NEWS

Sassnitz-Mukran, July 31, 2017 - Nearly four and a half million euros are available in the Mukran Port for construction of a new wavebreaker and extension of the existing quarry stone mole. In the middle of last week, Christian Pegel, the minister responsible for infrastructural measures in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, handed over the grant containing state and federal funds of almost four million euros, being the main part of the investment, to those responsible in Fährhafen Sassnitz GmbH. The money will also be used for the installation of dolphins, which serve as a mark for the shipping traffic in the port basin.

Sassnitz-Mukran, July 28, 2017 - On Friday, the "Silver Cloud" coming from Gdańsk called the Mukran Port for the first time. 296 passengers of the cruise ship in the luxury category spent their stay on land while visiting the sights of the region. Among them were the historic old town of Stralsund, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the most beautiful seaside resorts on Rügen. In the evening the ship and its passengers continued their cruise through the Baltic Sea to Copenhagen.

Sassnitz-Mukran, July 27, 2017 - In order to further expand the project and heavy-load business in the Mukran Port, the new berth 10 has been realized involving regional companies. On July 26, the new infrastructure was officially opened in the presence of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania's Energy Minister, Christian Pegel. The new berth, which has a heavy-duty slab, is designed especially for the activities of the offshore wind industry as well as business sector involving heavy goods and project loadings.

Sassnitz-Mukran, July 26, 2017 - The Liebherr crane, type LHM 550, can carry a load of up to 144 tons. Such a model of crane, which has a maximum boom projection of 54 meters, was positioned on the quay after its delivery in the Mukran Port on July 21. The crane weighing 439 tonnes will be used in the port for ongoing heavy-lift projects.

Sassnitz-Mukran, July 24, 2017 - A total of 72 so-called concrete mattresses have reached the Mukran Port on board the m.v. “Filia Nettie". The mattresses - each with a weight of more than 9 tonnes – will be taken on board by the "DSV Constructor" after a short temporary storage and moved as a cover for a cable connection for the offshore wind farm "Wikinger" in the Baltic Sea. Mukran Port Terminals was responsible for discharge of the mattresses at berth 9.

Sassnitz-Mukran, July 21, 2017 - The first components for the offshore wind park "Arkona Becken" of E.ON have reached the Mukran Port. The brightyellow, up to 16 meters high, 8 meters wide and 300-ton heavy transition pieces (TP’s) will be temporarily stored on the north terminal. They will later serve as a transitional piece between the pile (monopile) and the tower of the offshore wind turbines. A total of 60 TP’s will reach the port from the Danish Aalborg in the coming months.

Sassnitz-Mukran, June 13, 2017 - at about 11 am, MS Deutschland called the Mukran Port as part of its 13-day Baltic Sea cruise. With the ocean cruise vessel of the shipping company V.Ships, passengers experienced the Scandinavian, Baltic and German perals at the Baltic sea.

Warnemünde, June 1, 2017 -The Ministry of Energy, Infrastructure and Digitization of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and the association Logistics Initiative Mecklenburg Vorpommern organized the ninth Baltic Logistics Conference with a focus on "Logistics in times of digitization, customer expectations and profitability" on 01.06.17 in Warnemünde (Rostock). In addition to Minister Christian Pegel, the participants included high-ranking representatives from the transport policy, shipping companies, ports as well as transport and logistics companies. The Commercial Director of Mukran Port reported on the new business model at the site Mukran, which has been placed on the market for about a year and secures the future as well as the growth of the Germany’s northeastern deep water port.

At the same time, Mukran Port is represented in Hamburg at the third International Multimodal Conference, which brings together key representatives from the field of logistics and multimodality from Europe and Asia. The focus of this forum is on the further development of the new Silk Road, whereby good logistics in the Baltic Sea Region can make a decisive contribution to this.

Sassnitz-Mukran, May 24, 2017 - 14,500 tonnes of sand as first of the aggregates for the coating of 90,000 pipes for the Baltic pipeline were delivered to Mukran Port by vessel. The sand was unloaded and stored by the company Mukran Port Terminals.

Sassnitz-Mukran, May 17, 2017 - The O&M Port and Networking Event took place in Mukran Port. A presentation of the new O&M port for crew transport vessels and service vessels currently being constructed was made to the participants. During the event, an excursion to the offshore wind farm "Wikinger" was organized, where the participants could see the 21 wind turbines already installed in the Baltic Sea. Afterwards, the traditional offshore barbecue took place in the Mukran Port.

Sassnitz-Mukran, May 16, 2017 - In the traditional offshore BBQ, this year's participation reached over 120 people from the offshore sector.

The following companies were honoured as "Best Practice" offshore wind partners 2017 by the Managing Director Harm Sievers (Fährhafen Sassnitz GmbH) and Mayor Frank Kracht (Sassnitz) for the planning and implementation of the complex sea floor improvement measures for successful jack-up operations of the vessel "Brave Tern" (OWF Wikiger): Mr. H. Chamier of Baugrund Stralsund Ingenieursgesellschaft mbH and Mr. H. Panner of AIU Architekten- und Ingenieurunion Stralsund GmbH as consultant engineers, Mr. G. Hackmann of Colcrete - of Essen Wasserbau GmbH & Co. KG for structural implementation.

Mr. J. von Hofe from PSA received the award for very good longstanding cooperation as well as for the opening of branch office at the site as an instructor in the field of industrial climbing and safety training for the offshore industry.

Sassnitz-Mukran, May 15, 2017 - From now on, a mobile bunk vessel MV Elly is in operation in Mukran Port. MV Elly supplies all ship types with both gas oil and diesel. In addition, the ship operator Friedrich G. Frommann GmbH & Co. KG in cooperation with TL Tanker Logistics GmbH & Co. KG offers additional ship requirements such as lubricating oils to its customers. The new service in the port enables to provide the vessels with fuel more flexibly and more favorably. Another advantage is the relief of road traffic on the island of Rügen.  The replenishment was previously supplied by the tank trucks.

Mukran Port

Sassnitz-Mukran, April 28, 2017 - At the 5th Rail & Shipping Summit in Mukran Port, logistics experts discussed the potential of the location and the current challenges. Current projects and the interplay of the business areas and subsidiaries organized under the corporate master brand "Mukran Port" were the focus of the discussions. The reorientation of the port as well as numerous projects and company sittings make a positive impact on freight handling.

Sassnitz-Mukran, February 3, 2017 — First time in January, the installation vessel „Brave Tern“ of the shipping company “Fred Olsen” jacked-up at Mukran Port. The vessel picked up the components for the construction of the wind farm “Wikinger”. Previously, the berth 3a had been upgraded for the installation vessels of this size. The construction measures were mainly carried out by companies from West Pomerania.

Sassnitz-Mukran, January 5, 2017 – The installation vessel Brave Tern of the offshore wind project „Wikinger“ berthed at Mukran Port and jacked-up for the load-out of the components.