The Port of Gdansk Authority SA (i.e. Joint Stock Company) with its registered office in Gdansk, is a commercial partnership established in 1998 and operates based on the provisions of the Act on Seaports and Harbours and the Code of Commercial Companies. In that capacity, the Company follows the tradition of all its predecessor entities that used to manage the port grounds in Gdansk. The owners of the managing entity are: the State Treasury, the Municipality of Gdansk and entitled employees. The Port of Gdansk Authority SA is a sole entity managing the port in Gdansk – the Port of primary importance to the national economy. This confirms the strong position of the Port and the continuation of stable and coherent government policy towards the major ports in Poland.