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 […]
In July this year, the ports of Szczecin and Świnoujście handled 16 per cent cargo more and in the past 7 months nearly 4 per cent more cargo than in the corresponding periods of last year. Increase has been recorded in nearly all cargo groups. Grain and fuel take the lead […]
BMO, a leading manufacturer of foundations for the offshore wind industry located in Szczecin (Poland), has a new majority owner. Europoles Renewables GmbH, a subsidiary of Munich based VTC Group, acquired 62,5% of the BMO shares from Bilfinger SE. MARS Fund from Poland will keep 37,5% of the company shares. […]
On 19 July, 2016, launching of a partly outfitted hull of the ship took place in Szczecin again. This time it happened to be a 30-meter trawler for British customer.
Fourteen companies want to design and build the tunnel in Świnoujście (West Pomerania) – announced the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways in Poland. This is how many requests to participate in the tender were registered with the Directorate. – We start checking submitted applications with verification of the […]