"Firefighter-28" already on the water


In the Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. shipyard in Gdańsk. The fire ship "Strażak-28", which will start service in the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority later this year, was ceremonially launched


The new fire vessel will be adapted to the meteorological and hydrographic conditions in the waters of the southern Baltic Sea. It will provide assistance to ships carrying dangerous goods, providing fire protection, including it will be adapted to fight fires on LNG carriers and will ensure fire safety in the waters of the Szczecin, Police and Świnoujście seaports.


The ship is 29.2 m long and 10.47 m wide. Its design draft is 3.45 m. Developing will be max. speed up to 12.00 knots. Its bollard pull is 45 tons. It will be equipped with three water-foam monitors with a value of 1,350 m3 / h each and two FiFi pumps with parameters of 2,700 m3 / h each.


"The purchase of a fire vessel for the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority" is co-financed by the European Union from the Cohesion Fund under the Infrastructure and Environment Operational Program. The value of the project is approximately PLN 40.6 million. Co-financing from the European Union about PLN 34.5 million.


The project is part of a complex project co-financed by EU funds under the Operational Program Infrastructure and Environment 2014-2020: 3.2 Development of maritime transport, inland waterways and multimodal connections. Priority axis III. Development of the TEN-T road network and multimodal transport. Implementation period: April 28, 2021 - October 30, 2022


"Strażak-28" will be the third in the fleet of ZMPSiŚ S.A. Currently, "Strażak-24" is moored in Szczecin, and "Strażak-26" in Świnoujście.


When the ship is put into service, carriers, shipowners and port employees will benefit. The ports of Szczecin, Police and Świnoujście will be able to accept and handle more ships carrying dangerous goods. (Monika Woźniak-Lewandowska)

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