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The Constanța Port

The Constanța Port represents the most important and dynamic business infrastructure in the Constanța Metropolitan Area. The port has a long history and benefits from a variety of intermodal connections (river, through the Danube-Black Sea Channel, rail, road, aerial, and through a network of pipes). The Port receives regular container deliveries from various ports in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe (Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, etc.). There is also a regular Ro-Ro/Ferry to Barcelona, Tanger, Malaga, Vigo, Setubal, Valencia, Pireu, Borusan. More recently, cruise sheeps dock in the Constanța Port, with the final destination in Turkey, Greece, Italy, Croatia, etc.

The port includes the following terminals

For RO-RO:

two terminals and a pier, with road and rail access, storage facilities of around 90,000 m2, and capacity to accomodate 10,000 vehicles.

For Ferry-Boat:

a terminal with ship on-load and off-load equipment.

For passengers:

a new terminal, in the North side of the Port, which can operate around 100,000 passengers per year.

For barges and tugs:

a terminal for non-propelled barges, which can accomodate 150 units, and river tug terminal, with a capacity of 40 units.

For GPL:

a new terminal, with a surface of around 24,000 m2 and a storage capacity of 4,000 m3, and with road and rail connection.

For tourism:

the Tomis Port with piers for sport and recreational ships.

For containers

four specialized terminals, with the one operated by DUBAI PORTS WORLD being the most modern in the Black Sea Area, with a total annual capacity of around 1.5 mil TEU and a surface of 76 hectares (of which 5,000 m2 are storage spaces), and with direct connections to the national railway system.

For general goods,


For liquid bulk:

an oil products terminal, which can operate tankers with a maximum capacity of 165,000 dwt, and which is connected directly to a network of pipes leading to the main refineries in the country. The most important operators in the field are OIL TERMINAL and ROMPETROL LOGISTICS.

For solid bulk:

a. Two terminals specialized in minerals, bauxite, coal and cox, with 13 piers of depths of up to 19 m, which can operate both river and maritime boats. The annual capacity is aproximately 29 mil. tons. The main operators in the field are: COMVEX and MINMETAL.
b. A terminal for chemical products, with 10 piers of depths up to 13.5 m. The annual capacity is around 4.2 mil. tons, and storing capacity is aroun 100,000 tons. The main operators are TTS OPERATOR and CHIMPEX.
c. A cereals terminal, with 14 piers, with depths of 7-13 m. Total storage capacity is around 400,000 tons. The main operators in the field are: TTS OPERATOR, NORTH STAR SHIPPING, UNITED SHIPPING AGENCY, SILOTRANS, CHIMPEX, SOCEP/
d. Two terminals specialized in construction materials, with instalations for storage and packaging. The main operator in the field is SICIM.

Constanța Port

Main products handled by the port

In 2017, the Port processed 58.4 million tons of commodities, most of which are agro-food products, oil and petroleum products, metals and metal products. Compared to 2009, freight traffic grew by 39%, amid the increase in Romania's foreign trade activity.
Almost 1,000 economic agents operate in Constanta Port from transport, handling, storage, trade, packing, packing, weighing, stacking, milling, disinfecting and pest control, testing, testing and analysis of goods, expeditions, rentals, intermediation , waste collection, ship repair, etc.
Of the total transit goods, about 60% are solid bulk, 23% liquid bulk, 11% containers, and the rest areother types. Overall, the Port registered about 13,400 naval stopovers in 2017, out of which 4,100 ships and 9,300 river boats, with the latter showing a strong upward dynamics in recent years.
The most transported products are cereals (31% of total goods), crude oil (13%) and petroleum products (9%). The dynamics of goods transit is increasing for most products, except for metallic waste, the volume of which decreased by about 60% between 2013 and 2017. As far as cereals and petroleum products are concerned, the maximum traffic figures were recorded in 2016.

The main products handled by the Constanța Port