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Riga, Latvia, 57° 07' N, 23° 53' E
 
 
Address
FREEPORT OF RIGA AUTHORITY
12 Kalpaka blvd, Riga, Latvia, LV-1050
phone: (+371) 7030800
fax: (+371) 7030835

FREEPORT OF RIGA HARBOUR MASTER
5a Meldru Street, Riga, Latvia, LV-1015
phone: (+371) 7082000
fax: (+371) 7322750
Emailrop@mail.rop.lv
WWWwww.freeportofriga.lv
General Information
Total land area2 520,0 ha
Total water area4 817,7 ha
Total length of operating quays13 818 metres
Maximal draught of vessels12.2 m
Loading capacity (assessed) at the terminals of the Freeport of Riga accounts for 45 million tons per annum.

In 2005 the volume of the transshipped cargoes has reached 24,4 million tons – it is the highest index during all the 805 years of Riga port activities.

Number of vessels in 2006 amounted to 790

Up to 80% of the Freeport of Riga cargo turnover is made up of transit cargoes forwarded to or received from the CIS.
34 stevedore companies and 32 shipping agents successfully operate at the Freeport of Riga.
Main types of cargo handled at the Freeport of Riga are containers, various metals, timber, coal, mineral fertilizers, chemical cargoes, oil and food products.
On 3 July 2003, the Freeport of Riga received a quality certificate compliant with the ISO 9001:2000 standard requirements issued by the Bureau Veritas Quality International.
On 10 July 2005, the Freeport of Riga received a quality certificate compliant with the ISO 14001:2004 standard requirements issued by the Bureau Veritas Quality International.
The port is open for navigation all year round
 

 
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