Welcome to the Freeport of Ventspils!
The Freeport of Ventspils is transport, transit and industrial center of international significance in Latvia and the Baltic Sea region. Advantages of ice-free deep-water port, diverse range of transport connections and logistics opportunities make us easily accessible in the EU, the CIS and towards the direction of Central Asia.
Ventspils offers beneficial terms of cooperation, customized manufacturing infrastructure and provision of strategic resources, rich intellectual capital, scientific and educational potential, as well as an attractive city environment on the coast of the Baltic Sea.
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.
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, 23 shipping agencies, regular ferry connections to Sweden and Germany, tug, bunkering and other services.
Businesses currently in Freeport of Ventspils
General manager of Heimdal Skonto Latvia Kaare Birkeland:
– The qualified labour available here in Ventspils was of utmost importance for the company. Also the fact, that the Freeport administration and the municipality of Ventspils are very welcoming and provide support, is very important for us. And even the public infrastructure created by the Freeport of Ventspils plays an important role.
Member of the Board of Froli Baltic Reinhard Ruthmann:
– The city’s presentation and interest in new projects convinced us from the first moment we came here. Later, when looking at the city and seeing how clean it is and what kind of infrastructure it offers, our belief, that this is the right place for us, grew only bigger.