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  • 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. […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Latvian tugboat company JSC PKL Flote failed to prove its claim before the European Commission in the infringement procedure against Latvia on the violation of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union with regard to providing tugboat services at the Freeport of Riga. “Thus, the JSC “PKL Flote” failed to obtain the dominant position […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga Authority said in its latest announcement that they have started work on creation of the ‘Port Development Plan’ for the next decade. According to the Freeport of Riga CEO, Ansis Zeltins, this will be a comprehensive plan highlighting planned development trends for the Port of Riga over the next ten years, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport of Riga Authority has become a member of CLIA, the world’s largest cruise industry association.

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport of Riga said in its latest announcement that cruise travel is currently one of the most rapidly growing tourism segments in the world, chosen for recreation by approximately 23 million passengers every year. Market trends suggest that the number of cruise passengers may increase by another third by 2030, revealing more and more new tourist […]

  • 29 May 2018

    The Port of Riga has invested millions of euros in its infrastructure to be able to accommodate large ships.

  • 22 January 2018

    Freeport of Riga is to focus on India and Iran as part of its geopolitical developments aimed at increasing cargo levels.

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga’s two piers ZO-1 and ZO-2 were commissioned at the beginning of this year, after almost two years of redevelopment works. “The redevelopment project, completed by SIA Rīgas Universālais Termināls (RUT), will allow maintaining long-term competitiveness and satisfying growing requirements of our customers by serving even larger ships at our well-suited piers,” said […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Latvia’s Freeport of Riga increased its cargo turnover by 2.3% in the first half of 2015 compared to the same period a year earlier, even though the port recorded dips in container and general cargo volumes. The port handled 20.64 million tons of various cargo during the first six months of 2015, recording an average monthly volume […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 – […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Latvia’s Freeport of Riga increased its cargo turnover by 2.3% in the first half of 2015 compared to the same period a year earlier, even though the port recorded dips in container and general cargo volumes. The port handled 20.64 million tons of various cargo during the first six months of 2015, recording an average monthly volume […]

  • 15 August 2014

    Compared to July 2013, the volume of various cargoes handled at the Freeport of Riga this year has increased by 15.8% – almost 3.5 million tonnes were transshipped within one month. The volume of dry bulk cargo handled in the beginning of the current year increased by 10.4% compared to the first seven months of […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga company “Rīga Universal Terminal” (RUT) has entered into an agreement with hydro-technical construction company JSC “BMGS” for the reconstruction of two berths, reported the FRA today. FRA has transferred berths ZO-1 and ZO-2 to RUT for a long-term lease and early this year the Freeport of Riga Board has supported the […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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, […]

  • 19 July 2019

    Latvian Port of Riga has begun servicing LNG-powered container vessels.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 March 2014

    Latvian, Freeport of RIGA pilots have taken delivery of the Wave Piercing Pilot Boat of Baltic Workboats design. It is already fourth aluminium pilot boat with the new Wave Piercing hull design from Baltic Workboats shipyard. This hull design allows low vertical accelerations and excellent sea keeping performance on high seas. This is mainly because […]