Port of Gdansk throughput up 0.7% to 8.86 mln t in Jan-March'17
In January-March 2017, Port of Gdansk (Poland) handled 8,864,470 t of cargo (+0.7%, year-on-year), the stevedoring company says.
Transshipment of grain totaled 357,820 t, general cargo and timber – 3,797,982 t, other bulk cargo (aggregates, sulphur, ore) – 789,525 t, coal – 689,202 t, liquefied fuel – 3,229,941 t.
The port of Gdansk is a major international transportation hub situated in the central part of the southern Baltic coast. Besides handling bulk cargoes (oil, coal, metal, ores) the port provides a number of line services linking it with the ports of the Baltic Sea and Western Europe (primarily ferry, construction and ro-ro lines). In 2016, the port handled 37,288,969 t of cargo.