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 â 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
Egils Staris, Chair of Board, SIA Bio-Venta:
â Location within the territory of Ventspils Free Port and the available infrastructure are some of the competitive advantages of SIA Bio-Venta, if compared to similar producers.
Selecting the correct location was essential for realisation of the biodiesel plant project â SIA Bio-Venta is in the middle of material flow from the East to AmsterdamâRotterdamâAntwerp (ARA) ports now and thus closer to our target markets in the Baltics and Scandinavia than other biodiesel producers from the Western Europe. Access to port berths and rail and road access ensure one of the major elements in biodiesel production business, i.e. flexible logistics of materials and production.
Sales manager of Hydraulik Bauteile Baltic AlfrÄds Grieze:
â Since our greatest customer Bucher Municipal Ltd. operates in Ventspils, we chose to launch our companyâs operation right here. The future operations and business development in Ventspils was also supported by the fact that the municipality and the Freeport of Ventspils had been very flexible and had supported us in the development process.