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Latvian Ports – Port of Liepaja stamp from Latvia

Latvian Ports – Port of Liepaja stamp from Latvia
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Latvijas Pasts issued a stamp within the series "Latvian Ports". The current stamp is dedicated to Liepaja Port.

Port of Liepaja is the winter ice-free port on the Baltic Sea's east coast, Liepaja, Latvian Republic. Containing 80 berths, it is the third largest port in Latvia. The business is focused mainly on the export and transit services. The port of Liepaja belongs to Liepaja Special Economic Zone, which provides free port status of the port. The port began functioning as a commercial port only in 1992, after Russia's armed forces leave.

Port of Liepaja common hydraulic structure contains jetties, breakwaters, berths, waterways, floating navigational aids, appliances and lights. The port's water area is managed by the Port Authority, realizing as well vessels traffic operational management, shipping safety control and monitoring functions.

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