Category Archives: Lithuania

Press Releases & News from Lithuania distributed via EuropaWire

Sweden presents anniversary funds to celebrate the 100th anniversaries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to promote broad exchange between the countries

STOCKHOLM, 29-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström today presented Sweden’s gift in the form of three anniversary funds the Government intends to set up for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on the occasion of their 100th anniversaries … Read the full press release

YIT to start construction on the second stage of Hollister Incorporated’s medical device factory in Kaunas, Lithuania

HELSINKI, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — YIT has signed a contract with Hollister Incorporated, a US-based medical products manufacturing company, to construct the second stage of a medical device factory in Kaunas, Lithuania. The value of the deal for YIT is approximately EUR 25 million … Read the full press release

Avia Solutions Group: Laserpas received ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certifications

Vilnius, Lithuania, 22-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Laserpas, an aerial power grid inspection service provider, has just received certifications stating that it follows business practices that are both customer and environmentally friendly. This month Laserpas received ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certifications. … Read the full press release

FL Technics to provide extended services of base maintenance for 3 years to Bulgaria Air

Vilnius, Lithuania, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has announced signing the agreement with Bulgaria national carrier Bulgaria Air. According to the agreement, Bulgaria Air will receive extended services of … Read the full press release

Sweden: Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Anna Ekström visits Latvia and Lithuania

STOCKHOLM, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vocational education and training, ministerial meetings and panel discussions on women’s leadership – these are some of the programme points when Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Anna Ekström visits Latvia … Read the full press release

Lithuania to sell renewable energy to Luxembourg between 2018 and 2020

BRUSSELS, 27-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (26 October 2017) Lithuania and Luxembourg signed an agreement on a so-called statistical transfer of renewable energy. Under this agreement Lithuania will sell a specified amount of renewable energy to Luxembourg between 2018 and 2020. … Read the full press release

Lithuania joins CERN as an Associate Member

VILNIUS, 29-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (27 June 2017), in Vilnius, Lithuania, CERN Director General, Fabiola Gianotti, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius, in the presence of the President of the Republic of Lithuania, … Read the full press release

Private jet MRO industry: new generation aircraft, cabin modifications the hot topics in 1H 2017

VILNIUS, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With half of the year 2017 almost gone, experts in the private jet MRO industry tend to look back at the trends that developed through the year. This year, new generation aircraft as well as cabin … Read the full press release

Avia Solutions Group: Locatory.com expands its presence in Asia

VILNIUS, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Aircraft spare parts and repair capabilities marketplace Locatory.com is further expanding its presence in Asia by signing a contract with HNA Technic, MRO unit of the HNA Group – biggest private airline group in China. The … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approves ten new loans worth EUR 810 million for social projects

NICOSIA, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (16 June 2017), at its meeting held in Nicosia, the Administrative Council of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved ten new loans worth € 810 million. This brings the total amount approved for … Read the full press release

Lithuania’s Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant Starts Hot Trial of New Solid Radioactive Waste Management and Storage Facility

Major step forward in  EBRD-managed decommissioning process LONDON, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP) in Lithuania has taken another important step forward in the decommissioning process, managed by the EBRD, with the start of the hot trial, … Read the full press release

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