On Wednesday, 28 April, a contract was signed in Szczecin for the “Purchase of a fire-fighting vessel for Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority”. In the tender procedure the Remontowa Shipbuilding SA shipyard from the Remontowa Holding capital group was selected. The new vessel, “Strażak-28”, will be the third in the fleet of the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority.
The contract was signed by the ZMPSiŚ S.A: Krzysztof Urbaś – President of the Board and Kazimierz Drzazga – Vice President for Infrastructure. Remontowa Shipbuilding SA was represented by Marcin Ryngwelski, President of the Board and Dariusz Jaguszewski, Member of the Board.
The project “Purchase of a fire-fighting vessel for the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority” received EU funding under the Operational Programme Infrastructure and Environment 2014-2020. EU co-financing amounts to 85% of eligible costs, i.e. approximately PLN 35 million with a contract value of PLN 40.5 million.
The new fire-fighting vessel will be intended, among other things, for performing fire protection tasks during reloading, transport of hazardous materials by tankers carrying flammable gases and liquids, requiring assistance of a fire-fighting unit, as well as tasks related to rescue and operational safety of the port of Szczecin and Świnoujście.