Freeport of Ventspils authority
Port of Ventspils is a transport, transit and manufacture centre of international importance, located in Latvia, in the Baltic Sea region. Advantages provided by an ice-free deep-water port, favourable transport connections and varied logistics opportunities make us conveniently reachable towards the direction of the EU, CIS and Central Asia region.
Ventspils ā favourable terms of cooperation, adjusted manufacturing infrastructure and provision of strategic resources, capacious potential of intellectual capital, science and education, as well as attractive urban environment of the city on the shore of the Baltic Sea.
Being the deepest port on the Eastern coast of the Baltic Sea, we are able to serve the largest ships, which enter the Baltic Sea. All you need for business is available 24/7 at the Freeport of Ventspils: 12 cargo terminals of all types, 21 shipping agencies, regular ferry connections to Sweden, tug, bunkering and other services.
The status of Special Economic Zone, tax incentives, more than 700 hectares of free land available for industrial project development, integration into the TEN-T transport network, availability of skilled labor, the Freeport and the City Administration support are the basis for the establishment of new production facilities for the long-term growth in Ventspils.
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Businesses currently in Freeport of Ventspils
Aleksejs Vasiljevs, Procurator at AS Wasserkabel Baltic:
ā Ventspils is a friendly city for our business and very beneficial in terms of traffic where everything is located together ā port, railway, motorway. Upon starting the business, we were granted tax incentives, which is very important for new companies, and we also received fast and qualitative assistance at various municipal institutions of Ventspils City.
Wasserkabel is an energy-efficient and convenient heating and cooling system that is very popular also outside the Baltic States. With our customer base expanding, we are planning to use transportation services of the Port of Ventspils in the future as well, delivering our products to customers around the world.
Chairman of the Board of Kurzemes Granulas Viesturs GrÄ«nbergs:
ā The forests surrounding Ventspils and the already existing wood processing companies were the main factors, which helped us to choose Ventspils as the place to settle down. Here we could create a full-cycle wood-processing cluster. Whatās more, the nearby port provides bigger export opportunities for us.