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2019 04 30
R. Masiulis: Lithuanian and American cooperation in the transport area is mutually beneficial

Mr. Rokas Masiulis, Minister of Transport and Communications, is on work trip to the United States of America (USA), where he discussed the situation of cyber security in strategical companies and relevant issues of military mobility in the region with the representatives and experts from the State Department and the National...

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2019 04 03
Expansion of “Rail Baltica” continues – the construction works are carried out in Kaunas and the designing works are started towards Latvia

The implementation of the project “Rail Baltica” of strategical significance for Lithuania is moving forward quickly. The railway track from the Polish-Lithuanian border will be connected to Kaunas intermodal terminal in Palemonas through Kaunas central station...

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2019 03 27
The internationally recognized satellite navigation systems among the innovations of transport and communications sector

As the international seminar “Satellite navigation systems Galileo and EGNOS. How are they benefiting Lithuania?” is conducted in Vilnius, Mr. Rokas Masiulis, Minister of Transport and Communications discussed the questions relevant for the transport sector in the bilateral meeting with Mr....

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2019 03 25
The Mobility Package would cause irreversible damage for the European carriers and the community’s economics

As the European Parliament is going to vote on the controversial Mobility Package, the ministers of transport and communications of five countries – Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Hungary and Bulgaria – referred to Mr. Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, repeatedly asking to take the defects...

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2019 03 08
R. Masiulis to European Commission: Lithuania is ready to assume leadership of the “Rail Baltica“ project

Since the negotiations on a new European Union financial perspective for 2021-2027 are becoming more intensive, Lithuania has informed the European Commission about the successful and timely implementation of the project activities.

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2019 02 26
Lithuanian Railways strengthens the Board of the Company

In the nearest future, the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania intends to publish a selection for the position of an independent member of the Board of JSC “Lithuanian Railways”. This step shall strengthen the Board of the largest railway group in the Baltic States.

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2019 02 20
Public Logistic Centres will be built in Vilnius and Kaunas

Today the Government approved the proposal of the Ministry of Transport and Communications to recognize public logistic centres in Vilnius and Kaunas as projects that are significant to the State and to entrust their implementation to Lithuanian Railways Ltd.

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2019 02 15
The centre for transport innovations will create innovations in the transport and communications sector

At the initiative of the Ministry of Transport and Communications, the companies under its administration establish a public institution, a centre for transport innovations, which will encourage innovations in the transport and communications sector. The centre is already registered at "Lietuvos gelezinkeliai". It...

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2019 01 10
Four transport ministers in Brussels in an effort to prevent the collapse of EU road transport market

The Polish, Bulgarian, Hungarian and Lithuanian transport ministers urge the European Commission and the European Parliament to stop protectionism in Europe by not imposing barriers for free movement of goods and freedom to provide services. The ministers expressed their concerns to Commissioner Violeta Bulc, EP TRAN...

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2019 01 09
To protect interests of the Lithuanian carriers, Minister R. Masiulis meets the members of the European Commission and the European Parliament in Brussels

As the discussions on the Mobility Package in the Transport Committee of the European Parliament are approaching, today the Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr. Rokas Masiulis discussed the provisions of the documents of the major relevance to...

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2019 01 08
Internet connection in Lithuania – one of the cheapest in the European Union

According to the study of the European Commission, Lithuania is among four Member States of the European Union (EU), where the fixed broadband is the least expensive. It is accompanied by Romania, Latvia and Hungary.

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2018 12 19
Klaipeda Seaport has opened the gates to one of the largest vessels worldwide

On December 19, 2018 one of the largest 19 462 TEU (20 feet equivalent unit) capacity vessel „MSC Ingy“ operated by the shipping line „Mediterranean Shipping Company“ (MSC) successfully entered Klaipeda Seaport. It was a trial passage of the vessel. This vessel, attributed to ULCV („Ultra Large Container Vessel“) class...

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