In the first half of the year of 2017, in the Port of Liepaja 3.28 mln. tons were handled. It is by 21.8% more than in the first six months in 2016. In the Port of Liepaja, dry bulk cargoes are still dominating – ensuring 75% of the total cargo turnover, followed by general cargoes – 17% and liquid cargoes – 8%. The number of served vessels in the first half of the year: 726 (+8%), but the number of passengers: 15 966. From January until June, the number of handled containers – 2 139 (+101.8%), but the number of RO-RO units - 17 166 (+12.6%).