DEME-d fit for dredging up the future!

Belgian company DEME and Wärsilä joined forces to build, at 40 MW, the world’s most powerful LNG-fuelled dredger.

It could be argued that the dredging industry is immune to slowdowns. Historically, the world’s population and growth has concentrated on coastal areas and this will likely continue, requiring ever more dredging, land reclamation, dyke and port construction in the future.

“More than 60 percent of the world's population lives less than 100 kilometres from…

Piotr Dowżenko is the new CEO pf Remontowa Shipbuilding

Remontowa Shipbuilding has a new Chief Executive Officer. Piotr Dowżenko became the new head of Remontowa Shipbuilding. Remontowa Shipbuilding is one of the leading companies belonging to the Remontowa Holding.

Since 2010 Piotr Dowżenko has been the President of the Management Board of Remontowa LNG Systems, which is the member of Polish LNG Platform.

Remontowa Shipbuilding (previously Northern Shipyard) has built over 1,000 ships for over 70 years.…

Hoyer and Barter are testing LNG powered vehicles

The aim of LNG-powered vehicles testing is to demonstrate the potential of LNG as an alternative fuel for heavy-duty transport as a test target. The operation is carried out by HOYER Poland. Barter SA is a co-organizer of the project.

The EU and local legislation, as well as growing public awareness, tent to use the alternative fuels with less negative environmental impact for heavy-duty long-distance transport. Performed by HOYER and BARTER tests are expected to…

‘Next generation’ tankers to be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines

The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines, propellers, and fuel supply systems for four new tanker vessels. The ships will run on both liquefied natural gas (LNG) and diesel, and are being built at the Scheepswerf Ferus Smit yard in the Netherlands for Sweden based Erik Thun AB. The order with Wärtsilä was booked in the first quarter of 2017.

Keel laying for ro-pax LNG ferry

On 23rd June 2017 ceremony of keel laying for ro-pax ferry B 145-I/01 was held at „Wulkan Nowy” slipway in Szczecin Industrial Park. MSR Gryfia Yard will build the vessel for Polferries.

Historic delivery of gas to Poland. PGNiG receives American LNG

Liquefied natural gas from Cheniere Energy has arrived at the President Lech Kaczyński LNG Terminal in Świnoujście. It is the first such delivery to Central and Eastern Europe. PGNiG plans to conclude more spot agreements.

The ceremony of receiving the first ever cargo of liquefied natural gas from the USA took place on June 8th and was attended by Prime Minister Beata Szydło and representatives of government, parliament, local authorities, PGNiG SA and Cheniere Energy.

This…

BC Ferries’ third LNG-vessel left Remontowa Shipbuilding

Salish Raven, BC Ferries’ newest vessel arrived in B.C. today. The vessel took 41 days to travel 10,440 nautical miles from Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. in Gdansk, Poland.

This ship will make its way to Ogden Point in Victoria, where the public can take exterior photos of the vessel today. Once Salish Raven clears Canadian Customs and final inspections are complete, the vessel will be officially handed over to BC Ferries. The ship will proceed to BC Ferries’ refit facility in Richmond…

Polish LNG Platform officially registered!

Today, 7th June, a founding meeting of Polish LNG Platform took place in Gdansk. Polish LNG Platform was establish to promote LNG as a new, cleaner and quieter fuel for road transport and shipping. LNG is an important transition fuel towards a sustainable transport sector.

Polish LNG Platform is intensifying efforts to develop and support the LNG market in Poland, with particular emphasis on the potential of LNG, concentrating resources on the most promising directions…

LNG-Gorskaya Overseas To Construct LNG - Center In Denmark

Estonian company LNG Gorskaya Overseas OU and danish port Grenaa Havn A/S have signed the MoU providing coordinated actions of the parties on construction of the bunkering LNG center with floating storage up to 10,000 m3 in the harbor Grenaa.

Creation of capacities for bunkering of the liquefied gas will allow to provide vessels with fuel in the Danish straits, including water areas of the ports of Skagen, Goteborg, Malmyo and Copenhagen.

Within the infrastructure…

Special award "Amber Duck" for Remontowa Shipbuilding

Competition for the Honorary Prize of the National Chamber of Maritime Commerce and Honorably Mention "Amber Egg" for the most spectacular achievements in the Polish maritime economy in 2016 are settled!

On May 25, 2017, the Jury of the Competition awarded Honor Award of National Chamber of Maritime Commerce "Amber Duck" to Remontowa Shipbuilding for "specialized, modern and innovative units:

- "SALISH…