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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 20.06.2018, 22:09

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Cargo transportation volume up 16.3% in Lithuania in Q1

Cargo transportation volume up 16.3% in Lithuania in Q1

20.06.2018

The volume of goods transported in Lithuania by all means of transport rose to 35.7 million tons in the first quarter of 2018, up 16.3% from the same period last year, new figures from the Statistics Lithuania show, cites LETA/BNS.

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Saaremaa, Ventspils eyeing ferry link for summer

Saaremaa, Ventspils eyeing ferry link for summer

20.06.2018

Representatives of the Estonian island municipality of Saaremaa and the city of Ventspils, Latvia have decided to start searching for a suitable boat to operate a regular ferry service between them already next summer, regional newspaper Saarte Haal reported, cites LETA/BNS.

Neste plans to expand its station network in Lithuania

Neste plans to expand its station network in Lithuania

20.06.2018

Neste Lietuva, the Finnish-capital company operating a network of unmanned stations in Lithuania, plans to open three new stations in 2018, informs LETA/BNS.


Latvian TransMin in China discussed cooperation in tourism and transport

Latvian TransMin in China discussed cooperation in tourism and transport

19.06.2018

The Latvian Transport Ministry’s representatives during their visit to China discussed mutual cooperation opportunities in tourism, transport and logistics, said ministry’s representative Ilze Greiskalna, cites LETA.

Latvian ports see cargo turnover fall 7.5% in January-May

Latvian ports see cargo turnover fall 7.5% in January-May

19.06.2018

In the first five months of 2018, all Latvian ports together handled 27.072 million tons of cargo, down 7.5% from the same period in 2017, writes LETA, according to the information released by the Transport Ministry.


19.06.2018

Estravel given permission to buy Mainor Meelis

The Estonian travel agency Estravel has received permission from the Competition Authority to acquire the travel agency Mainor Meelis OU, informs LETA/BNS.

19.06.2018

2.3 mln illegal cigarettes seized at Riga port

In late May 2018, border guards discovered 2.3 million cigarettes and 960 liters of spirit in a truck that was boarding a ferry going to Stockholm from the Riga passenger port, the State Police reported LETA.

18.06.2018

In 2017, gross inland fuel and energy consumption amounted to 7.67 mln tonnes of oil equivalent in Lithuania

Statistics Lithuania informs that in 2017 gross inland fuel and energy consumption amounted to 7.67 million tonnes of oil equivalent and, against 2016, grew by 4.7%.

18.06.2018

Aeroflot to increase number of weekly Vilnius-Moscow flights

Russia's largest airline company Aeroflot plans to increase the number of weekly flights between Vilnius and Moscow from two to three, state-run company Lithuanian Airports reports LETA/BNS.

18.06.2018

Latvian rural bus networks unsuited for needs of foreign tourists

The Latvian rural bus networks are unsuited for the needs of foreign tourists willing to travel around the countryside, according to a study conducted as part of Caito, a project of the EU Interreg Central Baltic program for cross-border cooperation, informs LETA.

18.06.2018

Eesti Energia to direct 300,000 tons of limestone into circular economy in 2018

Eesti Energia to direct 300,000 tons of limestone into circular economy this year is to direct altogether 300,000 tons of limestone into the circular economy by delivering limestone from East-Viru County to various regions of Estonia in collaboration with state-owned logistics company EVR Cargo, informs LETA/BNS.

15.06.2018

Owner drops idea to transport controversial beach house by sea in Latvia

Latvian businessman Argods Lusins who built a beach house in Pavilosta without the necessary permission and registered it as a “ship” has dropped the idea to transport the controversial structure by sea but has promised to the local authority to remove it from the protected coastal dune area by July 1, Uldis Kristapsons, chairman of the Pavilosta regional council, told LETA.

15.06.2018

Avia Solutions Group buys Ukrainian company

Avia Solutions Group, a Lithuanian capital group indirectly owned by businessman Gediminas Ziemelis, has acquired a Ukraine transport lease company, reports LETA/BNS.

14.06.2018

Tallinna Sadam, City of Tallinn sign memorandum concerning the Old City Harbor

The listed state owned Estonian port company Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) signed a memorandum of understanding with the City of Tallinn for the development of the Old City Harbor area according to the Masterplan 2030 development plan, informs LETA/BNS.

14.06.2018

Lithuanian Railways joins European train system Interrail

Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) has joined Interrail, a European train system that allows passengers to buy cheaper tickets for train travel across Europe, informs LETA/BNS.

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