The keel for the construction of the new Strażak-28 fire vessel is located
At Remontowa Shipbuilding SA on Friday, August 20 this year. The keel was laid for the construction of a new fire vessel, Strażak-28 (B-861-1), which will be added to the fleet of the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority next year.
The acceptance report for the keel section was signed by: Dariusz Jaguszewski - member of the board of Remontowa Shipbuilding SA, Grzegorz Pettke - ship director of the Polish Register of Shipping and Krystian Smużny - technical inspector at ZMPSiŚ SA.
The Firefighter-28 will be a modern unit, 29.2 m long and 10.47 m wide, equipped with two powerful FiFi pumps, 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.
The unit, apart from the functionality of a fire ship, will also perform towing functions, hence it will obtain the L2 ice class.
Currently, 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" with a base in Szczecin.
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 ”.