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 […]
In March 2017 Unibaltic Ltd. has expanded own fleet by another ship bought from a Turkish shipowner.
As Unifeeder has recently announced, it will launch a new fixed day weekly service from Poland connecting Gdansk, Kotka and St. Petersburg. The first call is expected on 13 May, 2017. Port rotation: Gdansk (Saturday/Sunday) – Kotka (Tuesday) – St. Petersburg (Wednesday) – Gdansk (Saturday/Sunday). This service will provide very […]
As revealed on March 2, 2017, on February 21, the US Department of Justice decided to approve the establishment of G2 Ocean, to be formed by renowned bulk carriers operators Grieg Star and Gearbulk, known especially for their large open-hatch vessels. Anti-trust authorities in Poland, Germany and Brazil have already approved G2 […]