Leedo says Padar blabs too much
Interview by businessman Ärimees Vjatšeslav Leedo to local newspaper Saarte Hääl that he owns.
State faced with payment of tens of millions to Leedo
Estonian state is in for mega losses should European Commission and court allow appeal by Saaremaa Laevakompanii (SLK) owner Vjatšeslav Leedo regarding a string of alleged violations with regular ferryboat services procurement.
15.06.2016, Oliver KundPM
Leaked report points to disarray at Port of Tallinn top
After seven months of work, Port of Tallinn investigation committee at Riigikogu concludes that due to political interests the vital state enterprise has been mismanaged for years.
24.05.2016, Risto BerendsonPM
Editorial: connections lost? What's the cost?
Of course we need the connections. Truth be told, we will always need more of them, and of ever superior quality. International cooperation comes not the e-way only. People do have to meet in the physical realm, and that takes travelling at high speeds and by companies.
Wanted: cool name for Estonian Air
Estonian Air will be binned as trademark even if company gets green light by European competition authority to continue being pardoned the massive state aid as national airline.
09.10.2015, Andres ReimerPM
The political ferryboat traffic racket
A year ago, a bribery scandal of historical proportions was meant to erupt in Estonia. Those closest to ferryboat businessman Vjatšeslav Leedo (63), one dealing with politicians for decades, were planning to go public with a local political heavyweight's demand that a record breaking €30m be paid for extending the operating contract.
18.09.2015, Risto BerendsonPM
Ferry queues are here to stay
Up to five hours of waiting to get on ferryboats at Kuivastu and Virtsu ports on popular travel days - the new normal for folks headed to Saaremaa, this summer and in all likelihood also the next.
13.08.2015, Aivar ÕepaPM
Editorial: Ida-Virumaa in need of increased attention
In Kohtla-Järve, the fertilizer maker Nitrofert lays off all its 426 workers. Unemployment Insurance Fund says the redundant will be advised and assisted, and that the region has vacancies enough. So it's too bad... but not overly so.
Parts armed with private business insider information
Why is economy minister Juhan Parts so sure the state would save millions of euros a year, by taking over ferry traffic? For a surprisingly simple reason.
11.02.2014, Sulev Vedler