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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 14.10.2019, 02:20

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Latvian ports' cargo turnover down 3% in nine months

Latvian ports' cargo turnover down 3% in nine months

11.10.2019

Latvian ports' cargo turnover in January-September this year amounted to 47.249 mln tons, which is 3% less than in the first half of 2018, according to the Transport Ministry's data.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Cargo, Latvia, Port, Transport



Gas consumption in Lithuania has grown by 10%,

Gas consumption in Lithuania has grown by 10%,

11.10.2019

According to the Lithuania’s gas transmission system operator Amber Grid, within three quarters of 2019, gas consumption in Lithuania has increased by 10%, and under favorable conditions in the international gas market, gas transmission to the neighboring Baltic States has almost doubled, the Amber Grid`s head of communication Laura Sebekiene informed BC.

Tallinna Sadam's cargo volume down 22% on year in Q3

Tallinna Sadam's cargo volume down 22% on year in Q3

11.10.2019

In the third quarter of the year, 4.3 mln tons of cargo and 3.6 mln passengers passed through the harbors of listed Estonian port company Tallinna Sadam with the cargo volume down by 22.1% compared to the same period of the previous year mainly due to liquid bulk and the passenger volume increasing 3.5% on year, reported LETA/BNS.


Estonia: Operators not interested in Latvia ferry service

Estonia: Operators not interested in Latvia ferry service

11.10.2019

Potential operators are not interested in the ferry service between the port of Montu on Saaremaa island and Latvia's Courland region despite very good terms offered to them, according to the regional newspaper Saarte Haal reported LETA/BNS.

airBaltic planning to establish a base in Estonia

airBaltic planning to establish a base in Estonia

10.10.2019

The Latvian national air carrier airBaltic is planning to establish a base in Estonia in the future, after which flights departing from Tallinn would be serviced by Estonian teams, writes LETA/BNS.


10.10.2019

LDz concludes EUR 319 mln agreement on railway electrification

The Central Finance and Contracting Agency (CFCA) has concluded an agreement with Latvia's state-owned rail company Latvijas Dzelzcels (LDz, Latvian Railways) on granting over EUR 318 mln from the European Union Cohesion Fund for development of electric train infrastructure, the CFCA informed LETA.

10.10.2019

Udovickij: Belaruskali deal to boost Belarus' fertilizer exports via Klaipeda

Lithuanian businessman Igor Udovickij says a controversial deal on Biriu Kroviniu Terminalas' (Bulk Cargo Terminal, or BKT) investments in Klaipeda is necessary to be able to handle Belarus' growing fertilizer exports via the Lithuanian seaport, informed LETA/BNS.

09.10.2019

airBaltic Announces New Flights to Manchester, Yerevan and Two Norwegian Cities

Latvian airline airBaltic announces that as of summer season 2020 it will launch new flights from Riga to Manchester (United Kingdom), Yerevan (Armenia) as well as Bergen and Trondheim (both Norway), informed airBaltic.

09.10.2019

Lithuania's Klaipedos Nafta bids to become LNG terminal operator in Brazil

Lithuania's state-run oil and LNG terminal operator Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipedos Oil, KN) said on Wednesday it’s currently negotiating an operations and maintenance services agreement for a LNG terminal in Brazil with Brazils' Gas Natural Acu (GNA), KN announced via the Nasdaq Vilnius Stock Exchange.

09.10.2019

BMW's 1 and 3 get five stars; Peugeot and Jeep follow with four

Today, Euro NCAP publishes the safety ratings of four vehicles. Two BMW's - the 1 Series and the 3 Series – both achieve a maximum five-star rating. The Jeep Cherokee and the Peugeot 208 settle for four stars apiece, announced Euro NCAP in a press release.

08.10.2019

Number of fare dodgers in Riga public transport up 6.4% in September

The number of passengers caught using public transport services in Riga without paying their fares rose 6.4% from August 2019 to 2,608 people in September 2019, representatives of Rigas Satiksme municipal transport company informed LETA.

08.10.2019

Updated portion of Tallinna Sadam's D terminal to be opened Tuesday

The listed Estonian port company Tallinna Sadam opened the updated portion of its D terminal to passengers on Tuesday, the first to be allowed to explore the new terminal were passengers heading to the 7:30 a.m. departure of the Megastar ferry of the listed Estonian shipper Tallink, reported LETA/BNS.

04.10.2019

Lithuania's Baltik Vairas pins growth hopes on e-bikes

The chief executive officer of Lithuania's bicycle manufacturer Baltik Vairas, which sells 95 percent of its products to the Netherlands and Germany, believes that the future belongs to electric bikes, the Lrt.lt online news site has reported, citing LETA/BNS.

03.10.2019

Transavia to launch flights from Riga to Paris

Low-cost airline Transavia belonging to the Air France-KLM group will start its service from Riga Airport the next summer season, offering two weekly flights between Riga and Paris (Orly Airport), BC learned from the airport's spokeswoman Laura Karnite.

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