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Liepajas SEZ Board decisions
30 january, 2018
January 29, a regular meeting of the Liepaja SEZ Board took place in Riga, whose agenda included questions on the conclusion of investment contracts, the reservation of rental and building rights, as well as other issues.
1. Approves two investment contracts
The Board of Liepaja SEZ reviewed and approved two investment contracts. The LSEZ Ltd. "Meta-Plast" application was received by the Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority, which states that during the period from February 5, 2018 until December 31, 2018, LSEZ Ltd. "Meta-Plast" plans to implement the project "Purchase of modern technologies to increase production capacity " by purchasing a CNC lathe and constructing a Treatment Plan. The amount of planned investments is EUR 105 150.00. In its turn, LSEZ Ltd. "Lesjofors Springs LV" plans to invest investments in modern technologies in order to realize the project "Modernization of production equipment" from February 1, 2018 till December 31, 2018, by purchasing a CNC electro-erosion machine with a specialized computer program. Investment amount EUR 160 000.00.
The Board of Liepaja SEZ evaluated both investment projects and decided to support them. The total amount of approved investment contracts is EUR 265 150.00.
2. “Interspiro Production” Ltd. reserves real estate in Karosta
The Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority received an application from “Interspiro Production” Ltd. requesting the conclusion of a land lease and building rights reservation contract for the development of a construction project for the production and warehouse building in Karosta - 20/22, Generala Baloza street, Liepaja.
The manufacturer of respiratory and safety equipment Ltd. “Interspiro Production” started its activities in Liepaja in 2008. The company produces sets of breathing equipment used by military organizations, firefighting and rescue services, manufactures with hazardous production environments, marine and diving companies around the world. In 2010, the company started optimization of production facilities and logistics centers, concentrating them in Liepaja. Currently, the plant is located on two floors in the industrial park "Liepaja Business Center" in Kapsedes Street and it is decided to evaluate the possibilities of building its own production and logistics center, which is a logical step for business development. "Interspiro Production" Ltd. employs about 85 people and is a part of the international group “Ocenco”.
3. Supports extension of the reservation agreement for land lease
On March 1, 2016, an agreement was signed between the Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority and Ltd. "E2C" to reserve real estate in 123, Oskara Kalpaka street, Liepaja, part and part of the Outport. The agreement gives the right to lease the property for one year for the development of a minimum construction project of the liquefied natural gas terminal.
On January 24, 2017, an agreement was concluded between the Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority and Ltd. "E2C" until 28 February 2018, while on January 19, 2018, Ltd. “E2C” letter was received at the Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority, asking for an extension of the contract for one more year. This involves carrying out an environmental impact assessment, which is a time consuming process. After evaluating the submitted documents, the Board of the Liepaja SEZ decided to conclude an agreement with Ltd. "E2C", extending the contract until February 28, 2019.
4. The Liepaja SEZ Authority conveys conveys the motor racing track at Pulvera Street to the "The Latvian Motorsport Federation” into free-of-charge use
The Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority received a letter from “The Latvian Motorsport Federation” about “Lauma moto track”, which confirms that the Lauma moto track has prospects to attract Latvian and European competitions, which is a reason why there is a request to put the moto track into use of “The Latvian Motorsport Federation”.
The Lauma moto track is located in 8, Pulvera Street, Liepaja. Unbuilt real estate consists of a plot of land and an asphalted area. At present, there are moto tracks in this area, which were used and managed by three motor clubs by December 31, 2017. The Liepaja SEZ Board evaluated the received application and, since the land was not leased, it was decided that its transfer to a public benefit organization, whose activity is to support sports, is useful.
The Liepaja SEZ Board handed over to the association "The Latvian Motorsport Federation", as a public benefit organization, the use of real estate in 8, Pulvera street, Liepaja, without an indemnity, with the aim of supporting sports, in order to enable motorcyclists to use and manage existing moto tracks and organize competitions there. To transfer the property to non-remuneration for the period until the association "Latvian Motor Sports Federation" has the status of public benefit organization, or until the property is required for Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority to perform its tasks. It is currently planned to conclude a contract for one year.
5. The security services of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority objects will be provided by JSC "G4S"
On October 15, 2017, the Procurement Commission of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority announced the procedure for the procurement of "Security services in the objects of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority". On January 15, 2018, the Procurement Commission adopted a decision to award the contract to the Joint Stock Company "G4S Latvia".
In evaluating the decision of the Procurement Commission, the Board of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone decided to conclude a contract with the Joint Stock Company "G4S Latvia" on the provision of security services in the objects of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority for three years until March 1, 2021.
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