About us

member of
SEA Europe - Ships & Maritime Equipment Associations

member of
Polish Confederation of Private Employers Lewiatan (PKPP Lewiatan)

The Association of Polish Maritime Industries FORUM OKRĘTOWE is an employers’ union set in Poland in accordance with the Union Act.

FORUM OKRĘTOWE was established in 1993 as a result of the efforts undertaken to create a platform for multilateral business contacts among shipyards, their supply chain and other institutions experience their business in the shipbuilding sector. The initiator of the Association of Polish Maritime Industry FORUM OKRĘTOWE was Nestor of the Polish shipbuilding industry Professor Jerzy Wojciech Doerffer – the first President of the Association.

FORUM OKRĘTOWE is a member of the SEA Europe (formerly CESA) an organization grouping the shipyards and ship equipment manufacturers from Europe and from Turkey. FORUM OKRĘTOWE is also a member of the Polish Confederation of Private Employers LEWIATAN.

The aim for FORUM OKRĘTOWE set in By-Laws lies in lobbing for suitable conditions enabling further development of the Polish shipbuilding industry, creating co-operation platforms for members of the Association and also protecting of their common interests as well as representing them home and abroad.

The companies, members of FORUM OKRĘTOWE always maintain outstandingly high professional level and as a group gathers an enormous intellectual potential. The members of FORUM OKRĘTOWE are newbuilding and repair shipyards, service suppliers, ship equipment manufacturers, cooperating companies and other enterprises and/or institutions active in the shipbuilding industry. Among them there are universities, research and development centers, design offices, classification societies, banks and lawyers’ offices.

FORUM OKRĘTOWE is united by the hope and conviction that standing together “we can more”, that acting together we achieve mutual business successes, which results in securing stable, interesting and satisfying jobs for thousands of people.



Field of activity:

  • protection of members rights and representation of their interest
  • creation of an environment for development of ship newbuilding and ship repairing industries, co-operating supply chain and research institutions
  • promotion of co-operation and exchange of services between members
  • participation in establishment of new legislation
  • representation of Polish shipbuilding industry in international organizations and associations


Contact www.forumokretowe.org.pl


The Association of Polish Maritime Industries FORUM OKRĘTOWE

ul. Uphagena 23,
80-237 Gdańsk


phone:   +48 502 160 427
+48 694 483 356
e-mail:    forum@forumokretowe.org.pl



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