Mariner’s Baltic Container Terminal (BCT), which it has operated for more than 25 years, is located within the Freeport Riga, Latvia. Since commencing operations in 1996 it has grown to become the largest and fastest growing container terminal in the Baltic States. BCT’s container handling activities involves both quay and yard operations as well as warehousing and a vast range of ancillary activities.
The terminal’s strategic location and optimal rail and road connectivity together with the company’s good relations with clients and strategic and timely investments have all been key influential factors in its performance.
Over the years the company has invested in new quay and yard equipment, new warehousing facilities as well as a state-of-the-art IT system. Future investments included quay and yard extension, additional warehousing, renovations of RMG’s and installation of rooftop solar panels with an installed capacity of 1.1MW. These investments will further enable BCT to increase its capacity as well as its efficiency and productivity.
Mariner Finance plc, through its Latvian branch, owns and operates a 5-storey 4,000sqm commercial and office building strategically located near the Old Town in central Riga, Latvia and opposite Riga central station. The property is leased to third parties.
The Old Town (Vecrīga), in the Central District of the Latvian Capital, is the city’s very heart, showcasing well-preserved medieval architecture and narrow cobbled streets at every corner. This UNESCO World Heritage site has everything from astonishing architecture, a wide variety of world cuisine to world-class museums. Vecrīga is famous for its old churches and cathedrals, such as Riga Cathedral and St. Peter’s Church.