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Viking train project will connect Lithuania and Istanbul already this year
2013 10 09
Viking train project will connect Lithuania and Istanbul already this year

Today, at the bilateral meeting with Romania’s Transport Minister Ramona Nicole Manescu held in Luxembourg, the Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Rimantas Sinkevičius invited Romania to become a partner of Viking line project. Romania‘s participation will allow to link the Lithuanian and Turkish railways by land.

Lithuanian Minister of Transport: Integration between the EU and Eastern partner countries in transport sector is gaining momentum
2013 10 09
Lithuanian Minister of Transport: Integration between the EU and Eastern partner countries in transport sector is gaining momentum

A significant step forward towards creating a common transport network between the EU and its Eastern partners in the neighborhood was made today, the 9th of October in Luxembourg at the Eastern Partnership Transport Ministerial Meeting, which aimed to increase integration between...

The EU Transport ministers are set to discuss ways to ensure air passenger rights and safety in rail and maritime sectors
2013 10 09
The EU Transport ministers are set to discuss ways to ensure air passenger rights and safety in rail and maritime sectors

At the Meeting of Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (TTE) to be held in Luxembourg on 10th of October, 2013 the EU transport ministers are exptected to discuss air carrier liability in ensuring the air passenger rights and reach a consensus to agree on rail safety improvement...

Europe is gradually approaching a common transport space with the Eastern neighbors
2013 10 08
Europe is gradually approaching a common transport space with the Eastern neighbors

Transport ministers of the EU and Eastern Partnership countries will meet on 9 October in Luxembourg before the Transport Council (TTE) to discuss cooperation in transport and logistics, with special emphasis on the improvement of transport connections between the EU and its closest neighbors.

Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Rimantas Sinkevičius says that Lithuanian language and culture should exist also in the digital space
2013 09 30
Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Rimantas Sinkevičius says that Lithuanian language and culture should exist also in the digital space

Minister of Transport and Communications Rimantas Sinkevičius attended the Meeting of the chairpersons of the Education, Science and Culture Committees and the Information Society Development Committee where he emphasized the...

For the first time at ICAO Assembly Lithuania spoke on behalf of Europe
2013 09 27
For the first time at ICAO Assembly Lithuania spoke on behalf of Europe

Vice Minister Arijandas Šliupas attended the 38th International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly held these days in Monreal (Canada) where he stresses the significance of this forum to further enhance the long-term global aviation goals up to 2030. The European Union was represented by Arijandas Šliupas and the EU Commissioner for transport...

Lithuanian presidency to begin trilogues on telecoms guidelines
2013 09 26
Lithuanian presidency to begin trilogues on telecoms guidelines

Today the Committee of Permanent Representatives has granted the Lithuanian Presidency a general mandate to have the first trialogue with the European Parliament and European Commission on the amended proposal for a Regulation on guidelines for trans-European telecommunications networks.

The main goal of the IRU/EU Transport Road Conference – closer cooperation
2013 09 17
The main goal of the IRU/EU Transport Road Conference – closer cooperation

In the 3rd IRU/EU Transport Road Conference the European Commission and International Road Union agreed to collaborate in resolving the issues related to the road transport, cooperate in improving the road efficiency and promote the economic growth.

The Transport Ministers signed a declaration on the creation of Rail Baltica joint venture
2013 09 16
The Transport Ministers signed a declaration on the creation of Rail Baltica joint venture

Today, the Ministers of Transport from Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Finland signed a declaration on further cooperation and establishment of Rail Baltica joint venture.

Europe seeks to modernize air traffic management system
2013 09 16
Europe seeks to modernize air traffic management system

On 16th September, the EU Transport Ministers met in the informal meeting and high-level debate entitled "Single European Sky. Delivering the future: Vision 20XX", held in Vilnius. In the debate, ministers expressed their views on Single European Sky concept capable of ensuring the safety and efficiency of air traffic management system.

Lithuania is hosting a global-importance event in the road transport
2013 09 13
Lithuania is hosting a global-importance event in the road transport

The 3rd IRU/EU Road Transport Conference, to be held on the 16th of September, will be hosting the European and Asian Council of Ministers of Transport. The conference will focus on the implementable perspective on improving the efficiency and competitiveness of road transport, as well as EU transport policy cooperation with its neighboring countries.

EU Transport Ministers aim at faster and more comfortable travelling by air
2013 09 13
EU Transport Ministers aim at faster and more comfortable travelling by air

The Informal Meeting of the EU Transport Ministers to be held on 15-16 September, 2013 will tackle a range of issues affecting implementation of the Single European Sky (SES). The Ministers will assess the need for a new approach of further development of the SES on institutional and industrial levels and discuss opportunities of bridging the gap...

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