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Sunday, 07.02.2016, 12:30
Pursuant to preliminary data as of the 3th of February 2016 the cargo handling turnover in Klaipeda Seaport in January of 2016 increased by 5.1% or by 153,3 thou. tn to 3,16 mln tn comparing with January of 2015, reports BC port’s press service.
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Lietuvos Duju Tiekimas (LDT), a leading natural gas supply company which is part of the Lietuvos energija energy company group, has entered into an agreement for the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) with Statoil whereby it will meet over a half of LDT’s gas demand, informed BC communication manager at Lietuvos Duju Tiekimas Paulius Jakutavičius.
Lithuania’s road haulers keep a close eye on attempts by Poland and Russia to reach an agreement on haulage permits for 2016, as they believe that the advantages negotiated by Poland would also have an effect on Lithuania, the Verslo Zinios business daily reports on Friday, cites LETA/BNS.
German cars dominate the list of Estonia's most frequently stolen cars of 2015, with Volkswagen, BMW and Audi making up the top three, statistics available from the Police and Border Guard Board shows, cites LETA/BNS.
After the national airline airBaltic receives German investor Ralf-Dieter Montag-Girmes and government's investments, its value will be around EUR 260 million, regardless of the airline's negative equity at the moment, Prudentia's CEO Karlis Krastins told LETA.
FL Technics, an aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services company that is part of the Lithuanian-owned, Warsaw-listed aviation group Avia Solutions Group (ASG), will represent Russia’s SVD-Promtent, the leading supplier of storage, insulation hangars and protective covers, around the globe, excluding the Russian market, informs LETA/BNS.
German businessman Ralf Dieter Montag-Girmes, the investor in Latvia's national carrier airBaltic, has promised to make the planned investment of EUR 52 million in the airline by the end of March 2016, the investor said in a press briefing yesterday, cites LETA.
In January-December 2015, the overall cargo handling in the Baltic Eastern Coast Seaports totalled 368 550,0 thou. tn; the year-on-year change is -0.1% or -353,6 thou. tn, reports BC Klaipeda port’s press service.
Residents of Estonia needed consular assistance on 1,656 occasions during 2015 and the most frequent reason for seeking help was theft or loss of a travel document, informs LETA/BNS.
The Baltic Automotive Components Cluster (BACC), which brings together 18 companies, has not dropped plans to accelerate component exports to Russia's car market, the business daily Verslo Zinios reported on February 4th, cites LETA/BNS.
Today an agreement was signed between the Latvian government and Ralf-Dieter Montag-Girmes. Under the deal, a total of EUR 132 million of fresh capital will be invested in the Latvian carrier for fleet modernisation and its new Horizon 2021 business plan, informed BC Janis Vanags.
The end of Europe‘s borderless Schengen area would cost the bloc more than 100 billion euros (110 billion dollars) in the long term, a French government-backed think tank said in a report released on February 3rd, informs LETA/BNS/DPA.
Lithuania's liquefied natural gas (LNG) and oil product terminals operator Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipeda Oil) said on February 4th that its total revenue for January rose to 10.7 million euros, up 17.6% from 9.1 million euros a year earlier, reports LETA/BNS.
Developing industry and creating new jobs in Estonia's East-Viru County will take up to 10 years, and a necessary precondition for the flourishing of the region is improvement of relations with Russia and end of economic sanctions, says Tiit Vahi, a former prime minister of Estonia with business interests in the region, informs LETA/BNS.
Lukoil Baltija, a chain of filling stations owned by Russia's Lukoil, may be sold in February, the chain's chief executive officer said on February 4th, reports LETA/BNS.