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Venstpils Free port 1st pier dismantling

Location: Latvia

Status: Dismantling was completed in 2014.

About: 1st pier of the port of Ventspils for handling of oil and oil products was designed and built from 1959 to 1961. Its total length is 300 meters, including the mooring piles. Because of the long operation time, its structures have corroded and could no longer protect water area from oil product contamination. Demolition of the 1st pier began in February 2013.