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EU to evaluate the impact of Russian ban on imports experienced by transport sector and take measures in response
2014 10 08
EU to evaluate the impact of Russian ban on imports experienced by transport sector and take measures in response

At Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council held in Luxemburg, Lithuania together with Poland, Latvia and Greece addressed the issue of Russian ban on imports of agricultural products along with its impact on transportation companies and called the EU to take actions and tackle the negative...

Further development of Lithuanian-Belarusian cooperation in the field of transport
2014 10 07
Further development of Lithuanian-Belarusian cooperation in the field of transport

“Without any shadow of doubts, this conference is important for the development of Lithuanian-Belarusian cooperation in the field of transport. I am convinced that this event, important for both countries, will serve as the main motivation to collaborate and achieve common objectives and goals,” said Rimantas Sinkevičius, the Minister of...

Rail Baltica Joint Venture will be established in October
2014 09 17
Rail Baltica Joint Venture will be established in October

A joint Rail Baltica Memorandum on founding of the company shall be signed in October. Urve Palo, Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, assured Lithuanian Transport Minister Rimantas Sinkevičius at the Informal Transport Ministerial Council held in Milan that the deadline on the establishment of Rail Baltica Joint Venture will not be delayed.

Lithuania highlights the development of intermodal transport
2014 09 17
Lithuania highlights the development of intermodal transport

"A lot was done in order to establish new guidelines for the Trans-European Transport network that will strengthen the economic and social cohesion of the Member States", Rimantas Sinkevičius, the Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania said at the Informal Transport Ministerial Council held in Milan.

EU Transport Ministers to discuss guidelines for the development of the Trans-European Transport Corridor network
2014 09 16
EU Transport Ministers to discuss guidelines for the development of the Trans-European Transport Corridor network

On September 16-17, the Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Rimantas Sinkevičius will attend the Informal Transport Ministerial Council held in Milan where he will present Lithuania‘s position on planning, governance and funding of the Trans-European Transport Corridors...

Lithuania in the European Register of Road Transport Undertakings
2014 09 08
Lithuania in the European Register of Road Transport Undertakings

Starting from 5 September, 2014, Lithuania, represented by the State Road Transport Inspectorate under the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, linked national electronic register of road transport undertakings with the European Register of Road Transport Undertakings (ERRU).

Deputy Minister Saulius Girdauskas: agreements signed between Lithuania and Poland will open new opportunities
2014 09 05
Deputy Minister Saulius Girdauskas: agreements signed between Lithuania and Poland will open new opportunities

„Close cooperation will allow parties to establish new projects for transportation, as well as will offer new, optimal and competitive solutions for businesses and form additional cargo flows“, Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Saulius Girdauskas underlined when...

Lithuania is promoting a smooth transit for the Eurasian freight rails
2014 08 28
Lithuania is promoting a smooth transit for the Eurasian freight rails

Vice-Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Arijandas Šliupas took part in the China Investment Forum opening in Prague on Thursday along with a meeting of leaders from Central and Eastern Europe where he presented Lithuania’s proposal to arrange railway network between the Eastern European and Asian countries and make...

The Baltic Way: new moment, new memorial sign
2014 08 22
The Baltic Way: new moment, new memorial sign

On Friday, at roadside rest area located at the 38.5 kilometer of Vilnius–Panevėžys highway, a memorial sign dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way was opened.

More effective studies on sea incidents
2014 08 12
More effective studies on sea incidents

The National Vessel Traffic Monitoring Information System (NVTMIS) was implemented by Lithuanian Maritime Safety Administration. The system will help to strengthen the protection of the maritime environment by preventing the occurrence of the situations posing a possible threat to the safety of people at sea.

Traffic Safety: the first retroreflectometer in the Baltic States
2014 08 11
Traffic Safety: the first retroreflectometer in the Baltic States

Problematika, JSC under the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, presented a modern Mobile Retroflectometer LTL-M. Mobile measurement of retroreflection of road markings used during the nighttime will give detail analysis of visibility and will allow controlling better one of the major factors of the road safety – the quality of...

Transportation: a prosperous field of cooperation between Lithuania and Turkmenistan
2014 08 08
Transportation: a prosperous field of cooperation between Lithuania and Turkmenistan

Vice-Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Vladislav Kondratovič and First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Vepa Hajiyev discussed prospects for bilateral cooperation in the field of transport. During the meeting, Lithuania‘s Vice-Minister presented country‘s transport and logistics...

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