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Traditions of Płock industry shipbuilding reach the 20s past century. Then, after left part of Vistula first private workshops of repairing and building wood structures river barges arose, which functioned until explosion of Second World War and they were the beginning of Płocka River Shipyard.
During occupation Germans produced there sections of submarines and patrol ships and towards the close of war in hasten leaving the city they have blasted devices and have sunk a river camp.
After the war, group of enthusiasts has approached for ordering and start-up of factory. Of that time crew without proper endowments and equipments has managed to repair over 180 floating units. A large majority of them were barges drew out from bottom of Vistula and harbor.
The 60s it is a period of rebuilding and modernization of factory. Then there have been created conditions for building more and more of miscellaneous units, from wooden for steel, with propel and without, about tonnage from initially 200 to 500 t, growing in next years from 1300 to 3000 t.
Then, Płocka River Shipyard became biggest inland shipyard in Poland and one of biggest inland shipyards in Europe.
In over its fifty-years property Płocka River Shipyard has built many units about different degree of complication: from simple barges for transportation of mass loads, barges for transportation of containers, aerial fuels, Ro-ro type barges, floating workshops, water treatment plant of oil-water scows, rail-road ferries, ice-breakers and tugs, with chemical tankers for transportation of chemicals about big scale of volatile inclusive.
It also executed thousand tones of miscellaneous steel constructions, e.g. folding bridges, stationary bridges, construction of halls, industrial construction etc.
Realizing orders of shipowners from different countries (Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Holland, France, Norway), it has been established cooperation with well-recognized in the world classification societies, like Lloyds Register of Shipping, Germanischer Lloyd, Bureau Veritas, Det Norske Veritas, Polski Rejestr Statków.
In June 1998 in result of connection of capitals and experiences of well-known polish companies: Centromor S.A. from Gdańsk and Mostostal Płock S.A. from Płock, taking over old property of Płocka River Shipyard as well as its best traditions in building and repairing of river and river/sea-going ships, production of steel construction, hydrotechnical and marine equipment, was established company called CENTROMOST River Shipyard in Płock Ltd.
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