The Baltics Today

Eesti Energia to build solar plant on dairy farm’s roof

The state owned Estonian energy group Eesti Energia is about to build a solar power station on top of the roof of a dairy farm of OU Estonia in central Estonia that will cover a big percentage of the company's power needs during the summer, informs LETA/BNS.

Cypriot court to ask Latvia’s opinion about alleged violations of Miluss’ rights

On August 22nd, a court hearing was held in Cyprus on extraditing businessman Germans Miluss, convicted in Latvia in connection with bribery in 2005 local elections in Jurmala, to Latvia, but the court has not made its decision.

Belarusian BNK: switching from Baltic to Russian ports not feasible

Belarusian exporters of oil products say that switching from Baltic ports to Russian ones is not in their interests, as Sergey Grib, head of the Belarusian oil products exporter BNK, said on August 21st, cites LETA/BNS/Interfax.

Optimistic outlook for ferry shipping in Lithuania

The Gardenia Seaways, a large ro-ro freight vessel of Klaipeda-registered DFDS Seaways, entered service between the Dutch port of Rotterdam and the British port of Imminghan in 2017, and as its sister ship, the Tulipa Seaways, is to be added to the route shortly, the daily Lietuvos Zinios reporte...

Overall passenger traffic in Lithuania fell by 0.7% in H1

The overall passenger traffic in Lithuania declined by 0.7% in the first half of 2017 from a year ago to 195.732 million, reports LETA/BNS, according to estimates released by the country's statistics office on August 22nd.

Port of Tallinn still looking for developer of soybean plant at Muuga

The state owned port company Port of Tallinn has not yet found a developer for the land plot at Muuga port just outside Tallinn which the detailed plan earmarks for a soybean oil factory, but keeps looking for a partner to step in the place of the original developer that has gone out of business,...