Feature, Freight News, Sea

Gdansk undeflected by Covid disruption

[ November 30, 2020   //   ]

The Port of Gdansk expects to handle more than 48million tonnes of cargo in 2020, retaining its position as one of Europe’s fastest growing ports despite the disruption caused by the coronavirus crisis.

Gdansk handled 36.2million tonnes in the first three quarters of the year to September and is on course to handle the same amount of cargo it did in 2018 and just under 52.2million tonnes it managed in 2019. The performance means it has broken into the top 20 biggest ports in Europe for the first time ahead of Genoa and Dunkirk.

Although there has been a dip in container volume in Gdansk has retained its position as the second biggest box port on the Baltic.