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Lithuania‘s goal  is the interoperability between the transport networks of the European Union and its neighboring countries
2013 09 09
Lithuania‘s goal is the interoperability between the transport networks of the European Union and its neighboring countries

In the 11th Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Forum held in the Republic of Turkey the Vice minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Arijandas Šliupas introduced opportunities in regard with regional cooperation and transport investment....

Single European Sky for Faster and More Convenient Air Travel
2013 08 22
Single European Sky for Faster and More Convenient Air Travel

As the number of flights in European Union (EU) airspace continues to increase, air traffic crises, delayed flights and higher travel costs are becoming more common. Once the air traffic control systems of all Member States have been harmonised, EU residents will enjoy faster and more convenient air travel.

Review of cargo handling in Klaipėda and other eastern coast Baltic sea ports January – June of 2013
2013 07 30
Review of cargo handling in Klaipėda and other eastern coast Baltic sea ports January – June of 2013

The total throughput of Klaipėda Port and in Būtingė terminal within the period of January - June of 2013 totalled 21.7 mln. tn of seaborne cargo, the total change of cargo handling turnover was +6.8 pct. if to compare with the corresponding period of 2012. The cargo handling turnover in Klaipėda Port within the...

Lithuania supports the decision to establish a Joint Venture for the implementation of the project "Rail Baltica 2"
2013 07 26
Lithuania supports the decision to establish a Joint Venture for the implementation of the project "Rail Baltica 2"

Minister Rimantas Sinkevičius and Pavel Telička, the European coordinator of the project "Rail Baltica 2", on 25 July have agreed on the establishment of a joint venture as a limited liability joint stock company with the participation of the three Baltic countries to manage the implementation of the...

EU Transport and Telecommunications Attachés are visiting Lithuania
2013 07 25
EU Transport and Telecommunications Attachés are visiting Lithuania

The Port of Klaipėda, Lithuania's main railway and intermodal transport projects as well as achievements in the sector of telecommunications – these are the isues included in the agenda of the trip of European Union Transport and Telecommunications Attachés and representatives of the European Commission to Lithuania which is taking place on 23–25 July.

R. Sinkevičius, Minister of Transport and Communications: „We aim at secure and user-friendly online transactions“
2013 07 24
R. Sinkevičius, Minister of Transport and Communications: „We aim at secure and user-friendly online transactions“

During the Presidency of the Council of the European Union Lithuania will seek for such priorities in the area of information society and telecommunication: create the background for secure, reliable and user-friendly online transactions and to ensure the development of interstate...

Minister of Transport and Communications R. Sinkevičius: “Today we are justifiably proud of our aviators”
2013 07 22
Minister of Transport and Communications R. Sinkevičius: “Today we are justifiably proud of our aviators”

On the 20th July, Saturday, during the aviation festival held in Kaunas to commemorate the historic flight across the Atlantic Ocean, the Minister of Transport and Communications Mr. Rimantas Sinkevičius awarded Darius and Girėnas’ Medals and Certificates of Appreciation to aviators in recognition of their...

Lithuania seeks the creation of European digital single market
2013 07 02
Lithuania seeks the creation of European digital single market

On July 2, 2013 at the Committee of the Regions conference “Digital Agenda for Europe: The role of regions and cities” viceminister of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Mr. Arijandas Šliupas has presented Lithuania’s view on the importance of the Digital Agenda for Europe.

Lithuania's Presidency of the Council of the European Union to be Featured in a Stamp
2013 06 13
Lithuania's Presidency of the Council of the European Union to be Featured in a Stamp

With two weeks left before Lithuania‘s presidency of the Council of the European Union, Lithuania Post will issue a stamp to commemorate this historical event. The stamp with the title Lietuva pirmininkauja Europos Sąjungos Tarybai (Lithuania's Presidency of the Council of the European Union) will be released on Saturday, June 15.

Lithuania calls for rapid progress on Rail Baltica Project
2013 06 12
Lithuania calls for rapid progress on Rail Baltica Project

A meeting of the Rail Baltica Task Force which ended in Riga yesterday and which was attended also by a representative of the European Commission discussed a proposal for a more effective implementation of the project.

Minister of Transport and Communications R. Sinkevičius “During its presidency Lithuania will aim to progress on alternative fuels infrastructure”
2013 06 11
Minister of Transport and Communications R. Sinkevičius “During its presidency Lithuania will aim to progress on alternative fuels infrastructure”

During the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council of the European Union (EU), taking place in Luxemburg, Lithuania‘s Minister of Transport and Communications Rimantas Sinkevičius presented priorities of the Lithuanian presidency over the Council...

Minister of transport R. Sinkevičius: Directive on network and information security to ensure security of online transactions
2013 06 07
Minister of transport R. Sinkevičius: Directive on network and information security to ensure security of online transactions

On 6 July, 2013 during the meeting of the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy (TTE) Council in Luxemburg Lithuania’s Minister of Transport and Telecommunication presented priorities of the upcoming Lithuanian presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) in the area of...

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