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Orlen’s fleet of chartered gas tankers is growing

Assembly of the hulls of two new LNG transport vessels for Orlen Group has begun. The vessels will be named Józef Piłsudski and Ignacy Jan…

New ferry in Unity Line fleet already operating on Swinoujscie-Trelleborg line

The Epsilon, a ro-pax ferry, made its premiere voyage in the Unity Line fleet on the night of 23 January 2024. From now on, the…

Polish Shipping Association accepted into ECSA from the beginning of 2024

As of 1 January 2024, the Polish Shipping Association (joint representation of the Polish Shipowners’ Association and the Polish Association of Shipping Companies) has officially…

Another record year for LNG imports to Poland

In 2023, 62 shipments of liquefied natural gas arrived in Swinoujscie. This is four more cargoes than in the previous year. The intensification of raw…

Reuters: VLCC chartered by Orlen to carry Venezuelan oil for China

As reported by Reuters – Polish energy company Orlen, taking advantage of the temporary suspension of sanctions imposed on Venezuela, is brokering oil from that…

ORLEN Group’s fleet of gas carriers expanded by two ultra-modern units

The Saint Barbara and Ignatius Lukasiewicz are two new gas carriers – vessels adapted to carry liquefied natural gas (LNG) – that have joined ORLEN…

Collision with Polish ship in North Sea; second ship sinks, there are casualties

On Tuesday, early in the morning of 24 October, a collision occurred between two ships in the German Bay. The Polish bulk carrier Polesie and…

One of the world’s largest container ships with Gdynia in its name

Hong Kong-based shipowner OOCL (Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd.) named its sixth environmentally friendly mega-container, with a capacity of 24,188 TEUs, after Gdynia at a…

Successful launch of Ursa dredger

On Tuesday, 19 September, another specialist vessel was launched, which will join the fleet of the Maritime Office in Gdynia. The dredger is dedicated to…

Deputy Minister Witkowski: thanks to the navigation channel through the Vistula Spit, Poland is safer

Thanks to the shipping channel through the Vistula Spit, Poland is safer and the port of Elbląg can join the large Polish Baltic ports, Deputy…

September launch of Ursa dredger under construction for the route through the Vistula Spit

A specialised vessel under construction for the new waterway through the Vistula Spit will be launched in mid-September. The launching of the dredger will take…

Swinoujscie expected to receive LNG from new direction – Equatorial Guinea

An LNG carrier with the first cargo from a new source for Poland – Equatorial Guinea – is scheduled to enter the LNG terminal in…

The first CMA CGM container ship arrived at the Baltic Hub

On August 14, the first vessel on the newly launched FAL 1 ocean service, which connects Busan in South Korea with Gdansk, arrived at the…

FlixBus and Stena Line: first direct bus/ferry connection from Poland to Norway

Stena Line has started working with FlixBus to launch the first direct bus service from Poland to Norway, with a ferry crossing from Gdynia to…

Estonia ferry – international team begins survey of wreck on Baltic seabed

An international team of researchers began a journey to the bottom of the Baltic Sea on Tuesday to study the wreck of the ferry Estonia,…

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