Container terminal





Crisis in the shipping world in 2009 and pressure of the deep sea carriers to cut the transports expenses accelerated replacement of container ships entering the Baltic. Instead of typical feeder with a capacity of 600 TEU units two / three times bigger ships appeared with a draft exceeding possibility of passage through the Kiel Canal. The larger tonnage means another ports challenge that has to adapt them to the new conditions. In order to meet this demand OT PORT ŚWINOUJŚCIE Sp. z o.o. in the middle of 2013 commenced first container handling* in Hutników Quay and Górników Quay.

Advantages arising from the location of the port / terminal in Świnoujście:

At the end of this year, the terminal will be equipped with a gantry-type container - Post Panamax STS and extend for another storage area for 4400-5500 TEU capacity (storage plus a service depot) today dedicated to the bulk.

* Eimskip - Regular (fixed day service) a Polish container link with Iceland (Reykjavik, Grundartangi, Reydarfjordur) by Sweden (Helsingborg), Norway (Fredrikstad) and Denmark (Aarhus, Torshavn - Faroe Islands) on the way back to Świnoujście (call on Wednesdays ) by the Netherlands (Rotterdam)

** Proximity cold Euro -Terminal - Storage Capacity c / a 24,000 pallets in a range (-30°C / +13°C ) gives customers the chance of stripping and short storage of full reefers in the square.