Bulk cargo made up 34.9% of the total cargo turnover at Ventspils Freeport; bulk cargo in 2022 was 5,14 million tons. The main groups in this segment are dry bulk (mineral fertilizers), coal and wood chips.
Bulk cargo in the port of Ventspils (million tons)
Bulk cargo terminals
JSC "Baltic Coal Terminal"
Types of cargo: Coal
Pier: No 28, 29
Pier length: 358m
Dock depth: 9.0 / 16.0m
Closed-ended coal terminal with a total capacity of 6 million tonnes per year. Baltic Coal Terminal can serve the largest ships entering the Baltic Sea with a carrying capacity of 120,000 DWT. Terminal capacity - 6 million tons per year. Railway capacity - 300 wagons. Wagon unloading intensity - 48 wagons/hour. Ship loading rate - 3,000 tons/hour. Covered warehouse capacity - 210,000 tons. Services of terminal: coal handling, defrosting of wagons, magnetic decontamination of cargo, sampling, sampling, storage of cargo.
Cargo types: bulk cargo; metal alloys; general cargo; timber; container; liquid cargo.
Pier: No 12
Pier length: 321m
Dock depth: 14.5m
It is possible to store up to 80,000 tons of cargo in the terminals large 22,000 m² wharf at the pier and up to 50,000 tons of cargo in the adjacent area. The terminal can serve PANAMAX-type vessels with a carrying capacity of 80,000 tonnes, with a maximum draft of 14.3 meters and length of 240 meters. At the same time, two smaller ships or one larger can be accepted for processing. Bulk cargo handling capacity is between 10,000 and 20,000 tonnes per day, depending on the type of cargo.
Fabrikas Str. 6C, Ventspils, LV-3601. Telephone: +371 29143794.
JSC "Kālija parks"
Cargo types: mineral fertilizers
Pier: No 4, 4A
Pier length: 295 / 356m
Dock depth: 14.5 / 15.5m
JSC “Kālija Park” s is one of the largest fertilizer handling terminals in Europe. Two PANAMAX-type vessels with a capacity of 75,000 DWT can be serviced at the terminal berths at the same time. The total capacity of the warehouses is 120,000 tons.
Dzintaru Str. 41, Ventspils, LV-3602. Phone: +371 6360 7232. Fax: +371 6362 5345
JSC "Ventspils tirdzniecības osta"
Cargo types: Coal; metal alloys; iron ore; peat; raw sugar.
Pier: No. 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 9A, 10, 26B, 26C
Pier length: 55 - 413m
Dock depth: 6.0-15.5m
JSC Ventspils Trade Port (VTO) specializes in general cargo and bulk cargo - coal, iron ore, peat, grain, raw sugar, cast iron, sulfur, spall, wood pellets, wood chips, metal and iron alloys, non-ferrous metals, timber, food cargo, containers, etc. transhipment. The terminals have 120,000 m² of open warehouse space and 52,000 m² of closed, both can store up to 500,000 tons of cargo.
Dzintaru Str. 22, Ventspils, LV-3602. Phone: +371 6366 8706. Fax: +371 6366 8860. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
JSC "Ventspils Grain Terminal"
Cargo types: cereals; agricultural produce
Pier length: 288m
Dock depth: 14.5m
JSC “Ventspils Grain Terminal” is universal terminal for reloading agricultural products that has 100,000 tons of storage capacity and annual throughput of over 2,000,000 tonnes. In addition to all types of grain cargo, it is also possible to process other agricultural goods and their processing products - rapeseed, flax, sunflower seeds and crustaceans, corn, soybeans, etc. At the terminal berth, loading operations are carried out in both directions - from the sea, as well as towards the sea on PANAMAX type ships. Vessel loading intensity is over 1000 tonnes per hour.
Cargo types: bulk cargo; peat; roundwood; timber; chips.
Pier: No 50, 51
Pier length: 150m
Dock depth: 8m
Ventplac Ltd. is one of the leading stevedoring companies in Baltic Sea ports for pulp, woodchips, wood bark, stone chips and peat. The main operating areas of Ventplac are the Baltic and North Sea ports in Scandinavia, Germany and the UK. Ventplac specializes in storing and handling of roundwood, its products and other bulk cargo, and is an important step in the logistic chain of Scandinavian pulp producers.
Rūpniecības Str. 11, Ventspils, LV-3601 Telephone: +371 6362 2388