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Lithuania‘s goal: bridge Asia and Europe in terms of transport and logistics
2015 04 29
Lithuania‘s goal: bridge Asia and Europe in terms of transport and logistics

Today, at the 3rd ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting) Transport Ministers’ meeting held in Riga (Latvia), Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Rimantas Sinkevičius presented Lithuania’s position on the development of multimodal infrastructure links between Europe and Asia.

Ministry of Transport and Communications to govern State Enterprise "Infostruktūra"
2015 04 28
Ministry of Transport and Communications to govern State Enterprise "Infostruktūra"

The Government of Lithuania has decided to transfer the ownership rights and responsibilities of State Enterprise "Infostruktūra" to the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania. Previously, the State Enterprise was under the governance of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Lithuania. The primary goal...

Ministers and stakeholders to discuss development of Euro - Asia multimodal transport linkages
2015 04 22
Ministers and stakeholders to discuss development of Euro - Asia multimodal transport linkages

The 3rd ASEM Transport Ministers' Meeting devoted to “Development of Euro - Asia Multimodal Transport Linkages – Status Quo and Blueprints for the Future” will be held on 29-30 April 2015 in Riga, Latvia.

The President of PIARC commended Lithuania for improving road safety
2015 04 20
The President of PIARC commended Lithuania for improving road safety

“Lithuania’s experience in improving road safety is a success story from which other countries could benefit,” at the meeting with Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania said Oscar de Buen Richkarday, President of World Road Association-PIARC.

Lithuania considers transferring locomotives and electric trains to Ukraine
2015 04 16
Lithuania considers transferring locomotives and electric trains to Ukraine

Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Rimantas Sinkevičius met with Ambassador of Ukraine to Lithuania Valery Zhovtenko and discussed the possibility to provide technical assistance to the country, in particular, passing possession of disused railway rolling stocks - locomotives, electric trains and railway wagons - to...

The project Viking strengthened its market position: Georgian Railways has joined the project
2015 04 15
The project Viking strengthened its market position: Georgian Railways has joined the project

Georgian Railways has joined the Viking project. The news was confirmed today at a meeting of members of the international intermodal freight logistics project Viking held in Vilnius. During the meeting, the possibilities for companies GEFCO Turkey and Steveco of becoming freight operators in Turkey and Finland were also...

Transport sector's contribution to Lithuania's GDP grew by 6.3 percent
2015 04 14
Transport sector's contribution to Lithuania's GDP grew by 6.3 percent

In 2014, Lithuania's transport sector's contribution to gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 6.3 percent and accounted for 13.1 percent of country's GDP. The sector generated 5.7 percent more income (amounting to EUR 7.52 billion), employment in the transport sector grew by 2 percent (amounting to 104 489) and the number of companies operating in the sector...

Lithuania – Europe‘s leader in fiber-optic internet penetration
2015 04 09
Lithuania – Europe‘s leader in fiber-optic internet penetration

Once again, Lithuania proved that it is a leading country in fiber-optic network penetration. In 2014, the number of internet users in Lithuania increased by almost 3 percentage points and reached 34.6 percent. This is by far the best result among the 39 European countries where the study was conducted.

Safer travel on Lithuanian motorways
2015 04 03
Safer travel on Lithuanian motorways

Due to a comprehensive approach to road safety over the last decade, Lithuanian motorway users became more secure. According to the European Transport Safety Council’s (ETSC) report Ranking EU progress on improving motorway safety, Lithuania tops the ranking for the annual reduction of deaths on motorways between 2004 and 2013.

Public consultation on Marvele Cargo Wharf project
2015 03 27
Public consultation on Marvele Cargo Wharf project

The parties interested in Marvele Cargo Wharf development project in Kaunas are invited to get acquainted with the documentation of the tender for granting a concession, submit their questions, opinions and comments on the project. The public consultation is open until 8 May 2015.

International award for the project "Rail Baltica"
2015 03 19
International award for the project "Rail Baltica"

On March 18, in Gdansk (Poland), the director of "Rail Baltica statyba" Dainius Budrys received The Baltic Trendsetters Club Certificate granted for creativity, perseverance and exceptional and courageous projects on the transport market. The certificate acknowledged the company‘s contribution to setting up a joint venture of the three Baltic States "RB Rail". The awards are...

The project “Rail Baltica” presented to Lithuanian MEPs
2015 03 06
The project “Rail Baltica” presented to Lithuanian MEPs

Today, Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Rimantas Sinkevičius met the members of European Parliament (MEPs) Vilija Blinkevičiūtė, Zigmantas Balčytis and Valentinas Mazuronis. During the meeting, the Minister presented the progress of implementation and EU funding opportunities for the project “Rail Baltica”. It was agreed that...

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