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 […]
Seago Line, Maersk’s intra-european short sea carrier, introduces a new container service connecting Sweden and Poland. With the new service, the carrier improves its product offering in the Baltic and provides a cost-competitive alternative connection for Swedish and Polish cargo. In the Baltic market dominated by ro-ro transport (roll-on/roll-off; vessels […]
In August last year, Gdansk handled the largest tanker in the port’s history, which brought nearly 300,000 tonnes of Iranian oil for the Lotos Refinery. Read also: Tankers with Iranian crude oil reached Gdansk Already at that time, it was likely that this would not be the only delivery of […]
Minik Arctica, a multipurpose cargo and supply vessel, built at Remontowa Shipbuilding for Greenland-based Royal Arctic Line reached Greenland mid November. After delivery from the Polish Gdańsk-based yard on September 1, 2016, in Denmark, preparation works and crew training was in course until November 2, when the ship departed for […]
On December 15, 2016 in Shanghai, Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping Company Chipolbrok officially took delivery of a new general cargo ship. The naming and delivery ceremony of the ship took place in the Shanghai Shipyard on Chongming Island. The ship named Paderewski, built at Shanghai Shipyard in 2016 is a […]
National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) and Polish company CIECH Trading SA, a subsidiary of Ciech SA are willing to sign an agreement aimed at transporting Iranian crude, LNG and petrochemicals as well as bunkering of ships. Based in Warsaw, CIECH Trading was established in 1987 and currently is the largest […]
PKN Orlen will continue to work with Saudi Aramco as a supplier of crude oil to its refineries in Poland, the Czech Republic, and Lithuania – the Polish refiner informs. According to PKN Orlen, the contract has been extended for another year, until December 31st 2017. As we can learn […]
On the 1st of July 2015, entered into force the Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council on monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon dioxide emission from maritime transport, and amending Regulation (EU) No 525/2013. The changes were accepted by the Council on 5th March 2015 (17086/1/14 REV 1). […]
LOTOS and PGNiG delivered 120 CBM (120 thousand litres) of liquefied natural gas as bunker fuel for Siem Harmony, a modern Platform Supply Vessel currently under construction in the Remontowa Shipbuilding shipyard, to enable its sea trials before commissioning. The gas was transported by tank cars from the Lech Kaczyński […]
The Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Shipping Co. (Chipolbrok) is continuing its fleet replacement. Its brand new heavy cargo vessel Chipolbrok Atlantic has set a record transporting 150 wind turbine blades, each 49 metres long on its maiden voyage from north China to the US west coast. The cargo was loaded onto […]