Baltic Coal Terminal, which is located at the port of Ventspils, in Latvia, handled 2.6mt (million tonnes) of coal in the first five months of the year, with volumes down 6.1% in the month of May, when 177,224 tonnes was handled.

The port mainly handles export coal from the Zarechnaya mine in Russia. In 2012, a total of 4.79mt of coal passed through the port, mostly en route to the UK, Germany and Poland. It has covered warehousing for 210,000 tonnes of coal.