Deepening and widening of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland awarded to a consortium including Van Oord and Dredging International

Deepening and widening of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland awarded to a consortium including Van Oord and Dredging International

Van Oord and Dredging International, a DEME Group subsidiary, have been awarded a major contract for the modernisation of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland. The contract covers the deepening and widening …
Oct 1, 2018 /  Curious
Handling the 9th Million container in DCT Gdansk

Handling the 9th Million container in DCT Gdansk

The largest container terminal in Poland and the Baltic – DCT Gdansk has marked the handling of 9 million TEU (20-foot equivalent unit) since opening. Achieving such a result within ten years of operational …
May 30, 2018 /  Curious
Containerships and Viasea join forces on a new route

Containerships and Viasea join forces on a new route

Containerships will join forces with Norwegian Viasea Shipping AS and opens new route to Norway in order to strengthen its position in the Baltics and Poland. This partnership will enable the two shipping companies to …
Feb 9, 2018 /  Vessels
Largest floating crane in Poland comes into service at Marine Projects Ltd

Largest floating crane in Poland comes into service at Marine Projects Ltd

To enhance its flexibility and production capabilities Marine Projects Ltd. has purchased a self-propelled sheerlegs type floating crane and named it CONRAD CONSUL. The crane after an overhaul and modifications is …
Jun 19, 2017 /  Curious
Iran, Poland to establish joint shipping line

Iran, Poland to establish joint shipping line

Iran and Poland held negotiations in Tehran over launching a joint shipping line for transport of crude oil, petrochemical products as well as liquefied gas. A fresh round of talks was conducted in Tehran between …
Nov 21, 2016 /  Vessels
Fire on Stena Spirit’s car deck

Fire on Stena Spirit’s car deck

The 176 meter long ro-ro passenger ferry Stena Spirit caught fire on Aug 31, 2016, at 7.40 a.m. LT while off Gdynia, Poland. The Stena Spirit was en route to Gdynia from Karlskrona with 550 passengers when a …
Sep 1, 2016 /  Accidents
Yet another regular ocean link between the Port of Gdansk and Asia

Yet another regular ocean link between the Port of Gdansk and Asia

The Port of Gdansk's network of regular maritime connections was enriched by yet another link, this time of the Ro-Ro type, operated by Bahri. Bahri, the national shipping company of Saudi Arabia, specialising in the …
Aug 12, 2016 /  Curious
PGNiG to open London LNG trading desk despite Brexit

PGNiG to open London LNG trading desk despite Brexit

Polish Gas and Oil Company (PGNiG) said it will set up a trading office for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in London despite the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union. The trading office will open in January …
Jun 29, 2016 /  Curious
Cargo Ship Sabina disabled by engine room fire (Video)

Cargo Ship Sabina disabled by engine room fire (Video)

The general cargo ship Sabina suffered a fire in the engine room on June 19 at 12.20 a.m. off Mulnik, while leaving Swinoujscie (Poland), bound for Szczecin (Poland) with a cargo of phosphate. The fire …
Jun 21, 2016 /  Accidents