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Vilnius International Airport – the 3rd in Europe according to the growth in the number of passengers during the first quarter
2012 05 11
Vilnius International Airport – the 3rd in Europe according to the growth in the number of passengers during the first quarter

Based on the data published by European Region of Airports Council International (ACI Europe) on the European airports’ performance in the first quarter of this year, Vilnius International Airport remained in the 3rd position with a passenger growth of 63.8 percent. ACI Europe...

Special Working Group will consider problems of international cargo carriers
2012 05 08
Special Working Group will consider problems of international cargo carriers

A working group consisting of representatives of cargo carriers and State institutions has been established for expeditious solution of problems arising to road cargo carriers transporting goods by international routes. The working group will constantly follow and accordingly react to the fast-changing situations in Russia and Belarus.

Basketball team of the Ministry of Transport and Communications proved to be the strongest among all the teams of Government institutions
2012 04 27
Basketball team of the Ministry of Transport and Communications proved to be the strongest among all the teams of Government institutions

The Ministry of Transport and Communications became winner of the BALTMAN Cup – the prize of the basketball championship of Government institutions’ basketball teams.

Lithuanian Post will use the electromobile
2012 04 19
Lithuanian Post will use the electromobile

On 19 April, Lithuanian Post presented the electromobile, which is used by employees of the company. According to estimations of the company such a vehicle will be cost-effective and will save several thousand LTL per year.

Lithuanian airports propose a record number of destinations in the summer season
2012 04 16
Lithuanian airports propose a record number of destinations in the summer season

Constantly expanding the geography of direct flight destinations, this year Lithuanian international airports announce a record summer season. In this aviation season, which has already started, about 70 European airports will be accessible by regular and irregular direct flights from Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga. 24 airline companies will...

Lithuania positively regards Ukraine’s steps towards the improvement of freight transportation by rail
2012 04 12
Lithuania positively regards Ukraine’s steps towards the improvement of freight transportation by rail

Lithuanian Minister of Transport and Communications Eligijus Masiulis met Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov on 12 April in Vilnius. At the meeting, cooperation in the field of transport was discussed, with special attention to the development of “Viking” railway project and its competitive ability expansion.

Almost 916 million LTL for the maintenance, construction and modernisation of Lithuanian roads
2012 04 04
Almost 916 million LTL for the maintenance, construction and modernisation of Lithuanian roads

This year, the sum of 915.9 million LTL will be allocated from the State budget for the development of road network and implementation of traffic safety measures. Together with EU support funding, which will make 270 million LTL, the total sum of investment to the national roads will reach almost 1.2 billion LTL.

Partner countries developing the project “Viking” enhance cooperation
2012 03 27
Partner countries developing the project “Viking” enhance cooperation

On March 27 in Batumi (Georgia) Minister of Transport and Communications, Eligijus Masiulis is meeting the ministers of transport of Georgia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova. Main topics of the meeting – development of the railway project “Viking” and promotion of transit transport flows between the regions of the Danube River and the Baltic Sea.

Lithuania participates in discussions on transport infrastructure development priorities of European importance
2012 03 22
Lithuania participates in discussions on transport infrastructure development priorities of European importance

On March 22 in Brussels, European transport ministers were discussing Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) development guidelines defining new EU transport infrastructure planning, financing and development principles. Lithuanian position regarding these issues was presented by Mr. Arūnas Štaras,...

Integrated data exchange system will connect all vessel traffic monitoring and information systems
2012 03 21
Integrated data exchange system will connect all vessel traffic monitoring and information systems

European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) is planning to establish a joint data exchange system – Integrated Maritime Data Environment (IMDatE), which will connect all vessel traffic monitoring systems. This should improve the monitoring of maritime transport traffic.

Klaipėda Seaport should allocate finances for common projects of the city and port
2012 03 15
Klaipėda Seaport should allocate finances for common projects of the city and port

The Ministry of Transport and Communications proposes the idea that Klaipėda Seaport should allocate a certain share of earned money to the common projects of Klaipėda Municipality and port development.

Klaipėda Seaport Authority has been awarded the Lithuanian Export Prize
2012 03 09
Klaipėda Seaport Authority has been awarded the Lithuanian Export Prize

On March 9, Klaipėda State Seaport Authority was awarded the Lithuanian Export Prize. Director General Eugenijus Gentvilas took the Prize at the Government Palace. It is the second time during its activity that Klaipėda State Seaport Authority is acknowledged and awarded Lithuanian Export Prize.

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