Throughput of port Ventspils (Latvia) up 25% to 9.5 mln t in Jan-Apr'17
In January-April 2017, the port of Ventspils handled 9.5 mln t of cargo (+25%, year-on-year). According to the port authority, transshipment of Ro-Ro cargo grew by 26% to 143,000 t
Kālija parks handled 140,000 t, Ventspils Nafta – 3.4 mln t, Eurohome Latvija – 367,000 t.
In April the port’s throughput surged by 60%, year-on-year, to 2.4 mln t.
The number of passenger carried by Ventspils- Nynäshamn line grew by 26% to 11,928 passengers.
Ventspils port is located near Venta river. There are terminals for loading and unloading of crude and oil products, liquid chemicals and fertilizers, metal and coal, timber and fish, containers and Ro-Ro trailers. In 2016, the port handled 18.8 mln t of cargo.