The geographical location of the Riga port is in the center of the Baltic States and the main transit corridor of the East - West and North - South intersection of cargo carriers that means fastest, safest and cheapest service. The port of Riga offers both beneficial sea and land connections.
Regular container ship lines connect the port of Riga to major European ports, while regular container trains allow cargo to be speedily transported to Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan and China.
The goal of the Freeport of Riga is to establish it as the leading port in the Baltic States as well as a significant source of economic prosperity in Latvia. The volume of cargo handled in 2022 is 23.5 million tons.
Freeport terminal cargo handling capacity is 63 million tons per year. The Freeport of Riga has been established on both banks of the River Daugava in the length of 15 kilometres. 34 stevedore companies and 28 ship agent companies operate successfully at the Freeport of Riga. The main cargoes at the Freeport of Riga are containers, various metals, timber, coal, mineral fertilizers, chemical cargoes and petroleum products.