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  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Latvian president, Raimonds Vejonis, during his recent visit to the Port of Liepaja met with the Liepaja Special Economic Zone (LSEZ) management and entrepreneurs of the port to discuss on-going and future development projects of the port. LSEZ Deputy General Manager, Janis Lapins, introduced the president with the basic information about Liepaja Special Economic Zone – its purpose, advantages […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Riga City Council Deputy Chairman and Chairman of the Board of the Freeport of Riga Mr. Andris Ameriks and the Minister of Transport Mr. Anrijs Matiss have visited the site of the ambitious Krievu Island project to assess the infrastructure development progress. “Krievu Island project will be completed on time – in August 2015. […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    According to the latest video, the Liepaja Port dredging project has entered into its second (and final) phase. Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority reported earlier this month that Strabag Wasserbau GmbH has completed the first phase of the project, increasing the water depth in sectors 2.5 and 2.6 from 10 to 12 meters. Dredging of the […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maritime Administration of Latvia, Hydrographic Office, has become the latest user of CARIS Bathy DataBASE for managing its increasing volumes of bathymetric data. Latvia is an IHO member state and is responsible for hydrographic surveys, paper and electronic chart production as well as maritime safety information. The Hydrographic Office uses several multibeam systems and […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In March 2014 the enterprises of the Freeport of Riga handled by 26,7% more various cargo than in March 2013, and evaluating the first quarter of this year it is evident that the total cargo turnover has increased by 21.7%. Overall, 9.92 million tons were handled within three months, and it is the most successful […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Assessing the last year’s results, it can be concluded that the transshipped cargo indicators at the Freeport of Riga are positive, and the implemented as well as ongoing port infrastructure development projects provide optimistic outlook in regards of 2014. In 2013, about 35.5 million tons of various goods were transshipped at the Port of Riga, […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    By introducing direct payments to the state budget from Latvian ports’ revenues, implementation of port functions, stipulated by law, will have to be financed from the state budget. That was the conclusion reached by the Ministry of Transport, evaluating operation of Latvian and Estonian port authorities and their funding models. The Ministry of Transport indicates, […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chairman of the Riga City Council and the member of the Freeport of Riga Board Mr. Nils Ushakovs has recently visited the newly created marina at Kipsala. “The River Daugava flows through the city of Riga, but the city has just recently commenced to make use of the opportunities, provided by the extensive and […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Having reviewed the State Audit Office report, the FPRA have come to the conclusion that previous FPRA objections highlighting three main aspects, defined as incompliant with the legal enactments by the report, were not taken into account. According to the State Audit Office report, the FPRA implemented the projects that do not comply with the […]

  • 17 May 2011

    On May 11, with the interest in possible cooperation, Takashi Osanai, Ambassador of Japan in Latvia, and Kanji Goto, Third Secretary of the Embassy of Japan in Latvia, visited the Freeport of Riga Authority. The main matter in discussions, joined by Leonīds Loginovs, CEO of the Freeport of Riga, and Edgars Sūna, Director of Department […]

  • 2 September 2010

    The Free Port of Riga started elaboration of the draft design for the ship access channel reconstruction. The dredging project aims at … (crewing) [mappress] Source: crewing, September 3, 2010;

  • 29 June 2010

    Riga City Council announced a tender for contract for the transfer of the port of Riga from downtown to the Russian island (Krievu sala).     [mappress] Source: rzd, June 29, 2010;

  • 26 May 2010

    On May 18-21, 2010 Mr Yevgeny Primakov, the president of the Russia’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry, visited Latvia. On May 19 he visited the Port of Riga and held a meeting with the CEO of the Freeport of Riga Mr. Leonids Loginovs and other representatives of the Freeport of Riga Authority. During the port […]

  • 13 May 2010

    Three large-scale projects will be implemented at the Port of Ventspils over the next four years, with the total investment in these… [mappress] Source: baltic-course, May 13, 2010;

  • 25 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the deepening of Liepaja Port has begun, LETA was informed by the Liepaja Special Economic Zone’s public relations specialist Liga Ratniece-Kadege. The work is being carried out by Belgian company Dredging International N.V… Source: Baltic Zone, November 25, 2009;

  • 22 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 16 – 22, 2018).   Jan De Nul Completes Liepaja Port Dredging Jan De Nul Group has successfully completed the capital dredging works for the improvement of Liepaja Port in Latvia.   Van Oord Wins Eforie Coastal Protection Contract […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has successfully completed the capital dredging works for the improvement of Liepaja Port in Latvia. The scope for Jan De Nul Group entailed the removal of 2.7 million m³ of sediments to deepen the port access channel from 12.5 m to 14.5 m, and to create a new navigation channel of […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for carrying out dredging works in the Riga Port water area for the years 2017-2019.  These works are to be carried out by using a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), the official announcement said. Latvian Port of Riga is located on both banks […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Freeport of Riga ambitious Krievu Island project will be officially commissioned today, November 16 at 14:00 EET, in Latvia. Built under the framework of “Development of Infrastructure on Krievu Island for the Transfer of Port Activities from the City Centre” – the €133.65 million project represents one of the largest infrastructure projects in the country. Four dry bulk […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    During the past year the Freeport of Riga has reached the unprecedented volume of cargo handling – a threshold of 41 million tons (+ 15.8%) was exceeded, which is the largest amount ever handled during the year by one of the Latvian ports. This year’s first month results show that the growth trend continues – […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga Authority budget for 2015 was unanimously adopted at the Board’s meeting on December 18, 2014. In the framework of the budget, the Freeport is planning to invest 69.6 million Euros into the Investment Program implementation, which will foster the competitiveness of the Freeport of Riga on the international maritime transport market. […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Strabag Wasserbau GmbH has completed the first phase of the Liepaja Port dredging project (Latvia). According to the Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority, water depth in sectors 2.5 and 2.6 has been increased from 10 to 12 meters. Dredging of the Liepaja Port began back in late 2013. Completion of the project is scheduled for […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Friday 11 October 2013, Portius is organising a seminar in Antwerp on the recent developments in EU port legislation. The central focus is on how the new EU Ports Regulation and Concessions Directive will impact on the port and shipping industries. The new Ports Regulation will impose a whole new set of rules regarding […]

  • 1 November 2011

    On 29 October, Saturday, Ust-Luga Port hosted a visiting session of «The Baltic Forum of Compatriots» organized with the support of the Leningrad Region Government. The principal goal of the forum was to discuss the problems related to disseminating objective information about Russia abroad. The forum was participated by representatives of the Russian-language media from […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      In Nanjing, China, Wagenborg Barge 8 was launched on March 13th. This barge, equipped with a pump-system, has a loading capacity of 13.000 ton and she measures 100 x 33 x 7,60 metre. Wagenborg Barge 8, the fourth barge Veka Shipyards B.V., Werkendam has delivered to Wagenborg Sleepdienst, will be put into service end […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Turnover rises to EUR 1,578 million, net profit EUR 165 million, company financially very healthy, order portfolio stands at EUR 1.9 billion, new investment programme of EUR 1 billion. 2010 turned out to be an excellent year for Van Oord. A solid level of capacity utilisation, both staff and equipment, and the extraordinary tax […]

  • 4 January 2011

    On the 30 of December (Thursday), 2010 at 2.00 p.m. the contract agreement between Port Authority and the company Josef Mobius Bau-Aktiengesellschaft on construction works of the object “Reconstruction of quays No. 8 and No. 9 planning the 1st, 2nd and 3rd construction stages in Klaipėda. The 2nd construction stage – reconstruction of the southern […]