Latvijas Kuģniecība

Who and how can apply?


Who can apply for support?

  • Organisations and projects providing support to former seamen of JSC “Latvijas kuģniecība”
  • Organisations and institutions, the activities and implemented projects of which are aimed at preserving historical material about development of the seafaring sector in Latvia
  • Initiatives promoting popularisation of the seafaring field in Latvia
  • Students in need of internship
  • Relatives of former seafarers of LK (for funeral support for deceased former seafarers)

Who is not supported?

  •         religious organisations
  •         entertainment activities
  •         state & local authorities
  •         certain individuals (athletes, artists)
  •         political campaigns and pre-election activities

Procedure description

Assessment criteria:

  •         relevance of project objective(s) to the LK community investment program objectives
  •         Relevance of project objective/s to the organisation selection criteria (see section who can and cannot qualify for the support of the company)

Application assessment:

Applications are evaluated and the support from LK is granted half-yearly (except for internship and funeral cost compensation applications, which are reviewed regularly). All applicants are required to send the filled-out application form to JSC “Latvijas kuģniecība” (Elizabetes Street 1, Riga, LV-1010 or to e-mail: by 30 June and 30 November.

Application assessment process:

All received applications that meet the investment policy objectives and criteria, and are submitted in accordance with these guidelines, are reviewed half-yearly by a work group appointed by the LK Management Board. In case of a rejection, the applicants will be informed by a reply message sent to the e-mail address of the contact person stated in the application. In turn, in case of a positive response, the applicant will be contacted by e-mail, and the information might be posted on the LK website

Investment efficiency monitoring and supervision procedure:

Every half-year details on the application evaluation results are published on the LK website, indicating which projects will receive funding and to what extent.


Once a year or at the end of the project (if it lasts less than one year) the aid beneficiaries shall provide a report to LK, stating the use of funding, a report on project results, as well as information on announcement of the project in the mass media (if any). The report must be sent to JSC “Latvijas kuģniecība” by post (Elizabetes Street 1 Riga, LV-1010) or by e-mail: