Gdansk maps out its future plans

Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 13:41 by ce-press

The Port of Gdansk Authority, together with tour operator Baltic Gateway Group, were on hand at Seatrade Cruise Global to showcase what the city and region has to offer both operationally and touristically.

In addition, a long-term plan to invest in a fourth generation passenger terminal was presented. This will be equipped with the facilities and conveniences necessary to handle cruiseships and ferries and their passengers.

Ships up to 370m in length and a draught of up to 10m will be able to come alongside. Passenger handling capacity will be 800,000 a year. A helicopter pad will be located nearby.

Located in the central port, the total investment value of which will be €2.5 billion, the terminal is planned within the next 10 to 12 years, according to Michal Stupak, account manager Port Gdansk. Funding is due to come from public private partnership, credits and the Port of Gdansk’s own resources.

Shore excursions include the Teutonic Castle of Malbork, which is one of the biggest remaining Gothic fortresses in the world, an open-air museum in Wdzydze founded In 1906, the Sierra golf club and course, the European Solidarity Centre and the new Museum of Amber.

For €5, passengers can purchase a Gdansk tourist card with provides free entry to the top tourist attractions, as well discounts of up to 25% on other attractions and services and 20%on local restaurants.

In 2022, Gdansk welcomed 79 calls and 29,251 passengers. This year 62 and 25,700 respectively are expected.
Gdansk maps out its future plans
Westerplatte Terminal in Gdańsk (c) Port of Gdansk

Related port


Subscribe to our newsletter