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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Thursday, 18.10.2018, 21:36

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 Freeport of Riga Authority continues to develop cooperation with China

Freeport of Riga Authority continues to develop cooperation with China

18.10.2018

Last week, the Freeport of Riga Authority together with SIA Riga Container Terminal represented the Freeport of Riga in one of the largest Asian transport and logistics exhibitions "The 13th China (Shenzhen) International Logistics and Transportation Fair" in the Chinese port city of Shenzhen, as well as participated in several major industry events. During the exhibition a meeting with the representatives of the Port of Shenzhen, a partner to the Freeport of Riga, was held, inormed Freeport.

Keyword tags: China, Latvia, Port, Transport



Tallink repays EUR 120 mln worth of bonds

Tallink repays EUR 120 mln worth of bonds

18.10.2018

The listed Estonian shipper Tallink Grupp has repaid in the total amount of 120 million euros senior unsecured bonds worth 900 mln Norwegian kroner that were issued and listed on the Oslo stock exchange in October 2013, informed LETA/BNS.

Tallinn public transport co TLT to buy at least 8 new trams

Tallinn public transport co TLT to buy at least 8 new trams

18.10.2018

The Tallinn public transport company Tallinna Linnatranspordi AS (TLT) by December is planning to announce a procurement for the purchase of eight new trams with an option for the purchase another 15 to 20 similar units, informed LETA/BNS.


Tallink orders new LNG-powered shuttle ferry for EUR 250 mln

Tallink orders new LNG-powered shuttle ferry for EUR 250 mln

18.10.2018

The listed Estonian shipper Tallink Grupp on Thursday announced the purchase of a 250 mln euro liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered shuttle ferry for the Tallinn-Helsinki route.

Belarus' road repairs may cause traffic restrictions at Lithuania's Medininkai checkpoint

Belarus' road repairs may cause traffic restrictions at Lithuania's Medininkai checkpoint

18.10.2018

The Lithuanian State Border Guard Service (VSAT) has warned of possible temporary traffic restrictions at the Medininkai checkpoint due to road repairs in Belarus on the other side of the border, reported LETA/BNS.


18.10.2018

Klaipeda port operators set new container handling records

Klaipedos Konteineriu Terminalas (Klaipeda Container Terminal, or KKT) and Klaipedos Smelte are setting new container handling records this year, according to the business daily Verslo Zinios reported on Thursday writes LETA/BNS.

18.10.2018

Latvian gasoline imports drop 4%, diesel fuel imports down 12.3% in eight months

During the first eight months of 2018, Latvian gasoline imports dropped 4% from the respective period a year ago, while diesel fuel imports fell 11.3%, according to the Central Statistical Bureau, writes LETA.

17.10.2018

PM: Estonia's share of Rail Baltic funding must not increase

Prime Minister Juri Ratas said that Estonia must strongly consider whether to move forward with the Rail Baltic railway project should the country's share in the project's funding increase proportionally compared to the current rate, reports LETA/BNS.

17.10.2018

Estonia: Drivers demanding EUR 1,000 minimum wage

The Estonian Transport and Road Workers Trade Union (ETTA) has turned to the Union of Estonian Automobile Enterprises to start negotiations for signing an extended sectoral collective agreement on internal goods transport in order to raise the minimum wage to 1,000 euros, reported LETA/BNS.

16.10.2018

Augulis at 16+1 transport ministers meeting call to participate in development of cargo logistics center at Riga airport

Latvian Transport Minister Uldis Augulis during the meeting of China and 16 Central and Eastern European or 16+1 transport ministers called on the member states to participate in development of the cargo logistics center at international airport Riga and development of intermodal terminal under the Rail Baltica project, informs LETA referring to the Latvian Transport Ministry.

16.10.2018

Latvijas Auto general meeting sacks association's council

Council of Latvijas Auto association of Latvian freight and passenger road transportation companies was dismissed at the association's general meeting today, informs LETA.

16.10.2018

Estonian parliament to start discussing increasing competitiveness of Estonian shipping

The Estonian parliament started handling a bundle of amendments to the Law of Ship Flag and Ship Registers Act, the aim of which is to increase the competitiveness of Estonian shipping and restore a cargo fleet sailing under the Estonian flag, informs LETA/BNS.

16.10.2018

airBaltic carries 18% more passengers during first three quarters of 2018

The Latvian airline airBaltic has carried 3 168 893 or 18% more passengers during the first nine months of 2018 than in the same period last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In September 2018, 398 846 passengers or 16% more than last year travelled with airBaltic, informed the company’s representative.

16.10.2018

Riga Airport's passenger turnover increases 16.8% in January-September 2018

Riga International Airport's passenger turnover in January-September amounted to 5.382 mln passengers, an increase of 16.8% on the first nine months of 2017, informs LETA.

15.10.2018

Czech company to build Riisipere traction substation for 2.2 mln euros

The state-owned railway infrastructure company Estonian Railways (AS Eesti Raudtee) entered into a 2.2 mln euro contract with Czech company Elektrizace zeleznic Praha a.s. for the design and construction of the new Riisipere traction substation, informs LETA/BNS.

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