News & Events
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.
From 27 to 28 July, the Freeport of Ventspils Authority, as part of the Latvian Hydrogen Alliance delegation, visited the Groningen region in the north of the Netherlands to learn about the HEAVENN project of the first large-scale hydrogen valley in the world.
In order to strengthen the position of the Freeport of Ventspils in the field of handling liquid and chemical cargoes, according to the order of the Freeport of Ventspils Authority, the berth located in the territory of the North breakwater undergoes reconstruction this year. The construction process is expected to cost almost €2 million in total.
Digital twin ports, sea and land traffic management systems and smart port solutions – these topics were covered during the Ports 4.0 conference, held in Riga, Latvia. The industry community gathered in Freeport of Riga, Latvia, on June 20th to share views, ideas, case studies and experiences related to the digitalization of ports.
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.
Freeport of Ventspils Authority is inviting the media members to participate in the project’s press briefing devoted to the remediation of historically polluted area, which will take place on May 18, at 11 AM in the remediation site.
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
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
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.
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.