Offshore crisis forces Polish Remontowa to be innovative

The newbuilding unit of the Remontowa yard in Poland is experiencing a decline in the number of orders for offshore vessels. "We must find a new path," says Andrzej Wojtkiewicz, chairman of Remontowa Shipbuilding, to ShippingWatch.

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The dramatic drop in oil prices over the last nine months and the subsequent problems for offshore carriers are also affecting the Remontowa yard in Poland, which is among the largest in Europe. The yard's unit for newbuildings - Remontowa Shipbuilding - gets the majority of its business from the North Sea and Baltic countries, and from these countries, there is evidently no longer a big appetite for specialized vessels in the offshore industry.

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