Posts tagged as launch

Preparations have been launched this week for the dismantling of the Brasa overpass

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Preparations have been launched this week for the dismantling of the Brasa overpass on the side of Duntes Street, which could take approximately three months, the Riga City Council said July 21. The dismantling is scheduled to start next week, involving the removal of three beams and plates installed between them, as well as the dismantling of sidewalk blocks. Tram traffic will continue but, if hazards are detected during dismantling, suspension of traffic…

China launches first crew to new space station

Thursday, June 17, 2021

China has launched three astronauts into orbit to begin occupation of the country’s new space station. The three men – Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo – are to spend three months aboard the Tianhe module some 380km (236 miles) above the Earth. It will be China’s longest crewed space mission to date and the first in nearly five years. On Thursday, their Shenzhou-12 capsule successfully took off atop…

Latvia launches COVID-19 cultural project tests

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Latvia will launch six pilot projects, including two film screenings at Forum Cinemas’ Kino Citadele, starting 10 June 2021, in order to develop and check the requirements for the safe reopening of the cultural sector. Each pilot project will have its own guidelines for epidemiologically safe activities, but all the pilot projects share some general precautions, including the checking of the COVID-19 vaccination certificate, personalised tickets, etc, according to local…

TBI Bank to launch in Lithuania

Thursday, March 18, 2021

TBI Bank, a lender in South-Eastern European region, has announced entering the Lithuanian market. The move is in line with the bank’s business strategy through which it is enlarging its European digital footprint in the Nordics, Baltics, and Central Europe. In Lithuania, the Bank will digitally offer consumer lending services without opening a branch. This way, TBI Bank gains the opportunity to diversify its product portfolio, while offering customers financial…

Launch of the new project in Lithuania

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The Centre of Expertise for Good Governance has launched a new Council of Europe – EU Joint Project on the “Establishment of legal institutional and financial framework at regional county level and capacity building to enhance quality of regional public administration in Lithuania”. The project was prepared at the request of the Lithuanian government and designed in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior. It will support the Lithuanian authorities in improving…

Belarus NPP launch this week ‘just a ribbon-cutting ceremony’, president’s adviser says

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Belarus may officially open its Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP) on Friday in a symbolic move ahead of the presidential election, but the facility is unlikely to start actual operations until late this year or early next year, according to the Lithuanian president’s adviser. “The wording that the Astravyets NPP can be launched is not accurate,” Darius Kuliešius, a national security adviser to President gitanas Nausėda, told LRT RADIO on…

Belarus nuclear plant launch planned this week

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

The physical launch of Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant in Belarus, some 30 kilometres from the Lithuanian border, is to begin this week, the Belarusian state news agency BelTA has reported. Meanwhile Lithuanian officials say Vilnius has not received any official notice. “Technological systems and equipment have been prepared for the start of the physical start-up, their tests have been carried out, the personnel of the BelNPP [Astravyets NPP] have been…

Lithuanian president convenes Defence Council as Belarus moves to launch nuclear plant

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda is convening a State Defence Council meeting on Thursday over the upcoming launch of Astravyets nuclear power plant near the border with Lithuania. The Council will meet to assess Lithuania‘s preparedness to respond to any potential incident at the Belarusian nuclear facility, the president’s office said in a press release on Wednesday. “Despite violations of international nuclear safety and environmental requirements, in violation of international conventions…

Lithuanian Railways launch rebrand

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

The state-owned railway company Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) and its subsidiaries are rebranding and will collectively be known under the abbreviated name LTG. The company says that its new arrow-shaped logo represents progress and movement and will streamline the branding across the entire group of companies – the cargo and passenger carriers (LTG Cargo and LTG Link) as well as LTG Infra which is responsible for infrastructure development. According to…

International passenger carrier FlixBus to launch operations in Baltics

Thursday, July 2, 2020

FlixBus, an international passenger carrier registered in Germany, will start operating in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, the company’s representatives informed LETA. Representatives of FlixBus will give a press conference on July 8 to inform the public about the company’s plans in the Baltic countries. FlixBus Managing Director in Poland, Baltics and Ukraine, Michal Leman will also participate in the press conference. He will announce the first routes that will connect…