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11.12.2014|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The Government and the Port of Tallinn concluded a handling contract for ferries

On Thursday, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Urve Palo and the Port of Tallinn concluded a contract for organising ferry traffic on the Rohuküla-Heltermaa and Kuivastu-Virtsu lines. The Government concluded the contract with the Port of Tallinn for ten years, starting on 1...
Ministers of the D5 alliance
10.12.2014|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia became a founding member of the D5 alliance of leading e-governance countries

Last night, the D5 alliance was founded in London, involving five countries which display a high level of e-governance. The purpose of the alliance is exchanging experiences about information society and the e-state. In addition to Estonia, the network includes the United Kingdom, South Korea...
Tallinn airport
29.10.2014|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Infortar Group to be engaged as an investor in Estonian Air

On Tuesday the Supervisory Council of Estonian Air approved the modified restructuring plan to be submitted to the European Commission; approval of the plan creates preconditions for Infortar Group to be engaged as a majority shareholder of the airline.    The modified restructuring...
Tallinn airport tarmac
25.09.2014|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia starts joining EUROCONTROL

On Thursday the Government approved initiation of the draft act which will allow Estonia to join the EUROCONTROL International Convention relating to Cooperation for the Safety of Air Navigation. According to Urve Palo, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, the accession will create...
Worker on roof
25.09.2014|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonian Register of Buildings is redesigned

Starting from 6 October the National Register of Buildings www.ehr.ee will be using a redesigned technical platform, in summer it will be additionally possible to submit applications and documents conveniently and electronically through the register. According to Maria Ševeljova, Head of the...
23.09.2014|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications starts negotiations for the organisation of the ferry connection

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications is starting negotiations for the selection of the carrier for the Rohuküla–Heltermaa and Kuivastu–Virtsu ferry lines. One tender was received by the due date of the international tendering procedure for the organisation of ferry traffic...
Miiko Peris
18.09.2014|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The new Rail Baltic project manager is Miiko Peris

Starting from October, the project manager of international rail network Rail Baltic is Miiko Peris. He has been working as the Member of Cabinet of the Vice-President of the European Commission for Mobility Siim Kallas since last summer and before that he was also leading the Rail Baltic...
Urve Palo
11.09.2014|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Palo: Ensuring cyber security requires systematic contribution

The Government approved the Cyber Security Strategy for 2014–2017 with the objective of increasing the capacity of the state in the area of cyber security and raising the awareness of the population of cyber risks. According to Urve Palo, the Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, the...
Rail Baltic
18.06.2014|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Countries reached the agreement of Rail Baltic shareholders

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania reached the agreement of shareholders of the Rail Baltic railway connection joint venture at the working group meeting held in Tallinn today. The shareholder’s agreement will require also an approval by the national governments of these states. Signing the...
Made in Estonia book cover
23.05.2014|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

The Ministry launched a book called Made in Estonia

The English language book Made in Estonia, which introduces 20 Estonian enterprises and 12 sectors of economy, was published with the purpose of raising an interest in the Estonian economy, introducing Estonia as a favourable environment for international enterprises and newcomer start-ups and...

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