Norwegian Prime Minister to Visit REMONTOWA Group in Gdansk, Poland
Programme of Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg presence in Gdansk, Poland, is expected to include attending the ceremony of first steel cutting for the construction of innovative, environmentally friendly, LNG powered ferry for Norwegian Owners at REMONTOWA Shipbuilding (formerly Northern Shipyard – Stocznia Polnocna S.A.) and a visit to Gdansk Shiprepair Yard “Remontowa” S.A. – ship repair and conversions arm of REMONTOWA Group enjoying long lasting, firm, mutually rewarding business relations with many Norwegian shipping, offshore and maritime industry companies.
On June 10, 2011, Jens Stoltenberg, the Prime Minister of Norway, is expected to visit Gdansk in Poland to have bilateral meeting with Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk. Norwegian Prime Minister regularly meets his colleagues in the countries that are about to take over the EU presidency, which will be the case with Poland, from July 1, 2011.
There are such topics as energy cooperation, industrial policy and cooperation between Poland and Norway on the agenda of meeting in Gdansk, to be followed by Norwegian Prime Minister’s visit to REMONTOWA Group companies: Gdansk Shiprepair Yard “Remontowa” S.A. and newbuilding yard REMONTOWA Shipbuilding.
Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg’s presence will add splendour to the ceremony of the first steel cutting for the construction of the new advanced, environmentally friendly, LNG powered ferry for Norwegian coastal waters – the fourth unit (yard no. B 612/4) in a series of innovative ships being built for one of the Norway’s largest coastal shipping operators – Torghatten Nord AS.
REMONTOWA Group (including Gdansk Shiprepair Yard “Remontowa” S.A., providing mainly ship repairs, maintenance and conversions and REMONTOWA Shipbuilding, as well as several other companies, active mainly in ship equipment manufacturing and installation area) is a major contributor to Norwegian-Polish trade volume.
Yearly sales of REMONTOWA Group on the Norwegian market amount to EUR 150-200 million.
Source: REMONTOWAGroup, June 10, 2011.