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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:

The remediation project in Ventspils will use the experience of Norway

On June 2022 the joint project team of the Freeport of Ventspils authority and “Ventspils High Technology Park” (VHTP) visited the foundation “International Development Norway AS” to gain knowledge, practice and experience regarding the realization of projects related to environment and climate change.

Freeport of Ventspils to build infrastructure for drinking water exports

The Freeport of Ventspils Authority has signed a development right agreement with SIA BLNC, which plans to invest up to 25 million EUR in Ventspils and build a drinking water storage terminal and export infrastructure. The agreement is concluded for a land plot of approximately 7.1 hectares in Ventspils, P.Stradiņa iela 20.

Freeport of Ventspils rebuilds the embankment of its avant-port

The reconstruction of the 740-metre long harbour embankment from the North Pier to the Baltic Coal Terminal is in full swing, and the total project costs amount to nearly €2 million.

Cruise ship DEUTSCHLAND visits Ventspils

Cruise ship DEUTSCHLAND visits Ventspils

On Monday, May 30, a cruise ship DEUTSCHLAND arrived on his first visit to Ventspils.

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.