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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 22.08.2014, 16:43

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First charter flight from Japan landed in Tallinn

First charter flight from Japan landed in Tallinn

22.08.2014

On 21 August, 2014, the first charter flight from Japan landed at Tallinn Airport. This is the first charter service of its kind to bring Japanese tourists straight from Osaka to Tallinn, reports BC airport’s press service.

Keyword tags: Airport, Estonia, Good for Business, Tourism, Transport



Customs in EU need sufficient protection

Customs in EU need sufficient protection

22.08.2014

Robust customs risk management is essential to protect the safety and security of business and citizens in the EU, as well as the interests of traders and financial services, while at the same time enabling the smooth flow of trade. A new strategy to improve customs risk management, together with a detailed action plan, was adopted by the Commission.

Lithuianian Boarder Guard Service will eliminate human rights violations at Frontier Stations

Lithuianian Boarder Guard Service will eliminate human rights violations at Frontier Stations

22.08.2014

The Seimas Ombudsman in Lithuania Augustinas Normantas identified significant human rights violations in Švenčioniai, G. Žagunis, Dievenišikiai, Pavoverė, Adutiškis, Tverečius and Puškai Frontier Stations of Vilnius and Ignalina Frontier Districts. However, a Commander of the State Boarder Guard Service assured that the vast majority of them will be eliminated utill the end of the year 2014, reported BC the Seimas Ombudsmen’s office press service.


Lorries with fruit and vegetables stalled at Lithuanian- Belarusian border post

Lorries with fruit and vegetables stalled at Lithuanian- Belarusian border post

22.08.2014

Lorry drivers carrying fruit and vegetables from Lithuania have to be prepared for the worst at the Belarusian border post. Although some more persistent drivers managed to bring cargo into Belarus, yet, most of them were forced to turn back and wait for the situation to clear up, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Lietuvos rytas.

Lithuanian Maritime Safety Administration installs traffic monitoring system

Lithuanian Maritime Safety Administration installs traffic monitoring system

22.08.2014

The National Vessel Traffic Monitoring Information System (NVTMIS) was implemented by Lithuanian Maritime Safety Administration. The system will help better secure maritime environment by preventing situations that can pose a threat to the safety of people at sea, the Ministry of Transport and Communications announced.

21.08.2014

Pohjola Bank issues EUR 13 mln loan to Riga Airport Passenger Terminal

The Finnish Pohjola Bank subsidiary in Latvia has signed an agreement with Riga International Airport for a EUR 13 million loan to expand the airport's passenger terminal, informs LETA.

21.08.2014

Government grants powers to form Rail Baltica's Estonian holding company

The Estonian government gave the Economy and Infrastructure Minister Urve Palo powers to set up a Rail Baltica holding company in Estonia and acquire a 1/3 stake in the Rail Baltica international joint venture, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

21.08.2014

Estonian Air improved its half year net result by 18%

Despite tougher competition, Estonian national carrier Estonian Air improved its half year net result by 18%, the company announced, cites LETA.

21.08.2014

Litgas and Statoil sign long-term contract on gas supply for LNG terminal

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) supply and natural gas trading company Litgas, a part of energy company group Lietuvos Energija, will sign an agreement of strategic importance with Norwegian company Statoil, informs LETA/ELTA.

21.08.2014

Lorries carrying goods from Russia and Belarus through Lithuania were stalled

On Wednesday, lorries carrying goods from Russia and Belarus through Lithuania were lining up in Kybartai, the town on the border with Kaliningrad Region, informs LETA/ELTA, referring to Lietuvos zinios.

21.08.2014

US general praises Lithuanian transport, logistics infrastructure

At the meeting with General Paul J. Selva, Commander of US Transportation Command of the Department of Defence (USTRANSCOM), Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius urged the US to more actively employ Lithuania's transportation and logistics infrastructure, informs LETA/ELTA.

21.08.2014

Biofuel price in Lithuania should be by EUR 8.7 per toe lower in winter

As biofuel boiler houses in Lithuania prepare for the heating season, specialists forecast that in winter 2014-2015 the average biofuel price will be by LTL 30 (EUR 8.7) lower than last winter and will stand at LTL 657 (EUR 190) per tonne of oil equivalent (toe), reports LETA/ELTA.

21.08.2014

Grybauskaite: large transit is beneficial for Lithuania

President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė met with General Paul J. Selva, Commander of U.S. Transportation Command of the Department of Defense (USTRANSCOM). The President and the General discussed military cooperation between Lithuania and the United States of America as well as prospects for using Klaipėda Seaport and other infrastructure in Lithuania for the transportation of military and commercial cargoes of NATO allies, reported BC presidential press service.

21.08.2014

Riga Shipyard shareholders Melniks and Remars-Riga fined EUR 14,200 each

The Financial and Capital Market Commission has completed a probe into suspected harmonization of actions taken by the joint-stock company Rigas kugu buvetava (Riga Shipyard, RKB) shareholders, and ordered the company's shareholders – Vasilijs Melniks and joint-stock company Remars-Riga – to pay the maximum applicable fine of EUR 14,200 each for making no mandatory share redemption offer to the other shareholders in the company, informs LETA.

20.08.2014

EUR 158 mln to be spent on air-surveillance and anti-aircraft capabilities in 8 years in Latvia

EUR 158 million that the government allotted to improve air-surveillance and anti-aircraft capabilities in Latvia, will be spent in a period of eight years in Latvia, the Defense Ministry's press service informed LETA.

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