KUKE extends guarantees worth EUR 110 mln for the construction of ferries to Polish shipowners
Thanks to the guarantees received from KUKE, the Remontowa Shiprepair Yard in Gdańsk may soon finalize syndicated financing for the construction of Ro-Pax ferries.
Contract guarantees and payment guarantees support the performance of the contract
ON April 22, at the Gdańsk Remontowa Shiprepair Yard, an agreement was signed under which the shipyard received a guarantee limit of EUR 60 million from KUKE related to the performance of the contract for the construction of three Ro-Pax ferries. The units are being commissioned by Polskie Promy and from 2025 they will gradually service connections in the Baltic Sea. This is one of the largest orders placed at a Polish shipyard in the last 30 years.
Previously the Remontowa Shiprepair Yard obtained from KUKE performance guarantees for the proper performance of the contract, the beneficiary of which is the ordering party. The value of these guarantees amounts to EUR 48 million.
Ro-Pax low-emission ferries
Ro-Pax is a ferry that will be able to carry 400 people. The project includes: restaurant, bars, shop, playground for children and other amenities for passengers. The ferries will be low-emission, equipped with electrically controlled azimuth thrusters and bow thrusters, powered by LNG-powered generators operating in a hybrid system with battery support.
The units are to be 195.6 m long and 32.2 m wide. The length of the load line is 4.1 thousand. m and the maximum speed will be 19 knots. They will operate on the line between Świnoujście and Ystad, supporting the development of maritime transport.
Gdansk Remontowa Shiprepair Yard. is the largest company of the Polish shipbuilding group Remontowa Holding. It offers comprehensive technical solutions, the final products of which are fully equipped, modern ships. In addition to repairs and reconstructions, the Group has extensive experience in the design and construction of various vessels, including ferries, which were delivered, among others, by to Norway, Denmark, Estonia, Great Britain and Canada.
The project of building a new type of car-passenger ferries (Ro-Pax) is a strategic undertaking aimed at maintaining the market position and strengthening the competitiveness of Polish ferry operators, which is possible, among others, thanks to the solutions offered by KUKE.
Win orders and carry out contracts without freezing up cash in collaterals required by the investor.
- Guarantees increase your company’s credibility in the eyes of your business partner.
- Guarantees are the simplest and most reliable form of securing export contracts honored by foreign buyers.