2014-11-13

The European Railway Agency’s (ERA) published overview of 2013 Common Safety Performance data revealed that Lithuania has made progress in railway safety. According to the figures on railway accidents recorded over a one-year period, Lithuania rose from 12th to 8th place and is now ranked among the ten European countries in the railway safety performance. More...

2014-10-29

On 28 October 2014, the representatives from Baltic States signed a landmark agreement which will launch the project “Rail Baltica” and bring the Baltic region closer to the Western Europe. By terms of the agreement, a joint Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian venture responsible for the “Rail Baltica” project will be set up in Riga. The European-standard gauge railway project “Rail Baltica” will connect the Baltic States to Finland and Poland. It will be the first project of this size implemented jointly by the three Baltic States. More...

2014-10-27

Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania prepared the New Generation Access Network Plan for the period 2014-2020, which in terms of state intervention will provide the basic new generation broadband infrastructure in areas where no adequate broadband infrastructure was available. “During the implementation period, we will deploy the basic broadband infrastructure such as fiber-optic lines and telecommunication towers i.e. invest in infrastructure rather than directly in services. In order to make this investment economically feasible and avoid possible duplication of existing lines, Lithuanian authorities consulted with the major communication operators and adjusted the routes and locations”, said Tomas Karpavičius, Chancellor of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania. More...

2014-10-23

Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Arijandas Šliupas together with the leaders of Lianyungang region (People’s Republic of China) opened The China (Lianyungang) Silk Road International Logistics Expo and marked the symbolic beginning of the New Silk Road initiative. More...

2014-10-15

Freight transportation in East-West transport corridor via the port of Klaipėda, prospects of cooperation in Viking project, establishment of common public logistic centres, opening of direct flights between Vilnius and Baku, collaboration in information and communication technology were among the topics tackled by Rimantas Sinkevičius, Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, Azerbaijan’s Transport Minister Ziya Mammadov and Ali M. Abbasov, Minister of Communications and High Technologies. More...

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Rimantas Sinkevičius