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Presents Ventspils' vision of the port as a center of green energy

Friday, February 2, 2024 - 15:51

Last week, at the BOWEH2 project seminar in Vilnius, Kaspars Liepiņš, the developer of the renewable energy cluster of the Ventspils Freeport Authority, presented the Ventspils Freeport's vision of the port as a green energy and hydrogen technology center.

MALMAR SHEET METAL receives the Export and Innovation Award

Thursday, December 21, 2023 - 16:41

Among the laureates of the Export and Innovation Award in 2023, the company “MALMAR SHEET METAL” SIA, operating in the industrial zone of the Ventspils Freeport, received the award in the “Leader in Export Growth” category in the “Smart Energy and Mobility” sector.

An ecologically friendly packaging production plant is put into operation

Tuesday, December 12, 2023 - 09:40

The production building No. 6 of the Ventspils High Technology Park, located in the industrial zone of the Freeport of Ventspils, has been put into operation, and a lease agreement has been signed with Co., FORPET BALTIC SIA utilizing the establishment for production purposes. The factory is creating environmentally friendly packaging alternatives using the technology of multiple recycling plastics, thus extending the life cycle of the already-made plastic. The Freeport of Ventspils has already put the new plant into service as its twelfth manufacturing unit in the industrial zone.

The Freeport Of Ventspils Holds An Auction For The Lease Right Regarding The Premises At Ventspils High Technology Park 5

Monday, November 13, 2023 - 15:47

The Freeport of Ventspils holds the procedure – auction for granting the lease right for premises (483.7 m2) in the building located at Ventspils High technology park 5 in Ventspils and for the adjacent territory (760 m2) with the designation “Ventspils Augsto tehnoloģiju parks 5”.

A contract has been signed for the construction of a green hydrogen plant in Ventspils

Monday, November 13, 2023 - 15:44

The Freeport of Ventspils has signed an agreement with "PurpleGreen Energy C" Ltd. to start research work for the construction of a green hydrogen factory in Ventspils. Green hydrogen will play an extremely important role in the future as a source of sustainable energy production, which is why it is called the "green revolution" in the world. The implementation of the project will be an important step in the development of the renewable energy cluster in the region of the Northern Kurzeme. This will open up prospects for both research and the expansion of other business projects in the future, where the use of future energy will be essential.

TransLogistica Uzbekistan 2023

Friday, November 3, 2023 - 12:12

Representatives of the Freeport of Ventspils are participating in the 19th International Transport and Logistics Exhibition "TransLogistica Uzbekistan 2023" this week.

The future of the transport sector is being discussed at the Global Smart Ports Summit in Germany

Thursday, October 19, 2023 - 10:38

This week, “Global Smart Ports 2023” was held in Hamburg, Germany, bringing together experts from ports and other maritime-related organizations from around the world to exchange thoughts and experiences regarding the future directions of modern port development. Igors Udodovs, The Deputy CEO of the Freeport of Ventspils, Head of Marketing and Development Department, took part in the summit panel debate about future changes in shipping.

The Freeport of Ventspils participates in the wind energy exhibition in Germany

Friday, September 15, 2023 - 13:27

This week in Husum, Germany, one of the most important exhibitions for the German market dedicated to renewable energy - “Husum Wind 2023. Transforming energy” is taking place. Representatives of the Freeport of Ventspils also take part in the exhibition.

Extensive representation of the Freeport of Ventspils on a business visit to Kazakhstan

Thursday, September 14, 2023 - 09:12

This week, a delegation of Latvian businessmen went to Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, to discuss future collaboration with Kazakh businessmen in an intensive business visit program “Latvia–Kazakhstan: new prospects for cooperation”.

Green Corridors For Ferry Traffic are Planned From Ventspils

Monday, September 11, 2023 - 10:39

From September 6 to 8, the Baltic Ports Conference was held in Ystad, a city in Sweden. Issues affecting the Baltic Sea ports in the present-day geopolitical situation, climate change, and technological advancement were widely argued.