- Published on Friday, 28 August 2015 16:08
On August 26, 2015, the port management representatives from the port of Ghent (Belgium) and Zeeland Seaports (Netherlands) Daan Schalck and Jan Lagasse will pay a working visit to the Freeport of Riga, accompanied by the delegation of businessmen.
- Published on Friday, 14 August 2015 18:09
The world is changing and Riga will never be finished! These are the truths that no one will challenge. Living here and now we sometimes do not notice how the city, its streets and squares are changing, let alone such a comlplex and significant facility as the port.
Freeport of Riga Authority is proud to host Baltic Ports Conference 2015 in the beginning of September 2015
- Published on Thursday, 06 August 2015 14:35
The Baltic Ports Conference 2015 is organized by the Baltic Ports Organization (BPO) - a leading regional ports organization of 45 member ports in nine countries surrounding the Baltic Sea. BPO works with an aim to facilitate cooperation among the ports and to monitor and improve the possibilities for shipping in the entire Baltic Sea region.
- Published on Thursday, 16 July 2015 15:29
2015. gada 17. un 18. jūlijā Latviju vizītē apmeklēs uzņēmuma Yingkou Port Grop Co., LTD. delegācija, kuru vada tās valdes priekšsēdētājs Weiliang Zhong. Ņemot vērā, ka viens no viesošanās iemesliem ir vēlme iepazīties ar uzņēmējdarbības vidi, kā arī investīciju un sadarbības iespējām Latvijā, vizītes ietvaros paredzēta delegācijas viesošanās Rīgas Brīvostā.
- Published on Thursday, 16 July 2015 12:00
On Tuesday, July 7, Ukraine Chernihiv Oblast Governor Mykola Zverev visited the Freeport of Riga.
- Published on Thursday, 16 July 2015 11:58
On 29 June, 2015, Shanghai Municipal Transport Commission delegation, headed by its Director-General Liu Jun, visited Latvia.
In the framework of the visit, the Shanghai municipal transport commission delegation, headed by Director General Liu Jun, visited the Freeport of Riga. Various possibilities in the field of cargo transportation, as well as investment opportunities at the Freeport of Riga were presented to the members of the high-level Chinese delegation. A tour by boat Jelgava around the port water area was provided for the guests. The current situation in the port, accessible territories for business development, as well as port infrastructure and infrastructure development plans were presented to the members of Shanghai Municipal Transport Commission delegation.
- Published on Monday, 13 April 2015 10:41
In celebrating the 815th anniversary of the Port of Riga, and emphasising the role of the port in urban development, the Freeport of Riga has announced the annual – fourth – competition of creative work by students “The Port for the City”. Young people are invited to submit their work both in annual sub-topics of the competition such as economics and marketing, transport and logistics, engineering industry, navigation, security and safety, and this year also in the field of history, looking back at the most picturesque milestones in the 815 year history of the port’s development.
- Published on Thursday, 16 July 2015 11:52
In the first half of the current year the Freeport of Riga increased its cargo turnover by 2.3% in comparison with the relevant indicators of the same period of 2014, having handled 20.64 million tons. Average monthly amount handled at the Freeport is 3.44 million tons of various cargoes.
- Published on Wednesday, 18 March 2015 10:52
On Monday, March 9, unloading of the US Army military equipment from the vessel “Liberty Promise” took place at the Freeport of Riga. Military equipment delivery operation was implemented in the framework of the “Atlantic Resolve”, supporting the US Cavalry 2 Regiment replacement by the 1st brigade of the 3rd Infantry Division.
- Published on Monday, 25 May 2015 10:08
This year the student research paper competition “The Port for the City” is held to commemorate the 815th Anniversary of the Freeport of Riga. The students’ ideas related to enlargement of the Riga Passenger Port earned the highest evaluation. The winners of the competition Karlīna Oša and Zane Narnicka (Latvian Maritime Academy Maritime School) hope that their future profession will be linked with the port of Riga. This year’s competition of creative work, organized by the Freeport of Riga, is being held for the eighth time.
The EC closes the infringement procedure against Latvia in regards of providing tugboat services at the Freeport of Riga
- Published on Thursday, 12 March 2015 11:24
On February 26, 2015, the European Commission has decided to close the infringement procedure Nr.2012 / 2141 against Latvia on the violation of Article 49 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union with regard to providing tugboat services at the Freeport of Riga.
- Published on Monday, 20 April 2015 10:08
The Port of Riga concluded the 1st quarter of 2015 with the 6.7% increase of cargo turnover compared to the same period of the last year. Overall, 10.58 million tons of various cargos were handled at the port of Riga during the first three months.
- Published on Monday, 02 March 2015 15:12
There are many well-known facts regarding the Freeport of Riga - the fact that for several years the Freeport has been and remains the leading Baltic port by cargo turnover, the fact that the Freeport plays an important role in the development of Latvian economy, as well as the fact that the port occupies almost 10% of the capital’s territory. However, few people have heard that the Freeport of Riga Authority has its own basketball team and more importantly, that the team members, as well as the fans and supporters of the team, are the people who work day by day to create the Freeport of Riga as to what it is today - one of the strongest ports on the eastern coast of the Baltic sea.
- Published on Monday, 13 April 2015 10:49
On Tuesday, March 31, a delegation of investors from India visited the Freeport of Riga as part of the accompanying delegation of A/S Norvik Banka.
- Published on Monday, 16 February 2015 10:08
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 - 3.5 million tons were handled in January, which is by 8.3% more than in January 2014.