Liquid cargo made up 45.9% of the total cargo turnover at Ventspils Freeport and in 2022 it amounted to 6,77 million tons Oil products were the key group of products in this segment. In the area of liquid cargo in Ventspils port, there are six berths that are 11.5m to 17.5m deep. These berths allow to service AFRAMAX ships with 150,000 DWT.
Liquid cargo in the port of Ventspils (million tons)
Liquid Cargo Terminals
Ltd. "Vitol Terminal Latvia"
Cargo types: oil products
Pier: No 30, 33
Pier length: 344 / 360m
Dock depth: 13.5 / 17.0m
Vitol Terminal Latvia is the largest and most technologically advanced oil and oil product transshipment company in the the Baltic. In the non-freezing port of Ventspils, the company has been developing succesfully and efficiently on a internacional level for more than 60 years, accepting and storing oil products and transshipping them on ships from different countries of the world.
Adress: Talsu Str. 75, Ventspils, LV-3602, Latvia.Telephone: +371 6366 4090. Fax: +371 6362 4341
Cargo types: oil; oil products.
Pier: No 30, 31, 32, 33
Pier length: 344 - 360m
Dock depth: 13.5 -17.0m
JSC “Ventbunkers” is one of the leading oil product transshipment terminals of the Freeport of Ventspils, which transmits diesel fuel and heavy fuel oil. The total area of the terminal is 34 hectares, and the handling capacity of oil products reaches 7,000,000 tons per year. The terminal reservoir park consists of 27 reservoirs (5 000 m³, 10 000 m³ and 20 000 m³) with a total capacity of 355 000 m³. It is possible to process 80 rail tanks simultaneously on two railway overpasses. It is also possible to transship fuel oil and diesel fuel to and from tankers – the berths are capable of serving the largest AFRAMAX and SUEZMAX type ships entering the Baltic Sea with a carrying capacity of up to 165,00 DWT (with a maximum draft of 15.00 meters and a maximum lenght of 275 meters).
VK Terminal Services
Cargo Types: Ammonia; chemical products; oil products.
Pier: No 34, 35A, 36
Pier length: 190 -296m
Dock depth: 9.5 -14.2m
“VK Terminal Services”, Ltd., is part of VK Tranzīts holding, which provides a wide range of services: spilling and storing of liquid ammonia, oil and chemical products in shore reservoirs, quality modification, assembling and loading cargo lots into tankers, as well as drawing up the necessary documentation. The terminal works 24 hours a day and can accommodate up to 250 rail tanks. Three deepwater berths can accommodate ships up to 100 DWT.
Baltic Juice Terminal
Cargo types: food and feed liquid.
Pier length: 294m
Dock depth: 11.0 m
Baltic Juice Terminal (BJT) is a transshipment terminal for various types of food liquid cargo with a total area of 3 ha and a depth of 11 m for tankers, that are intended for tankers with carrying capacity of 60'000 DWT. The terminal is able to handle more than 200,000 MT of various food liquid cargoes per year. The company is equipped with 8,500 m3 stainless steel reservoir park for storing products, car / rail loading / unloading, heating, mixing and barrel filling/emptying equipments, weighing platform, advanced laboratory as well as according to EU Committee requirements ((EC) Nr. .853 / 2004) with a warehouse for certified food products (1800 m2). Thanks to its location in the non- freezing Ventspils harbour area, BJT is an outstanding solution for handling and storing liquid cargoes with the possibility of reducing transport costs.
Cargo types: chemical products
SIA VARS carries out transportation of liquid chemical products (acrylic acid nitrile).
Dzintaru Str. 22/7, Ventspils, LV-3602, Latvija. Telephone: +371 636 63003. Fax: +371 636 63223
Ltd. Ventall Termināls
Cargo types: chemical products; oil products
Pier: No 35A. 36
Pier length: up to 195m and 245m Pier width: up to 32m and 47m
Dock depth: up to 12,5m and 13m
DW: 55,000t and 115,00t
“Ventall Terminal”, Ltd., is part of VK Tranzīts holding and deals with receiving, storing and loading light oil products onto ships. The total leased area of Ventall Termināls in Freeport of Ventspils is 70 386 m². The terminal can handle up to 2,000,000 tons of cargo per year. The terminal owns seven reservoirs (2 x 3000 m³, 5 x 20,000 m³) with a total capacity of 106,000 m³, as well as three rail tank discharge platforms with 66 rail tank discharge points. Two deepwater piers can accommodate ships from 25 DWT up to 100 DWT.
Type of cargo: Liquid ammonia
Ventamonjaks, Ltd is the largest liquid ammonia export and import terminal in the Baltic sea, which receives, stores and transships liquid ammonia. The terminal has a developed infrastructure and equipment that helps to achieve transshipment volumes of up to 1.5 million tons per year. The deep-water berth, which is located in the protected inner water area of the Ventspils port, allows continous servicing of tankers with a capacity of up to 115 thousand tons. Modern ammonia pouring trestles allow servicing up to 250 railway tanks per day.