News & Events
The Freeport of Ventspils has closed the year of 2014 with the cargo turnover of 26.2 million tons. The second half of the year was complicated for several terminals of the Freeport of Ventspils, and the forecasts for 2015 are wary.
Froli Baltic Company increases the volume of production and invests in the production unit. Along with the installation of a powerful, energy efficient ventilation system and heat pumps, the environment and convenience of employees have been taken care of as well.
During the first eight months of 2014, the cargo turnover at the Ventspils Freeport has reached 19 million tonnes,- as it was reported by Mr Aivars Lembergs, the Chairman of the Board at the Freeport of Ventspils.
On September 3, 2014, a time capsule with a message for future generations has been walled up in the foundation of the to-be Ventspils Centre for Electronics. The Centre for Electronics is one of the two new industrial buildings being constructed in the Freeport of Ventspils with the financial support of the European Union, so as to provide modern industrial premises to high added value enterprises by 2015.
In December, 2013 2,5 million tons of cargo were handled in Freeport of Ventspils. It turned total cargo turnover to 28.8 million tons, that is more than Freeport Authority has planned before.
A division of Financial Times FDI Intelligence has come out with second global ranking of free economic zones 2012./2013. Freeport of Ventspils has got the 7th place in the top of global free zones of the future and ranked as 2nd best port zone.