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LEARN THE BASICS OF THE LARGEST AND MOST POWERFUL OFFSHORE WIND FARMS

LEARN THE BASICS OF THE LARGEST AND MOST POWERFUL OFFSHORE WIND FARMS

From May 15 to 17, representatives of Baltic states and energy policy makers became acquainted with the Dutch experience in the construction and operation of offshore wind farms.

Ventspils freeport authority attends world hydrogen conference - hydrogen economy development and implementation

Ventspils freeport authority attends world hydrogen conference - hydrogen economy development and implementation

This week, energy policy makers and entrepreneurs from around the world are meeting in Rotterdam at the World Hydrogen Conference and Exhibition “World Hydrogen 2023” to cooperate and share experiences in developing and implementing a hydrogen economy.

Stena Line acquires the ferry and RoRo port operations in Ventspils, Latvia and continues expanding in the Baltic Sea

Stena Line acquires the ferry and RoRo port operations in Ventspils, Latvia and continues expanding in the Baltic Sea

The acquisition in Latvia is the latest among several moves to support Stena Line’s long-term expansion in the growing Baltic Sea region. Stena Line has operated the route between Ventspils and Nynäshamn, Sweden since 2012 and today’s announcement is a proof point of Stena Line’s long-term commitment to Ventspils – one of Stena Line’s strategic sites in the Baltic Sea.

Cargo volume at the Freeport of Ventspils in the first quarter of 2023 has reached 3.14 million tonnes

Cargo volume at the Freeport of Ventspils in the first quarter of 2023 has reached 3.14 million tonnes

In the first three months of 2023, the terminals operating in the Freeport of Ventspils have handled a total of 3.14 million tonnes. The first quarter was completed according to the expectations regarding the impact of sanctions and the geopolitical situation on transit cargo turnover.

Exploring the United Kingdom's experience in the development of wind energy services

Exploring the United Kingdom's experience in the development of wind energy services

Ventspils is geographically especially well suited for servicing offshore wind farms, therefore, Freeport of Ventspils Authority has started a targeted work so that Ventspils Port can make a significant contribution to the development of renewable energy. This week market research analyst Marcis Neliuss together with other representatives from Estonian and Latvian off-shore wind industry is taking part in the Roadshow Mission to the UK.

2022 ā€“ the best year for ferry traffic in the history of the Freeport of Ventspils Authority

2022 ā€“ the best year for ferry traffic in the history of the Freeport of Ventspils Authority

In 2022 the new ferry traffic records are set in the history of the Freeport of Ventspils Authority. Pre-pandemic statistics have not only been reached, but surpassed. During 12 years, the volume of Ro-Ro cargo in the Freeport of Ventspils has increased almost 200 times.

VENTPLAC acquires the powerful Mantsinen crane

VENTPLAC acquires the powerful Mantsinen crane

Ventspils port timber handling terminal Ventplac has significantly improved its technical capabilities, handling capacity and quality of work by adding a Finnish-made Mantsinen 120R crane to its technical equipment.

Freeport of Ventspils participates in the international exhibition and conference "Translogistica Kazakhstan 2022"

This week Freeport of Ventspils is taking part in the Kazakhstan Transport Week events - international exhibition and conferences. Several meetings on future cooperation between the Freeport of Ventspils and the enterpreneurs of Kazakhstan are planned.

Investor and philanthropist David Yakobashvili develops eco-friendly food packaging plant in Ventspils

Investor and philanthropist David Yakobashvili develops eco-friendly food packaging plant in Ventspils

On Monday, 25 July, David Yakobashvili, the main investor of Forpet Baltic Ltd, developer of various innovation projects and philanthropist, arrived in Ventspils for his first visit to get acquainted with Ventspils, the Freeport of Ventspils and to evaluate the development of Forpet Baltic Ltd, where more than 14 million euros have already been invested.

Ventspils freeport authority organises an auction for the allocation of development rights for the construction of solar panels

Ventspils freeport authority organises an auction for the allocation of development rights for the construction of solar panels

 

The Freeport of Ventspils Authority is organising an auction for the granting of development rights for the construction of solar panels on land plots or parts thereof: