Prestigious award for HYDRO-NAVAL from Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce Marine has recognized its best suppliers for the past year by presenting its 2017 Supplier Awards. The awards are available in five categories to suppliers who provide the highest standards of quality and performance. This year’s award in category “Responsiveness” went to HYDRO-NAVAL in recognition of results achieved and flexible and partner-friendly way of building mutual relations.

Based in the Polish town of Słupsk, the company supplies Rolls Royce with deck machinery.

President of the company, Szymon Michał Sobków, received the award from Rob Anthony at a ceremony in Alesund, Norway. Commenting on the award, he said, “We are honored to receive a Supplier Award from Rolls Royce, especially since we have been working with the company for a relatively short period of time. We continually and passionately improve the services and products we offer. We have learned a lot from Rolls-Royce and look forward to the future, thinking about the years of fruitful collaboration. ”

Rolls-Royce has been at the forefront of engineering excellence for almost a century. Today a highly respected global engineering company providing customers in the civil aerospace, defence, marine and energy sectors with an outstanding portfolio of products and support services.

Strategic Partnership

In order to make continuous improvement of services and increase our manufacturing capabilities while achieving the highest possible quality we have established a partnership with our key associates in marine and offshore industry. This is the beginning of a process that will help all joint partners gain and sustain the competitive advantage supported by extended experience in manufacturing, engineering and logistics. Each partner has a significant track record with a solid financial position making this partnership a reliable, long-term solution  for offshore and marine industry. All this in Pomerania region next to ports in Gdynia and Darłowo.
HYDRO-NAVAL formed a business partnership with two Polish companies: ND Service Sp. z o.o. and Amek Offshore Sp. z o.o.
Teaming up with these partners adds complementary resources and capabilities enabling all participants to grow and expand more quickly and efficiently while providing effective solutions for offshore and marine industry. Each partner brings his knowledge and experience to this joint initiative to better serve our customers’ needs.

ND SERVICE Sp. z o.o. from Gdynia is a supplier of power hydraulics, electrical systems, solutions in automatics and mechanical assembly in sea and offshore applications. The company has an extensive experience in providing high quality services in technical consultancy.

AMEK Offshore from Sztum offers complex engineering solutions for offshore, onshore and marine markets. The company’s strongest advantage is its own designing office. They specialize in production of machines intended for use in the explosion hazardous area.

Intelligent factory system in HYDRO-NAVAL

HYDRO-NAVAL is in the process of implementation of the production scheduling system called IPOsystem (Intelligent Production Organization System).
The innovative system is able to manage production independently by changing the responsibilities of people, who previously managed the production processes. The system allows to eliminate complex processes of planning, logistics and supervision in the production shop.

IPOsystem oversees the production management system by implementing the most optimal decision based on the sequence of specific technological tasks from the point of view of meeting the project completion deadline as well as maximum utilization of production resources. The system also automatically gives orders to perform subsequent tasks to workers and responds in real time to any change in resource status and deviations from established deadlines for specific processes.
All resources (human and technical), as well as all scheduled tasks they perform, go into the system along with all production orders, technologies and materials necessary for their execution within a specified period. IPOsystem automatically schedules all jobs and distributes work (commands) among workers in shop via Work Terminals.

In HYDRO-NAVAL we plan to place several Work Terminals, which in addition to distributing work also serve as a time registration system. Work Terminals are electronic and require proximity Worker Cards. Implementation of the whole system is scheduled for the first half of 2016 and it will certainly require training of all employees involved in production process. We realize there is a big challenge and a lot of work ahead of us, but we hope that the implementation of this innovate system will improve effectiveness of our joint efforts, increase production productivity and reduce any disruptions related to quality, timeliness and flow of information.

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Appoinment of a new Management Board in HYDRO-NAVAL

We would like to inform you that according to the Minutes of Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders of HYDRO-NAVAL Spółka z o.o. dated June 29th 2015, changes have been made to the structure of the Board of Directors. Effective from June 30th 2015 the Meeting of Shareholders recalled Mr. Szymon Sobków from the position as the Chairman of the Boards, and Mr. Marek Adkonis and Mr. Wojciech Michałek from the positions of Vice-presidents of the Board. Under the resolutions included in the Minutes, effective from July 1st 2015 the Meeting of Shareholders appointed the new Board of Directors with the following members:

  • Szymon M. Sobków – President of the Board
  • Agnieszka Dobosz – Vice-president of the Board
  • Dorota Adkonis – Member of the Board
  • Magdalena Gannon – Member of the Board
  • Marcin Stasiak – Member of the Board
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Transformation of our company

On July 1st 2014 our company HYDRO-NAVAL Adkonis, Michałek, Sobków – Spółka Jawna (Registered Partnership) was transformed into HYDRO-NAVAL Spółka z o.o. (Limited Liability Company).