Polish seaports in 2023 – 145 million tons of cargo


Record transshipment result in Polish ports in 2023. The sea ports of Gdańsk, Gdynia and Szczecin-Świnoujście handled a total of over 145 million tons of cargo. This is an increase of 9.6% compared to 2022.

An increase in transshipment was recorded in the Port of Gdańsk (+18.67%) and the Port of Gdynia (+5.25%), while the Ports of Szczecin-Świnoujście recorded a 4% decrease.

The Port of Gdansk, with transshipments of over 80 million tons, maintained the second position in the Baltic Sea, overtaking the Russian Port of Primorsk by 17.6 million tons. Another record result of the port is mainly due to increased transshipment of liquid fuels (+47.5%, +12.13 million tons) and grains (+60%, +1.16 million tons).

The Port of Gdynia had an over 5% increase in transshipment in 2023. Increased transhipment volumes included grains (+42.7%, +2.02 million tons) and liquid fuels (+57.3%, +1.29 million tons). Decreases were recorded among other cargoes, with the exception of ore transshipment.

Transhipment decreased by 4.04% in the Ports of Szczecin-Świnoujście in 2023 to 35.3 million tons. The volume reduction was mainly due to reduced transshipment of general cargo (-10.4%, -1.84 million tons) and coal (-31.9%, -1.37 million tons). The largest increases in cargo supply were in grain handling (+59.5%, +0.98 million tons).

More info: Port Monitor 2023