Rokas Masiulis
Economy

Condition of Lithuanian roads worse than expected

The quality of Lithuania’s roads is worse than expected, Transport and Communications Minister Rokas Masiulis said in a presentation of road audit results. In his words, the checks revealed that the quality of nine in 10 roads is unsatisfactory. […]

Transport
CORPORATE

Why there is no transport strategy in Lithuania?

The transport sector’s contribution to the country’s GDP is over 13%, but Lithuania has no clear transport strategy which could be implemented. The representatives of various fractions in Seimas doubt whether consensus could be reached regarding this among the national parties. […]

Mantas Bartuška
Economy

Bartuška appointed as CEO of Lithuanian Railways, Švedas as board chairman

Mantas Bartuška, currently CEO of the state-run oil product and liquefied natural gas terminals operator Klaipėdos Nafta (Klaipėda Oil), has been appointed as a new CEO of Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, or LG) and Romas Švedas, an independent expert and a former energy minister, has been appointed as chairman of the state railway company’s new management board. […]

Lvov
CORPORATE

Flights between Vilnius and Lvov launching in autumn

At the beginning of autumn, a new airline route will offer direct flights from Vilnius airport Lvov in western Ukraine. The flights will be launched on September 16 and will be continued throughout the year. […]

Economy

Orlen Lietuva to renew negotiations over transportation rates with Lithuanian Railways

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.

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CORPORATE

German stolen cars most popular in Lithuania

Every fourth stolen car seized by Lithuanian officers comes from Germany. Over the first six months of this year the State Border Guard Service (VSAT) officers seized a total of 60 suspected stolen vehicles. Twenty-six […]