HISTORY

Beginnings of the Port in Świnoujście.


1729

Frederick William I, the King of Prussia, decided to deepen Świna river and build a port at the river’s mouth.


1818 - 1829

Breakwaters building caused the port opening to be calm and safe even if it is stormy.


1828

At the eastern breakwater a luminous beacon was placed in order to provide a safe navigation of vessels, and two years later a lookout tower at the eastern coast was built.


1854

Piers protection at the eastern bank of Świna.


1857

Lighthouse illuminated the area.


1946

Polish port regulations were introduced, wrecks were removed from the port.

 

Post-war investments


1950

Handing over the base of vessel bunkering at Portowców Quay (Świnoport I).


1959 - 1964

Reconstruction of Władysława IV’s Quay.


1961 - 1964

Reconstruction of the Base of Vessels Handling.


1966 - 1984

Building the Base of Coal Handling, Górników Quay (Świnoport II).


1976 – 1978

Building the Base of Chemical Materials Handling, Chemików Quay (Świnoport III).


1986

Completion of building the Base of Ore Handling, Hutników Quay (Świnoport IV).


1998- 1999

Building the Terminal Deza Polska – to handle liquid tar pitch, at Chemików Quay.


1999

Development of the Hutników Quay base commenced.


2001

Beginning of modernization of Portowców Quay and adjustment to unloading.


2002 - 2003

Development of Terminal Deza Polska – to handle liquid tar pitch – two new reservoirs.


2003 - 2004

Building the Container Terminal at Hutników Quay (VGN).


2009

Equipping the Górników Quay with two 140-tone capacity port cranes - Liebherr LHM 500.


2009 - 2012

Building the Terminal Bunge Trade Polska – to handle corn, at Portowców Quay.

 

History of the OT Port Świnoujście Sp. z o.o.



October 1990

Simplification of organizational structure and increase of Handling and Storing Establishment independence in Świnoujście, operating within the state enterprise – Port Szczecin-Świnoujście Establishment.


May 1991

Conversion of Port Szczecin-Świnoujście Establishment into a one-man joint stock company of the Exchequer.


September 1991

Establishing the Limited Liability Company - Port Handlowy Świnoujście Sp. z o.o.,


January 2008

Acquisition of shares by PTK Holding S.A. from Zabrze (then DB Schenker Rail Polska S.A.) and Odratrans S.A. from Wrocław (then OT Logistics S.A) from Zarząd Morskich Portów Szczecin i Świnoujście S.A.


September 2012

Taking over the controlling interests of Port Handlowy Świnoujście Sp. z o.o. by OT Logistics S.A. subsequent to purchasing shares from DB Schenker Rail Polska S.A.
 

April 2015

Changing the company name to OT Port Świnoujście Sp. z o.o.