Sections of the new Strażak-28 fire ship are being built


Works related to the construction of a new fire vessel "Strażak-28" for the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority are in progress. After located in August this year. keel, it will soon be time to put all the sections under construction together.


Hull elements such as the bow, superstructure and stern are created. At a later stage, they will be joined together, which will end the prefabrication process. Then, after the appropriate works are completed, the unit will be launched and further works will be continued in the shipyard's dock.


"Strażak-28" is being built at the Remontowa Shipbuilding SA shipyard. According to the assumed schedule, it will supply the ZMPSiŚ SA fleet next year. It will be a modern unit, 29.2 m long and 10.47 m wide, equipped with two powerful FiFi pumps with a capacity of 2700 m3 / h each, with a bollard pull of 45 tons.


The ship will be intended, among others to perform fire protection tasks during reloading, transport of hazardous materials by tankers carrying gases and flammable liquids, requiring the assistance of a fire unit and tasks related to rescue and work safety of the port of Szczecin and Świnoujście.


Apart from the functionality of a fire ship, the unit will be able to limit the spills of petroleum derivative substances, perform emergency towing of vessels that may pose a threat to safety in the port and outside it, and will have the L2 ice class, which will enable the vessel to sail in moderate ice conditions.


Today, the fleet of ZMPSiŚ SA includes two fire ships. In Świnoujście, the "Strażak-26" is based, which in the first place assists the methane carriers delivering liquefied natural gas to the LNG terminal. President Lech Kaczyński. At that time, ZMPSiŚ has at its disposal "Strażak-24", which protects the port in Szczecin, and also provides assistance with a vessel carrying dangerous goods on the Szczecin-Świnoujście fairway.


The purchase of a new fire vessel is co-financed by EU funds under the Infrastructure and Environment Operational Program 2014-2020, Priority axis III Development of the TEN-T road network and multimodal transport, Measure 3.2 Development of maritime transport, inland waterways and multimodal connections, Project "Purchase of a ship for the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority ”. (MWL)

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