News & Events
On 3 June, the cruise ship Albatros arrived at the port of Ventspils with more than 800 passengers. It was its first time visiting Ventspils.
The wood-working company Baltic Forest Trading has been operating in Ventspils for 16 years in total
Baltic Forest Trading has been operating in the special economic zone of the Freeport of Ventspils for 16 years and is currently implementing one of the largest projects in its history.
Bucher Municipal, a subsidiary company of the Swiss concern Bucher Industries, has commissioned an extension of an industrial building at GanÄ«bu iela 105 with an approximate area of 3000 m2. A shelter for the goods receiving warehouse with an area of 450 m2 is currently under construction and is expected to be commissioned in approximately a month.
Soon five years will have passed since the company Arbo Windows is operating in the industrial zone of the Freeport of Ventspils at Kustes dambis 32; the company manufactures wooden windows, doors, sliding mechanisms and insulating glass units.
According to the information provided by the Central Statistical Bureau for the last year, industrial enterprises operating in Ventspils have reached a 46% increase in their industrial production output when compared to 2017. This increase is 38% higher than the average indicator in Latvia (8%).
In 2018, the total volume of cargoes transhipped by the terminals working at the Freeport of Ventspils has exceeded 20 million tons for the second year in a row. Indicators of the aforementioned year represent 1% over the volume of 2017 and 8% over the volume of 2016.
In 2009, "Ventspils-Andren", manufacturer of environment-friendly large size fiberglass constructions, commenced operation in the industrial territory of the Freeport of Ventspils. Products manufactured by the company find customers not only in Scandinavian and European countries, but also in other countries around the world.
Next year will commence in the Freeport of Ventspils with the all-time most extensive renovation of the portās largest hydrostructure ā Northern Pier, which is planned to last for nearly two years and which will be executed by the JSC (AS) BMGS.
Ventspils Business Support centre, founded with the financial support of Ventspils municipality and with the help of Ventspils High Technology Park, whose one of the founders is Ventspils Freeport Authority, is running for almost a year. The Business Support Centre has become a singular bridge between different instances facilitating entrepreneurship. A bridge for beginners to the business world. The first birds have left the nest