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The Port of Świnoujście is expanding

The Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority expanded its land by nearly 10 ha in the port of Świnoujście. The new plot was purchased from PKN Orlen.  The Ports Authority intends to designate the plot to backup facilities of the ferry terminal, including a new car park. This should improve access to the terminal and take over some traffic from adjacent streets, in particular the growing inbound truck traffic.

A conference in Opatija, Croatia

On 20th November this year, in Opatija, Croatia, a three-day conference started on “The Port of Rijeka, Gateway of the Baltic-Adriatic Core Network Corridor”. Attendees included Dariusz Słaboszewski, the President of Board, and Aneta Szreder-Piernicka, the Commercial Director. President Słaboszewski plays a double role at the conference, since he represents the Ports Authority and the Baltic Port Organisation (BPO).

Good results in cargo handling

After ten months of this year, cargo handling in ports of Szczecin and Świnoujście has continued showing a growing trend. The largest increase has been recorded regarding oil and ore. Results in other bulk, general cargo and containers are also quite good. Unfortunately, downturn continues regarding coal and grain.

Visit of Hungarian Ambassador

Orsolya Zsuzsanna Kovács, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary, paid a working visit to the ports of Szczecin and Świnoujście.

Our presence at the Warsaw business forum

Dariusz Słaboszewski, the President of Board at the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority, participated in the 16+1 Business Forum held in Warsaw on 25-26 October this year. The Forum was a part of the 2nd Meeting of Transport Ministers from Central and Eastern Europe and China.

Economic Forum in Vilnius

The Polish-Lithuanian business forum of "Lithuania and Poland: what we don’t know?” was held in Vilnius on 25th October this year. Kazimierz Drzazga, Vice-president for Infrastructure, represented the Seaports Authority.

Cargo handling continuously growing

Nearly 19 m tons of cargo have been handled by port operators at quays under the administration of the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority. It accounts for 6.3 percent increase comparing to the previous year.

An agreement with the Port of Rijeka signed

On 7th July this year, in the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, in the presence of the Polish President Andrzej Duda and the President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, the President of Board for the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority Dariusz Słaboszewski and the Executive Director of the Port Authority of Rijeka Marino signed an agreement on cooperation between the two ports. The ceremony was a part of the Three Seas Initiative meeting held in Warsaw.

Railway mains to be modernized

On 4th July this year, in the Szczecin Seaport, a contract was signed for the project of ‘Improving the railway access to seaports of Szczecin and Świnoujście’. It is a very important project for the Szczecin-Świnoujście port complex, since it is expected to improve railway accessibility of the two ports.

Intermodal in Świnoujście – feasibility study and building design

On 23rd June this year, a contract was signed for ‘Developing of a feasibility study and building design’ to support a project of ‘Adjusting the infrastructure of the Ferry Terminal in Świnoujście for handling of intermodal transport’. The event took place in the head office of the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority. On behalf of the Seaport Authority the document was signed by Deputy Presidents of Board J. Cichocki and K. Drzazga, whereas the contractor, a consortium of COMPONO Sp. z o.o. (consortium leader) based in Szczecin and TRACTEBEL ENGINEERING SA based in Katowice, was represented by Adam Borowski.