statement.


13.09.2019

LDz Logistika to cooperate with German DB Cargo Eurasia

LDz Logistika, a subsidiary of state-owned Latvijas Dzelzcels company, today signed a cooperation agreement with German logistics company DB Cargo Eurasia on further cooperation in joint projects, LDz spokeswoman Ella Petermane reported.

13.09.2019

airBaltic to launch charter flights to Egypt in October

The national airline airBaltic in cooperation with the international tour operator Tez Tour Latvija will launch charter flights from Riga to Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt on October 26 and 27 respectively, as airBaltic representatives informed BC.

12.09.2019

airBaltic carries by 56% more passengers on its Riga-Liepaja route

Latvian national airline airBaltic this summer carried more than 4,700 passengers on its Riga-Liepaja route or by 56% more than in the respective period last year, airBaltic representatives reported.

11.09.2019

The transit sector’s experts will arrive in Riga

Tomorrow, September 12, transit sector experts from the whole world will arrive in Riga to participate in international conference organized by VAS “Latvijas dzelzceļš” (LDz), “Global Transport Development Challenges” to discuss latest transit industry developments in Europe and the world, as well as to seek and find ways to foster international competitiveness of the transport and transit industry of Latvia and its contribution to the Latvian economy, BC informed LDz representative.

11.09.2019

Lithuanian Railways wants to repair locomotives in Poland, Ukraine

Lithuania's state-run railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG) is starting repairing Siemens locomotives used by its cargo subsidiary LG Cargo, and LG CEO Mantas Bartuska says the company would also like to get orders for locomotive repairs from Poland, Ukraine and expand its services in Europe this way, informed LETA/BNS.

11.09.2019

New LNG vessel Stena Clear Sky to arrive in Lithuania's Klaipeda

A new LNG bunker vessel, Stena Clear Sky, will arrive in the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda for the first time next week, the Klaipeda-based LNG terminal's operator Klaipedos Nafta said LETA/BNS.

11.09.2019

RB Rail to introduce new management board position

The joint venture of the Baltic states is going to adjust its structure by introducing a new management board position -- chief program management officer (CPMO). With an initial team of ten experts, the CPMO will oversee the implementation of the Rail Baltic project in all three Baltic states, RB Rail said.

11.09.2019

Riga port sees number of ship passengers drop 1.7% in eight months

During the first eight months of 2019 the Freeport of Riga received 615,385 ship passengers, down 1.7% from the same period a year ago, according to information available on the port’s website.

06.09.2019

Four border checkpoints to be temporarily closed on Lithuanian-Russian border

The Kybartai, Ramoniskiai, Panemune and Nida border checkpoints on the Lithuanian-Russian border will temporarily closed due to power network maintenance in the Russian region of Kaliningrad, reported LETA/BNS,

05.09.2019

Burovs elected chairman of Freeport of Riga board

Riga Mayor Olegs Burovs (Honor to Serve Riga) was approved as chairman of the Freeport of Riga board today, as the Freeport of Riga Authority informed LETA.

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