Recently, Szczecin Industrial Park signed two letters of intent regarding the construction of coastal and river-sea vessels for German and Polish owners.
Supply of a submarine rescue vessel (code name “Ratownik”), with option for another unit, is the scope of agreement signed on December 27, 2017, at MoD. The value of the contract is reported to be PLN 755 m.
The steel cutting ceremony of the first polar new build in the Lindblad Expeditions – National Geographic fleet was carried out on Friday morning, 5 January 2018 at Crist SA yard, Gdynia, Poland. The vessel, yard number 312 at Ulstein Verft, will be ready for her first expeditions in 2020.
On December 17, 2017, after a weeklong tow from Gdansk, a partially outfitted live fish carrier arrived to Larsnes Mek. Verksted AS yard, after delivery from Marine Projects Ltd. yard, established in 1989.
On December 2, 2017 Montex yard in Gdansk Northern Port was left, after skidding from quay onto a pontoon-barge, partly outfitted vessel Aqua Merdø destined for Norwegian yard. It was towed to Gdynia for launching in syncrolift at Naval Shipyard.
On November 17, 2017, the first new MCMV (mine countermeasure vessel or mine-hunter) to be delivered under the name of ORP Kormoran, departed Remontowa Shipbuilding yard and the port of Gdansk for its permanent base in Gdynia, marking delivery to Polish Navy.
Remontowa Shipbuilding has begun construction of the first tug in a series of six on order from Ministry of Dedence. The vessel, newbuilding no. B860/1, has been designed by NED-Project, while the workshop documentation has been developed by Remontowa Marine Design & Consulting.
On Saturday, October 21, 2017, at the outfitting quay of Remontowa Shipbuilding SA yard in Gdansk, a flag change ceremony took place on Algerian sailing training vessel El-Mellah (938), following the signing of delivery documents.
On September 29th, 2017, MSR Gryfia signed a contract with Regional Water Management Office in Gdańsk (RZGW Gdańsk) for building four inland waterway icebreakers.
Engineering and construction support contract for Viking Line newbuilding, announced in July, strengthened Deltamarin’s position as a leader among consulting naval architects in this modern sector of the maritime industry.
On August 3, 2017 Salish Raven, the third in the series of three new LNG-powered car passenger Salish Class ferries started its service on the Tsawwassen – Southern Gulf Islands route – BC Ferries (BCF) annouced.
On August 16, the El-Mellah training sailing ship set sail on the second series of sea trials with representatives of the end-user.