• 2019 April 18 09:37

    Tri-City ports take part in Seatrade Cruise Global

    Seatrade Cruise Global is the world's largest event for the maritime tourism industry. Delegations of the Port of Gdansk and the Port of Gdynia are taking part yet again. The Tri-City ports are promoting Poland under the slogan: "Destination Poland".

    The fair and the accompanying conference take place in Miami, Florida. They connect over 11,000 professionals and more than 70 cruise lines with a focus on one message: feel right at home - at sea.

    "The Port of Gdynia, which can receive the largest cruise ships sailing the Baltic Sea, is a gateway to the Pomerania region and the rest of Poland," says Adam Meller, President of the Board of the Port of Gdynia Authority. "The fact that the Port of Gdynia delegation participates in the Seatrade Cruise Global fair makes it possible to present the port's potential in this respect. We have met with considerable interest, both among shipowners and cruise agencies. It is proof that they recognise the potential of our infrastructure and the services offered by the port. In 2018, more than 100,000 tourists came to Gdynia on board cruise ships, becoming ambassadors of our country, stimulating the region's economy, shopping, and visiting Pomerania's tourist attractions".

    Just like every year, the fair's exhibitors include major global passenger shipowners, tour operators, passenger ship equipment companies, cruise organisers for the tourism industry, and seaports.

    "This year, there will be even more cruise ships calling at the Port of Gdansk than in the previous years. The growing numbers of tourists coming to Poland by sea do not only mean more money for the ports, cities, and the region, but also, above all, constitute an excellent form of promoting Poland among foreign tourists. And this is why we are here in Miami - to advertise Poland as a tourist destination," explains Marcin Osowski, Vice-President of the Board of the Port of Gdansk Authority.

    During the Miami fair, the ports are accompanied by the Pomeranian Regional Tourism Organisation and the Gdansk Tourism Organisation, which are encouraging the fair's participants to visit Pomerania - with its attractions and monuments. Usually, after reaching the shore, cruise ship passengers set off to explore Tri-City or Malbork or travel deeper into the Kashubia region. In Miami, the tourism organisations are presenting the region's potential in order to arouse the interest of an even larger number of entities from the maritime tourism industry.

    This year, the cruise season at the Tri-City ports will begin as soon as April. On 24 April, MSC Poesia - sailing under the flag of Panama - will call at the Port of Gdynia. Four days later, MS Magellan will arrive at the Port of Gdansk.




2019 December 7

16:55 USCG Cutter Steadfast returns to port after 60-day counter drug patrol
15:42 TEN announces charter extension for an LNG carrier
13:08 FMT and Indian Register of Shipping sign MOU on strategic cooperation
11:34 AET secures long-term DPST charter contracts with Shell
10:37 Titan LNG tenders for 8000 cbm LNG bunker barge

2019 December 6

18:11 Lithuania aims to ensure state management of „Rail Baltica“ infrastructure
17:55 More operative services of towboats in the Port of Klaipėda
17:28 Acceptance/delivery certificate for Kalas, first rescue tugboat of Project MPSV12
17:06 APM Terminals Gothenburg takes another major step in their journey towards climate neutrality
16:04 Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam MD receives Harbour Medal
15:57 Northern Sea Route cargo traffic totaled 27.59 million tonnes YTD, up almost 70% Y-o-Y
15:26 IAPH Women’s Forum’s initiative “Women in Ports Mentoring Program” now extended to female Harbour Masters
15:03 Seabourn brings a new experience to guests with unique “Bow Lounge”
14:22 Throughput of port Ventspils (Latvia) in 11M’19 grew by 4% to 19.47 million tonnes
14:03 The container terminal at the Port of Gothenburg to be fossil-free by 2020
13:05 Carnival Corporation's Costa Cruises welcomes LNG-powered Costa Smeralda to fleet
12:54 Yacht Zarya with Russian team wins ARC+St.Vicent 2019
12:23 UN maritime agency commits to further action on gender equality
12:01 Jan De Nul sets new sustainability standards for maintenance dredging works in the marinas of Nieuwpoort on the Belgian coast
11:30 Canada Infrastructure Bank invests $300 million in Port of Montreal’s expansion project in Contrecoeur
11:20 Costa Smeralda delivered from Meyer Turku shipyard
11:02 Yang Ming sets up subsidiary in China
10:45 Largest Latvian transit companies represented at 2019 Russian Transport Week
10:17 GTT receives an order from Samsung Heavy Industries for the tank design of two new LNG Carriers
10:12 Joint Russian-Vietnamese exercise underway in Cam Ranh
09:59 MAN Energy Solutions and Orcan Energy agree to collaborate
09:49 Bunker prices go down at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:36 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Dec 06
09:30 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.44% to $63.11, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.33% to $58.23
09:14 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,575 points
08:31 DNV GL awards Hudong-Zhonghua AiP certificate for gas-fueled 25000 TEU containership design

2019 December 5

18:05 ABS, MAN & SDARI join forces to develop ammonia-fueled feeder vessel
17:46 Throughput of Rostov-on-Don port in 11M’19 fell by 7% Y-o-Y to 21.1 million tonnes
17:21 Extraordinary general shareholders meeting of LUKOIL approves interim dividend
17:05 NORDEN enters new biofuel collaboration with Kvasir Technologies
16:28 Cargo traffic on Northern Sea Route can grow to 160 million tonnes by 2035 – Aleksandr Krutikov
16:05 ABS and CATL sign battery research agreement
15:54 Port of HaminaKotka published its statistics for November 2019
15:30 Ministry for Development of Russian Far East and Arctic expects special economic regime to come into force in Arctic in 2020
15:03 DNV GL and Huangpu-Wenchong sign JDP on 5,000 TEU LNG dual-fuel containership
14:49 Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries
14:33 IMO Assembly approved renewal of Kitack Lim’s appointment as secretary-general of UN body
14:06 Torqeedo powers all-electric harbour water clean-up boat
13:06 YILPORT Puerto Bolívar now operates with four mobile harbor cranes
12:44 Bunker prices increase at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
12:25 Norfolk, Virginia to host Port & Terminal Technology USA on 21-22 April 2020
12:17 MABUX: Bunker market this morning, Dec 05
12:08 Inmarsat launches Fleet LTE service in the North Sea
11:50 Forum «Arctic: Today and the Future» kicked off in Saint-Petersburg
11:29 “K” Line completes additional development (Phase-2) of “Kawasaki Integrated Maritime Solutions”
11:05 PIL upgrades Redsea Gulf Service and Intra-Redsea Feeder 5
10:37 DNV GL and GSI cooperate on AI-based solution to improve welding NDT efficiency
10:01 Bunker sales at port Vladivostok in 11M’19 grew by 53.2% to 1.58 million tonnes
09:36 Brent Crude futures price is down 0.1% to $62.94, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.38% to $58.2
09:18 Baltic Dry Index is down to 1,599 points
09:03 CMA CGM and Total sign a major agreement
06:49 Ocean Yield ASA announces delivery of three LR2 product tankers with long-term charters

2019 December 4

18:30 North Carolina Ports Chief Commercial Officer retires
18:09 Diana Shipping announces time charter contracts for m/v Myrsini with Ausca and m/v Artemis with Koch
17:26 Freight turnover of Neva-Metal (Saint-Petersburg) in 11M’19 fell by 1% Y-o-Y to 2.93 million tonnes