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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 21.09.2020, 22:28

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Freight handling by Estonian ports up 3% in August y-o-y

Freight handling by Estonian ports up 3% in August y-o-y

21.09.2020

Estonian ports handled 2.96 million tons of cargoes in August, 3% more than in the same month last year, data available from Statistics Estonia show, cites LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Cargo, Estonia, Good for Business, Port, Transport



Covid-19 crisis has created preconditions for transport industry to exit the crisis much stronger in Latvia

Covid-19 crisis has created preconditions for transport industry to exit the crisis much stronger in Latvia

21.09.2020

The Covid-19 crisis has had a serious impact on the transport industry, but it has also revealed opportunities to improve the industry's efficiency and created preconditions for the industry to exit the crisis much stronger, Transport Minister Talis Linkaits (New Conservative Party) said at European transport ministers' virtual conference today, informs LETA.

Estonia seeking to reduce CO2 emissions by up to 38% by 2035

Estonia seeking to reduce CO2 emissions by up to 38% by 2035

21.09.2020

Estonia wishes to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 23 to 38% by 2035, while the end consumption of energy by transport would not increase and the share of renewable energy in it would be at least 22.7%, it appears from the initial version of the country's new transport and mobility development plan for 2021-2035, cites LETA/BNS.


Freight volumes up 0.6% in Lithuania in H1

Freight volumes up 0.6% in Lithuania in H1

21.09.2020

Some 81.3 million tons of freight were transported in Lithuania by all means of transport in the first half of 2020, up 0.6% from January-June, 2019, writes LETA/BNS.

Harju Elekter in Sweden to upgrade electrical substation for EUR 3.5 mln

Harju Elekter in Sweden to upgrade electrical substation for EUR 3.5 mln

21.09.2020

The Swedish subsidiary of listed Estonian electrical equipment manufacturer Harju Elekter Group, SEBAB AB, signed a 3.5 million euro electrical project contract with the administrative body Region Stockholm, which is responsible for public transport; the contract will be the basis for the major refurbishment of the Slussen metro station's substation, informs LETA/BNS.


21.09.2020

Estonia might become flag country for environment friendly ships

In choosing its path of development in maritime affairs, Estonia should focus of environment friendliness and aim to become a flag country for green ships, it appears from a study to be published soon, informs LETA/BNS.

21.09.2020

Latvian railway company will need state support until 2025

Latvijas Dzelzcels (LDz) railway company will need financial support from the state until 2025, said LDz board chairman Maris Kleinbergs in an interview with LETA.

21.09.2020

airBaltic Receives its 23rd Airbus A220-300

Latvian airline airBaltic on September 20, 2020 in Riga welcomed its 23rd Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-AAW. The 23rd aircraft is one of the 50 Airbus A220-300 airBaltic has ordered. In addition, airBaltic holds 30 options for the same aircraft type. By the end of 2020 airBaltic plans to have a total of 25 Airbus A220-300 jets in its fleet.

18.09.2020

Shipping of rail freight in Latvia declined by 45.8% in January-August

In the first eight months of 2020, shipping of rail freight in Latvia fell 45.8% from the same period a year ago to 15.385 million tons, reports LETA, according to the data released by the Transport Ministry.

18.09.2020

Self-isolation mandatory also for travelers returning to Latvia from Lithuania

As Covid-19 continues to spread, also travelers returning to Latvia from Lithuania are required to self-isolate, according to the latest data released by the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), writes LETA.

18.09.2020

Estonia again bans direct flights to Sweden, Norway

Estonia has banned direct flights between Estonia and Sweden, and Estonia and Norway, effective Saturday, as the coronavirus infection rate in those countries has again climbed above 25 per 100,000 inhabitants, informed LETA/BNS.

18.09.2020

New Novatek LNG cargo arrives in Lithuania's Klaipeda

A new cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Russia's Novatek arrived in the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda on Friday, marking the 49th such shipment in the outgoing gas year, writes LETA/BNS.

18.09.2020

Cargo handled by Latvian ports down 29.7% in 8 months

Latvian ports handled 29.744 million tons of cargo in January-August 2020, which is 29.7% less than in the same period last year, informs LETA, according to the Transport Ministry's data.

18.09.2020

Lithuania's Novaturas, Tez Tour relaunching trips to Cyprus

Two major Lithuanian tour operators, Tez Tour and Novaturas, are relaunching charter flights to Cyprus as of Sunday, according the Vz.lt website information reported LETA/BNS.

18.09.2020

Lithuania's Viada LT posts EUR 0.5 mln in net profit for H1

Viada LT, the operator of former Lukoil filling stations in Lithuania and Latvia, posted an unaudited consolidated net profit of 495,800 euros in the first half of this year, writes LETA/BNS.

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