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The information on Lithuanian road vehicles will be shared with other EU countries
2015 08 05
The information on Lithuanian road vehicles will be shared with other EU countries

Today, the Government of Lithuania approved the resolution submitted by the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania to appoint Regitra, a management body for the Register of Road Vehicles of the Republic of Lithuania, as a national contact point responsible for the exchange of information.

Business environment for haulers to be facilitated
2015 08 04
Business environment for haulers to be facilitated

On 31 July, Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Rimantas Sinkevičius signed order regarding the authorization of permits to drive on the state roads for over-dimensioned and heavy goods vehicles.

‘Lithuanian Shipping Company’ is saved
2015 07 24
‘Lithuanian Shipping Company’ is saved

Today during the meeting held at the Government of Lithuania a solution how to save PC ‘Lithuanian Shipping Company’ (LSC) has been found and its bankruptcy proceedings stopped. In the near future, a transport holding company consisting of LSC, ‘Lithuanian Railways’ and other state-owned transport companies will be set up.

The first arrested LSC vessel returns to Lithuania
2015 07 23
The first arrested LSC vessel returns to Lithuania

The Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania informs that the first arrested vessel of PC ‘Lithuanian Shipping Company’ (LSC) ship ‘Deltuva’ returns to Lithuania from the port of Gdansk. In the coming hours, the vessel will inbound the port of Klaipėda.

The Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania filed with the court petition for initiation of bankruptcy proceedings in respect of PC ‘Lithuanian Shipping Company’
2015 07 23
The Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania filed with the court petition for initiation of bankruptcy proceedings in respect of PC ‘Lithuanian Shipping Company’

In the light of the financial situation faced by JSC ‘Lithuanian Shipping Company‘ (LSC), the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, which owns 56.66 percent of the...

European network of aviation routes and accessibility to be discussed in Vilnius
2015 07 22
European network of aviation routes and accessibility to be discussed in Vilnius

It is expected that in 2016 the number of foreigner tourists in Lithuania will increase even more, now that European aviation experts will visit the country. On 13 – 15 March 2016, over 400 delegates from aviation sector, including representatives from more than 50 airlines and 150 airports, are expected to take part at the international...

Every effort shall be made in order to ensure that the seafarers from arrested LSC vessels return to Lithuania
2015 07 17
Every effort shall be made in order to ensure that the seafarers from arrested LSC vessels return to Lithuania

In extremely complex financial situation faced by ‘Lithuanian Shipping Company‘ (LSC), the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania shall take every effort in order to ensure that the crews on the company‘s owned vessels could be provided with basic resources and could safely...

Lithuanian airports: after the merger rise in performance by more than one tenth
2015 07 07
Lithuanian airports: after the merger rise in performance by more than one tenth

During the first five months of operation, the performance of Lithuanian airports grew by 11 percent compared to the same period last year. Merged gateways of Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga have witnessed a significant increase in passenger and flight volumes, sales and overall net profit over a year-long period.

Lithuania aims to become a strategic part of the Silk Road
2015 06 29
Lithuania aims to become a strategic part of the Silk Road

Rimantas Sinkevičius, Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, met with the government officials and representatives of the biggest transport, logistics, infrastructure construction and rolling production companies from the province of Xinjiang. During the meeting, the Minister highlighted Lithuania’s special attention to the New Silk Road...

Long-term financing necessary for the project ‘Rail Baltica’
2015 06 23
Long-term financing necessary for the project ‘Rail Baltica’

On 22 June, Ministers of Transport of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia addressed the European Commission to inform on the progress made on the project ‘Rail Baltica’ and confirmed their commitment to implement this project with high European added value.

TEN-T days 2015: attention to the project ‘Rail Baltica’
2015 06 22
TEN-T days 2015: attention to the project ‘Rail Baltica’

Today, at one of the most important European Union (EU) annual transport events ‘TEN-T days 2015’, the representatives of the joint venture of the three Baltic States ‘RB Rail’ presented the project ‘Rail Baltica’ - a great example of a proprity infrastructure project of a common interest.

Another section of ‘Rail Baltica’ is completed
2015 06 22
Another section of ‘Rail Baltica’ is completed

After two years of works, the reconstruction of the European-gauge railway line from Lithuania’s border with Poland to Mockava railway station is completed. In this new railroad gauge line, the speed of the passenger trains increased up to 120 km/h, while freight trains – up to 80 km/h.

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