At the moment, more than 70 procurements are planned to be announced this year as part of the Rail Baltica Global Project in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. A full list of Rail Baltica planned procurements for the Global project this year and their schedule is available at the official project webpage railbaltica.org.
All 72 tenders, 68 of which are related to the provision of services, are to be discussed in detail in the milestone international event of the Rail Baltica project – “Rail Baltica Global Forum 2018” that will take place on April 11 in Tallinn, Estonia. In the event, the representatives of the central coordinator of the Rail Baltica project, the joint venture of the three Baltic States RB RAIL AS, as well as the representatives of the project’s national implementing bodies – “Rail Baltic Estonia”, “Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas” and “Rail Baltica statyba” – will inform in detail about the general and national procurement plans, detailed list of the 2018 procurement and national procurement.
The Rail Baltica Global Forum 2018 is the key international Rail Baltica event of the year that will discuss the Rail Baltica role in the North-Sea – Baltic TENT-T Core Network Corridor, the project’s procurement and financing, as well as the implementation of the project from national, regional and EU perspective. The Forum will bring together top executives and decision makers, rail, logistics and economics professionals, influential politicians and institutions as well as potential suppliers for the project from across Europe.
The second day of the Forum is planned as an Industry Suppliers’ Day with an aim to gather together suppliers from the three Baltic States and beyond to present the Rail Baltica Design Guidelines, main design tenders in 2018 as well as to introduce the full Project’s procurement list of 2018.The aim of the event is also to facilitate formation of partnerships between national and foreign companies in order to strengthen competition in the procurement of the Rail Baltica Global Project.
The registration for the second day of the Forum is open till March 19, 2018 at the official event website railbaltica.org/forum.