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Tallinna Sadam concludes contracts for ferryboats

Tallinna Sadam concludes contracts for ferryboats

31.10.2014

Estonian state-owned port operator Tallinna Sadam concluded contracts with shipyards Remontowa Shipbuilding and Sefine Shipyard for building four new ferries for the routes between the Estonian mainland and biggest islands; each shipyard will build two ferries, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

Keyword tags: Estonia, Legislation, Port, Transport



Ryanair hopes to serve 2.3 mln passengers in Baltics in 2014

Ryanair hopes to serve 2.3 mln passengers in Baltics in 2014

31.10.2014

Irish low-fare airline Ryanair hopes to serve 2.3 million passengers in the Baltics in 2014, the airline informed LETA.

Klaipeda’s LNG terminal is operating flawlessly

Klaipeda’s LNG terminal is operating flawlessly

31.10.2014

After the first load of liquefied natural gas (LNG) was pumped into the LNG storage vessel Independence, the specialists stated that its systems operate flawlessly, reports LETA/ELTA.


Sillamäe container terminal is completed

Sillamäe container terminal is completed

31.10.2014

A container terminal covering around 40 hectares, built on land regained from the sea, has been completed in the North East Estonian Sillamäe Port, the local Põhjarannik newspaper writes, cites LETA.

Matiss' priorities – straightening out roads and reducing operational costs at Pasazieru vilciens

Matiss' priorities – straightening out roads and reducing operational costs at Pasazieru vilciens

31.10.2014

Latvian Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss (Unity), who is expected to stay on as minister in the next government, says that his main priority in the next government is to straighten out Latvia's road system by guaranteeing long-term road construction and maintenance financing, and improving the quality of road construction, cites Nozare.lv.

31.10.2014

airBaltic launches flights between Vilnius and Amsterdam

On October 30th, airBaltic launched a new direct route linking Vilnius and Amsterdam. The flight, which will operate three times a week, offers convenient connections between the two capitals, linking Vilnius via Amsterdam to the rest of the world, and linking Amsterdam to the Baltic Region and beyond through airBaltic’s connections to Scandinavia and the CIS, informed BC Janis Vanags.

30.10.2014

Tallinna Sadam earns 34 mln euros of profit in 9 months

Estonian state-owned port operator AS Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) posted an unaudited turnover of 88 million euros and net profit of 34.2 million euros in the first nine months of this year, the company announced, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

30.10.2014

Sinkevicius: Rail Baltica should be a priority in allocating funds

On 28 October 2014, the representatives from Baltic States signed a landmark agreement which will launch the project Rail Baltica and bring the Baltic region closer to the Western Europe. By terms of the agreement, a joint Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian venture responsible for the Rail Baltica project will be set up in Riga, informed BC Lithuanian Transport Ministry.

30.10.2014

In 9 months, transhipmrnts of Ventspils nafta subsidiaries were stable

In the third quarter of 2014 Ventspils nafta terminals Ltd. (VNT), subsidiary of JSC Ventspils nafta” transhipped 2.05 million tons of oil and petroleum products. But transhipment amounts of LatRosTrans Ltd. (LRT) in the same period of time reached 1.35 million tons, which is 36% more than in corresponding period of 2013, informed BC Ventspils nafta press service.

30.10.2014

Tallinn Airport among the best airports in Europe

Tallinn Airport is among the best airports in Europe, based on the overall airport experience determined by travellers who had taken the site’s 2014 airport survey, reported LETA/Baltic Business News.

30.10.2014

Infortar is interested in full ownership of Estonian Air

Infortar, major shareholder of Estonian passenger shipping company Tallink, is interested in buying the whole of Estonian national carrier Estonian Air, Infortar's head Ain Hanschmidt said at a press conference on Wednesday, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

30.10.2014

Flights between Riga and Cologne launched

Irish low-fare airline Ryanair launched its new Riga-Cologne service today, the Riga International Airport informed the business information portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.

30.10.2014

Estonian cargo ship in danger of sinking in Stockholm archipelago

Estonian company-owned cargo ship Kertu, which was on its way to Kokkola, Finland, is in danger of sinking in the Stockholm archipelago in Sweden, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

29.10.2014

Latvian Port Council questions railroad electrification project

Cargo flow projections that were the basis for Latvijas Dzelzcels (LDz) railroad electrification project have not been, and will not be achieved, thus the risks of the project and the project itself need to be revised, Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss (Unity) said during a Latvian Port, Transit and Logistics Council meeting today, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.

29.10.2014

Swedish crown princess Victoria meets with Estonian state leaders

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel started their two-day visit to Estonia on Tuesday by meeting with Estonian state leaders and attending several events, LETA/Postimees writes.

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