Collection of marine waste
At Ventspils Freeport, reception of ship-generated waste and polluted water from ships is performed in accordance with MARPOL 73/78 and the Helsinki Commission (HELCOM) recommendations, subject to the requirements of the Republic of Latvia Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No. 455, Procedures for Reception of Ship-generated Waste and Polluted Water and for Development of a Ship-generated Waste Handling Plan, and the requirements of the Ship-generated Waste Management Plan at Ventspils Freeport.
Ventspils Freeport receives from ships all waste groups indicated in the MARPOL 73/78 Convention Annexes, including oil waste (oily sludge, bilge water, tank washings, dirty ballast water, etc.), garbage (food waste, plastic, etc.), sewage (from toilets) and waste noxious liquid substances (cargo residues, prewash water, tank washings, etc.). The reception of ship-generated waste and its transfer to licensed waste management organisations is organised by ship agents.
|Dzintaru 92, Ventspils, LV−3602
Phone: (+371) 63602501
Fax: (+371) 63602504
SIA Ventbunkers services tankers at Berths No. 31 and 32, but it also accepts oil polluted tanker ballast water, bilge water and cargo tank washings from ships parked at Berths No. 30 and 33. The maximum capacity of Ventbunkers treatment plant is 20 000 m³ per day, and the maximum reception speed from four berths at the same time is 600 m³/h. The equipment is able to receive and treat wastewater with high levels of oil pollution. Ventbunkers also accepts oily solid waste and unsorted municipal solid waste.
Ventspils labiekārtošanas kombināts
|Pils 12, Ventspils, LV−3601
Phone: (+371) 63622747
Fax: (+371) 63622354
PSIA Ventspils labiekārtošanas kombināts collects unsorted municipal waste directly from ships parked at Berths No. 1−28, 50, 51, 53 and 37, and delivers it to the Ventspils waste management region’s municipal waste landfill Pentuļi. Ventspils labiekārtošanas kombināts receives from ships (based on orders received in advance) ship-generated hazardous waste (fluorescent lamps, batteries, as well as food waste from ships with previously visited ports that are not located in the European Community, therefore, in accordance with the 19 requirements of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No.1069/2009 and the Commission Regulation (EU) No.142/2011, such waste must be separated from other solid waste and must be disposed of as hazardous waste).
|Talsu 65, Ventspils, LV−3602
Phone: (+371) 63661495
Fax: (+371) 63661912
PSIA Ūdeka receives municipal sewage from the polluted water collector vessels Užava or Venta parked at Berth No.19 and delivers it further to the collector. At Berth No. 40a, a special unit has been established for direct discharge of municipal sewage from the ship into the city’s sewerage system.
Ventspils brīvostas pārvalde
|Jāņa 19, Ventspils, LV−3601
Phone: (+371) 26558802
Fax: (+371) 63630203
Ventspils Freeport Authority services ships at Berths No. 1−26c, 34 −37 and, if necessary, at all other berths of the port. The capacity of the pumping systems of the polluted water collector vessels Užava or Venta for collecting oil contaminated water (bilge water, tank washings and residues) is 90m³/h.
|Dzintaru 66, Ventspils, LV−3602
Phone: (+371) 63663195
Fax: (+371) 63680105
SIA Ventamonjaks serviss services ships at Berths No. 34, 35a, 36 and receives ship-generated food waste, municipal waste and ship-generated waste for further delivery to the Ventspils city landfill.
Sarkanmuižas dambis 26, Ventspils, LV−3601
SIA Dzintarjūra provides services at Berths No. 1−26c, 34−37 and, if necessary, at all other berths of the port, by receiving solid oily waste directly from ships and removing it from the territory of Ventspils Freeport and ensuring its further disposal using specialised transport.
Tvaika 39, Rīga, LV−1005
Phone: (+371) 67393860
Fax: (+371) 67393067
SIA Eko Osta receives oil-water mixture from the Ventspils Freeport ships Užava and Venta at Berth No.19 with the pollution that exceeds AS Ventbunkers treatment plant capacity.