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.
On 18 May 2016, the Port of Gdansk celebrated the beginning of the new summer holiday season, which – apart from calls of luxurious cruise ships – will also bring new, better solutions for passengers. Shipowners have registered a total of 29 calls of passenger ships for the entire 2016 […]
As announced in June 2015, Simek A/S has signed a contract with the company Antares Fishing Company. Ltd. Whalsay, Shetland, for the construction of a fishing boat, 75 meters long trawler for delivery in December 2016. The construction of hull sections was subcontracted to Polish yards for transport to Flekkefjord […]
On the 2nd June 2016 the largest container vessel ever built with the capacity of 19,224 TEU MSC Maya arrived at the Deepwater Container Terminal in Gdansk for the first time. The giant ship, which belongs to MSC, travels to DCT as a part of a weekly oceanic service of […]
On Thursday, the 3rd of June 2016, the official naming ceremony of the further two intermediate class ferries under construction for BC Ferries took place at the Remontowa Shipbuilding yard, the member of Remontowa Holding. Michelle Le Tourneau i Mrs. Jodi Gaudet, the Godmothers of the ferries smashed champagne bottles […]
In August 2013, we reported about the world’s largest container ship calling at Gdansk’s port. At the time, it was a ship operated by the Maersk Line – Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller – with a capacity of 18,270 TEU. The vessel was the first of six twin container ships ordered by the […]
Ballast water treatment (BWT) system installation has not been the only significant item in specification of the Navigator Gusto gas carrier’s repairs and upgrade during recent class renewal yard stay. Until March 2013, the ship had been operated by Maersk under Maersk Gusto name and wearing a “Maersk blue” livery, […]
Strengthening its presence in Poland, the classification, certification and technical advisory company DNV GL is building up a centre in Gdynia for global support services within finance, operational accounting, HR, procurement and real estate management. Competent employees at all levels, from fresh graduates, seasoned professionals to senior managers are needed […]
Remontowa Shipbuilding SA, member of Remontowa Holding, has strengthened its leading position among providers of multipurpose offshore support vessels and gained new clients with acquiring a new contract for the construction of an AHTS vessel destined for operation in harsh environment conditions. The resulting newbuilding – the Avalon Sea was successfully […]