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Naval Task Force on the Bay

On Thursday, 13 May, manoeuvres of the Naval Task Force, which included various ships of the 8th Coastal Defence Flotilla, came to an end. After…

The Ocean Race Europe Prologue: the end of the Gdynia-Stockholm race

It took less than 24 hours for the VO65 yachts to cross the finish line of the high seas leg of The Ocean Race Europe…

LOTOS refinery maintenance shutdown completed

It lasted over two months, involved more than two thousand workers and 85 contractors. The partial overhaul shutdown of the LOTOS Group refinery ended as…

PKN ORLEN moves a step closer to merger with PGNiG and Grupa LOTOS

​The Ministry of State Assets, PKN ORLEN, PGNiG and Grupa LOTOS have confirmed the structure of the intended merger. They have signed a four-party agreement…

Sailing Poland crew wins Klaipeda-Gdynia race

The first offshore leg of The Ocean Race Europe Prologue is complete. Four VO65 yachts docked in Gdynia today and there is no change in…

Zero-emission shipping like Mount Everest for the global maritime industry

During the GreenMare international conference held in Gdansk last Tuesday, 20 December, leading experts and representatives of the maritime industry in Europe discussed global challenges…

ERGO Hestia to pay compensation after Suez Canal blockade

ERGO Hestia will participate in compensation payments related to the recent blockade of the Suez Canal. On board the ship Ever Given, which paralysed one…

Seafarers and air crews need to prioritise vaccination

The heads of five UN organisations have called for COVID-19 vaccination priority for maritime and air transport workers, given their critical role in supporting global…

“‘Quiet tanker’ to care for marine ecosystem

Onex Peace, an Aframax tanker built at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HHI) for Onex, is the world’s first commercial vessel with a Silent-E notation from…

Gdansk Shipyard with court-approved conservation protection

The Provincial Administrative Court in Warsaw has dismissed complaints against the decision of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage of 10 June 2020 entering…

ORP Iskra training ship ready for season

The training ship ORP Iskra has undergone maintenance work and is now ready for the season. The task was performed in the Stocznia Wojenna (Naval…

Hijacked seafarers freed after one month

Fifteen seafarers kidnapped last month from a chemical tanker belonging to De Poli Tankers have been freed. Nine pirates armed with guns boarded the Maltese-flagged…

Remontowa Shipbuilding SA will build a fire ship for Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority

  Remontowa Shipbuilding has won a tender announced by Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority SA for the construction of a firefighting vessel. Its tasks will…

Czech Republic: Russia failed to stop Vistula Spit cross-section

According to the Lidove Noviny (LN) newspaper portal, the Vistula Spit cross-section is a strategic safeguard against an unpredictable neighbour from the east. LN stresses…

Nord Stream operator speaks out about provocations during construction in the Baltic Sea

The operator of Nord Stream 2 has stated that ships building the gas pipeline are subject to provocation by warships, fishing vessels and a Polish…

PGNiG and Naftogaz: a step towards joint gas production in Ukraine

Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA and the Naftogaz Group, Ukraine’s national oil and gas company, signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding cooperation in exploration…

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