The Freeport of Ventspils participates in the wind energy exhibition in GermanyThis week in Husum, Germany, one of the most important exhibitions for the German market dedicated to renewable energy ...
Being the deepest port on the Eastern coast of the Baltic Sea, we are able to serve the largest ships, which enter the Baltic Sea. All you need for business is available 24/7 at the Freeport of Ventspils: 15 cargo terminals of all types, 19 shipping agencies, regular ferry connections to Sweden, tug, bunkering and other services.
The status of Special Economic Zone, tax incentives, more than 700 hectares of free land available for industrial project development, integration into the TEN-T transport network, availability of skilled labor, the Freeport and the City Administration support are the basis for the establishment of new production facilities for the long-term growth in Ventspils.
Businesses currently in Freeport of Ventspils
Member of the Board of Froli Baltic Margret Fromme-Ruthmann.
– Margret Fromme-Ruthmann on the city of Ventspils: “Your city is like a pearl by the sea – it impresses me how very clean and neat everything is here. Every time I come here, I feel like I’m visiting friends.”
And on the workers: “What is commendable is not only the level of education of the local workers, but also the fact that every one of them is ready to receive educational training, to learn, to acquire new skills and, most importantly – let themselves be taught. The training in collaboration with the German colleagues is taking place both here and in Germany. We are proud of our workers and pleased with how honestly and thoroughly they are doing their jobs. They don’t teach you in school how to work with a polyurethane device. This has to be learnt on the spot, production changes, therefore the workers need new skills and competences.”
Chairman of the Board of Ventspils High Technology Park Ivars Eglājs:
– Ventspils is the only Latvian city in which the number of ICT companies has increased more than 5 times during the last 7 years. The developed strategy and action plan prescribes a further development and provision of ICT concentration in the city. According to the strategy we plan to make Ventspils more visible in the European ICT map by finding the niche appropriate for Ventspils and the whole region as well as by providing high-quality education for professionals, and excellen infrastructure and the best conditions for ICT companies.