Days on the frigate Santa María de la Magdalena

    The Museum of Naval Construction of Exponav hosts on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 14 and 15, some “diffusion days” to publicize the wreck of the frigate Santa María de la Magdalena, as well as the process of restoration of the remains of the ship that are exhibited. The program will have the participation of numerous experts and the person in charge of inaugurating it will be David Fernández Abella, underwater archaeologist of the company Argos, who will give a talk at 10:30 a.m. on the submerged heritage of the Costa Ártabra. The intervention of Angel Lozano, head of the Navy divers group in Ferrol, is also planned, who will talk about the plan to protect the submerged heritage of the Spanish Navy; Roberto Pena, from the Xunta de Galicia, who will give a talk in which he will ...

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The SEF will give fifteen specific courses for Navantia this year and next

    Around two hundred students will be trained in professions such as welding, operator of radioactive facilities and motor expert. The majority of the training programs will be taught at the National Reference Center for Vocational Training of Cartagena, a benchmark in the country in the field of chemistry. The Navantia shipyard’s need to hire 340 workers to rejuvenate its workforce over the next four years has enabled the Employment and Training Service (SEF) to organize up to fifteen specific courses in jobs that the naval construction company will need to cover. Earlier this year, days after the management of the public company signed the Strategic Plan, representatives of the shipyard and the Autonomous Community of Murcia held a meeting to analyze the main training needs of the company. The objective of these courses is to improve the chances ...

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The great cruise ship “Oasis of the Seas”

    The shipyard of Cádiz has complied in a timely manner with the repair of the ‘Oasis of the Seas’, one of the largest cruises in the world that the Royal Caribbean had brought to Cádiz after it had an accident at the Freeport shipyard in the Bahamas . The Royal Caribbean relied on the shipyards in Cadiz in that emergency situation and the Cadiz shipyards have responded to that confidence, because just two weeks after the ship arrived at the dike the repair has been completed and, in fact, the ‘Oasis of the You’re out of the shipyard in Cadiz sailing last May 2nd The difficulty of the commission was in the limited time that the Cadiz shipyard had to undertake the repair, because in days the ‘Oasis of the Seas’ resumed its travel season. Navantia Cádiz now ...

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Navantia signs with Defense the execution order of the five F-110 frigates to be built in Ferrol

    Navantia and the Ministry of Defense signed the execution order yesterday for the construction of the five F-110 frigates for the Spanish Navy. In this way, the commitment acquired less than a month ago by Minister Margarira Robles was fulfilled According to the public company, this new generation of frigates F-110 stands out for having a Spanish design and a high degree of industrial and technological sovereignty, since around 80% of purchases and supplies will be made to Spanish companies. It will be the first major Spanish naval program developed within the framework of Shipyard 4.0, which will involve the most advanced integrated control and simulation systems, with the digital twin, which will be complemented by a nervous management system and intelligent communication “without cables”. In addition, they will be the first vessels in the fleet to have ...

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