Port of Gdańsk

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Port of Gdańsk
Location
Country Poland
Location Gdańsk
Coordinates 53°54′11″N 14°15′05″E / 53.90306°N 14.25139°E / 53.90306; 14.25139
Details
Operated by Gdańsk Seaport Authority
Owned by Government of Poland
Size of harbor 412.56 ha (1,019.5 acres)
Land area 653 ha (1,610 acres)
Size 1,065.56 ha (2,633.1 acres)
Statistics
Annual cargo tonnage Increase 30.043 million tons (2013)
Annual container volume Increase 1.200.000 (2013)
Website
Port of Gdańsk
Entrance to the Inner Port

The Port of Gdańsk is a seaport located on the southern coast of Gdańsk Bay in the city of Gdańsk (Danzig), extending along the Vistula estuary Martwa Wisła (Dead Vistula), Port Channel and Kashubia Canal. It is one of the largest seaports on the Baltic Sea.

The Port of Gdańsk is divided into two parts, the Inner and Exterior Port.

Inner Port[edit]

  • Port of Gdansk Cargo Logistics S.A. - universal port operator providing handling and storage services for bulk and general cargo
  • Gdansk Container Terminal – providing feeder services
  • Ferry terminals
    • Polferries
    • Westerplatte
  • Phosphates terminal
  • Liquid and bulk sulphur terminal
  • Fruit handling terminal in the Port Free Zone

In the Port of Gdańsk is specialized cargo handling equipment and port infrastructure, enabling among others the handling of grain, fertilizers, lumber, ore, steel and containers, as well as ro-ro vessel servicing.

Exterior — Northern Port[edit]

Northern Port is located directly in the water basins of Gdańsk Bay. The largest vessels with a capacity of up to 300,000 metric tons deadweight (DWT) and draft to 15 m that enter the Baltic Sea can be serviced here.

  • Coal terminal
  • Naftoport — crude oil, heating oils, fuels terminal
  • LPG terminal
  • Deepwater Container Terminal

Trans-shipments[edit]

  • 1978 – 27,7 million ton
  • 2000 – 16,5 million ton
  • 2001 – 17,8 million ton
  • 2002 – 17,4 million ton
  • 2003 – 21,3 million ton
  • 2004 – 23,3 million ton
  • 2005 – 23,3 million ton
  • 2006 – 22,4 million ton
  • 2007 – 19,8 million ton
  • 2008 – 17,8 million ton
  • 2009 – 18,9 million ton[1]
  • 2010 – 27,2 million ton[2]
  • 2011 – 25,3 million ton[3]
  • 2012 – 26,9 million ton[4]
  • 2013 - 30,0 million ton record

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cargo statistics, portgdansk.pl.
  2. ^ [1] portgdansk.pl.
  3. ^ Cargo statistics, portgdansk.pl.
  4. ^ Cargo statistics, portgdansk.pl.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 54°22′50″N 18°39′30″E / 54.38056°N 18.65833°E / 54.38056; 18.65833