Zarząd Portu Morskiego Elbląg Sp. z o.o. -

Zarząd Portu Morskiego Elbląg Sp. z o.o.

Portowa 1-3
82-300 Elbląg
55 234 46 31
55 234 46 31


Geographic position

The Harbour of Elbląg is the biggest Polish harbour on The Vistula Bay. It is located on the river Elbląg, 6 km from its estuary to The Vistula Bay (latitude: 54° 10'5" N; longitude: 19°23'S"). The Vistula Bay is connected with The Gulf of Gdańsk by inland navigation along the river Szkarpawa and by Pilawa Strait near Baltiysk.
In Elbląg starts Ostróda-Elbląg Channel (129,8 km), the unique in the world, technical relic, which is a tourist attraction.

Characteristic of the Harbour

Port Elbląg is a local harbour, designed for inshore goods, passenger and tourist navigation at The Vistula Bay and The Gulf of Gdańsk. Annually over 30 thou. of passengers are shipped.
Total site area - 470 hectares
Length - 4,5 km
Total quay length - 2,5 km (including 0,3 km of passengers quays.)
Depth of fairway- 2,5m (1,8 m in extreme conditions)

· a siding
· an overhead crane (150 tonnes of tonnage)
· a cereal elevator ( capacity 14 thou. m3 )
· a turntable for ships ( length: 120 m )
· 5 docks
· 5 marinas
· Repair Shipyard

The Harbour has road and railway connections with:
· Kaliningrad District (Russia)
· Warszawa
· Gdańsk
· Olsztyn
· Malbork
· Braniewo

Harbour’s merits

· Favourable geographic position in the context of potential economic relations and co-operation with Kaliningrad District , Baltic Republics and countries of Scandinavia
· Creating circumstances to enlarge trade (border crossing point, Commodity Exchange)
· Good condition of technical infrastructure (strengthened quays, open store areas, sidings, cereal elevators)
· Possibility of repairing vessels in Repair Shipyard.
· Presence of all institutions necessary for service of passenger traffic and goods traffic ( Border Guard, Customs House, Port Authority, Management Board of the Harbour, Point of Fitosanitary Control)
· convenient conditions for sailing and other water sports


(offer valid since 2006)

1.Basic technical parameters of the terminal:

- Total area – 5 ha, including 3,1 ha of a storing area
- Berth: length – 196 m. In the middle of the berth there is a 12 metres wide loading platform for ro-ro ships. It is possible to serve two units simultaneously. Maximum parameters of ships (barges): length – 85 metres, width – 15,0 metres, draught – 2,30 metres, carrying capacity up to 1500 tons. The berth is equipped with an universal power input point (400/230 V), two points of water consumption for mooring ships, as well as one point of water consumption for industrial purposes.
- Stacking yard for containers (20- and 40-foot) – one-layer capacity approx. 100 items. Possibility of storing the reefer containers. There is a possibility of storing and assembling the over-size constructions prepared for water transport. Maximum surface load – 5 t/m2.
- Bunker for dry goods: dimensions 40,0 x 107,0 x 2,5 metres, It is designed for storing dry goods (coal, building materials etc.). This bunker is divided for three sections: I – 7.600 tons, II – 4.300 tons, III – 4.400 tons
- Warehouse. A one-bay steel hall, 1440 m2 of usable area, designed for storing general cargo in pallets, in packets or in stacks. Storing height – up to 5 metres. The warehouse capacity is equal to 3300 tons.
- A one-bay umbrella roof station, 1440 m2 of usable area, designed for storing general cargo, reloading equipment, empty pallets etc. Capacity – 3200 tons.

2. Assessed structure of loads and yearly reloading abilities:

- Goods in bulk (coal, building materials, sand, breakstone) – 600000 tons
- Conventional general cargo, including goods in containers and in packets (sacks, chests etc.) – 150000 tons
- Containers (20- and 40-foot)
- Heavy pieces (possible assembly on the area of terminal)
- Directions of a water transport: ports of the Kaliningrad District (Kaliningrad, Bałtijsk, Swietłyj), Polish ports, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Scandinavia and - Western Europe. Terminal is supervised and monitored 24 hours a day.

3.Other activities

On the area of terminal there may be organised various activities: storing, sorting, purifying, packing etc., forming and unforming the containers, warehouses and customs stock areas, cold stores, parking places during the transit etc. In a direct vicinity of terminal there is – among the others – marina with a hotel of tourist class „Wodnik” (28 accommodation places).

(offer valid since 2006)

This terminal enables full border clearance service of passengers and international navigation units:

- passenger ferries, as well as passenger and car ferries (cars and delivery vans)
- passenger ships
- sport units.
- Simultaneously there may be served 200 people and 30 cars. Maximum parameters of the units: length 65 metres, width 12 metres, draught 2,5 metres.
- The ordinate of a slipway’s edge (a place where ferries reach the shore): +0,6 metres above sea level. Width of enter/exit on/from a ferry – 10 metres.
- Nearby the terminal there are tramway and bus lines (public transport), as well as the railway.

Directions of the international passenger navigation:

Elbląg – Kaliningrad
Elbląg – Bałtijsk.

National navigation – cruises from/to:

- ports of the Vistula Lagoon (Frombork, Tolkmicko, Krynica Morska, Kąty Rybackie)
- ports of Gdańsk urban area
- Masurian lakes (Elbląg Canal)
- On the area of terminal there is a possibility of water supply, collection of sewage and communal waste.