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Monday, 03.08.2015, 03:24
Congratulating Ventspils residents with city's 725th anniversary, the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) has compiled characteristics of Ventspils in numbers.
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The Lithuanian government is seeking to appoint technical, financial and legal advisers to assist in the development and implementation of Lithuanian airports concession project. Therefore, a public consultation regarding the advisory services for the concessions project has been announced, reported BC chief project manager for PPP Irmantas Butkauskas.
Estonian state-owned port operator AS Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) had in the first half of the year an unaudited turnover of 53 million euros and net profit of 20.8 million euros, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The passenger rail company Pasazieru vilciens (PV) concluded the first half of the year 2015 with a EUR 717,709 in profit, as the company informed LETA.
Lithuanian engineering company UAB Kelprojektas that launched its business in Estonia with big ambitions in 2013 has won a succession of public procurements in the past two years but has serious problems fulfilling its obligations, LETA/Äripäev.ee reports.
A delegation of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce has visited the Lithuanian Ministry of Economy, informs LETA/ELTA.
Turnover of the Latvijas Pasts postal company increased 7% to EUR 61.4 million in 2014, whereas the company's profit fell 2.6 times to EUR 1.71 million, reports LETA, according to Firmas.lv.
Estonia's national carrier Estonian Air will replace its Embraer 170 planes with Bombardier CRJ-700 aircraft in the coming months, LETA/Postimees reports.
Austrian Airlines signed a new cooperation agreement with Estonia's national carrier Estonian Air, according to which two Estonian Air aircraft will service Austrian Airlines flights, mainly flying to Eastern Europe, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The Riga municipal public transportation company Rigas satiksme achieved a 3% increase in turnover last year, reaching EUR 144.7 million, reports LETA, according to Firmas.lv.
Next week, the arrested vessels of Lithuanian Shipping Company (LSC) are expected to receive first money transfers, said Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius on July 28th, reports LETA/ELTA.
Baiba Rubesa will be appointed chairwoman of the board at the joint-stock company RB Rail, a joint venture of the Baltic countries set up for implementation of the Rail Baltica railroad project, reports LETA.
Today, July 29, Riga International Airport welcomed its 50 millionth passenger since the establishment of the airport. Ms Monta Skābarniece arrived at the airport onboard airBaltic flight from Munich, reported BC head of the communications teamat JSC Riga Airport Sarmīte Rinmane.
68% Estonian population is aware of the plans to build Rail Baltica and a similar amount of them support the project's implementation, announced LETA Estonian economy and communications ministry.
The national airline airBaltic is currently in talks with two prospective investors – aviation companies, the possibility to involve all three Baltic countries in airBaltic is also under consideration, Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss (Unity) told LNT television this morning, reports LETA.