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Consortium to Upgrade Świnoujście – Szczecin Fairway
A consortium of Dredging International and Van Oord received a contract for the modernisation of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland. Under the deal, the parties will undertake deepening and widening of the fairway along a section of approximately 62 km from -10.5 to -12.5 m. The investment by the Maritime Office in Szczecin will improve access to the Szczecin seaport and increase the port capacity to handle a growing volume of cargo. The works further include enforcements of slopes and quay walls along the channel, relocation of cables and navigational aids. Works will start end of 2018 and are expected to be completed in 42 months. The contract has a value of approximately EUR 313 million and is co-financed by the European Union.
First ISO-container ever loaded with liquefied natural gas at the LNG terminal in Świnoujście
Polskie LNG says the cryogenic liquid container (ISO-container) was loaded with LNG on Thursday, September 20. The LNG terminal provides the service of loading road tankers with LNG. So far, over 3000 road tankers have been loaded at the facility and the popularity of this service is constantly growing. It has been the first ISO container loading operation in the history of the Świnoujście plant:
The building permit for the construction of new re-gasification capacities at the LNG terminal in Świnoujście issued
On 21 June 2018, the West Pomeranian Voivode issued the building permit for the investment consisting in the expansion of the re-gasification capacity of the LNG terminal in Świnoujście to Polskie LNG. Consequently, the programme of expansion of the largest liquefied natural gas terminal at the Baltic Sea entered the construction stage. The above decision means that Polskie LNG can undertake further steps aimed at increasing of the capacity of the terminal in Świnoujście from current 5 billion to 7.5 billion cubic metres per year, what taking into consideration the current market size will mean the capability of satisfying of circa half of the domestic demand for natural gas. Source: PortnewsUpload News