Category Archives: Lithuania

Press Releases & News from Lithuania distributed via EuropaWire

Waste-to-Energy Power Plant In Kaunas Starts Investment

ESPOO, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The joint venture Kauno Kogeneracinė Jėgainė (KKJ), owned by Fortum and Lietuvos Energija, will build a waste-to-energy combined heat and power plant (CHP) in Kaunas, Lithuania. On 16th March KKJ signed contracts for the main equipment … Read the full press release

Online marketplace for aircraft spare parts and repair capabilities reports 65% income growth in 2016

VILNIUS, 14-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Locatory.com, aircraft spare parts and repair capabilities marketplace, has announced about the significant growth of its visitor numbers – an increase of more than 45% over the year 2016. The audience expansion was accompanied by product … Read the full press release

Telia merges its Lithuanian operations under one legal entity Telia Lietuva

STOCKHOLM, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On February 1, Telia Company’s Lithuanian operations Teo, Omnitel and Baltic Data Center will merge into one legal entity under the name Telia Lietuva. The change is a logical outcome of the integration process which started … Read the full press release

EMBO adds Lithuania as a member of the EMBO Installation Grants scheme

HEIDELBERG, 24-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EMBO welcomes Lithuania as a member of the EMBO Installation Grants scheme. Early-career scientists looking to move to Lithuania to establish their own, independent research group can apply to the scheme for financial support for … Read the full press release

Telia Company on Lithuania’s Law on Electronic Communications legislation changes

STOCKHOLM, 09-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — According to Telia Company’s Group Policy on Freedom of Expression in Telecommunications we will, whenever possible, report on developments with potentially serious impacts on the freedom of expression of our customers. Government’s surveillance of communications often … Read the full press release

Lithuania: Teo and Omnitel now with joint customer care space for mobile and fiber-optic communications services

The first joint showroom is now opened in Kaunas. By the end of 2016, fixed line and fiber optic communications services and devices will be available all over Lithuania in two-branded showrooms. VILNIUS, 23-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In the beginning of … Read the full press release

Helisota extends its MRO capabilities by adding HC120, HC135 and HC140 helicopter types to its EASA Part-145 certificate

Vilnius, Lithuania, 31-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Helisota, an international provider of integrated maintenance, repair and overhaul services for rotorcraft, has extended its MRO capabilities by adding HC120, HC135 and HC140 helicopter types to its EASA Part-145 certificate. Following the successful certification, … Read the full press release

Leading historians will discuss Europe’s ‘forgotten union’ between Poland and Lithuania at a special event in Edinburgh

A panel of leading historians will discuss Europe’s ‘forgotten union’ at a special event to launch a new book by an Aberdeen academic. ABERDEEN, 25-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Robert Frost’s work, The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union 1385-1569, is the … Read the full press release

MAXIMA GRUPĖ consolidated turnover grew 2.6 per cent during the first half of Y2015 as compared with the same period last year

Vilnius, Lithuania, 5-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — During the first half of Y2015, the consolidated turnover of MAXIMA GRUPĖ companies grew 2.6 per cent as compared with the same period last year, and reached 1.28 billion Eur without VAT. This year it … Read the full press release

Republic of Lithuania, NIB sign loan agreement for EUR 100 million with maturity of 20 years aimed at improving energy efficiency

NIB and the Republic of Lithuania have signed a loan agreement, totalling EUR 100 million, with a maturity of 20 years, to improve energy efficiency in public and residential buildings. HELSINKI, 29-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The long-term loan will finance the renovation of … Read the full press release

Freiwilliger Sicherheits Rückruf von E-Bike-Akkus des Herstellers REVA

Freiwilliger Sicherheits Rückruf von E-Bike-Akkus des Herstellers REVA

Šiauliai, Litauen & Bielefeld, Deutschland, 25-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Baltik Vairas, Hersteller hochwertiger e-Bikes und Fahrräder, hat beschlossen rund 4.100 E-Bike-Akkus der REVA GmbH zurückzunehmen. Der Hersteller hatte festgestellt, dass sich bei nicht exakter Befolgung des Benutzerhandbuchs in den Akkus … Read the full press release

Voluntary safety recall of E-bike batteries REVA

Freiwilliger Sicherheits Rückruf von E-Bike-Akkus des Herstellers REVA

Šiauliai, Lithuania & Bielefeld, Germany, 25-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Baltik Vairas, the manufacturer of quality e-bikes and bicycles, made a decision to recall approximately 4100 units of e-bike batteries, produced by REVA GmbH. The manufacturer discovered that, if the manual … Read the full press release

The reorganization of Baltik Vairas German unit spurs a boost in efficiency

Šiauliai, Lithuania, 5-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Baltik Vairas, the Northern European developer and manufacturer of bicycles and e-bikes, is going through a substantial structural reorganization which has already had an impact on the overall efficiency of business processes. Due to the reorganization … Read the full press release

The European Union increases its humanitarian assistance in Ukraine where the latest surge of violence deepened

BRUSSELS, 27-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Union is increasing its humanitarian assistance in Ukraine where the latest surge of violence has deepened an already desperate situation. Thousands of people are suffering from the combined impact of the conflict, displacement, … Read the full press release

Eesti Pank museum: The exhibition ‘Lithuanian Money from the Litas to the Euro’ opens on 13 January

Tallinn, Estonia, 13-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The exhibition ‘Lithuanian Money from the Litas to the Euro’ opens on 13 January in the Eesti Pank museum. It tells the story of the history of money in Lithuania and is being presented to … Read the full press release

Lithuania becomes the 19th member state of the euro area

BRUSSELS, 06-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — On 1 January 2015 Lithuania became the 19th member state of the euro area, with euro coins and banknotes entering circulation on the same day. The country joined a number of euro area institutions and euro-related … Read the full press release

The Nordic Investment Bank sign EUR 34.8 million loan agreement with Klaipedos Nafta AB to finance liquefied natural gas terminal in Lithuania

HELSINKI, 28-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has signed a EUR 34.8 million loan agreement with Klaipedos Nafta AB to finance a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at the Port of Klaipeda, Lithuania. The project will increase … Read the full press release

Neste Oil’s premium-quality Neste Pro Diesel containing NEXBTL renewable diesel now available in Lithuania

Espoo, Finland, 9-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste Oil’s premium-quality Neste Pro Diesel containing NEXBTL renewable diesel is now available in Lithuania. It will be distributed through the company’s local retail network and its 51 stations. Up until now, Neste Pro Diesel was … Read the full press release

Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) to finance AB Litgrid’s construction of electricity transmission line between Lithuania and Poland

NIB has signed a 10-year-maturity, EUR 50 million loan agreement with AB Litgrid for the construction of an electricity transmission line between Lithuania and Poland. The LitPol Link will be the first interconnection between the Lithuanian power system and the … Read the full press release

Avia Solutions Group and Kaunas Free Economic Zone Management UAB to develop new 40 million USD worth Aviation Park in Lithuania

Vilnius, Lithuania, 22-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Avia Solutions Group, a WSE listed global provider of one-stop-shop aviation business solutions, and Kaunas Free Economic Zone Management UAB have signed a memorandum of cooperation with regard to the development of a new Aviation Park … Read the full press release

Avia Solutions Group subsidiary Locatory.com launched artificial intelligence spare parts procurement assistant Amber A.I.

Vilnius, Lithuania, 9-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Recently Locatory.com has launched Amber A.I., an artificial intelligence spare parts procurement assistant, capable of recognizing aircraft part numbers, conditions and quantities from any email. Today the company has presented a new plugin to complement the … Read the full press release

Helisota signed Mi-17 technical support agreement with the Latvian National Armed Forces

Kaunas, Lithuania, 5-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Helisota, an international provider of integrated maintenance, repair and overhaul services for rotorcraft aviation, is further expanding its cooperation with European governmental operators by signing a Mi-17 technical support agreement with the Latvian National Armed Forces. … Read the full press release

The European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly warned EU citizenship key objective is not succeeding

Vilnius, Lithuania, 16-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, has warned that the key objective of EU citizenship, namely for people to feel a stronger attachment to the EU, is not succeeding. At the closing conference of the “European … Read the full press release

TeliaSonera’s Omnitel acquired two licenses in the 800 MHz spectrum to develop 4G network in Lithuania

TeliaSonera has acquired two licenses in the 800 MHz spectrum to develop the 4G network, in an auction held by Lithuanian Communications Regulatory Authority. Stockholm, Sweden, 28-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The 800 MHz frequencies will enable a roll-out of 4G services in … Read the full press release

EIB lends €40M to Lithuanian cities for energy savings programmes

16-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Energy savings programmes in Lithuanian cities will get a further boost from a EUR 40 million loan agreement between the European Investment Bank (EIB), as manager of the JESSICA holding fund in Lithuania, and Šiaulių bankas. This is … Read the full press release

Eurogroup ministers: early signs of euro area recovery

13-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurogroup ministers got back to business today in Vilnius in their first meeting since the end of the summer break. There was good news from Cyprus, where work has started in earnest on reforms designed to get the … Read the full press release

Michel BARNIER at Eurofi Financial Forum: G20 must remain committed to global implementation of financial reforms

Vilnius, 13-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurofi Financial Forum Mr. De Larosière, Ladies and Gentlemen, Five years ago, on 13 September 2008, some of you here in this room were probably in Nice for the informal Ecofin. It is precisely on that day in … Read the full press release

EU Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou supports Lithuanian EU Presidency’s push for quality education and opportunities for young people

04-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, will visit Lithuania on 5-10 September to support the Lithuanian EU Presidency’s push to ensure that quality education and opportunities for young people are at the top of … Read the full press release

Avia Solutions Group: manufacturers of the new generation of regional aircraft likely to face aftermarket challenges

05-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — With airlines still struggling to battle oil prices while trying to optimize their passenger traffic and route networks, aircraft manufacturers are faced with the demand for new, more cost efficient generation of regional aircraft. But the leading … Read the full press release

CoR members: Future of European Union rural areas uncertain after recent EU budget cuts

30-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s rural areas are home to 60% of the entire EU population and provide 56% of all jobs across the Union. Yet shortly after the agreement on the new Common Agricultural Policy, its future seems uncertain unless … Read the full press release