Already from August 15, 2018 Stena Line route from Gdynia to Nynäshamn will be strengthen by the new larger ship. Vikingland, a bigger ro-ro unit, will replace Bore Bay and will add to the freight capacity of the route by as much as 30 percent.
State owned Polish Steamship Company (Polsteam or PŻM – Polska Żegluga Morska), based in Szczecin, Poland’s largest shipping company and owner of Unity Line ferry operator, has, together with their partner NED Project (Gdańsk based consulting naval architects), released a video revealing group’s investment plans.
The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has launched two new oceanic services to replace the current MSC service connecting the Port of Gdynia to the transhipment ports of Western Europe.
The call of the Astoria inaugurated the cruise season at the Port of Gdansk. This year, a record number of cruise ships will moor at its quays.
The Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation of Poland and the Inland Transport Committee of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe kindly invites interesting parties and stakeholders to attend the International Ministerial Conference “Connecting by Inland Navigation” on April 18-19, 2018.
On 21st February 2018, the Polish Register of Shipping received the official authorization of the Ports and Maritime Administration (PMO) of Islamic Republic of Iran. Thereby, the PRS joined the group of 8 other classification societies, that are recognized by that state.
Container feeder and short sea shipping vessel operators Containerships and Viasea Shipping have partnered up on a new route to Norway. As revealed in official press release, the partnership will enable the two shipping companies to offer, what they believe is, the market’s best shortsea solution between Norway, Poland and the Baltic countries.
The Polish Oil and Gas Company Group (PGNiG) has signed a five-year contract for LNG supply sourced from Sabine Pass LNG Terminal, USA, with Centrica LNG Company Limited (Centrica).
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.
As we reported almost one year ago, Polish ship design office Remontowa Marine Design & Consulting Ltd., a member of Remontowa Holding had won the public tender for the development of concept and classification design of a ro-ro passenger ship to be built for Jadrolinija Maritime Liner Company. Read more: […]
Liquefied natural gas from Cheniere Energy arrived on June 8, 2017 at the President Lech Kaczyński LNG Terminal in Świnoujście. The chilled cargo was brought in tanks of the US tanker Clean Ocean marking the first such delivery to Central and Eastern Europe. PGNiG plans to conclude more spot agreements.
On 28 June 2017, the container giant owned by OOCL (Orient Overseas Container Line) called at the DCT deepwater terminal. It is the world’s largest vessel of this type. OOLC Hong Kong is the newest ship of the shipping market’s container fleet, constructed in South Korea in 2017 by the […]
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.
The first call of the container shipping alliance at the port, announced several months ago, became a fact on 9 May. On this day, the OOCL Tianjin ocean ship called at the DCT container terminal, inaugurating yet another regular container link between Gdansk and Asia. This time, it was the […]
A preliminary contract signed on March 8 in Kołobrzeg concerns the design and construction of a (single) ro-pax ferry for operation on the Swinoujscie-Ystad route. The contract was signed by MSR Gryfia yard, belonging to the state-owned MARS Shipyard & Offshore (MARS S&O) group, and Polska Żegluga Bałtycka (Polferries) also owned […]