Facts and figures

The company

  • Incorporation as a private limited company (GmbH) in June 1990
  • Shareholders: 90 % Hanseatic City of Wismar, 10 % state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
  • Annual handling volume: approx. 8 million tonnes (by all means of transport)


  • Area: 70.7 hectares, 60.7 ha of which on land
  • Roofed storage areas: 54,000 m², of which 36,500 m² are for weather-sensitive dry bulk stored in bulk
  • Open areas: 162,000 m²

Quay facilities

  • Quay length: 2,830 m
  • Berths: 17 (plus two pile dolphin berths)

Rail network

  • 23.6 km of rail facilities
  • Shunting equipment in the shape of winches in the bulk goods division and rail-road vehicles in the general cargo division
  • Fully electrified rail link
  • Shunting station with 18 tracks for formation of block trains

Ship dimensions

  • Max. length: 240 m
  • Max. beam: 35 m
  • Permitted draught: 8.5 m

Depending on water and wind conditions and the equipment of the vessel, 8.7 m draught are possible with a special licence