Port of Gdansk throughput up 4% to 25.5 mln t in Jan-Aug'17
In January-August 2017, Port of Gdansk (Poland) handled 25,501,876 t of cargo (+4%, year-on-year), the stevedoring company says.
Transshipment of grain totaled 552,511 t, general cargo and timber – 11,141,226 t, other bulk cargo (aggregates, sulphur, ore) – 2,453,263 t, coal – 3,076,220 t, liquid fuel – 8,278,656 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.