News & Events

A new production line launched

Bucher Municipal has been operating in the Freeport of Ventspils Authority for 12 years and has rapidly expanded its volume of production. A few weeks ago, a new production line of compact municipal machine C201 was launched. This development has allowed to start completing the project Spirit implemented by the international Bucher Industries Group. 

The grain terminal has become versatile

After its modernisation, the Ventspils Grain Terminal, which has been operating in the Freeport of Ventspils for 12 years, has not only significantly increased its capacity but can now also handle and transfer a much larger range of agricultural products.

Ventspils - the gateway to Scandinavia

To strengthen its business position in Scandinavia, as well as to serve the rising demand, the company Stena Line ensures a ferry timetable that is more frequent and more adapted to client needs and it also provides a long-term growth-orientated solution with a new timetable.

Bucher Municipal opens two new assembly lines in Ventspils

Two new assembly lines were opened at Ventspils factory of the manufacturer of municipal vehicles Bucher Municipal. From now on new generation two- and four-cylinder street sweeping machines, which previously were manufactured at Butcher Municipal’s factories in the United Kingdom and Switzerland, will be manufactured in Ventspils.  

Senā ostas fabrika pārmaiņu gaidās

Šogad Eiropas kultūras mantojuma dienu, kas aizvadītajās brīvdienās Latvijā notika jau 21. reizi, programmā plašai publikas apskatei Ventspilī tika atvērts ilgus gadus slēgtais Ostas ielas posms un vēsturiskās Ostas darbnīcas, kas glabā veselas simtgades vēsturi. Iespējams, pēc vairākiem gadiem šī būs viena no interesantākajām vietām pilsētā un labiekārtotajā krastmalas promenādē varēs vērot saulrietu caur jūras vārtiem.

Ventspilī atklāts pirmais ostas veikals tūrisma veicināšanai Latvijā

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Šī gada 9.septembrī atvērts pirmais Stena Line ostas veikals Ventspilī. Uzņēmums ir pārliecināts, ka veikals piesaistīs vairāk cilvēku no Skandināvijas doties uz Ventspili, tādējādi iedrošinot ziemeļniekus arvien vairāk par ceļojuma galamērķi izvēlēties Latviju!

Russian confectionary POBEDA has started production in Latvia

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Russian confectionary “Pobeda” officially announced the factory opening in Latvia, Ventspils. The ceremonial start of production took place on February 17, 2016. Pobeda is the first Russian confectionary starting production abroad. The Latvian branch factory – SIA Pobeda Confectionery – is a precedent for the Russian confectionery market. «Pobeda» - the only company in this segment, which has opened production in the EU.

Most extensive project regarding reconstruction and building of access roads of the Port of Ventspils is finished

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Freeport of Ventspils Authority has finished the six years long project regarding reconstruction and building of access roads of the terminals of the Port of Ventspils and industrial zones. 48 sections of streets and squares of Ventspils at the total length of 28.7 kilometres and at the area of 14.6 hectares respectively have been re-built and restored. Nearly 36 million euro have been invested in the streets and squares of Ventspils within this project financed by the EU Cohesion Fund.

The Freeport of Ventspils Authority is inviting to apply for acceptance of hazardous waste from vessels (scrubbers) at the port of Ventspils

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 Types of acceptance of waste: sludge from scrubbers – small volumes by using IBC containers, larger volumes by using tank-trucks; water drained during purification of emissions - by using tank-trucks (similarly as sludge waters); washing acids – waste are to be transferred in IBC containers. Volume of waste per vessel depends on the type and size thereof. Approximate volume at a time:

Access road reconstruction going on in 15 objects this year

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Project Access Roads to Terminals and Industrial Areas at the Freeport of Ventspils , which implementation was started in 2010 and will be completed by the end of this year, allowed not only to improve the infrastructure of port and industrial areas, but also made convenient environment for the inhabitants of the city.