The conservatives are burning candles, voters are putting unremoved waste on social networks, they are angry at the incessant traffic jams and the local press reports on bribing their voters before the municipal elections. But these are mere ripples on the surface because the truth is there are far more serious strategic issues at hand in the municipal elections. […]
The new cabinet chancellor Milda Dargužaitė says she has come to reform state governance and is aware that she can expect much resistance. During a Tuesday Delfi conference on December 20, M. Dargužaitė spoke about reducing staff numbers and raising wages in the state sector without requiring extra funding. […]
A delegation of China Merchants Logistics executives were in Vilnius on August 24 to discuss partnership perspectives of the joint venture with Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways). The project for the joint company, which will provide […]
Posters on bus stops across Vilnius remind us that, this autumn, we are celebrating the 25th anniversary since most countries in the world resumed diplomatic relations with the Republic of Lithuania. The events will probably also celebrate the relations between Lithuania and Poland. Although there is little to celebrate: looking at the last five years, we must state that there has been considerable regress. […]
On Wednesday, Orlen Lietuva is starting a new round of negotiations with AB Lietuvos Geležinkleiai(Lithuanian Railways). This is yet another attempt initiated by the oil refinery in Mažeikiai to reach an agreement in a complex […]
During the first half of 2016, AB Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) has earned €0.5 million of net profit. The state-owned company transported 23.4 million tons of cargo, or 1.6% more than in the same period […]
Transport Minister Rimantas Sinkevičius says he will look into public procurement contracts of Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) after inspectors found irregularities in how one of Lithuania’s biggest state-owned companies select contractors. “I will check with […]
After Lithuania’s Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius met on Monday with representatives of the Polish government and Orlen oil company, oil refinery Orlen Lietuva and Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, or LG) have resumed talks over transportation rates that broke down in May.
Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius and Transport Minister Rimantas Sinkevičius say that Polish-owned oil refinery Orlen Lietuva and the state-owned railway company Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) should resume negotiations over transportation rates that broke down in May.
Minister of Transport and Communications Rimantas Sinkevičius said that the state-managed Lithuanian Railways company will be restructured according to the European Commission‘s requirements. In this way, the company will avoid paying several tens of millions […]
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė and Minister of Transport and Communications Rimantas Sinkevičius will discuss the European Commission‘s accusation that Lithuanian Railways abused its dominating position and the several tens of millions of Euros in fees for the demolished track to Renge in Latvia. […]
The state-run Lithuanian Railways saw its freight traffic increase by 2.7% in the first four months of the year, handling a total of 15.254 million tons of freight according to new data from Statistics Lithuania. […]
State-owned Lithuanian Railways has failed to reach an agreement with the Lithuanian unit of Poland’s biggest oil group Orlen to end their protracted dispute over freight tariffs. “The deadline for the negotiations and Lithuanian railway’s […]
Companies owned by the Lithuanian state have reported €216,3 million in net profits over 2015, a drop of 5.7% from 2014. The best results come from the oil company Klaipėdos Nafta, while profits of the […]