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The biggest complex of biodiesel production and tranship in the Baltics – Bio-Venta

The biggest complex of biodiesel production and tranship in the Baltics – Bio-Venta

Bio-Venta - the biggest biodiesel production and tranship company in the Baltics and the only company of such type in Latvia, has been operating in the Freeport of Ventspils for already 15 years and for 10 years since the initiation of biodiesel production.

FDI Intelligence names the Freeport of Ventspils the best global location for business development for large tenants

FDI Intelligence names the Freeport of Ventspils the best global location for business development for large tenants

FDI Intelligence, a member of the Financial Times Group, has published the study Global Free Zones of the Year 2019. The Freeport of Ventspils has been named as the best global location for business development for large tenants and as the second best location for business development of small and medium-sized enterprises in Europe. The Freeport of Ventspils has also been granted with special awards — for export boosting, cluster development, crossborder collaboration, production expansion, infrastructure upgrades and start-up support.

The new Ventspils electronic products plant has a message capsule , built in the foundation.

The new Ventspils electronic products plant has a  message capsule , built in the foundation.

The message capsule immured in the foundation of the Ventspils High Technology Park building No. 7 has information about the industrial development of Ventspils city and the future production building. It is one of the three production buildings that are being built this year at the Freeport of Ventspils.

Improvement options of passenger and freight transport to be researched

By representing one of the most active commercial ports in Europe, the Freeport of Ventspils Authority in collaboration with the Ventspils High Technology Park (VHTP) has engaged in the Baltic Loop project.

Construction of new industrial buildings

Construction of new industrial buildings

In order to enhance the production processes, attract investors and support the creation of new jobs, new buildings are being constructed in the industrial zone of the premises of the Freeport of Ventspils.

Construction of fish feed production plant is planned in Ventspils

The Administration of the Freeport of Ventspils has signed agreement with SIA “Aquatoria V” for the acquisition of construction rights on the land plot in Ventspils, Talsu street 200. The company plans to build a new, modern fish compound feed production and processing plant in this territory.

The management of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Latvia visits Ventspils

The management of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Latvia visits Ventspils

On 5 September the management of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Latvia — Sun Yinglai, the Chargé d'affaires, Shen Xiaokai, the Economic and Commercial Counsellor, and Lu Junyan, the Commercial Attaché — visited Ventspils.

The visit of Pudong New Area's delegation to Ventspils

The visit of Pudong New Area's delegation to Ventspils

On 18 June, a delegation from Pudong New Area in China visited Ventspils. The main purpose of the visit was to sign a new memorandum of understanding, by including cooperation terms regarding the education sector in it as well.

The cruise ship Albatros at the port of Ventspils

The cruise ship Albatros at the port of Ventspils

On 3 June, the cruise ship Albatros arrived at the port of Ventspils with more than 800 passengers. It was its first time visiting Ventspils.

The wood-working company Baltic Forest Trading has been operating in Ventspils for 16 years in total

The wood-working company Baltic Forest Trading has been operating in Ventspils for 16 years in total

Baltic Forest Trading has been operating in the special economic zone of the Freeport of Ventspils for 16 years and is currently implementing one of the largest projects in its history.