Wismar Port (DEWIS)

Port Code DEWIS City Wismar
Port Name WISMAR Country/Region Germany
Category Port City Route EUROPEAN BRANCH PORT
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Wismar Port (DEWIS)


      A port city in northern Germany. It's on the South Bank of vismar Bay in the Baltic Sea. The population is 57000 (1984). It was found in historical records in 1167. It was founded in 1229. He joined the Hanseatic League in 1266. It is the largest cargo port and an important fishing port in China. Industries include shipbuilding, metallurgy, sugar making, wood processing, fish processing, etc. There are historic buildings in the middle ages.

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Summary of DEWIS

Wismar Port (Port Code: DEWIS) is a large-sized seaport located on the Bay of Wismar of the Baltic Sea, in northeastern German, directly opposite the island of Poel. It contains a total of 2300 meters in quays, including 15 berths and two dolphin berths. The port can accommodate vessels to 210 meters with draught of 8.4 meters. With modern facilities, it handles wood products and logs, with storage capacity of 19 thousand square meters and ample cargo-handling equipment and facilities. Forest products are a major cargo for the Port of Wismar. The Port of Wismar offers covered storage for eight thousand cubic meters and open storage for 21 thousand cubic meters of forest products.
The Port of Wismar is well-positioned to handle increasingly important renewable raw materials, including wood by-products and bioenergy-related bulk goods like rapeseed and rape-pellets. The central position of Wismar seaport is ideal for north-south traffic between Central Europe and Scandinavia. It also plays an important role in the grouping and distribution of goods flows due to its east-west connection to the Baltic States and Russia.