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 […]
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 […]
Unitest Marine Simulators has developed a new full mission engine room simulator for Vietnam Maritime College. This is one of the most advanced engine room simulators as it includes original ship control consoles which are installed together with big 65-inch touch screens.
Twenty First International Conference on Hydrodynamics in Ship Design and Operation will take place late June in Gdańsk.
Espersen, the world leading whitefish processor, and Royal Greenland, the leader in North Atlantic seafood, have announced the signing of a long-term strategic partnership, mid-June 2017. The partnership consists of two main elements. Firstly, Royal Greenland will enter into a long-term processing contract with Espersen for flatfish, whitefish and value-added consumer […]
After this summer a fourth vessel will be joining the route between Gdynia and Karlskrona. The decision is based on continuous strong growth within the freight business. In 2016 the number of freight units on the route increased significantly and in the first five months in 2017 the growth continues.
On June 7, 2017, a founding meeting of Polish LNG Platform took place in Gdansk. Polish LNG Platform was established to promote LNG as a new, cleaner and quieter fuel for road transport and shipping. LNG is an important transition fuel towards a sustainable transport sector.
Energomontaż-Północ Gdynia (EPG) has accomplished its another innovative project. On 31st May and 1st June 2017 loading of prototype elements of Submerged SAL (single anchor loading) with yoke has been taking place at the premises of EPG.
On 26 May 2017 PGZ Stocznia Wojenna Sp. z o.o. (subsidiary of Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa – PGZ or Polish Armament Group) and the Official Receiver of Stocznia Marynarki Wojennej SA (Naval Shipyard) in liquidation bankruptcy signed a preliminary agreement regarding the purchase of Stocznia Marynarki Wojennej SA in liquidation bankruptcy. It […]
Szczecin, Poland – Four P&O ferries are now back afloat after completing major refits at Remontowa Shipyard in Gdansk, with GAC Poland as their agent.