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  • Presentation Outline• Latvia in Brief• Business card• Port History• Geographical Location• Port Connections• Port Infrastructure and Terminals• Key Performance Indicators• Port Development Strategy• Investment Opportunities• Port Authority• Summary 2
  • LatviaLatvia in Brief• 64 000 square km• Population 2,2 million• GDP 20,15 billion EUR (2011)• Transport and Communications sector builds 13% of GDP (2011)• Currency LVL (Lats),1 EUR = 0,7028 LVL• Member of the EU and NATO since 2004 and the WTO since 1998• 3 major ice-free ports and 7 small ports• 4 special economic zones 3
  • Business CardFreeport of Riga in 2011• By cargo turnover Latvia’s biggest port and the third biggest port in the Baltic States (34 mln.t)• Multifunctional port with cargo handling capacity 45 mln.t/year• Fast growing port – annual growth rate +11.8%• Port accounts for 5 200 direct and close to 15 000 indirect work places (railway, forwarding, agencies, trucking, etc.)• Total port revenues reached EUR 402 mln and net profit EUR 46 mln (2010)• Taxes paid into the state and Riga municipal budgets - EUR 28 mln (2010) 4
  • Business Card Freeport of Riga – 11% of the City TerritoryMain infrastructure figuresTotal port area 6 348 haTotal berths length 13.8 kmMax. depth 16.0 mMax. vessels draft 14.7 m Legend Port border line ––– Railway --- Main roads ––– 5
  • HistoryMore than 800 Years of History• 5th – 9th c – the River Daugava was used as one of the oldest trade routes• 12th c – formation of the first settlements on the mouth of the River Daugava• 1201 foundation of Riga city by bishop Albert• 13th – 15th c prosperity as one of most important ports of the Hanseatic League• 18th –20th c the first Russian port in the Baltic sea and the largest export port• During the Soviet period important foreign trade port with intensive infrastructure development 6
  • LocationRiga in the Network of Eurasian Transport Corridors East-West transport corridor Riga as a part of the North-South corridor is linked to the transport corridor Trans-Siberian Railway Easy access to the Haulage by the Trans- corridor connecting Siberian Railway saves Europe with the Middle transit time by 12-15 East days in route Far East – Europe 7
  • LocationThe Baltic Sea – a Region of Strong Port Competition Turnover at ports by country in 2011 RUS 185,4 mln t LAT 67,4 mln t LIT 45,5 mln t EST 36,5 mln t FIN 27,2 mln t Eastern Baltic Sea Region 11 ports compete for cargo to/from Russia Total cargo turnover at the ports of the Eastern coast of Baltic Sea reached 362 mln t in 2011 8
  • LocationCargo Turnover at the Ports of theEastern Baltic Sea Region in 2011 Total cargo turnover at the Rīga Latvia ports of EBSR - 22%18.6% 362 mln. t Russia 185.4 mln.t Finland Latvia 67.4 mln.t 7.5% Russia Lithuania 45.5 mln.t Estonia 36.5 mln.t 51.2% Estonia Finland 27.2 mln.t 10.1% Lithuania 12.6% 9
  • Location Cargo Turnover at the Ports of the Eastern Baltic Sea Region (mln.t)9080 75 200970 Rīga 2010 6060 22% 20115040 36 37 34 2830 2220 16 13 13 11 910 5 1 0 Riga HaminaKotka Ust-Luga Butinge St.Petersburg Kaliningrad Tallinn Klaipeda Liepaja Ventspils Visock Helsinki Vyborg Primorsk Riga 10
  • LocationDry Bulk Cargo Marketin the Eastern Baltic Sea Region in 2011 Vyborg Helsinki 0.9% Dry bulk 1.2% Riga Liepaja 23.3% Total dry bulk 2.8% cargo turnoverKaliningrad Klaipeda at the ports 3.4% 16.9% of EBSR 85.7 mln. t Visock 3.7% Tallinn Ust-Luga 4.8% 15.9% HaminaKotka 5.6% Ventspils St.Petersburg 12.8% 8.7% 11
  • ConnectivityRegular Liner Services MSC MannLines Multimodal Antwerp-Bremerhaven-Kaliningrad- Rotterdam-Gdynia-Kaliningrad-Riga Riga-Gavle Containerships CMA-CGM Riga-Klaipeda-Teesport-Rotterdam- Hamburg-Gdynia-Riga Sheerness-Helsinki-St.Petersburg Unifeeder Maersk Hamburg-Bremerhaven-Riga-Klaipeda Bremerhaven-Klaipeda-Riga- Team Lines Bremerhaven Hamburg-Bremerhaven-Riga-Klaipeda Tallink (ro-pax) Riga-Stockholm 12
  • ConnectivityHinterland ConnectionsDedicated Container Trains Container block train “Riga Express” (Riga-Moscow) Container train “Baltika-Transit” (Riga-Almaty) Container train “Zubr” (Riga-Minsk-Illichevsk) Block Train (Riga-Hairaton) 13
  • ConnectivityEMMA - Eurasian Multi-Modal Alliance Eurasian Multi – Modal Alliance Since 2011 a joint venture EMMA was established between Latvian forwarder SRR and French logistics group GEFCO for services to/from Riga to/from Central Asia 14
  • InfrastructurePort Infrastructure Port Infrastructure Total port area 6 348 ha Port land 1 962 ha Available land 445 ha Total berths length 13,8 km Max. depth 16 m Max. vessels draft 14.7 m 15
  • InfrastructureFacilities for Cargo Handling• Total cargo handling capacity 45 mln.t/year• Total turnover 34.07 mln.t in year 2011• Capacity utilization 76 % Warehouses 180 000 m² Open storage 1 797 000 m² Cold storage 13 000 t Tank farm 350 000 m³ 16
  • InfrastructurePort Companies 33 stevedoring companies 28 ship agencies 37 companies provide different facilities for cargo warehousing 16 companies operate customs warehousing 7 companies provide different added value services 12 companies offer cargo forwarding services 17
  • InfrastructureFacilities for Dry Bulk Handling • Total handling capacity 25 mln.t • Main types of commodities: coal, fertilizers, woodchips, ore, grain • 19 terminals • Max draught at dry bulk berth 14.7 m Largest vessel handled Nord Pisces (2011) Length 249.9 m DW 114 135 GT 63 864 Cargo 93.5 thous.t. coal 18
  • InfrastructureFacilities for Liquid Bulk Handling• Total handling capacity 10 mln.t• Main types of comodities: Fuel oil, gas oil, gasoline, jet fuel, kerosine, etc• 10 terminals• Tank farm – 350 thous. m³• Max draught at liquid bulk berth 12.5 m Largest vessel handled Northern Bell (2010) Length 228 m DW 83 651 GT 44 324 Cargo 54.9 thous.t. gasoline 19
  • InfrastructureFacilities for Container Handling• Total handling capacity 480 thous. TEU• 3 terminals: Baltic Container Terminal, Ltd, Riga Universal Terminal, Ltd, Riga Container Terminal, Ltd• All terminals are directly linked to the main rail routes• Container ground slots 9350 m²• Crane productivity 25-30 Largest vessel handled• Max draft at container EM Athens (2010) berth13.5 m Length 207 m DW 32 350 GT 25 294 Capacity 2503 TEU 20
  • InfrastructureFacilities for General Cargo Handling(excluding containers)• Total handling capacity 5 mln. t• Main types of commodities: timber, ro-ro, refrigerated cargo• 20 terminals• Refrigerated storage 13 000 t• Max draught at general cargo berth 10.3 m Largest vessel handled Whitewood (2009) Length 159 m DW 14 825 GT 12 582 Cargo – 11 thous.t timber 21
  • PerformanceVessel Traffic at the Freeport of Riga• Total number of vessel calls in 2011 reached 3913 with tonnage 45.1 mln.t GT• In August 2011 the Freeport of Riga served the largest cargo vessel in the history of the port – the bulker m/v Nord Pisces Length 249.9 m, DW 114 135, GT 63 864, cargo – 93.5 thous.t coal Calls by types of vessels in 2011 Calls mln. GT Dry bulk vessels 1867 5.5 Tankers 667 15.9 Container ships 509 9.1 Passenger ships 426 7.1 Bulkers 349 6.9 Others 95 0.6 22
  • PerformanceCargo Turnover at the Freeport of Riga (mln. t) 40 Total Liquid Bulk 35 34.1 General Cargo 29.6 29.7 30.5 30 Dry Bulk 25.9 24.0 24.4 25.4 25 21.7 18.1 20 14.9 13.4 15 10 5 0 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 • Average annual growth rate 9.1% 23
  • PerformanceInbound and Outbound Cargo in 2011 78% of cargo handled at the Freeport of Riga is transit traffic 24
  • PerformanceMain Types of Cargo in 2011 Coal 39.6% 13 496,9 thous.t (+17%) Oil products 22.1% 7 518,9 thous.t (+15%) Timber 11.7% 3 982,8 thous.t (-11%) Containerized cargo 9.3% 302 973 TEU (+19%) Chemicals (fertilizers) 5.0% 1 713,6 thous.t (+25%) 25
  • PerformanceFerry Passenger Traffic• Tallink provides daily passenger connection from Riga to Stockholm• Number of Tallink passengers increased by 10% in 2011 Tallink passengers (thous.)700 712600 632 541500400 384300 295200 150100 0 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 26
  • Performance Cruise Passenger Traffic (1/2)• Cruise season of 2011 brought to Riga 69 cruise ships and 63 527 cruise passengers• Number of cruise calls is expected to increase by 43% (97 calls) in 2012• Number of cruise passengers is expected to grow by 27.8% (81 200 passengers) in 2012 27
  • Performance Cruise Passenger Traffic (2/2) Cruise passengers’ nationality breakdown 2011 Austrian Others 1% 19% Italian German 2% 33% Spanish 2% French 3%British 3% Finnish American 4% Swedish 17% 16% 28
  • DevelopmentDevelopment Projects (2010 – 2020) 6Port Authority`s Investments 5 1•1 Deepening of the fairway to 15 – 17m•2 Multifunctional dry bulk terminals on the Krievu sala3• Modernization of the port’s railway network•4 Construction of a new railway bridge 2 7Private Investments 3•5 Oil products terminal in Bolderaja 8•6 Liquified natural gas (LNG) terminal in 3 Daugavgriva•7 Terminals on the Kundziņsala island (fertilizer, container, grain and logistics park) 4•8 Terminal for production and handling of bioethanol Total port investment portfolio 1.1 bln EUR • Port Authority`s Investment 300 mln EUR • Private investment 757 mln EUR 29
  • DevelopmentDeepening of the Fairway (1/2) 13.5 m 12.5 m 10 m 16 m Current depth of the fairway 30
  • DevelopmentDeepening of the Fairway (2/2) 15 m 10 m 12.5 m 17 m Two-phase development: • 1st phase: 2012-2014: canal depth -15m • 2nd phase: 2014-2018: canal depth -17m Widening of the canal from existing 100m to 135-165m 31
  • DevelopmentDry Bulk Complex on the Krievu sala Island• Project: Relocation of Port Activities from the City Center to the Krievu sala island• Project duration: 2009-2013• Investment: EUR 153 mln.• Territory: 56 ha• Capacity 17-22 mln tons/year• 4 berths of 1180 m total length 32
  • DevelopmentDiverse Cargo Terminals on the Kundziņsala (1/2)• Total territory: 181 ha• Project duration: 2010-2020• Investment: EUR 239 mln.• 5 terminals with different profiles: containers, cold stores, fertilizer terminal, grain terminal, logistics park 33
  • InvestmentInvestment Opportunities at the Freeport of Riga• Long-term lease of land on attractive terms (up to 45 years)• 445 ha of land available for development• Status of a licensed company and free zone regime allows to receive tax relieves• Freeport Authority assistance in the development of private terminal infrastructure• A favorable investment climate in Latvia 34
  • InvestmentAvailable Territories for Development Available territories • Approx. 445 ha are presently available for the development of new facilities (distribution, logistics, wareho using, etc.) 35
  • InvestmentStatus of a Licensed Company and theFree Zone RegimeFreeport status provides for substantialtax reductions• Status of a licensed company allows to receive direct tax relieves• Licensed company fulfilling certain requirements of the Free zone regime can receive both direct and indirect tax relieves• Licenses are issued for 5 years by the Freeport of Riga Authority Tax relieves: Direct taxes Income tax 80 % Real estate duty 80-100% Indirect taxes Value added tax 100 % Excise tax 100 % Customs duty 100 % 36
  • InvestmentInvestment Climate in Latvia• Business without borders: an EU member state• Advantages and experience in working with Russia and the CIS• A highly skilled and multilingual workforce• Easy to set up and manage business• Equal rights and benefits for both foreign and local investors• Opportunities to qualify for funding from the EU`s Structural Funds 37
  • Port AuthorityFreeport of Riga AuthorityFunctions according to the Law on Ports:• Landlord function (provision of infrastructure)• Ensuring of navigation safety• Maintenance of hydrotechnical structures• Maintenance of navigation channel• Enforcement of port regulations• Levying of port fees and charges• Issuing freeport licenses• ISPS Code implementation 38
  • Port AuthorityOur Vission and MissionWe aim to develop the Freeport of Riga as:• customer`s port of choice because they value our safe, efficient and competitively priced services• multifunctional port which fully exploits the benefits of Freeport status and demonstrates sustainable economic success• socially and environmentally responsible port which is adaptable and able to respond to global trends and the changing needs of customers. Our Mission: We will continue to develop the Freeport of Riga as a leading port of the Baltic States and as a source of real prosperity for Latvia. 39
  • Port AuthorityQuality Management• In 1999 Freeport of Riga Authority introduced Quality Management System (QMS)• Certification according to the international standardization system ISO• Quality management standard ISO 9001:2008• In 2005 the FRA implemented ISO 14001:2004 40
  • Port AuthoritySafety and Security • Compliance with ISPS Code and other international regulations • Unified port security management system, including • Electronic notification system (ENS) unique in Eastern Europe • Up-to-date video surveillance system of the water area introduced in 2010 • Unified and complex system of safe cargo handling compliant with international regulations • Secure provision of winter navigation • Port Police of Riga established in 2011 41
  • Port AuthorityFreeport of Riga in the International Port Society (1/2)Membership in Professional Associations:• International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH)• International Association of Cities and Ports (IACP)• International Harbormaster Association (IHMA)• International Federation of Hydrographic Societies (IFHS)• European Sea Port Organization (ESPO)• Cruise Europe (CE)• Baltic Ports Organization (BPO) 42
  • Port AuthorityFreeport of Riga in the International Port Society (2/2) Sister Ports: • Santander (Spain) • Rijeka (Croatia) • Le Havre (France) • Casablanca (Morocco) • Santos (Brazil) 43
  • Social ResponsibilitySocial Responsibility Projects • Supporting and organizing of annual “Big Latvian Clean-up” (Lielā talka) • Activities within the framework of “City & Port Integration” project • City festival with port organized events, e.g. concert, regatta in the city canal, basketball tournament, etc. • Social activities in the neighboring areas of the port - festivities, activities for children, port trips etc. • Equipment of childrens playground in Vecmīlgrāvis • Construction of the bird observation tower on Island Mīlestības saliņa • Support to the maritime education in Latvia and promotion of seafarer`s profession 44
  • Social ResponsibilityEnvironment Protection Activities (1/2)• Certificate of Environment Management System ISO 14001:2004• Environment quality monitoring system – regularly air, soil and underground water monitoring• Green award incentives - reduction on port dues to sea-going vessels certified by the Green Award Foundation• Conservation and maintenance of specially protected natural areas 45
  • Social ResponsibilityEnvironment Protection Activities (2/2)Major environment protection projects: • Sanitation of Historically Polluted Places in Sarkandaugava (ongoing, with Swiss government support) • Reconstruction of sewage treatment plant (completed 2008) • Railway noise protection walls along Daugavgrīva residential area (completed 2005) 46
  • SummaryCompetitive Advantages of the Port of Riga (1/2)• Strategically well linked to economically strong and developing areas• Multifuncional port with powerful infrastructure• Flexible and competitive port charges• High-quality services• Professional port authority with clear vision for port`s development• Favourable business conditions: • The status of a Free Economic Zone • Long-term leasing of land on attractive terms • Available land for development 47
  • Summary Competitive Advantages of the Port of Riga (2/2)Advantages and experience in working withRussia and the CIS• The closest EU port to Moscow• European Union border with Russia• Excellent rail connections with the standard Russian 1520 mm rail gauge• Improoving railway tariffs and easy border crossing procedures• Business competence, language knowledge and experience in Russia/CIS markets 48
  • Thank you for your attention! 49