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2.jun.2022
JSC „Ventspils Grain Terminal” is actively preparing for the new season

JSC „Ventspils Grain Terminal” is actively preparing for the new season and the acceptance of this year's grain cargoes, carrying out additional automation and mechanization of technological operations, ensuring the highest level of quality of its services and increasing the productivity of processes.

In particular, a mechanical sampler of the Rakoraf series (manufactured by Pfeuffer, Germany) was put into operation at the terminal, which allows for quick and representative sampling of cargo transported by road, their automatic transportation to the laboratory, cleaning and preparation for testing.

Taking into that the analytical laboratory of the terminal is accredited by LATAK and certified by GAFTA, the use of new equipment allows to ensure the highest level of assessment and quality control of any handled cargo.

12.may.2022
Testing and Analytical Laboratory of JSC "Ventspils Grain Terminal" confirmed its accreditation

During May of this year, the Testing and Analytical Laboratory of JSC "Ventspils Grain Terminal" confirmed its accreditation and full compliance with the international standard LVS EN ISO/IEC 17025, which defines the general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.

The scope of laboratory accreditation includes numerous methods for testing grains, legumes, oilseeds, numerous products of their processing, as well as environmental objects - atmospheric air, working area air, storm water.

Accreditation and conformity recognition of the laboratory is provided by the State Agency "Latvian National Accreditation Bureau", which, in turn, cooperates with international accreditation organizations ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation Committee) and IAF (International Accreditation Forum).

Receipt of the next accreditation certificate by JSC "Ventspils Grain Terminal" laboratory is a confirmation of the high competence of activities and the reliability of test results, which makes it possible to provide commercial services of the highest quality in this area, both nationally and internationally. Today, these services are already in high demand both within the Baltic region and far beyond its borders.

21.jul.2020
JSC “Ventspils Grain Terminal” fully completed preparations for acceptance of the new grain harvest

On July 21rd, 2020 JSC “Ventspils Grain Terminal” fully completed preparations for acceptance of the new grain harvest, performing sanitary processing of conveyor lines, storage facilities un other technological facilities of the terminal in full compliance with the GAFTA (Grain and Feed Trade Association) standards, involving GAFTA approved fumigators.

In the new season JSC “Ventspils Grain Terminal” guarantees its customers the highest quality and safety, as well as maximum range of stevedoring services when working with any type of cereals, oilseeds and legumes, other agricultural products and their processed products.

15.nov.2019
The system of quality, environment and energy management of the terminal has been recertified

JSC „Ventspils Grain Terminal” received certificates of compliance with the requirements of international standards ISO 9001/14001 with additions in energy efficiency, valid until November, 2022. The recertification of the terminal was carried out by Bureau Veritas, which is a world leader in testing, inspection and certification.

An integrated quality and environmental management system has been operating in the company since 2007. The terminal intends to continue supporting the certification, providing high quality services and all work processes, monitoring the environmental impact and energy efficiency of its activities.

8.aug.2019
JSC “Ventspils Grain Terminal” received an individual membership certificate of International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations FIATA.

FIATA represents the forwarding industry in the International Chamber of Commerce, the International Air Transport Association, the International Union of Railways, the International Road Transport Union, the World Customs Organization and the World Trade Organization, as well as has a consultant status at the UN Economic and Social Council, the UN Conference on Trade and development, the UN Commission on International Trade Law.

Membership in FIATA allows not only timely receiving relevant information, but also effectively participating in solving both local and global strategic issues of the transport sector. Thus, now JSC “Ventspils Grain Terminal” offers its customers not only stevedoring services, but also transport-forwarding services that fully comply with international requirements.

Certificate

23.jul.2019
JSC “Ventspils Grain Terminal” fully completed preparations for acceptance of the new grain harvest,

performing sanitary processing of conveyor lines, storage facilities un other technological facilities of the terminal in full compliance with the GAFTA (Grain and Feed Trade Association) standards, involving GAFTA approved fumigators.

In the new season JSC “Ventspils Grain Terminal” guarantees its customers the highest quality and safety, as well as maximum range of stevedoring services when working with any type of cereals, oilseeds and legumes, other agricultural products and their processed products.

15.jul.2019
On July 15th, 2019 JSC “Ventspils Grain Terminal” received membership confirmation into Latvian Association of freight forwarders and logistics LAFF.

LAFF consolidates Latvian freight forwarders and holders of customs warehouses, represents their interests in Latvia and internationally, is a member of International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations FIATA and International Federation of Warehouse and Logistics Associations, as well as Employers' Confederation of Latvia LDDK and The Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry LTRK.

Currently, JSC “Ventspils Grain Terminal” is carrying out the procedure of registration for an individual FIATA membership in order to organize a closer cooperation with existing and potential partners on an international level.

LAFF certificate

16.mar.2018
“Bureau Veritas Latvia” confirmed the compliance of Ventspils Grain Terminal with ISO 9001:2015 un ISO 14001:2015 standards

On March 16, 2018, the audit company “Bureau Veritas Latvia” confirmed the compliance of the integrated quality management and environmental management system, which has been operating in JSC “Ventspils Grain Terminal” since 2007, with the requirements of standards ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015.

It was especially noted that the environmental management system was complemented by a continuous process of estimating energy consumption, i.е. the energy management system, which meets the requirements of the international standard ISO 50001:2012, is actually implemented and operates in the company.

ISO 9001:2015 certificate
ISO 14001:2015 certificate