October 10th, 2019
Today, after launching, ORP Albatros will enter the last phase of preparations prior commissioning to regular duty
President of the Republic of Poland
Those words came from letter of Polish President that was read at the ceremony of launching second Minehunter of Kormoran Class named ORP Albatros and Keel Laying for third vessel named ORP Mewa.
“It is a proud day for Polish Navy, builders and designers of those tremendous ships” said RMDC CEO Krzysztof Wróbel. “Our team is working on this project for more than 6 years right now, starting from prototype vessel Kormoran II, and now continuing the work implementing many upgrades to make those ships better in operation. We have direct feedback from the crew operating Kormoran II, and we can say that we do our best to fullfil the highly raised expectation from Navy."
"Having this oportunity, I would like to thank all of the people involved in this projects, but mostly we would like to congratulate our Design Team led by Chief Designers Mr. Jan Meissner (first vessel) and Jacek Kwiatkowski (first and next vessels). Their engagement and determination have led the project to its actual shape and progress.”
ORP ALBATROS – is second and ORP Mewa is third Minehunter of type Kormoran (Project 258) for Polish Navy built by consortium of Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. , OBR CTM S.A. and PGZ STOCZNIA WOJENNA Sp. z o.o.
Design and engineering works are being done by Remontowa Marine Design & Consulting Sp. z.o.o.