The Szczecin-Świnoujście Port Complex noted unprecedented cargo handing volumes in 2018. Cargo handled in the two ports that year exceeded 28.6 m tons. This translates into an increase of 12.5% comparing to 2017.
OT Port Świnoujście, a member of the OT Logistics Capital Group, opened a new grain elevator which will increase the Group’s capacity to handle agricultural products. The total investment cost at the Chemików Wharf in Świnoujście, co-financed by the Szczecin Świnoujście Seaports Authority, amounted to nearly PLN 47 million.
The World Maritime Day Parallel Event will take place on June 13-15, 2018 in Szczecin. The theme and topic of the event is IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a Better Future. The event will cover not only the official proceedings and a conference devoted to maritime issues, […]
Order for two Maritime Authorities’ multipurpose buoy tender vessels placed at Remontowa Shipbuilding SA
On March 5, 2018, at headquarters of Szczecin Maritime Authority (Urząd Morski w Szczecinie), a contract was signed for construction and delivery of two multipurpose vessels for Maritime Authorities in Szczecin and Gdynia. The contracted vessels will be built at Remontowa Shipbuilding SA, according to design developed by Remontowa Marine Design & Consulting (RMDC) – both based in Gdańsk and being […]
Modulift has supplied two large spreader beams to complete a rig that will lift 20 wind farm jacket foundations onto vessels at ST3 Offshore’s dockside location in Szczecin, Poland, close to the country’s northwestern border with Germany. The jackets are bound for Cuxhaven and will eventually be installed at the […]
The load out of jacket foundations for Ørsted (ex DONG Energy) is going on. Operation is proceeding succesfully – two from three jackets are already on the barge. If the weather will be favourable, all three constructions should be ready for transport the middle of the week.
On December 22, 2017, the choice of the best offer was announced by Szczecin Maritime Authority, within the procurement procedure PO-II-370/ZZP-3/36/17 concerning granting the public order for: “The construction of two multipurpose vessels”.
After numerous media reports on financial problems of the ST3 Offshore (former Billfinger Mars Offshore) offshore wind farm foundations manufacturer seen since early September, MS TFI SA (state owned company, owner of Mars TFI fund keeping over 30 percent share in ST3 Offshore until recently) released a statement, in […]
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 […]
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a PLN 163.5m (some EUR 38m) loan to Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority for investments improving the seaports’ nautical access and quay infrastructure.
On 21 January 2017, the first vessel transporting LNG had arrived in Świnoujście, while a further gas delivery was reported on 20 February. As the Polish gas transmission system operator GAZ-SYSTEM SA informs, the first cargo of 2017 with a volume of about 210,000 cubic metres was delivered aboard the […]
MARS Closed Investment Fund has become the owner of Szczecin Industrial Park (SIP) – the landlord on the premises of the former Szczecin Shipyard. On January 20, MARS signed an agreement with Financial Society Silesia, owning the facilities so far.
A multi-purpose vessel OV Bøkfjord has been awarded Danish Ship of the Year 2016 title by “Maritime Denmark” during Danish Maritime Days in Copenhagen. The vessel’s concept design is developed in tight cooperation between Kystverket, Hvide Sande Shipyard and A/S Jørgen Petersen (ASJP) – now part of OSK, who has […]
The Ports of Szczecin and Świnoujście recorded nearly three percent growth of cargo handling in the past nine months of the year. In the forefront of cargo types handled are fuels, break bulk and grain. The increased cargo handling is possible due to the operation of the gas terminal and […]
Szczecin-based Uni-Mebel, a ship interior outfitting company announced on September 21st, that to the order of Poltramp Yard, it had completed outfitting works on a newly built offshore pontoon-barge BoDo Constructor designed for cable laying (mainly on offshore wind farms). The construction of the vessel was commissioned by German company […]
On the 1st of September 2016, the Szczecin and Świnoujście ports became a new member of the European Federation of Inland Ports. This is the first ever Polish member in the EFIP. The specific location of the ports in Szczecin and Świnoujście makes them complementary to each other. The port […]