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Thursday, 24.04.2014, 06:37
The Baltic States are still negotiation on the standard gauge railway project Rail Baltica 2 route and its branch-line to Lithuania's capital Vilnius. According to Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius who gave an interview to the radio station Laisvoji Banga an agreement should be reached by early July 2014, reports LETA/ELTA.
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Vilnius Airport at the summer season 2014 offers regular flights to Vilnius from 42 cities of Europe, from 52 airports in 26 countries, the Airport said in a statement, cites LETA.
Estonian logistics and transit companies actively participate at the transit fair TransRussia that started in Moscow this week; businessmen think that politics only interferes with business and they thank their luck that Estonia has not made very vocal statements regarding the sanctions against Russia, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
On Tuesday Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevicius presented the Government's report of the activities of 2013 to the Parliament. There were still more promises and plans mentioned than completed tasks, informs LETA/ELTA, referring to Lietuvos rytas.
Estonian environment minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus formed a working group that will review the legal regulation on bunkering of ships to prevent pollution of the sea, LETA/Delfi reports.
Last year, turnover and profit grew for Moller Baltic Import ("Volkswagen" and "Audi" dealer), as Firmas.lv Ltd. Reports, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
Lithuanian Government will continue to pursue that the standard gauge railway project Rail Baltica connecting the Baltic States would go through Vilnius, informs LETA/ELTA.
The airline Air Lituanica increases the number of flights on its routes on summer season schedule. Air Lituanica aircrafts will take off from Vilnius Airport 43 times a week, informed BC communications manager at Air Lituanica Sandra Meskauskaite.
KB Components, with its operations in Kaunas is part of a Swedish group of companies and manufactures plastic engine components for Volvo trucks, protective casing and engine parts for the gardening equipment giant Husqvarna, and radiator components for the supplier of truck parts TitanX, informs LETA/ELTA, referring to Invest Lithuania.
Estonian logistics and transit sector companies participate this week at the region's most important transport fair TransRussia that takes place on April 22-25 to strengthen existing relations and create new contacts, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The Tallinn Town Council directed to the city council a draft decision to allow all Tallinners to use a vessel on a line Tallinn-Aegna-Tallinn for free, informed LETA the press service of the City of Tallinn.
The Transiidikeskuse AS Muuga container terminal handled 61,690 TEU of containers in the first quarter of the year 2014, which was the same level as at the same time in 2013, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
President of Latvia Andris Berzins, during his official visit in Turkey, discussed the economic cooperation and the current events in Ukraine, LETA was informed by the secretariat of the President.
Estonian people have started to order a lot of goods from e-stores abroad and especially the amount of parcels arriving from China is posting records, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
According to estimations of Lithuania Post, the number of domestic money orders sent in the course of the current year 2014 has almost doubled if compared with the same period of 2013. The results were mainly determined by expanded number of PayPost outlets and shrinking network of bank units serving customers, informed BC Lithuania Post.