Shippax Retrofit Award 2018 for Remontowa Shiprepair Yard S.A!
We are proud to announce that the winners in the Shippax Retrofit Award 2018 category were Remontowa Shiprepair Yard S.A and the Canadian shipowner BC Ferries. Remontowa Shiprepair Yard S.A, received the award for rebuilding the Spirit of British Columbia, the first of the two largest passenger-car ferries of the Canadian shipowner BC Ferries, the largest ferry operator in North America. As the justification suggests, the prize was awarded for: “the first reconstruction of a large ro-pax ferry, including replacement of four main engines with new dual- fuel engines, installation of a large LNG tank below the main deck and an innovative bunkering system, while passenger spaces have also been modernized and renovated”. Remontowa Shiprepair Yard S.A received the Shippax Award once again. In 2016, it was awarded for an innovative solution in the form of methanol powered propulsion system on the Stena Germanica ferry, owned by Stena Line AB, and in 2008 the shipyard was awarded 160 new booths for the addition, in particular for the innovative double bow door on the Passenger-Car Finntrader, belonging to the Finnish shipowner Finnlines.