On July 13, 2016, the new MCMV to be delivered to Polish Navy under the name of ORP Kormoran, departed the shipyard and the port of Gdansk for trials in open waters of the Gdansk Bay and the Baltic Sea for the first time. Commencing a series of sea acceptance tests marks […]
The Board of OT Logistics has entered into a conditional investment agreement with STK Group Sp. z o.o., one of the largest private rail operators in Poland. It applies to the purchase of the shares of STK SA and Kolej Bałtycka SA, representing respectively 100% and 80% of their share […]
On 16-18 June 2016 in Gdansk the General Assembly of SEA Europe, the European Ships and Maritime Equipment Association was held. Delegates from 17 member countries together with their accompanying persons arrived in the city at the Motława river to discuss the current situation in the global shipbuilding industry, with […]
On the 6th of July 2016 the Sejm (the lower chamber of the Polish parliament) passed a Shipyard Act. There were 290 votes in favour, 30 against with 131 abstentions. The Act on activisation of the shipbuilding industry with complementary industries is one of the most important flagship projects of […]
Another ship has recently been converted into a self-unloading bulk carrier for SMT. The ship arrived in Gdynia as Point Lisas Pearl. It has been converted into a self-unloading vessel at Wegierskie quay by Vistal Stocznia Remontowa / Vistal Marine Sp. z o.o. Prior to conversion, the vessel underwent repairs […]
On 24th of June 2016 a christening ceremony of a catamaran research vessel Oceanograf (Oceanographer) was held at the premises of Nauta Yard in Gdynia. The Oceanograf is one of the most innovative vessels under the Polish flag. She was ordered by Institute of Oceanography, the University of Gdańsk. The […]
On 24 June 2016, in the building of the Amber Expo Gdansk International Fair, the Port of Gdansk Authority SA signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with representatives of the Chinese Port of Qingdao. Just under a week ago, the official visit of representatives of the People’s Republic of China to […]
On 23 June 2016 Ulstein Verft SA delivered to Bernhard Schulte Offshore (BS Offshore) a modern Ulstein designed flexible SOV (service operation vessel), of SX175 design. A partly outfitted hull for the SOV has been built and delivered to Ulstein by Polish company Crist SA. This has been the first […]
On Thursday, June 9, 2016, in a political show off (backing the Polish government’s shipbuilding industry revival program), in the presence of Polish prime minister Beata Szydlo, during the 4th “International Maritime Congress” held in Szczecin, a letter of intent was signed by Polska Zegluga Baltycka (Polferries), the Polish Development Fund and […]
On 8 June 2016, the Port of Gdansk Authority issued a call for tenders for the lease of a parcel of developed land located in the Inner Port with access to the Obroncow Westerplatte Quay. Currently, there are few such places left at the port – which offer direct access […]
Ten cadets of the National University “Odesa Naval Academy” are undergoing training onboard Polish Navy Ship ORP Wodnik (homeported in Gdynia). The training will last till the end of July.
Vistal Gdynia SA have recently commenced work on their new project: construction and delivery of completely fabricated (in one piece), painted and partly outfitted helideck. The helicopter deck is designed for new accommodation module being built by Apply Emtunga in Sweden.