BUILDING THE REGION

E18
 

Finland: E18 Koskenkylä-Kotka ready ahead of schedule

The final stretches of the E18 motorway in southeast Finland were taken into use in early September one month ahead of schedule. The motorway is the result of a public­-private-partnership that got underway less than three years ago and includes all necessary maintenance work until the end of 2026. Guided by a “green motorway” concept, the project is serving as a testing platform for sustainable development technology.

 
Vilnius

 

Vilnius thriving on change

The Lithuanian capital Vilnius has been focused on change for years now and it does not plan to stop anytime soon. From newly built roads to the introduction of higher class technologies, the city is constantly upgrading itself to become a more comfortable place to live.

     
Ryfast tunnel

 

Ryfast tunnel: A challenging undersea record

The 14-kilometre Ryfast tunnel between Stavanger and Tau on Norway's coast will not only be the world’s longest and deepest undersea road tunnel. It will also shatter the claustrophobic perception of long tunnels offering the drivers a... landscape experience.

     
         

BUSINESS IN FOCUS

 
Sydvatten

 

Sydvatten AB: Clean water a vital mission

The fresh water supplies in the southern Swedish region of Scania may not be enough for the future need of the growing polulation. Therefore the local water utility Sydvatten is investing in new pumps and pipes, a project co-financed by NIB.

     
CABEI

 

NIB places facility with CABEI for projects in Central America

NIB and CABEI are launching a new loan programme in response to the growing demand for technologies and equipment from Nordic suppliers, particularly in the sectors of renewable energy and healthcare in the region.

     
         

FUNDING NEWS

 
Lars Eibeholm

 

NIB’s funding in autumn 2014—focus on green bonds

In the second half of the year, NIB will be eyeing the green bond market. We are gearing up to announce a new funding product this autumn, says Lars Eibeholm, Head of Treasury and Vice President of NIB, in this interview with the NIB Newsletter.

     
Funding highlights

 

Funding highlights

Monthly updated coverage of NIB's funding operations: funding targets, reports on transactions and graphs.

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Funding transactions

     
         

INTERVIEWS AND OPINIONS

 
Romas Švedas

 

Energy expert: New power lines break up Baltic isolation

For the Baltic countries, building new cross-border power lines to other EU countries means solving the inherent systemic problem of Baltic dependence on a single source of external power supply, says Romas Švedas, Lithuanian energy expert, in an interview with the NIB Newsletter.

     
         
 

Agreed Loans

4 Sep 2014 Central American Bank for Economic Integration EUR 44 million International
26 Aug 2014 S-ryhmän logistiikkakeskukset Oy EUR 148 million Finland
6 Aug 2014 Eidsiva Energi AS EUR 27 million Norway
6 Aug 2014 Litgrid AB EUR 50 million Lithuania
16 Jul 2014 Konecranes Finance Oy EUR 50 million Finland
15 Jul 2014 AB Lietuvos gelezinkeliai EUR 53 million Lithuania
9 Jul 2014 City of Vilnius EUR 16.8 million Lithuania
30 Jun 2014 Danfoss A/S EUR 134 million Denmark
23 Jun 2014 Sogn og Fjordane Energi AS  EUR 34 million Norway
19 Jun 2014 Oulun Osuuspankki  EUR 30 million Finland
17 Jun 2014  AB Fortum Värme Holding  EUR 155 million  Sweden 
16 Jun 2014 Tekniska verken i Linköping AB EUR 50 million Sweden 
3 Jun 2014 Akershus Energi AS EUR 11 million Norway
 
         

EVENTS

 

 

Financial results January-August 2014

The financial results of the Bank for the firsth eight months of the year will be available online on 13 October.

 

     
   

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