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Minister Alexiev: I will not let the stranded ship be used for sabotage of the State by lobbyists and politicians
29.09.2021

I will not allow the case of the stranded ship near Kamen Bryag to be used for sabotage of the State by pre-election party interests, lobbyists and representatives of the administration. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev stated at a briefing today. He announced that he had issued an order for the release of the Executive Director of the Maritime Administration Executive Agency, Captain Zhivko Petrov. The main reason was an uncoordinated deviation from the pre-approved load release technology.

Minister Alexiev: The lack of equipment and procedures for marine salvage is punishable by law irresponsibility
28.09.2021

The long-lasting lack of equipment and procedures for emergency situations, such as the shipwreck at the Yailata area near Kamen Bryag, is punishable by law irresponsibility, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev stated.

The release of Vera SU ship is technically secured
27.09.2021

The operation to release the stranded cargo ship Vera SU is technically secured. Pursuant to an order of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev, the logistics plan is in force and is strictly implemented. The stranded cargo ship Vera SU was fortified with the spare anchors delivered this morning. The aim is to avoid possible displacement of the vessel in case of worsening weather conditions.

The State is taking all necessary action to release the stranded ship Vera SU
26.09.2021

Today, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev signed an order saying that the competent state authorities should start immediate actions for the release of the stranded cargo ship Vera SU. For this purpose, in recent days, all responsible institutions have been involved in order to find the best and safest solution and to prevent environmental pollution.

Rescue plan of the shipowner of the stranded ship Vera SU not approved
24.09.2021

The rescue plan for the release of the stranded cargo ship Vera SU has not been approved by the responsible institutions - the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications, the Ministry of Environment and Water and the Black Sea Basin Directorate - Varna, the Executive Director of Maritime Administration Executive Agency Capt. Zhivko Petrov said in a briefing. After getting acquainted in detail, we did not accept the part with the unloading of the ship at sea. The plan proposes to unload at least half of the cargo at sea.

Minister Hristo Alexiev at an unannounced inspection at Sofia and Iliyantsi railway depots
24.09.2021

I will not allow inefficient spending of funds in the implementation of train repairs. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev stated at an unannounced inspection at Sofia and Iliyantsi railway depots.

The reason for his visit is that the information provided about the implementation of the contract under the project for maintenance of BDZ trains is unreliable. After the inspection, Minister Alexiev reported unscrupulous performance of the contract and a clear delay in carrying out major repairs.

Minister Hristo Alexiev: For the second time bus carriers will be eligible to apply for financial support
23.09.2021

For the second time, bus carriers will be eligible to apply for financial support. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev stated at today's meeting with representatives of the bus industry and municipalities. According to him, the measure to support the sector, set for this year, for the first time includes large bus companies and municipal enterprises for passenger transport.

Minister Hristo Alexiev: We will find a fair mechanism for allocating aid to the aviation sector
21.09.2021

United and together, we will find a fair, non-discriminatory and adequate mechanism for allocating aid to the aviation sector. This is the conclusion of the meeting of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev and the representatives of the branch organizations from the aviation industry.

Hristo Alexiev put his first signature as Minister for the Connecting Europe Express Initiative
16.09.2021

Hristo Alexiev put his first signature as Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications at the commemoration of the Connecting Europe Express Initiative. The act took place at a ceremony to send the train passing through Bulgaria on the occasion of the European Year of Rail.

"Currently, railway projects worth BGN 3 billion are being implemented with European funding," Hristo Alexiev said in his speech to the representatives of the European Commission.

Deputy Minister Christina Velinova: No major violations were found at school buses checks
16.09.2021

No major violations were found at the inspections of the school buses. This is what Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Christina Velinova stated at the opening of Safe Road Infrastructure Conference. The event was held in Hissarya and was organized for the seventh consecutive year by the Bulgarian branch organization "Road Safety".

Hristo Alexiev took over the management of MTITC from Georgi Todorov
16.09.2021

Accelerating the implementation of projects for railways, roads, and digital highways is one of my main tasks. This was stated by the new Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev at the acceptance of the management of the Ministry by Georgi Todorov.

Sailing Championship in Burgas
13.09.2021

Eight teams took part in the Sailing Competition "BORA Sailing Championship - Burgas 2021", which was held in the the Port of Burgas in the weekend. The final round in Burgas was won by a team of Yacht Club Port Varna "Wildcard". The teams "Ultramarine SVC" and "Park mart" took second and third place.

Diyan Dimov, Executive Director of Port of Burgas EAD, which is hosting the event, presented the organizer Ivan Georgiev from BORA Sailing with a plaque on behalf of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov.

Minister Georgi Todorov at the opening of the new academic year at Todor Kableshkov University of Transport
13.09.2021

Within the term of office of the Caretaker Cabinet, projects for construction and modernization of railway infrastructure worth over BGN 1 billion have been launched. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated at the opening of the new academic year at Todor Kableshkov University of Transport.

Minister Georgi Todorov received an honorary badge for outstanding contribution from the University of Telecommunications and Post
12.09.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications Georgi Todorov received an honorary badge for outstanding contribution from the University of Telecommunications and Posts. The award ceremony took place during a solemn ceremony marking the 140th anniversary of the establishment of the educational institution.

Minister Georgi Todorov visited Sofia Flight Training Center
09.09.2021

The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov visited the Simulation Center of the Air Transport Institute - Sofia Flight Training, and got acquainted with the system for training pilots and aircraft technicians for civil aviation.

Minister Georgi Todorov inspected the classrooms, the workshops for practical training of aircraft technicians and the full-flight simulators. He stated that the level of education and training met the highest European and world standards.

Prompt actions for regulation of the Northern area of Sofia Airport have started
08.09.2021

The lack of regulation in the Northern area of Sofia Airport and the finalization of this process were discussed at the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications. The meeting was held on the initiative of Minister Georgi Todorov, and was attended by the Chief Architect of Sofia Municipality Zdravko Zdravkov, Deputy Mayor of Slatina District Toshko Nikolov, Director General of the Civil Aviation Administration Hristo Shterionov and experts from MTITC .

Reconstruction of railway infrastructure between Ruse and Kaspichan will enable trains to run at design speeds
04.09.2021

Reconstruction of railway infrastructure from Ruse to Kaspichan will enable trains to run at design speeds. This will significantly improve the traffic on the first railway line built in Bulgaria. Within the framework of the projects, the railway lines are being renovated, LED lighting and video surveillance are being installed, the reception buildings and the systems that control the run of trains are being renewed.

Minister Georgi Todorov called on the EC for assistance given the heavy traffic for road carriers at border crossing points
31.08.2021

Heavy traffic for passenger and freight road carriers at some intra-EU border crossing points impedes cross-border traffic between Bulgaria and Romania. This is what a letter sent by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov to the European Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean reads.

Process optimization for activating and deactivating hail suppression sites
31.08.2021

Within 10 days, specific changes will be proposed to optimize the process of activating and deactivating hail suppression sites. This is one of the conclusions of a meeting at the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications.

A postage stamp with the national flowers of Bulgaria and Argentina marks 90 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries
30.08.2021

The postage stamp, dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Bulgaria and Argentina, continues the tradition with which we mark important events in the relations between the governments and the peoples with philatelic editions.  This was stated by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov during the ceremony of validation of the common post mark.

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