Rail Baltica construction

Baltic countries won’t be late to apply for Rail Baltica funding, Lithuanian official says

The Baltic countries will not miss a deadline to apply for EU funding for Rail Baltica if they set up a joint venture for the European-standard gauge railway project in October, a spokesman for the Lithuanian transport minister said on Thursday. […]

Riga Port

Latvian State Audit: Port managers have forgotten that ports are national property

The fight between Latvian State Audit and managements of the largest Latvian ports has been going on for more than three years. The SA notes that the endless port sorting expectation continues in Latvia. In order to put an end to it, Transport Ministry must introduce regulations regarding the payment of fees for the use of port infrastructure on a legislative level. […]

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Bugatti car riding through the streets of interwar Vilnius

A Bugatti car, riding through the streets of Vilnius, undoubtedly attracts attention of the passers-by. Automobiles made by Ettore Bugatti have always been appealing technically and aesthetically. Interestingly enough, people could see a Bugatti in Vilnius 80 years ago. […]

Klaipėda Seaport

Klaipėda Seaport handled 17.8m tonnes of cargo January-June

The aggregate throughput of Klaipėda Port and at Būtingė Terminal in January-June 2014 totalled 21,1 million tons of seaborne cargo: 3,3m tons were handled at Būtingė Terminal (the year-on-year change was -24,7 percent or -1 085,5 thousand tons) and 17,8m tons were handled in Klaipėda Seaport (the year-on-year change was +2,9 percent or +494,0m tona), Port of Klaipėda informs. […]

European Union

Modernizing transport: European priority

The European Commission selected a total of 106 projects that will benefit from over EUR 320 million in EU support for improving transport infrastructure across Europe. The funding will support projects announced by the Commission in 2013 and is effective through “Trans-European transport network (TEN-T) Program”; since January 2014 – the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA). […]

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New car sales on the rise in Lithuania

Four and a half thousand car deals were concluded in Arpil-June 2014, or 22.6 percent more compared to the same period in 2013. According to the data of Regitra,a public institution responsible for registration of motor vehicles, and Autotyrimai, a vehicle-related information and consulting company, the second quarter sales offset the decreased number of newly imported cars. […]