The hybrid double-ended short range road ferry Elektra, operated by Finferries, won the international “Ship of the Year Award”. The Marine Propulsion Awards 2018 competition, organized by the trade magazine “Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery” was crowned with the announcement of results during a gala dinner at the end of […]
The World Maritime Day Parallel Event will take place on June 13-15, 2018 in Szczecin. The theme and topic of the event is IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a Better Future. The event will cover not only the official proceedings and a conference devoted to maritime issues, […]
On the 24th of April 2018, a ceremony of handing over a “Wprost Eagle” award for the best companies in the Pomeranian region was held in Gdansk. The prize is dedicated to the companies that significantly contribute to the economic development of the country and the region in which they […]
On 6th of March 2018, at the Polish Embassy in Paris, the contract was signed, changing the ownership structure of Seatech Engineering. A management buy-out operation has been agreed, with 80% of shares held by the French shipbuilding group Piriou transferred to Polish hands. The contract became final (went in […]
Polish veteran – one of the last men still alive to see Bismarck defeat – honoured by British sailors
As a headline of recent Royal Navy’s news release says: “Polish naval veteran sets a magnificent Example for patrol boat crew”. This was the case, when the 96-year-old was guest of honour while the Northumbria Universities boat visited the tiny Scottish port of Wick during her Easter deployment.
Declaration, signed on Friday, March 23, at JAX Chamber, with the Polish delegation and JAX Alliance leadership (advocacy arm of JAX Chamber), establishes a regular dialogue to explore areas of cooperation with regard to the production, storage, safe handling and use of LNG in various end-use applications.
The eighth edition of the annual Transport Week conference concluded on Thursday, last week. The event, which gathered nearly 400 participants during three days of intense discussions and networking, tackled topics related to planning and financing of port development projects, as well as opportunities presented to the European logistics sector […]
Cruise ships call at Polish ports more and more frequently. In order to promote the country and the region, the Tri-City ports took part in the Seatrade Cruise Global fair in Miami together.
Famor became involved in the project “Modernization of the R&D and technology and production base and Famor SA lighting products”.
With four drone types in its arsenal, DNV GL has adapted its survey technology to various ship structures. Recently DNV GL reached a new milestone with its first offshore drone survey.
In the opinion of the vast majority of Poles, Poland should diversify its gas supply sources as soon as possible. Breaking dependence on a single supplier would significantly improve our security and contribute to lower gas prices. These are the most important conclusions from the “Poland’s energy security 2017 – […]
On February 27th 2018, Krzysztof Tchorzewski, Minister of Energy as the State Treasury’s representative, and Daniel Obajtek, President of the PKN ORLEN Management Board, signed a letter of intent to begin the process of the acquisition of control of Grupa LOTOS SA by PKN ORLEN SA.
The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules Polish support to SMEs in the shipbuilding sector. This measure will encourage new investment and benefit regional development in Poland.
Nearly 40 people took part in a walk around the Port of Gdansk. An area usually accessible only to the employees of Gdansk’s port was visited by photography enthusiasts. The joint photo shoot attracted photography lovers not only from Gdansk and its vicinity, but also from other cities, including Warsaw.
Captain Mariusz Koper’s coverage of a sailing voyage comprising the circumnavigation of Antarctica, on the Katharsis II yacht. We have completed the first week of our sailing expedition, which has been very good so far. We are clocking in miles very fast. We have covered half of the distance between […]
Offshore is developing much more dynamically that any other electricity production technology in the world – persuades Polish Wind Energy Association – PWEA (Polskie Stowarzyszenie Energetyki Wiatrowej – PSEW). This was rationale behind Offshore Wind Energy Workgroup being established at PEWA.