The Canadian ferry operator – British Columbia Ferries (BC Ferries) has won the Shippax Retrofit Award for completing the conversion of a large passenger ferry from diesel to liquefied natural gas (LNG). The conversion was performed in Poland, at Remontowa Shiprepair Yard SA in Gdansk.
The converted Spirit of Vancouver Island at Remontowa SA shortly before her departure. Spirit of Vancouver Island owned by BC Ferries, has been converted at Remontowa Shiprepair Yard SA. On 27 February 2019 the ferry departed from the yard following the completion of a mid-life upgrade (MLU).
A record number of ferries has been noted at Remontowa Shiprepair Yard in Gdansk in the winter season 2018/2019. As of mid January 2019, more than 20 car-passenger or cargo ferries have been hosted or planned to visit the yard since the end of November 2018 to mid March 2019. […]
Besides typical cargo and passenger ships, Remontowa Shiprepair Yard SA in Gdańsk also repairs special ships of various kinds, including the ones used in port and offshore construction and sea engineering. However rock dumping and fall pipe vessels are not very frequent visitors to the yard, perhaps as the world’s […]