Technical Characteristics
Liepaja is the third biggest city in Latvia with old manufacturing traditions and favourable geographical location, which are important preconditions for companies’ establishment and development, as well as for ensuring cargo transit between Western Europe and CIS countries.
Geographical distance
Distance from the Port of Liepaja to major European ports:
216 n.m. - 16 h
Stockholm
325 n.m. - 26 h
Copenhagen
1 025 n.m. - 70 h
Hamburg
1 025 n.m. - 70 h
London
1 173 n.m. - 72 h
Rotterdam
1 024 n.m. - 80 h
Antwerp
1 231 n.m. - 85 h
Le Havre
Distance from Liepaja to major European cities:
Vilnius
523 km
Tallinn
664 km
Minsk
727 km
Smolensk
856 km
St. Petersburg
948 km
Moscow
1 055 km
Kiev
1 621 km
Characteristics
Port territory
1 182 ha
incl. dry land
372 ha
incl. water basin
810 ha
Number of berths
80
Length of berths
10 000 m
Maximum draught of ships
10.8 m
Maximum breadth of ships
35 m
Maximum length of ships
240 m
Berths
Berths specialization:
5 500 m
Berths for dry cargo and general cargo
1 500 m
Berths for fishing vessels and vessels of port fleet
1300 m
Berths for liquid cargo
1 200 m
Berths for ship building and repair
550 m
Berths for plesure boats and yachts
Equipment
State-of-the-art cargo handling equipment is at the disposal of port operators:
Portal cranes
load capacity < 40 t
Mobile cranes
load capacity < 63 t
Loaders
load capacity < 25 t
Other terminal equipment
load capacity < 25 t
Storage
The port provides open air and covered storage for all types of cargoes:
440 000 m2
Open cargo storage
100 000 m2
Warehouses
75 000 m3
Liquid cargo reservoirs
74 400 m3
Silos
25 200 m3
Cold storage
Pr. – Pk.: 08:00 – 16:30