2018 April 23 14:47

Port of Gdansk (Poland) throughput up 44% to 12.7 million tonnes in January-March 2018

In January-March 2018, Port of Gdansk (Poland) handled 12,746,775 tonnes of cargo (+44%, year-on-year), the stevedoring company says.

Transshipment of grain totaled 116,062 tonnes, general cargo and timber – 5,474,078 tonnes, other bulk cargo (aggregates, sulphur, ore) – 852,609 tonnes, coal – 1,748,705 tonnes, liquid fuel – 4,555,321 tonnes.

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 2017, the port handled 40,613,784 tonnes of cargo.