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ANOTHER RECORD IN PORTS OF SZCZECIN AND ŚWINOUJŚCIE

September turned out to be the best month regarding cargo handling in the ports of Szczecin and Świnoujście. In September this year, berths administered by the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority handled 2,153.9 thousand tonnes of cargo, a 42.3% increase in relation to September 2009 (1,513.7 thousand tonnes).

 

 

Cargo handling in particular months of 2010:

In 9 months of 2010 the port handled 15,496.6 thousand tonnes of cargo which translates to an increase of 32.6% if compared with a corresponding period of last year (11,690.8 thousand tonnes).

The largest increase was recorded in the following groups of cargo (September 2009 to September 2010):

Coal:                     
09.2009             349.0 thousand tonnes
09.2010             792.8 thousand tonnes
Increase                         27.2%

General cargo: 
09.2009               654.3 thousand tonnes
09.2010               787.3 thousand tonnes
Increase   0.3%

Oil and products:     
09.2009                 48.2 thousand tonnes
09.2010                 142.4 thousand tonnes
Increase   195.4%

If we compare 9 months of 2010 and 2011 the largest increase in cargo handling was recorded in the following cargo groups:

Coal:
01-09.2009          2,622.2 thousand tonnes
01-09.2010          5,533.4 thousand tonnes
Increase               111%

General cargo: 
01-09.2009         5,137.8 thousand tonnes
01-09.2010         6,261.2 thousand tonnes
Increase               21.9%

Oil and products 
01-09.2009         735.3 thousand tonnes
01-09.2010         814.0 thousand tonnes
Increase   10.7%

Already at the beginning of October this year, ports of Szczecin and Świnoujście exceeded the cargo handling level reached in the whole 2009. During 12 months of 2009 cargo handling was 16,497.7 thousand tonnes. According to preliminary estimates, this year cargo handling of the two ports should reach 19 million tonnes.

Wojciech Sobecki
Spokesperson