Signature of the contract of the frigates F-110

    After years of waiting, Ferrol will have an important workload for its shipyards. One month before the election on April 28, the Council of Ministers approved the execution order of the five frigates of the F-110 series in the public company Navantia. Its construction will enable the city, in which the unemployment rate has reached 25% in the hardest years of the crisis, to generate some 7,000 stable jobs in the next decade. For the cutting of sheet metal it will still be necessary to wait. The next step will be to sign the contract with Navantia as the company in charge of materializing the five units. As explained by the Government delegate, the first frigate will be delivered, in accordance with the established provisions, in 2026. The last one will depart from the Ría Ferrolana in 2031. ...

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Navantia chooses two logistics ships for the United Kingdom

    Navantia is currently participating in a tender for the construction of two logistics support vessels for the United Kingdom Navy. Along with the Spanish shipyards, large companies participate in the process, among which are BAE Systems, Ficantieri, Daewoo and Japan Marine United Corporation. In the United Kingdom, as in Spain, military ships are contracted in shipyards in their territories. But in the specific case of the British program Fleet Solid Support (FSS), the government explained that factories had been opened in other places, since they are not considered as military ships, but civilians. The introduction of international competition has provoked complaints in areas with a tradition of naval construction, which threatens jobs. Until the end of the year the short list of this contest will not be known, although due to the political process in which the country ...

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VIII edition of the Smart Energy Congress 2019 “Digital Transformation, leading Energy Efficiency”

It is a European-level event in technology and innovation for energy efficiency and sustainability. This eighth edition will take place on 3 and 4 April at the Municipal Conference Center of Madrid. The 5 reasons why to attend this event are:      Technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Big Data, HPC, 5G or Augmented Reality will allow the reduction of 20% of global CO2 emissions by 2030.    Expand the network of contacts and share experiences.      Knowing the vision of reference consultants, leaders in the technology industry, responsible for large projects, etc. on trends, challenges and opportunities for energy efficiency.      Visit the EXPO Zone and Speakers Corner specialized in the application of innovative technologies to improve energy efficiency. Participate in ‘enerTIC European Hub’ Adress Information brochure  

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