Klaipėda port
Economy

Lithuania should overcome Latvia in competition battle for Chinese investments – PM

Lithuania should overcome Latvia in the competition battle for Chinese companies’ investments in transport and logistics sector, Lithuania’s Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said after meting with China’s Parliamentary Speaker Zhang Dejiang in Vilnius on Friday. […]

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. […]

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Economy

Lithuanian Railways to transport coal from Russia

Kuzbasskaya Toplivnaya Company, one of Russia‘s largest coal exporters, has started hauling crude to Poland via Lithuania. By the end of this year, up to 250,000 tons of coal should be transported via Lithuania by rail. […]

CORPORATE

‘Cycling as risky as riding motorcycle’ in Lithuania – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that cycling in Lithuania is just as dangerous as riding a motorcycle or driving a car. However, the highest mortality rate is recorded in car-related accidents, according to […]

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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Passenger numbers jump 14% at Lithuania’s airports

Over 1.7 million passengers went through Lithuania’s airports during the first five months of 2016, up 14.7% on the same period last year, according to preliminary data from Statistics Lithuania. The most popular destinations for […]