Bulk cargo transhipment increased in Ventspils Freeport in 2022


While continuing the tradition of particularly thanking those terminals that have shown the best rates of cargo growth, CEO of the Freeport of Ventspils Authority Andris Purmalis congratulated Valery Pashuta, chairman of the board of JSC “Ventspils Commercial Port”, with excellent results in cargo handling in 2022.

“Ventspils Commercial Port” is one of 14 terminals and stevedoring companies working in Ventspils freeport. In the first months of the year, bulk cargo volume at the port almost doubled in comparison with last year, and in this cargo group segment one of the main players is “Ventspils Commercial Port”.

During the meeting, special attention was paid to environmental issues. In recent years the company has significantly improved both its technical capacity and its investment in training of employees, and the ecological situation is constantly monitored.

In the four months of 2022, terminals operating in Freeport of Ventspils have handled 5.2 million tonnes totally, which is 20.8% more than in 2021.