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Record high cargo handling in 2017 – summary

The Szczecin-Świnoujście Port Complex recorded exceptionally high cargo handling figures in 2017. Last year, the two ports handled nearly 25.5 million t of cargo. This translates into an increase of 5.4% comparing with 2016.

Robust cargo handling figures

Nearly 23.5 m ton of cargo have been handled at quays of the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority. This translates into an increase of over 5% comparing with a corresponding period of last year.

Business visit

On 11th December this year, the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority hosted a visit of representatives of a Chinese company dealing with rail transport and providing innovative transport solutions. Mr. Marcin Pawlicki, the Deputy Mayor of Szczecin, attended the meeting.

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.