September 13, 2023

Conrad Shipyard Celebrates in Gdansk – Poland Two Decades of Maritime Excellence

Conrad Shipyard marked its illustrious 20-year journey with a grand event held on Sunday – August 27th, at the historic Old Manege in Gdańsk, Poland. This exceptional evening brought together over 350 distinguished guests, including employees, co-employees, designers, business partners, clients, and company friends from around the world to honor the legacy built on precision, vision, and most importantly, to celebrate the employees at Conrad.

The event opened with an outdoor cocktail reception, live music, choir performance and many more. Amidst the elegant atmosphere, the event served as a poignant reminder of Conrad Shipyard’s relentless pursuit of excellence since its inception two decades ago. The evening transitioned into a seated gala, which started with the opening speech of Mr. Mikołaj Król – CEO at Conrad Shipyard.

Many individuals and entities who have made their mark in the history of Conrad Shipyard were honored during the official part. On behalf of Madam President of Gdansk – Aleksandra Dulkiewicz, the Vice President of Gdansk – Mr. Piotr Kryszewski handed over two special Orders of President of Gdansk to Mr. Czesław Kowalczyk and Mr. Stanisław Bobowiec from Marine Projects Ltd. and who are unofficially called “the fathers of Conrad Shipyard”.

The highlight of the evening was the presentation of the Conrad Excellence Awards. Seventeen individuals and organizations were honored for their exceptional contributions to Conrad’s legacy. The statuettes were received on stage by: Janusz Kostro, Paweł Polak, Sebastian Ziomkowski, Marcin Czarniawski, Sławomir Piasek, Juliusz Strawiński, Frank Neubelt. Reymond Langton Design, Diana Yacht Design, Marine Projects Ltd., Yacht Service Brokos, Yachdon Jacek Kozlowski and Pep Pelin Waldemar Jurewicz. Special awards were also given to trusted customers: the owners of the “Viatoris” and “ACE” superyachts. The last award from all the employees was received by the CEO of Conrad S.A. – Mr. Mikołaj Król.

To add a harmonious touch to the evening, renowned Polish artist Grzegorz Turnau graced the stage with his performance, enchanting the audience with his music.

The next important event for the Shipyard will be the upcoming edition of the Monaco Yacht Show, where the company will display its award-winning flagship superyacht ACE.