The cargo throughput of the Port of Gdansk (Poland) amounted to 3.03 million tons in January 2017, which is slightly higher than the same period last year (+0.7%). The general cargo turnover during the reporting period increased by 29.2% to 1.28 million tonnes, while oil and oil products rose by 17.3% yoy to 1.22 million tons. The handled grain cargo in port of Gdansk increased by 3.9% yoy to 0.13 million tons. Significantly dropped the throughput of coal, which during the reported period dropped by 60.7% yoy to 0.19 million tons. The share of general cargo in port’s turnover is 42%, while share of oil and oil products is 40%.
The container throughput in port of Gdansk increased by 29.3% yoy in January 2017, amounting to 111,220 TEU. The tonnage of containerized cargo amounted to 1.15 million tons, which is 28.1% more than the corresponding period last year.
Port of Gdansk is a staging center of the Polish coast and the southern part of the Baltic Sea. In addition to handling of oil, coal, ore and other cargo, the port has a number of linear communications with the Baltic and Western European ports (ferry, container and Ro-Ro line). The cargo throughput of the port of Gdansk for the year 2016 amounted to 37.29 million tons, container turnover is 1.3 million TEU.