RĪGAS BRĪVOSTAS PADOME (FREEPORT OF RIGA AUTHORITY) Society

General Information
Registration number: 
40008048170
Year of foundation: 
1990
Industry (NACE 2): 
TRANSPORTATION AND STORAGE
50 Water transport
Number of employees: 
201 - 500
Turnover (EUR):
No data
2018
No data
2017
Export volume (EUR):
No data
2018
No data
2017
Certificates: 
ISO 9001:2008
Contact Information
Address: 
Kalpaka bulvāris 12, Rīga, LV-1010, Latvia
Phone: 
+371-67030800
Fax: 
+371-67030835
E-mail: 
rop [at] rop [dot] lv
Languages spoken : 
English
Latvian
Russian
Business Profile and Cooperation Interests
Business profile: 

Management of a port is carried out by the port authority, which, as a body governed by public law, performs the following administrative functions:

1) determine port dues and charges and tariff ceiling for the services;
2) ensure the collection of port dues and charges and lease (rental) payments;
3) determine the guarding and pass arrangements in the port;
4) within its competence, monitor the compliance with port regulations;
5) within its competence, monitor the compliance of the activities of port undertakings (companies) with laws, regulatory enactments of the Cabinet of Ministers and the By-laws of hte relevant port authority;
6) control the protection of the port territory against pollution, ensure rectification of the consequences of pollution in hte port and participate in the rectification of the consequences of pollution in the sea, as well as organise acceptance of ship waste and polluted water and prepare a management plan for ports in respect of ship created waste;
7) ensure winter navigation in the port in accordance with the procedures formulated by the Latvian Maritime Administration;
8) determine ISPS Code requirements fulfilment and monitor the activities of the organizations, located in port, in accordance with the port equipment safety plans;
9) take decision on issuing permission to start the planned activities on the port territory pursuant to the law "On assessment of impact on environment".

The port authority as a body governed by private law performs the following functions:

  • formulate a draft programme for development of the port in conformity with the approved development concept for the ports of Latvia and development program of the municipality and land management plan of the area;
  • ensure the implementation of the programme for port development adopted by the Latvian Port Council;
  • manage the property transferred to its possession - hydrotechnic structures, fairways, navigation equipment and devices in the port, as well as the aquatorium and navigation devices in management districts, as well as infrastructure related to the port activities;
  • formulate and approve draft estimates for the utilisation of financial resources, in accordance with the procedures prescribed by the by-law of the port authority, for the next calendar year and the subsequent five years and, if necessary, update the prospective draft estimates for the utilisation of financial resources submitted in the previous year;
  • organise construction work in the port and construction of infrastructure, related to the activities of the port, in the territory of the port in conformity with the development programme of the port;
  • perform research regarding the demand for and supply of the port services;
  • enter into contracts with undertakings (companies) regarding their activities in the port, in order to ensure and improve the package of port services in accordance with the By-laws of the port authority and the port development programme;
  • within the scope of its authority, manage the land of the port and the State or local government property located on it and transferred to the possession of the port authority;
  • provide for the maintenance and development of the infrastructure, owned by it or transferred to its possession, participate in the development of infrastructure related to the activities of hte port.