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
Sales manager of Hydraulik Bauteile Baltic Alfrńďds Grieze:
‚Äď Since our greatest customer Bucher Municipal Ltd. operates in Ventspils, we chose to launch our company‚Äôs 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.
Chairman and owner of Malmar Sheet Metal Dorsan De Buysscher:
‚Äď Although we visited Liepaja, Jelgava and Riga, Ventspils attracted us more. Not only because it is green and beautiful, but also because educated and motivated people live here. What is more, we found welcoming people in several city authorities, and there was land available for us‚Ä¶ But the most important reason is the logistics infrastructure, the ferry traffic to Germany and Sweden, as well as the infrastructure for business start-ups, such as the VHTP Business Incubator. The North Kurzeme Vocational Education Competence Center provides companies with young and educated employees. Also the Ventspils High Technology Park played an important role by helping to obtain European co-financing, which resulted in a new industrial building for our company.