Purchase of a fire ship - opening of tenders
The Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority SA made on 3 March this year. openly open bids submitted electronically in the tender procedure for the purchase of a fire vessel. One offer of the contractor was submitted - Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. based in Gdańsk.
The procedure for the purchase of a new ship is conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Act of January 29, 2004, Public Procurement Law (i.e. Journal of Laws of 2019, item 1843, as amended). The contract notice was published in the Official Journal of the European Union 2020 / S 230-568018 of November 25, 2020.
The project "Purchase of a fire vessel for the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority" received funding from 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.
Currently, there are two fire ships in the ZMPSiŚ fleet. 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 activities of ZMPSiŚ SA, the aim of which is to increase the level of security in both ports, go hand in hand with the constant development and improvement of the quality of ship and cargo handling in the ports of Szczecin and Świnoujście. Hence the decision to purchase a new fire vessel for the purpose of carrying out fire protection tasks during reloading, transport of hazardous materials by tankers carrying gases and flammable liquids, requiring assistance from a fire unit and tasks related to rescue and safety at the port of Szczecin and Świnoujście.