Ports, shipping and fisheries in 2014 in Poland

Deepwater Comtainer Terminal in Gdanska. Photo: Kacper Kowalski / aeromedia.pl
Deepwater Comtainer Terminal in Gdanska. Photo: Kacper Kowalski / aeromedia.pl

According to data of Central Statistical Office of Poland, in Polish deep sea and coastal fleet the number of ships and cargo volumes carried decreased in 2014 comparing to 2013. For another year in a row, since 2012 r., Polish ports saw increase of cargo volumes handled on the other hand.

In 2014 Polish sea-going and coastal transport fleet comprised 130 ships (down by 9.1 % comparing to 2013), totalling 2.723 million tonnes deadweight capacity (down by 10.6 %) and gross tonnage of 1899.4 (down by 9.3 % year to year). Of these, 104 units belonged to deep-sea fleet (with an aggregated deadweight of 2.721 million tonnes, down by 10.4 % from 2013 r. and total gross tonnage of 1,894 million – down by 9.1 % comparing to 2013 r.) and 26 were coasters .

Polish owned sea-going transport fleet carried 6.781 million tonnes of cargoes in 2014 (down by 2.7 % from 2013).

As much as 68.9 million tonnes of cargoes were handled in 2014 in Polish ports. That is 7.2 % up from 2013. There were 17.5 ship calls to Polish ports in 2014 (1.9 % less than in 2013).

As many as 2.220 million passengers started or finished their sea journeys in Polish ports in 2014 (0.9 % up from 2013).

At the end of 2014 Polish fishing fleet consisted of 873 units (4.2 % increase from 2013), totalling gross tonnage of 34,000 (up by 0.4 % from 2013 r).

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