Ventspils nafta termināls
 
 

Terminal

VNT is a modern and technologically sophisticated facility with a total area of more than 100 hectares and a tank farm with 105 storage tanks. All operations are centralised and controlled from one united control room. Sophisticated petroleum product handling processes – receipt, handling and transhipment – are performed with great precision by highly qualified employees. VNT strengthens its position as a transit market leader by constantly improving operations and technologies of the company, to be one step ahead of the customer’s future needs. The numbers - reflecting the scope and variety of operations that VNT can perform - speak for themselves. 

VNT in numbers:

  • TANK FARM
    TANK FARM

    Total tank capacity - 1 195 000 m3 
    50 000 m3 – 4 tanks
    20 000 m3 – 31 tanks
    10 000 m3 – 5 tanks
    5000 m3 – 65 tanks

  • AUTOMATED PUMP STATIONS
    AUTOMATED PUMP STATIONS

    11 pump stations
    122 pumps
    2200 electrically actuated valves

  • TRANSHIPMENT VOLUMES BY RAIL
    TRANSHIPMENT VOLUMES BY RAIL
    • 7 000 000 tonnes – total annual capacity of the terminal for receiving products by railway
    • 176 rail tank cars can be discharged simultaneously
    • 600 – the maximum number of handled rail tank cars per 24 hours

     

  • PORT
    PORT
    • 2 jetties – allows handling of 4 tankers simultaneously
    • 15 m – maximum draft
    • 45 m – maximum width
    • 270 m – maximum length
    • 100 000 t – maximum deadweight

     

  • LABORATORY
    LABORATORY
    • 165 – different types of analyses are carried out each day
    • 40 000–60 000 different analyses throughout the year
  • RAILWAY RACKS
    RAILWAY RACKS
    • 3 rail racks for handling of rail tank cars carrying crude oil, gas oil, several grades of gasoline, and other petroleum products.
    • One of the rail racks has an option for gasoline blending with liquid butane, and allows to add butane to gasoline in 10 rail tank cars simultaneously.
  • FIRE-FIGHTING STATION
    FIRE-FIGHTING STATION

    The fire-fighting station with a fully automated control centre is one of the most advanced in Latvia.
    24/7 – working hours of the fire station
    8 units of machinery – fire-fighting vehicle fleet
    11 km – total length of fire hoses
    328 fire-extinguishing foam and water hydrants

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