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Ventspils Port

Liquid
Dry
Roro
Cont
Pax
Company name:

Freeport of Ventspils

Address:

Jana street 19
LV-3601, Ventspils
Latvia

Tel:

(+371) 636 22586

Description:

The Latvian Port of Ventspils, situated at the mouth of the Venta River and on the East-West trade corridor, is Latvia's 2nd biggest harbour, functioning as a strategic transit connection of export goods for Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

Being a EU core TEN-T port, Ventspils is known also as an efficient Baltic Sea region transhipment hub for oil products, liquid chemicals, potassium salt, coal and grain. The technical parameters allow the ice-free Port of Ventspils to serve the largest vessels entering the Baltic Sea all year round. Apart from major dry bulk and liquids businesses, Stena Line also offers ferry services to Nynäshamn and to Travemünde from Ventspils.

Financial Times in its fDi Intelligence research Global Free Zones of the Future 2012/13 named Ventspils the world’s 7th most perspective free economic zone, while in the port category it was classified at the 2nd spot - the highest place among all European special economic zones.

Terminals/stevedores:

L Vars
L Ventall Terminals
L Ventamonjaks Serviss
L Ventbunkers
L Ventspils Nafta Terminal LTD
D JSC Baltic Coal Terminal
D JSC Kālija parks
D JSC Ventspils Commercial Port
D Ventspils Grain Terminal
D R C Noord Natie Ventspils Terminals
D Reefer Cargo Terminal
D Ventplac
P Passenger Terminal
R Cargo Terminal
L Baltic Juice Terminal
D JSC Ventamonjaks
Total port area 2,451.39 ha
Land area 242,600 ha
Of which rentable sites 700 ha
Water depth 17.5 m
Total quay length 11,012 m
No. of quays 53
  2014 2013 YOY 2014/2013
TOTAL 26.21 mln tn 28.76 mln tn -8.9%
Dry bulk 7.95 mln tn 10.32 mln tn -23%
Liquids 15.88 mln tn 16.11 mln tn +1.4%
General cargo 2.37 mln tn 2.33 mln tn +1.7%
incl.  Containers n/a 36 TEU -
 Ro-ro 1.86 mln tn 1.88 mln tn -1%
 
Pax 82.95 thou. 60.13 thou. 38%
Ship calls 1,534 1,729 -11.3%
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