DNV GL surveyors have carried out the classification society’s first offshore drone survey on the semisubmersible vessel Safe Scandinavia in the North Sea. This 25,383 GT tender support vessel (TSV) is owned and operated by Prosafe, supporting Statoil’s drilling operations off the coast of Norway. Using camera-equipped drones, DNV GL’s […]
The 1st half of 2017 was a record one for the Port of Gdansk Authority in terms of transshipments. At the same time, in June 2017, the Gdansk port achieved the highest monthly result in its history, handling over 3.6 million tonnes. Such good results are mostly due to the […]
Every two years BALTEXPO International Maritime Exhibition in Poland gives us insight into one of the most promising and prospective market in Europe when it comes to shipbuilding, inland waterways and port infrastructure. Maritime economy and inland navigation is one of the priorities for new Polish government, which (eg. through […]
Tele-Fonika Kable (TFKable), one of the leading global producers of cables and wires, announced on July 17, it is to acquire JDR Cable Systems (Holdings) Ltd. (JDR), a leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to the offshore energy industry. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval.
The steel cutting ceremony of the Ulstein Verft’s yard number 311, the plug-in hybrid ferry for Color Line, also known as “Color Hybrid” project, was held on Friday 14 July. The steel cutting was started at Crist – the yard contracted to supply the partly outfitted vessel to Ulstein. The event […]
Forum Okrętowe (eng.: The Association of Polish Maritime Industries), the largest employers union of the shipbuilding sector in Poland has revealed statistical data, worked out in close cooperation with PortalMorski.pl – Polandatsea.com and – in some extend – containing estimates from Gdansk-based CTO (Ship Research Centre), related to the performance, […]
After many years, a Polish shipping company has ordered a newbuilding in… Poland. This is the first step in the implementation of a “revitalisation of the Polish shipbuilding industry” program led by the Polish present government. Regardless of those political efforts, shipbuilders and repair yards in Poland have been seeking […]
Throughout the Three Seas Summit, Polish gas transmission operator GAZ-SYSTEM has entered into an agreement with Plinacro, a Croatian transmission system operator. The companies are going to collaborate in favor of development of the natural gas market in Central Europe. – Launching the Three Seas initiative will contribute to expansion […]
Located in the North Sea the Gina Krog field was brought on stream on June 30, 2017. PGNiG Upstream Norway is one of the four consortium partners, holding an 8% interest in the licence. The field’s recoverable reserves have been put at 218 million boe, the figure equal to last […]
During his visit in Poland, American President Donald Trump declared readiness to sign a long-term liquefied natural gas deal between Poland’s and the US’ companies. Trump arrived in Warsaw on Wednesday, July 5. On the next day he attended the Three Seas Conference and later he made a public speech […]
Pursuant to an agreement signed on June 26, 2017, works focusing on bank reinforcements of the final section 12f-14 of the Szczecinskie Quay will be carried out this year. This is yet another investment of the Port of Gdansk implemented with the improvement of safety in mind.
On June 19, 2017, Remontowa Shipbuilding SA, member of the Remontowa Holding SA and the Armaments Inspectorate of Poland signed a contract for the construction of six tugs for the Polish Navy, which are to be designed, built and delivered by Remontowa Shipbuilding. The contract was concluded as a result of […]