Rīgas Universālais Termināls, one of the biggest terminal operators in the Port of Riga, becomes a member of the Foreign Investors Council in Latvia (FICIL)!

“Rīgas Universālais Termināls (RUT) is a stevedoring service providing company, which has been operating in Latvia for many years. At FICIL, we look forward to sharing our expertise in the area of environmental, energy, and labour policies!”- Jānis Kasalis, general manager at PORTEK.

RUT is part of PORTEK – a global medium-sized terminal operator and port equipment engineering solutions provider, with offices in over 9 countries throughout Africa, Europe and Asia. PORTEK Int is 100% subsidiary of Mitsui&Co. RUT handles more than 3 million tons of cargoes in the Port of Riga annually, becoming a leading player in the handling of wood products and frozen food cargoes in Latvia. RUT’s multipurpose terminal operation also includes the loading & unloading of containers, bulk cargoes and general cargoes, cold storage and rail transport.

FICIL is a non-governmental organisation, which unites large foreign-owned companies from different industries, foreign trade chambers and Stockholm School of Economics in Riga. FICIL’s mission is to use the experience and knowledge of its members to provide recommendations for public sector to improve Latvia’s business environment and competitiveness in attracting foreign investment.