Crist Shipyard – Exporter of the Year to France

Crist shipyard has been cooperating with French shipyards and companies for many years. Crist has a worldwide reputation for building the most complex ships and maritime structures.

Awards and diplomas for the best Polish exporters to France were presented at the Polish Embassy in Paris on Thursday (November 25). Awards are given to leaders of Polish exports to France during the annual gala. The gala is also an opportunity to draw the attention of French economic circles to the high quality and competitiveness of the Polish offer. Crist shipyard was awarded as one of the three largest and key exporters to France.

Crist Shipyard performs a long-term contract commissioned by the French Chantiers de l’Atlantiquena S.A. It provides for the construction of fully equipped mega-blocks of the largest passenger ships in the world.

This year, the fourth mega-block with the working number V34 was made at the shipyard and delivered to France. H34, G34, C34 mega-blocks were delivered in previous years. another construction of a large part of the ship will be handed over in 2022. It will be the M34 block with a mass of nearly 11 thousand tons. tons and the size of 171×40 m. Crist shipyard plans to cooperate with a French partner until 2025.

Crist shipyard has many innovative projects in its portfolio, which were ordered by partners from France.  Shipyard workers from Gdynia made a specialist ZOURITE ship. It is a self-lifting vessel used to build a road viaduct around the French island of La Reunion next to Madagascar. Crist has built a specialized, self-submersible MARCO POLO dock. The ship is used to build huge caissons weighing 10  tons each that were used to build new land in Monaco.

Polish shipyard Crist participates in a project led by SYNLIFT Industrial Products (SIP). The project is called Floating WINDdesal (FWD). It is a wind-powered seawater desalination unit as a floating application for nearshore and offshore project sites.

The project involves companies with experience in creating, designing and producing innovations: StoGda Ship Design & Engineering, Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions, Prysmian Group, Boll & Kirch Filterbau, AEROVIDE, EMS Maritime Offshore and Crist, a memeber of the Baltic Sea & Space Cluster.