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Interesting articles related to the project

19 October, 2012

TRACECA countries believes in foreign investments for continued developing of the route. Find out more here.

12 September, 2011

Lithuania creates ITS Development Association states the Lithuanian Ministry for Transport. Find out more here.

9 September, 2011

Belarus invites Qatari businessmen to invest in transport projects. The possability of a logistics centre in Orsha in the Vitebsk Region was discussed. Find out more here.

18 July, 2011

European Commission's Vice Presiden Siim Kallas discussed e.g. collective talks with Russia to improve the status for smaller countries at his visit in Lithuania last week. Read more about the commissioners visit here.

5 July, 2011

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania and Ukraine has signed a joint declaration on advancing the cooperation regarding the East-West Transport Corridor. Find out more here.

2 May, 2011

IT services essential to lower rail transport costs? Read more here.

29 April, 2011

Lithuania invites neighbors to discuss development of the corridor between Lithuania, Belarus and Russia with further extensions to China. Find out more here.

20 April, 2011

A test train has been sent by DB Schenker the Euro-Asian landbridge from China through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus and Poland to Germany. The journey took 16 days, about half the time the sea-route would have taken. Read more here.

7 April, 2011

Lithuanian representatives emphasized the development of green transport corridors for more sustainable transports at OSCE meeting in Druskininkai, Lithuania. Find out more here.

29 March, 2011

The European Commission has published the White paper 2011 on transport and outlines a roadmap for 2050. Get the white paper here.

14 March, 2011

To early to introduce low-sulphur regulations in shipping. Impossibly to meet the goals for 2015. Read more here.

7 March, 2011

Asia-Europe shipping request direct deepsea Baltic-services. Read more here.

23 February, 2011

Economic cooperation between Scandinavia and the Baltic states will intensify the years to come said the Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt during a press-conference in Reykjavik, Iceland. Find out more here.

4 February, 2011

Lithuania and Ukraine Ministers discussed developments of the railway project "Viking". Find out more here.

25 January, 2011

Does freight traffic efficiency need dispatching systems? Find out more here.

19 January, 2011

Why is railway transportation an important mode in the context of creating a low carbon society? Read the view of Philippa Edmunds, Freight on Rail manager, here.

10 January, 2011

Improvments in rail and road infrastrucutre increase transports on land from China according to ifw. Read more here.

17 December, 2010

The new TEN-T network will determine freight traffic improvement according to Railway PRO. Find out more here.

10 December, 2010

A transport conference on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region has been held in Vilnius to discuss the progress. Read more about the conference here.

23 November, 2010

Cargo handling result continue to grow in Klaipeda. Find out more about a comparison between the Eastern Baltic ports here.

19 November, 2010

Nordic and Baltic economic cooperation to intensify. Increased exports from Lithuania to Sweden. Find out more here.

11 November, 2010

Read this interesting interview with Johannes Ludewig, CER Executive Director, about intermodal corridors, click here.

1 November, 2010

The Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a meeting to discuss the potential of Lithuanian and Chinese transport cooperation. Read more about the meeting here.

26 October, 2010

Lithuania and China should develop concrete cooperation and investement projects said President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite after meeting with the Vice President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping. Find out more about their meeting here.

13 October, 2010

The Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications and its Permanent Secretary Harri Pursiainen have won this year's eSafety Award in recognition of Finland's National Strategy for Intelligent Transport, drafted by Mr Pursiainen as rapporteur. Read more about the strategy and the price here.

7 October, 2010

The Lithuanian Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius spoke about freight transport between China and Lithuania at the Asia-Europe summit in Brussels. Find out more about the Prime Minister's speech and the summit here.

13 September, 2010

Natural gas, the bridge to CO2-neutral transportation? Find out more here.

2 September, 2010

The first commercial supertanker has succeded in traversing the North-East Passage. Read about the supertanker Baltica here.

20 August, 2010

Increased export and inport growth in the Baltic Sea Region since last year. Find out more here.

6 August, 2010

Energy, transport and research infrastructure is one of the most important areas of cooperation and integration in the Baltic Sea Region according to the Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Audronius Azubalis. Read the whole article here.

30 July, 2010

Why is Latvia not using its potential when the transport sector in Lithuania always goes a step further? Read this interesting interview with Igor Kabashkin, president of the Institute of Transport and Communications in Latvia, here.

23 July, 2010

Will the Northeast Passage be an alternate way? The Arctic ice may reach all-time low according to a Russian environmental agency. Find out more here.

16 July, 2010

The implemention of the EU's Baltic Sea Region Strategy was discussed during a meeting in Brussels co-organized by the Nordic Council of Ministers. Read more about the meeting and the discussions here.

9 July, 2010

Belarus and Lithuania have signed a communication on economic cooperation, including strengthened transport cooperation by implementing the East-West transport corridor project. Read the article by clicking here.

2 July, 2010

Innovation is the key to safer and "greener" transportation according to a report from the International Transport Forum (ITF). Find out more by clicking here.

24 June, 2010

Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet wants to promote trade and cooperation in the Baltic Sea region. Read about the views here.

18 June, 2010

Article from North-America exploring views on intermodality. Read the article by clicking here.

11 June, 2010

The final stakeholder conference on the Danube Strategy has been held. The  strategy follows the example of the Baltic Sea Strategy and includes the creation of a co-modal transport system. Read a bit more about the strategy here.

4 June, 2010

News from Lithuania on the topic overcoming Baltic energy isolation. Green transport corridors are mentioned as one possibility in making energy efficient decisions. The article can be found here.

28 May, 2010

Some views from North America on Shipping the green way. The article can be found here.

21 May, 2010

An article in Russian about project partner Lithuanian Railways. A basic translation of the article can be found here.

14 May, 2010

Article titled Intermodal Transit: A Better Way To Ship on the website Area Development Online can be found here.

7 May, 2010

Short news from Klaipeda State Sea Port Authority about their participation in a seminar on international transport projects. A basic translation of the article can be found here.

30 April, 2010

Read about Intermodal Offers A Greener Way of Shipping at Logistics Today. The article can be found here.

23 April, 2010

Article titled Intermodal transport - the key to effective management of logistics from the Slovak Spectator, can be found here.

16 April, 2010

Scania group explores green corridors in an article and the East West Transport Corridor is presented. Read the article on Scania's webpage by clicking here.

9 April, 2010

Article with the title Could EU-funded study herald the dawn of a new transport era? can be found here.

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