In 2007, the Port of Csepel handled a total of 273.8 thousand tons of cargo, including 196.8 thousand tons of inbound cargo and almost 77 thousand tons of outbound cargo.
The Port of Csepel covers a total area of 108 hectares and includes three basins and 18 berths. Rail connections are provided in the Port of Csepel by the Hungarian Railway's Soroksar distribution railway station. Much of the MAHART Container Center traffic is served by this railway system. Located about five kilometers from the Budapest city center, the Port of Csepel is conveniently located near the M0 highway, and a separate access road is being constructed. A private railway and ship factory also serve the Port of Csepel, and there is a separate roll-on/roll-off terminal within the Port of Csepel. The Port of Csepel has a total area of 11.5 hectares of covered storage and 24 hectares of open storage. The Port of Csepel also offers a three thousand square meter customs/bonded warehouse and silos with capacity for three thousand cubic meters of animal fodder. Container maintenance, repair, stuffing, and stripping services are available at the Port of Csepel's container storage yard.
The Port of Csepel's Freeport of Budapest Logistics Limited has complete control over MAHART Agroterminal, handling agricultural products, and MAHART Granary Limited, storing cereals. The Freeport also has joint ownership of Ferroport Limited and MAHART Container Center Limited. Today, the Port of Csepel's Freeport of Budapest Logistics Limited is undergoing privatization.
The Port of Csepel's MAHART Agroterminal specializes in loading cereals and operates covered loading equipment at the berths on the northern side of the commercial basin. The agroterminal provides loading/unloading services from ship to truck and rail.
MAHART Granary Limited in the Port of Csepel stores cereals in the granary building provided by Freeport of Budapest Logistics Limited in the Port of Csepel. With capacity for 30 thousand tons of cereal, MAHART Granary uses a modern storing technology system that assures the integrity of cereal cargoes in the Port of Csepel.
Ferroport Limited (Hungarian) handles iron and metal in the Port of Csepel. It also loads, stores, and transports other bulk and piece goods within the Port of Csepel. MAHART Container Center Limited operates the container terminal in the Port of Csepel. Ferroport provides most port operations excluding roll-on/roll-off and container traffic.
Ferroport Kft. was established in the Port of Csepel in 1998 as a subsidiary of the Mahart Limited in Budapest and the M. Preymesser PLC in Regensburg. Ferroport is a handling company in the Port of Csepel that manages a quay area of 4.5 hectares where cargoes are moved between barges, trucks, and rail. The Ferroport-operated portion of the Port of Csepel contains two berths and 175 meters of quays with bays for ten trucks. The quays are served by 525 meters of rail siding.
The Port of Csepel's Ferroport has five gantry cranes with lifting capacity for from 10 to 25 tons, and it is also equipped with mobile and floating cranes, forklifters, conveyor belts, and roll-on/roll-off ramps for cars, trucks, and rail wagons. Ferroport offers a modern Port of Csepel warehouse that operates in all weather conditions. The main cargoes handled by Ferroport include iron and steel, aluminum, grains, soy bean meal, and other water-vulnerable goods.
Located at the junction of the region's major traffic routes, the Port of Csepel provides international class port services and logistics. The container terminal in the Port of Csepel is the only Hungarian port capable of water-side loading of containers. Located near the city center, the Port of Csepel has a large development area allowing other activities outside port-logistics functions. The Port of Csepel's container terminal has become a major player in Hungary's container traffic over the last five years.
The Port of Csepel relies on two commercial basins that are connected to the River Danube through a joint bay connection. Located at the south entrance to the Port of Csepel, the petrol basin handles oil and oil-related materials. A third basin that is not under use at this time has a separate entrance to the Port of Csepel.
The Port of Csepel's Freeport of Budapest Logistics Limited and its subsidiaries are responsible for loading goods transported by water, rail, or road; providing services to port users; maintaining and improving Port of Csepel infrastructure; and managing and renting Port of Csepel property and equipment.
Services provided in the Port of Csepel by the Freeport of Budapest Logistics Limited include directing and servicing ships; servicing railway operations; providing related services like customs, scaling, and selection; and providing public utilities.
The Port of Csepel is involved in development efforts that will add four thousand square meters for new enterprises in the Port of Csepel. New Port of Csepel facilities and terminals will include covered storage.
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