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A new production line launched

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

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.

Shipping vessels and industrial heritage

Shipping vessels and industrial heritage

Lighthouses have always served as a warning to ships in the sea showing the closeness of the coast and providing other important information, nowadays lighthouses are also interesting historical, cultural and tourism objects. Ventspils Freeport Authority takes care of OviÅ”i, Užava, and Akmeņrags lighthouses. Those are also the only lighthouses in Latvia that are open for visitors.

Ventspils - the gateway to Scandinavia

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

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 Municipalā€™s factories in the United Kingdom and Switzerland, will be manufactured in Ventspils.  

Senā ostas fabrika pārmaiņu gaidās

Senā ostas fabrika pārmaiņu gaidās
Å ogad Eiropas kultÅ«ras mantojuma dienu, kas aizvadÄ«tajās brÄ«vdienās Latvijā notika jau 21. reizi, programmā plaÅ”ai publikas apskatei VentspilÄ« tika atvērts ilgus gadus slēgtais Ostas ielas posms un vēsturiskās Ostas darbnÄ«cas, kas glabā veselas simtgades vēsturi. Iespējams, pēc vairākiem gadiem Ŕī bÅ«s viena no interesantākajām vietām pilsētā un labiekārtotajā krastmalas promenādē varēs vērot saulrietu caur jÅ«ras vārtiem.

Ventspilī atklāts pirmais ostas veikals tūrisma veicināŔanai Latvijā

Ventspilī atklāts pirmais ostas veikals tūrisma veicināŔanai
Latvijā
Å Ä« gada 9.septembrÄ« atvērts pirmais Stena Line ostas veikals VentspilÄ«. Uzņēmums ir pārliecināts, ka veikals piesaistÄ«s vairāk cilvēku no Skandināvijas doties uz Ventspili, tādējādi iedroÅ”inot ziemeļniekus arvien vairāk par ceļojuma galamērÄ·i izvēlēties Latviju!

Russian confectionary POBEDA has started production in Latvia

Russian confectionary POBEDA has started production in Latvia
Russian confectionary ā€œPobedaā€ 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.

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

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