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.
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 […]