The Port of Galați is the largest port and sea port on the Danube River and the second largest Romanian port.[3][4] Located in the city of Galaţi, the port is an important source of revenue for the city because many large international companies have established there.

Port of Galați
LocationGalați County
Coordinates45°26′27″N 28°04′35″E / 45.44083°N 28.07639°E / 45.44083; 28.07639
Owned byCompania Naționalǎ Administrației Porturilor Dunǎrii Maritime
Type of harbourNatural/Artificial
Size860 acres (0.86 square kilometres)
No. of berths56
General managerMihai Ochialbescu
Vessel arrivals4,325 (2008)
Annual cargo tonnage8,871,000 tonnes (2008)[2]
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The shipbuilding industry is a key activity of the port and Dutch company Damen Group, which owns the Galați shipyard, is the most important enterprise established there.

The port is used by the Mittal Steel Company as its transport hub for exporting and importing cargo from and for Mittal Steel Galaţi, the largest Romanian steel producer.

References Edit

  1. ^ "UNLOCODE (RO) - ROMANIA". Retrieved 27 April 2020.
  2. ^ Galați Port Statistics (in Romanian)
  3. ^ "Galati Port". Retrieved 9 June 2023.
  4. ^ "Inland Romanian Ports". Archived from the original on 2014-04-06. Retrieved 2012-02-01.

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