- Published on Friday, 20 May 2016 11:19
On May 19 the German-Latvian Maritime Forum took place at the Culture Palace Ziemelblazma. Riga, Ventspils, Liepaja, Hamburg, Lübeck and Kiel ports’ representatives discussed new challenges for the industry, collaboration capacity and experience in addressing the issues. The forum was also attended by the representatives of Latvian Ministry of Transport, the German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce and logistics business entities from both countries. Forum participants unanimously recognized that changes in the global freight flows, the increasing integration of different modes of transport and public action aimed at the environment protection creates similar challenges for all European ports. Therefore, it is important to exchange experiences and jointly seek solutions to current problems.
In the framework of 16+1 format event Chinese businessmen visited the Freeport of Riga and met representatives of the port enterprises
- Published on Monday, 16 May 2016 14:40
Latvian Ministry of Transport organized a meeting of transport ministers of China and 16 Central and Eastern European countries (16 + 1 format) and a business conference. In the framework of the important international event on May 16 Chinese businessmen visited the Freeport of Riga with the aim to know more about the operation of the port, the provided services and investment projects.
The visit was organized as a boat trip through the harbor area on board the ship “Jelgava”, the Freeport of Riga enterprises’ representatives could present their businesses to their potential partners from China and show the location of the companies in the port, as well as discuss cooperation opportunities in the sphere of cargo attracting, co-financing of projects and other forms of partnership.
Deputy Mayor of Turku, the Port of Turku management and ferry line representatives visited the Freeport of Riga
- Published on Thursday, 12 May 2016 11:43
On May 12 Mr. Jarkko Virtanen, Deputy Mayor of Turku (Finland), Ms. Marjukka Karttunen, the Port of Turku Board Chairman, Mr. Christian Ramberg, the Executive Director and the port Board members visited the Freeport of Riga. Delegation included the Port of Turku partners - representatives of ferry lines Tallink Silja Line and Viking Line. The purpose of the visit was to learn more about the Freeport of Riga operation and current issues, as well as discuss possible co-operation related to ro-ro and passenger transportation.
The Finnish delegation met the Freeport of Riga CEO Leonids Loginovs, a member of the Board Baiba Broka and the Harbour Master Arturs Brokovskis- Vaivods. With the aim to explore the new port projects and development plans, the guests sailed through the port water area. Visiting the Vessel Traffic Service Centre, Finnish delegation was informed about the Freeport of Riga progress in improving the quality of services and strengthening of the port security.
- The amount of cargo handled at the Freeport of Riga is stable
- Minister-President of Flanders visits the Freeport of Riga
- Indian delegation was interested in development of the distribution center in Kundzinsala
- The European Parliament discussed the Regulation, which will hinder the development of Latvian ports
- Students, taking part in the competition “The Port for the City”, will evaluate the Freeport’s of Riga contribution to the Latvian economy
- Cargo turnover volume at the Freeport of Riga complies with the last 5-year average.
- The Freeport of Riga Authority plans to participate in 11 international conferences and trade shows
- The Freeport of Riga Cargo Turnover Surpasses Cautious Forecasts
- Container Cargo Drop at the Freeport of Riga is the Least
- Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Minister will visit the Freeport of Riga