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Tuesday, 24.01.2017, 19:17
Starting Tuesday, Jan. 24, all Tallink and Silja Line branded vessels calling in Stockholm will use the new and modern Vartahamnen harbor, which means that also the ships of the Riga-Stockholm route will relocate there from Frihamnen harbor, Tallink said LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Estonia, EU – Baltic States, Latvia, Transport
Lithuania plans to sign in late January an agreement with Latvia and Estonia on the development of the European standard-gauge railway Rail Baltica, reports LETA/BNS.
Janis Vucans (Greens/Farmers), the Vice-President of the Baltic Assembly and the head of the Latvian delegation to the Baltic Assembly, at a meeting in Brussels today called for swifter progress in implementation of the Rail Baltica project for construction of the European-gauge railroad through the three Baltic states, reports LETA.
Government of Uzbekistan sums up results for 2016 and determines yearly priorities at the extended session19.01.2017
On 14 January an extended session of the Cabinet of Ministers, dedicated to comprehensive analysis of the results of social-economic development of the country in 2016 and determining the most important directions and priorities of economic and social program of the government in 2017 was held in Tashkent.
The technology company MOMook, developing management software solutions for aviation training centres, is announcing a service agreement with Olympus Aviation Academy located in Thessaloniki, Greece, said companies representatives BC.
Egidijus Lazauskas, the newly-appointed deputy CEO of Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG) and director of the state railway company's Freight Transportation Directorate, says his aim is to bring more transparency to the cargo transportation conditions and tariffs. In his words, he wants all of the company's clients to know what they pay for and how much, writes LETA/BNS.
Russian authorities have restored the international carrier license of Russian bus company ZAO Evrolains, which belongs to Estonia's Lux Express Grupp, which was suddenly suspended at the start of the year, informs LETA/BNS.
If the planned railway electrification project affects budget resources, the project might be suspended, said Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) in an interview with commercial LNT television on Wednesday, writes LETA.
Magnetic MRO, Estonian-headquartered Total Technical Care organization and Airbaltic, the flag carrier of Latvia, have signed a new agreement for the maintenance of the wheels and brakes of Bombardier Q400 and the wheels of Bombardier CS300, reports LETA/ BNS.
The Lithuanian port of Klaipeda, which posted a record-high cargo handling volume for 2016 and is the leader of Baltic ports, must expand and retain the leading position, says Transport and Communications Minister Rokas Masiulis.
Transit operator Transiidikeskus AS which operates at Estonia's main merchant port of Muuga is waiting for the Rail Baltic European-gauge railway because in the next few years trade to Russia will definitely not recover and there would be enough goods to carry on the railway, the daily Eesti Paevaleht reports noted LETA/BNS.
Estonia plans for the prime ministers of the Baltic states to sign the deal on the European-gauge railway Rail Baltica project, however, Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis is not sure about the signing, informs LETA/BNS.
OU St. Ola Maritime owned by Estonian businessman Vjatseslav Leedo has contested in court the impounding of the ferry St. Ola as security against the claim of around one million euros in port fees that Leedo has allegedly failed to pay the state-owned operator of regional ports AS Saarte Liinid, writes LETA/BNS.
The European Union's (EU) Court of Justice has been asked to specify whether the claim filed by bankrupt company flyLAL-Lithuanian Airlines (flyLAL) against Latvia's Air Baltic and the Riga Airport can be heard in Lithuanian courts, reports LETA/BNS.
The Romantika, a ferry operated by Estonia’s Tallink Grupp, that was damaged in rough seas on its way from Stockholm to Riga last night, and is still on its way to Riga, is safe enough to leave for Stockholm at midnight, reports LETA.