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Rigas Satiksme board steps down, Usakovs appoints temporary board

Rigas Satiksme board steps down, Usakovs appoints temporary board

13.12.2018

All five members of Riga municipal public transport company Rigas Satiksme board have handed in their resignations to Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs (Harmony), reported LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Latvia, Legislation, Transport



Estonian Railways Jan-Nov freight carriage grows 12% on year

Estonian Railways Jan-Nov freight carriage grows 12% on year

13.12.2018

Freight transported on the infrastructure of the Estonian state-owned railway infrastructure company Estonian Railways during the first 11 months of this year totaled approximately 12.4 mln tons, 12% more than in the same period in 2017, reported LETA/BNS.

Five of the six persons arrested in connection with Rigas Satiksme case remanded in custody

Five of the six persons arrested in connection with Rigas Satiksme case remanded in custody

13.12.2018

Five of the six persons that were arrested in Latvia this week in connection with the Corruption Prevention Bureau’s (KNAB) probe into Rigas Satiksme municipal transport company’s procurement deals have been remanded in custody, LETA was told at the anti-corruption bureau.


Corruption Prevention Bureau to request arrest of three more persons under criminal procedure on Rigas Satiksme’s procurements

Corruption Prevention Bureau to request arrest of three more persons under criminal procedure on Rigas Satiksme’s procurements

13.12.2018

he Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) today will request arrest of three more people who were detained under the criminal procedure on Rigas Satiksme’s procurements, reported LETA.

YIT Infra wins EUR 20 mln contract to upgrade section of Vilnius-Utena highway

YIT Infra wins EUR 20 mln contract to upgrade section of Vilnius-Utena highway

13.12.2018

The Lithuanian and Estonian units of the infrastructure project company YIT Infra, which is part of Finland's construction group YIT, have won a contract to upgrade the first 4-kilometer section of the Soviet-built Vilnius-Utena highway, informed LETA/BNS.


12.12.2018

EUR 800,000 bribe involved in RS procurement scandal - Polish anti-corruption bureau

In a statement, the Central Anti Corruption Bureau of Poland (CBA) points out that a EUR 800,000 bribe was involved in the Rigas Satiksme procurement scandal, reported LETA/BNS.

12.12.2018

The Best in Class of 2018

Euro NCAP announces its annual ‘Best in Class’ winners today and three of the vehicles tested in 2018 have achieved the coveted award[1]. The Mercedes-Benz A‑Class, the stand out performer amongst Small Family Cars and this year’s overall best result; the Lexus ES, the best all-round performer in the Large Family Car category; and the Hyundai NEXO the best of the Large Off-Roaders.

12.12.2018

Business of Estonian cargo operator Operail at risk in Russia as fine looms

The business of the Estonian state-owned rail cargo operator Operail in Russia is at risk following reports that a rail car repaired by Operail is to blame for a major train derailment that took place at the beginning of this month, according the Postimees reports writes LETA/BNS.

12.12.2018

New LNG shipment set to arrive in Lithuania's Klaipeda

A new LNG shipment, meant for Litgas, is scheduled to arrive in Lithuania's port of Klaipeda on Wednesday. It will be a 12th shipment this year, reported LETA/BNS.

11.12.2018

Latvian ports handle 5.9% more cargo in January-November

Latvian ports handled 60.5 mln tons of cargo in January-November - a 5.9% increase on the same period last year, according to the Transport Ministry's data.

10.12.2018

RB Rail announces procurement for design of Tallinn-Rapla railway section

The joint venture of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, RB Rail AS, has announced a procurement for the design and design supervision services for the second stage of the Rail Baltic railway line in Estonia from Tallinn to Rapla, reported LETA/BNS.

10.12.2018

Baltic states, Finland undecided on changing of clocks at meeting in Tallinn

Representatives of the transport ministries of the Baltic states, Finland and Poland, who met in Tallinn on Monday, were of differing opinions when it comes to whether the countries should stay in summer or winter time once the practice of adjusting the clocks twice a year ends, reported LETA/BNS.

10.12.2018

Freeport of Ventspils has decided to increase on average by 8% port fees and service fees

For the purpose of partial compensation for the costs caused by the inflation, the Board of the Freeport of Ventspils has decided to increase on average by 8% port fees and service fees at the Port of Ventspils, informed Freeport of Ventspils Authority.

10.12.2018

Estonia announces new EUR 25 mln procurement for island air services

The Estonian Road Administration has announced a new public procurement for finding a carrier for regular flights on the Tallinn-Kuressaare and Tallinn-Kardla routes, the estimated value of the contract to be concluded for five years is 25.5 mln euros, reported LETA/BNS.

10.12.2018

President of LDz was appointed the First Vice President of the UIC European Regional Assembly.

The President of VAS /SJSC/ “Latvijas dzelzceļš”, Edvīns Bērziņš, was appointed the First Vice President of the European Regional Assembly of the International Union of Railways (UIC), :DZ representative informed BC.

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