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Lithuania to ensure safe navigation and improve working conditions for seafarers
2014 07 16
Lithuania to ensure safe navigation and improve working conditions for seafarers

The Government of Lithuania voted in favor of approving the new maritime law amendments proposed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications. In order to ensure safe navigation and prevent ship pollution, Lithuania will implement the new model regulations for the control of the international and Lithuania‘s ships.

The Baltic States and Poland will cooperate in intelligent transport system development
2014 07 15
The Baltic States and Poland will cooperate in intelligent transport system development

In Vilnius, the representatives of national road administration directorate from Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia signed the Memorandum of Understanding and Intentions in the field of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) related to the national traffic management systems and development of the Via Baltica road corridor.

Minister of Transport and Communications: Intermodal Terminal Projects in Vilnius and Kaunas are being implemented successfully
2014 07 03
Minister of Transport and Communications: Intermodal Terminal Projects in Vilnius and Kaunas are being implemented successfully

“I am particularly pleased that ambitious key strategic projects, important for the national and international transport and logistics system, are being implemented successfully. These projects will increase Lithuania’s transportation and logistics system competitiveness, augment...

China Daily: Lithuania is heading on the right track
2014 07 01
China Daily: Lithuania is heading on the right track

After the official visit by Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Arijandas Šliupas, aimed on increasing the cooperation with People’s Republic of China, Chinese media evaluated the Lithuanian scope to establish stable, constructive and mutually beneficial business relationship positively.

Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications Arijandas Šliupas: Lithuania to establish new standards in Transport and Logistics
2014 06 26
Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications Arijandas Šliupas: Lithuania to establish new standards in Transport and Logistics

In Shenzen, the People‘s Republic of China, Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania and Chairman of the Board of the state-owned Public Limited Company Lietuvos paštas (Lithuania Post) signed a cooperation agreement with S.F. Express, one of...

Lithuania aims to consolidate Silk Road between China and Europe
2014 06 18
Lithuania aims to consolidate Silk Road between China and Europe

During his official visit in People‘s Republic of China, Arijandas Šliupas, Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, highlighted “Lithuania seeks to establish a stable, constructive and mutually beneficial relationship with China. Therefore, the newly opened Representative office of one of the largest Lithuanian transport...

Baltic States reached an agreement on Rail Baltica joint venture shareholders contract
2014 06 18
Baltic States reached an agreement on Rail Baltica joint venture shareholders contract

The representatives of Baltic States Task Force reached and agreement on Rail Baltica joint venture shareholders agreement. The parties agreed that the provisions on Vilnius’ connection to Rail Baltica will be included in the contract. It was also agreed that the parties will seek jointly the necessary EU funding for connection between...

Lithuanian high-speed broadband development is particularly successful
2014 06 10
Lithuanian high-speed broadband development is particularly successful

The latest data from the European Commission’s Digital Agenda Scoreboard presented in Brussels revealed that a big progress on digital technologies was made in Lithuania. In particular, the country made a remarkable progress in the high-speed broadband which covers 97 percent of Lithuanian households (EU average is 62 percent).

Lithuania seeks partnership with Mongolian Vector
2014 06 06
Lithuania seeks partnership with Mongolian Vector

Today, the representatives of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania and Ministry of Roads and Transport of Mongolia signed a Memorandum of Understanding that aims to enhance the bilateral cooperation in the field of transport and logistics, support and encourage investment, share technologies, information and experience.

Paris MoU welcomes Abuja and Indian ocean MoUs as observers
2014 06 02
Paris MoU welcomes Abuja and Indian ocean MoUs as observers

The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) held its 47th Committee meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania, from 19 - 23 May 2014 under the chairmanship of Mr. Brian Hogan. The meeting was attended by all members, the European Commission, EMSA, Montenegro, observers from the ILO, US Coast Guard, Black Sea MoU, Caribbean MoU, Mediterranean MoU, Tokyo...

Lithuania aims to strengthen Eurasian Transport Network
2014 05 27
Lithuania aims to strengthen Eurasian Transport Network

Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania participated at the 9th International conference “TransEurasia – 2014” held in Astana, Kazakhstan, where he underlined that Lithuania is willing to strengthen the cooperation with Kazakhstan and promote transit expansion.

47th session of the Port State Control Committee of Paris MOU began in Vilnius
2014 05 19
47th session of the Port State Control Committee of Paris MOU began in Vilnius

“Since the adoption of Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MOU) in 1982, it made an important contribution to maritime safety, pollution prevention and improvement of living and working conditions on board ships sailing through the seas of Paris MOU Member States. The mission of regional cooperation under the Paris MOU is...

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