Port of Gdansk throughput up 4.1% to 27.87 mln t in 9M’16
In January-September 2016, Port of Gdansk (Poland) handled 27.87 mln t of cargo (+4.1%, year-on-year), the stevedoring company says.
Transshipment of gain fell by 30.2% to 802,770 t, general cargo and timber up 27.6% to 10.8 mln t, other bulk cargo (aggregates, sulphur, ore) – up 16.5% to 2.86 mln t, coal – up 6.6% to 3.80 mln t, liquid fuel – down 13.7% to 9.59 mln 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 2015, the port handled 35.91 mln t of cargo.