Paldiski


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Paldiski

 

(formerly Baltiiskii Port), a city in Harju Raion, Estonian SSR. A port on the Gulf of Finland, Paldiski is the terminus of the Tallinn-Paldiski electric railroad line. Founded in the 17th century, it became a city in 1783.

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Minister of Rural Affairs Mart Jarvik to attend investment conference "Teistmoodi Paldiski 2019" ("A Different Paldiski 2019") in the northwestern port town of Paldiski.
Estonia is to likely support Alexela in the latter's dispute with the European Commission in connection with the Commission^ decision not to support building the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Paldiski. According to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Lithuania's Klaipeda terminal does not ensure the alternative gas supply reliability
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These will be built in Narva and Paldiski, producing 39 MW and 22 MW, respectively, helping Estonia meet its 2020 targets for renewable energy production.
15 September 2011 - Danish ferry operator DFDS (CPH:DFDS) and Estonian AS Baltic Scandinavian Lines, or BSL, agreed on Wednesday to form a 67/33 joint venture to operate BSl's service between Paldiski, Estonia, and Kapellskar, Sweden.
Release date- 18072011 - PALDISKI, ESTONIA - GE (NYSE: GE) wind turbine technology is making its debut in Estonia, one of Europe's most promising wind sectors, by supplying 18 wind turbines for the Paldiski Wind Farm.
The voyages will include shore-side excursions such as historical journeys related to Vikings in Stockholm, Dublin, and Roskilde; architectural tours to the Art Nouveau in Alesund, Norway, to the Modern in Berlin; eco-conscious tours including bird watching in Runde Island and Shetland, kayaking the Finnish Archipelago, or exploring wind-powered town of Paldiski.
Codenamed Kalev Express, the 10-day exercise, which began a week last Sunday, is taking place in areas near Klooga, Paldiski, Haapsalu and Tapa.
It also assessed former Soviet nuclear facilities, the Sillamae Metal and Chemical Production Plant, which milled uranium ore until 1990, and the Paldiski training reactor facility, which had two research reactors (now dismantled) for training USSR naval personnel.
Estonia is burdened with the "secret" Paldiski nuclear submarine facility, abandoned by the Russians in 1995.