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PGNiG intensifies LNG off-take in Swinoujscie – five deliveries in March

As many as five cargoes of liquefied natural gas are planned to be received in March by the Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG). The…

Ships with LNG from the USA and Nigeria and a tanker with oil from Russia en route to Polish ports

For obvious reasons, energy resources are now at a premium – figuratively, as a scarce commodity (low stocks in many countries, especially in Europe) and…

Maersk suspends container transport to and from Russia with ships that also call at Polish ports

Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Danish shipping mogul AP Moller-Maersk has temporarily suspended all cargo (container) bookings, i.e. cargo space, on ships operating liner…

Two Polsteam ships escape danger off the coast of war-torn Ukraine

The first days after Russia invaded Ukraine, at least three merchant ships were hit in the Odesa area. Through a deterrent example, their shelling by…

Fire on Polish-built ferry with 288 people on board

A fire broke out on the ship carrying 288 people while sailing from the Greek port of Igoumenitsa in the Epirus-Macedonia West region on the…

In Poland aluminium hulls of two river ferries for the Netherlands are built

Two aluminium hulls of inland pedestrian and bicycle ferries are being built in Świnoujście for a Dutch shipyard. The ferries will be operated on the…

Gróbarczyk: first ships will sail through the Vistula Spit canal at the end of this year

Everything indicates that at the end of this year the first ships will sail through the Vistula Spit Canal, deputy minister of infrastructure Marek Gróbarczyk…

Ship with gas for Kaliningrad circles in Gdansk Bay

The Russian gas carrier Marshal Vasilevskiy has arrived near Kaliningrad Oblast. The ship is circling the Gdansk Bay and the southern Baltic Sea, triggering much…

Polsteam has ordered four bulk carriers in Chinese shipyards

The Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC) shipyard, part of the China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) group – as commented by Chinese media – “started the…

Finnlines increases frequency on Gdynia-Hanko service

Finnlines Poland, one of the two ro-ro shipowners that OT Port Gdynia terminal operates with, is improving its capacity by increasing the frequency of the…

Polferries has started the process of acquiring a new ferry

Polska Żegluga Bałtycka (eng. Polish Baltic Shipping), Poland’s ferry operator known as Polferries, has started acquiring a new ferry, deputy infrastructure minister Marek Gróbarczyk told…

29 years ago ferry Jan Heweliusz sank

It was the greatest maritime disaster, unrelated to warfare, in the history of the Polish merchant fleet. An unequal battle of the ferry Jan Heweliusz…

Poland condemns detention of UAE ship by Hutu rebels in Red Sea

Poland condemns the detention by Hutu rebels of a United Arab Emirates ship in the Red Sea in January this year, the Polish Ministry of…

PGNiG to take delivery of 95 million cbm of natural gas in mid-January

Another gas carrier delivering 95 m cubic metres of fuel is to arrive at the LNG terminal in Świnoujście in mid-January, the Polish Oil and…

Polferries has received 140 million PLN to gain a ferry

Polska Żegluga Bałtycka (eng. Polish Baltic Shipping – PŻB), Poland’s ferry operator headquartered in Kołobrzeg, has received the support of PLN 140 million from the…

Million tons of sand will surround an artificial island

One million tons of sand will fill the dyke of an artificial island in the Vistula Lagoon, Gdynia Maritime Office informed Polish Press Agency. The…

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