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Romantic ‘meeting’ in the Indian Ocean

When cadet Magdalena Pieniążek and her true love Bartosz Cenarski went to sea, both on different LNG carriers of the shipowner Flex LNG, they expected…

Ever Given has arrived in Rotterdam

The container ship Ever Given, which blocked traffic in the Suez Canal for six days, has reached Rotterdam. The Ever Given was stuck in a…

Polish Ocean Lines with new ro-ro vessel – POL Stella

Maris will have Stella to pair with it. Polish Ocean Lines from Gdynia has acquired another ro-ro vessel from the second-hand ship market. As we…

Ever Given to leave Suez Canal

More than three months after a high-profile incident in the Suez Canal, the 20,000 TEU container ship Ever Given will leave the waterway. The canal…

New bridge over shipping channel across the Spit to be opened on Friday

A new bridge over the Vistula Spit shipping channel under construction will be put into use on Friday, the investor, the Maritime Office in Gdynia,…

Container ships got stuck in traffic

The maritime industry continues to face problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic. From Shekou to Seattle, from Amsterdam to Auckland, container ships got stuck in…

Panama Canal for even bigger ships

The Panama Canal has increased the maximum allowable length for ships passing through the neo-panamax lock to 370.33m from 367.28m. This means that 96.8 per…

The newest ship in Unibaltic fleet for the first time in Poland

On Sunday, 13 June this year, the newest acquisition of the Cypriot shipowner with Szczecin roots and ship management – Unibaltic – called at the…

Europe’s first hydrogen fuel cell powered ship?

AqualisBraemar LOC has been appointed by Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd. (CMAL) to partner in designing an emission free hydrogen fuel cell sea-going passenger and car…

Chemical-filled container ship has been on fire for a week

A firefighting operation continues for the seventh day on the chemical-carrying container ship X-Press Pearl anchored about 18 km northwest of Colombo. The vessel is…

12.5 m for Szczecin – further progress report

On Friday, 21 May, the Maritime Office in Szczecin published information dated 20 May on current developments in the implementation of the project “Modernisation of…

Halfway point in works on the Vistula Spit

We have passed the halfway point in the works on the crosscut of the Vistula Spit. There are no reasons why the works should be…

A Century of Oldendorff Carriers

Our history dates back to 1921, when 21-year-old Egon Oldendorff became a partner in a small Hamburg shipping company, which was named Lillienfeld & Oldendorff….

Two sailors in critical condition after coronavirus infection

Crew members of the container ship Athens Bridge have tested positive for coronavirus. Two seafarers in critical condition required immediate hospitalisation. The vessel was allowed…

New base for icebreakers in Szczecin

Wody Polskie is starting an investment in Szczecin. The Strabag company has won the tender for the construction of a modern quay with a berth…

March blockade of Suez Canal still affecting global shipping

Global shipping is still suffering the consequences of the blockade of the Suez Canal by a container ship in March, reports Nikkei Asia. Ports around…

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