By Marek Grzybowski
The total transhipments of Polish ports in the first half of 2023 amounted to 74.2 million tons of cargo and were 20.53% higher than in the first half of the previous year, Actia Forum informs in its latest report.
In all Polish large ports, transshipments increased in the first half of 2023. The largest increase was recorded in the Port of Gdansk, where the supply of cargo increased by over 36%, to 41,284.5 thousand. tone. The increased activity of port terminals was influenced by increased handling of coal and coke (+117.41%), liquid fuels (+59.64%), grain (+51.82%) and other bulk (+9.13%).
In the first half of 2023, the Port of Gdynia recorded an increase in transshipments by 7.88%. In Gdynia, the handling of grain at the fuel terminal increased (+80.97%), the handling of grain (49.83%) and coal and coke (48.40%) increased.
In the first half of 2023, the Port of Szczecin-Świnoujście recorded an increase in transshipments by 3.47%. More than 18 million tons of cargo were transshipped at the terminal. The increase was driven by increased handling at bulk terminals, which handled more coal and coke (+59.98%), other bulk (+35.38%), grain (+45.33%) and fuel (26.46%) .