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Reinforcing of piers number 2 and 3 on VENTA river embankment

The Freeport of Ventspils, Reinforcing Venta River Piers Number 2 and 3 at Ventspils Port Territory

The project aims to ensure the continuing safety of navigation in the internal port basin and the Venta River shipping channel.

The project intendeds to reinforce Venta River shipping channel embankments ā€“ piers No.2 and No.3, thereby increasing the safety of navigation in the port basin and safe stowage of vessels at piers No. 2 and No. 3.

Hydro-technical structures on the banks of Venta River are very important because they provide safe navigation in the internal port basin. Each year more than 7 million tons of cargo is delivered to through these piers, which are located upstream from the river mouth. Implementation of project Reinforcing Venta River Piers Number 2 and 3 at Ventspils Port Territory reduces the risk of emergency situations as a result of which the ship movement can be blocked within the Port of Ventspils inner port basin.

Project from 2014 until 2015 is being implemented in accordance with the operational program Infrastructure and Services amendment 3.3.1.3. activity Development of Large Port Infrastructure within the Naval Routes. The total project budget is ~ 4.4 million EUR. Estimated Cohesion Fund (CF) co-financing is ~ 2.37 million EUR.