New dry bulk terminal for handling timber has been opened in Ventspils freeport 27.02.2014

Dry bulk terminal, which was opened in February 2014, is one of the most significant infrastructure elements built in the Freeport of Ventspils (Latvia) during the recent years. Aivars Baude, chairman of the board of SIA “Ventsplac”, which is the lessee of the terminal, stated at the grand opening - “At present it is the most up-to-date timber handling terminal in Latvia and definitely one of the best in the Baltic Sea.” 

Financial Times has awarded Ventspils the title of the second best port zone 09.08.2012

A division of Financial Times FDI Intelligence has come out with second global ranking of free economic zones 2012./2013. Freeport of Ventspils has got the 7th place in the top of global free zones of the future and ranked as 2nd best port zone. 

The buoys of the Port of Ventspils are becoming more up-to-date 21.12.2011

At the end of the year, the project „Development of Transport and Port Communication Systems” (Trans-Port), co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund, is winding up. Within the framework of the project, a number of activities aimed at the improvement of the Port of Ventspils communication systems were carried out, and as a result, a part of navigation buoys in the Port of Ventspils and adjacent waters are being equipped with an automatic identification system (AIS).



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