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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Thursday, 29.06.2017, 06:59

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Helsinki and Tallinn – happy siblings of the Baltic Sea

Helsinki and Tallinn – happy siblings of the Baltic Sea

28.06.2017

The development of Helsinki–Tallinn cooperation has long been a subject of study in official working groups. But in practice, people have already voted with their feet: the cities are already one extensive urban area. In 2016, the Gulf of Finland was crossed almost 9 mln times. Breakfast in Helsinki and lunch in Tallinn. Shopping in both. Museum visits. Such is everyday life in an extensive urban cluster - cheerful cultural relations.

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DHL and Latvian Railways join forces to boost Baltic-China trade

DHL and Latvian Railways join forces to boost Baltic-China trade

28.06.2017

Baltic and Nordic exporters can look forward to faster, cheaper and more reliable logistics connections to China’s immense export market, following the signing of a new agreement between Latvia’s State Joint Stock Company Latvijas dzelzceļš (LDz) and DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, LDz representative informed BC.

Viking Line carries 30% more passengers between Estonian and Finnish capitals in June

Viking Line carries 30% more passengers between Estonian and Finnish capitals in June

28.06.2017

The Finnish shipper Viking Line said on Wednesday that passenger numbers for June increased by as much as 30% year over year on its Tallinn routes.


Estonian carrier Nordica launches third daily flight on Tallinn-Warsaw route

Estonian carrier Nordica launches third daily flight on Tallinn-Warsaw route

28.06.2017

The Estonian state-owned airline Nordic Aviation Group operating under the Nordica trademark as of this week added a third daily flight on the Tallinn-Warsaw route, reports LETA/BNS.

Freeport of Riga Board approves Zeltins as the port's new CEO

Freeport of Riga Board approves Zeltins as the port's new CEO

28.06.2017

The Freeport of Riga Board at its meeting today unanimously approved Latvijas Dzelzcels railroad company's council chairman Ansis Zeltins as the port’s new CEO, LETA was told at the Freeport of Riga Authority.


28.06.2017

Lithuanian Railways and Orlen sign deal on oil product transport tariffs

After lengthy negotiations, Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) and Orlen Lietuva, Lithuania's sole crude refinery owned by Poland's Orlen, have signed a deal on oil product transport tariffs, writes LETA/BNS.

27.06.2017

Latvijas Kugnieciba sells Preses Nams building for EUR 16.8 mln

LASCO Investment, a subsidiary of Latvijas Kugnieciba (LASCO) shipping group, has sold the Preses Nams (House of Press) building in Riga to PN Project, a company run by Lithuanian real estate developer Lords LB Asset Management, Latvijas Kugnieciba said in a statement to Nasdaq Riga.

27.06.2017

Estonia selling Elmo electric car rental service and fleet

The Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications is selling the Elmo electric car rental service, 15 ordinary charging stations and a fleet of 31 cars to three companies for 277,000 euros, informed LETA/BNS,

27.06.2017

Regional Jet has leased 2 jets to serve SAS routes

Regional Jet OU, joint venture of the Estonian state owned airline Nordica and Poland's LOT, has signed a lease for two ATR aircraft to operate routes of the Scandinavian carrier SAS out of Copenhagen under a six-year agreement that will start in August, informed LETA/BNS.

26.06.2017

EUR 7.8 mln to be made available for construction of multimodal transport hub in Tornakalns

Funding worth EUR 7.8 mln will be made available to Latvia for the planned construction of a multimodal transport hub in Tornakalns, Riga, LETA was told at the Central Financial and Contracting Agency.

22.06.2017

Kieler Woche draws cruise ships

The Kieler Woche sailing regatta - the biggest maritime folk festival and sail sport event in northern Europe – is a big draw for cruise ships as well as many other vessels. Between the 17th and the 25th of June Kiel expects visits by a total of fifteen different luxury liners. One particularly special sight for thousands of onlookers was this Wednesday (June 21st.) when Cunard’s “Queen Elizabeth” and P&O’s “Arcadia” berthed side by side at the Ostseekai Cruise Terminal.

22.06.2017

airBaltic Exhibits CS300 at Paris Air Show

The Latvian airline airBaltic from June 19 till June 21, 2017 participated in the world’s largest and oldest aviation exhibition Paris Air Show by presenting the CS300 aircraft in Bombardier exhibition pavilion. During the Paris Air Show the chief executive officer of airBaltic Martin Gauss personally met and presented the CS300 aircraft to Canadian government representatives, airBaltic representative informed BC.

22.06.2017

Baiba Rubesa presents Rail Baltica to the G7 Transport Ministers Meeting

Baiba Rubesa, CEO and Chairperson of the Management Board of the joint venture RB RAIL presented the Rail Baltica project to the G7 Transport Ministers Meeting on 22 June 2017, in Cagliari, Italy. Rail Baltica was indeed invited by the European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc to take part in a session devoted to best practices and models of sustainable infrastructure.

21.06.2017

US ambassador visits Riga port

US Ambassador to Latvia Nancy Pettit and embassy’s employees today made a visit to the Riga port, the Riga Freeport Administration reported.

21.06.2017

Small Planet Airlines to introduce one more A320 in their fleet

Lithuanian leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines expanded its fleet by adding one more Airbus aircraft in the beginning of this summer. In total fleet consists of 22 Airbus 320 and Airbus 321 aircraft. All of them are already booked for the summer season. During this period Small Planet Airlines plans to carry 1 million passengers, companies representative informed BC.

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