Port of Gdansk throughput up 4% to 17.9 mln t in HI’2016
In January-June 2016, Port of Gdansk (Poland) handled 17.93 mln t of cargo (+4%, year-on-year), the stevedoring company says.
Transshipment oil product fell by 22.5% to 5.63 mln t, general cargo – up 30% to 7.22 mln t, coal – up 32% to 2.5 mln t, grain down 29% to 554,400 t.
The Port’s container throughput increased by 27.2% to 645,850 TEUs.
In the reported period, the Port serviced 47,299 passengers, down 2,7%.
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.