Gdansk port (port code: PLGDN) is a large port in Poland. It is situated at the mouth of Wisla River, in the north of Poland, on the southern Baltic coast.
The port consists of two parts which differ in terms of natural operation parameters: the inner port and the outer port called Northern Port. The inner port, extends along Martwa Wisla and Port Channel, providing mainly general cargo, handling and storage services on both sides of the fairway. There are liquid and dry bulk sulphur terminals, phosphates terminal, two ferry terminals, fruit handling terminal and a container terminal, handling international and far east trade. The remaining wharves handle general and bulk cargo. Specialised cargo handling equipment and port infrastructure are available, enabling the handling of grain, fertilisers, lumber, ore, steel and containers, as well as Ro-Ro vessel servicing. The Port Free Zone is also located at the entrance to the inner port. The outer port features piers, quays and cargo handling stations located directly in the water basins of Gulf of Gdansk. There are modern handling and storage facilities for containers and bulk cargoes of crude oil, heating oils and fuels, coal and LPG, together forming an area for servicing the energy sector.
The port remains ice free all year round. It handles approximately 17,781,000t of cargo and 185,661TEU annually. About 59% of the vessels regularly calling at this port are cargo vessels. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 400 meters. The maximum draught is 15 meters. The maximum deadweight is 214,733t.