Port of Gdansk throughput down 2% to 11.71 mln t in Jan-Apr'17
In January-April 2017, Port of Gdansk (Poland) handled 11,711,792 t of cargo (+2%, year-on-year), the stevedoring company says.
Transshipment of grain totaled 415,282 t, general cargo and timber – 4,932,471 t, other bulk cargo (aggregates, sulphur, ore) – 1,105,909 t, coal – 1,235,797 t, liquid fuel – 4,022,333.
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.