Accenture Assists Navantia in Design, Development and Implementation of Advanced Technologies to Improve Shipbuilding

December 5, 2019 – Accenture has been selected to assist Navantia, Spain’s largest builder of military and civilian vessels, with the design, development and implementation of “Shipyard 4.0,” a new technology platform that leverages digital technologies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of ship design and construction. The platform will employ capabilities such as digital twins, modelling and simulation, and…

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Navantia Signs MoU With Huisman Equipment

November 28, 2019 – In the framework of the Walrus-class replacement project Navantia and Huisman Equipment agreed to together investigate the set-up of submarine construction and assembly activities in the Netherlands, based on Navantia’s S80 submarine design. Navantia is currently building four new S80 class submarines for the Spanish Navy and has state-of-the-art engineering and management tools to support the…

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Navantia and InfraStrata Sign MoU to Pursue RFA Contract

November 21, 2019 – InfraStrata plc, the UK quoted company focused on strategic infrastructure projects and physical asset life-cycle management, is pleased to announce that is has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Spanish shipbuilding company Navantia. This MoU is the first step towards formalizing a Teaming Agreement with Navantia, under which, both companies will work together on…

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Navantia Lays Keel for First Saudi Corvette

October 1, 2019 (Google Translation) – Navantia has carried out, in its San Fernando shipyard facilities, the official keel-laying act of the first of the five corvettes it is building for the Saudi Arabian Navy (RSNF). The first block of this structure, construction 546 and weighing more than 76,000 kilos, has been placed in the San Fernando shipyard and represents…

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Defense Minister Visits Submarine Construction Project

September 24, 2019 (Google Translation) – The acting Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles, visited the Cartagena Shipyard this morning, where she has been shown the current progress of the S80 submarine program, a priority to meet the needs of the national defense strategy. The program is fully consolidated, technically and programmatically, with the first unit in the final phase of…

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Navantia-BMT Team Presents Fleet Solid Support Proposal

September 10, 2019 – London’s 2019 Defence and Security International (DSEI) exhibition has seen Navantia host the presentation of the Navantia-BMT team’s proposal for the program of design and build for up to three Fleet Solid Support (FSS) ships to be operated by the UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary. Navantia, participating in this tender in partnership with BMT, brings the necessary…

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Navantia Launches Second New AOR for Australia

August 30, 2019 (Google Translation) – Navantia launched the Nuship ship “Stalwart” on Friday, the second of the two logistics ships it is building for the Royal Australian Navy. The ceremony took place at the Ferrol shipyard at 5:14 p.m., coinciding with the high tide. During the event, the president of Navantia, Susana de Sarriá, thanked the Ministry of Defense…

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Navantia Opens Washington DC Sales Office

February 21, 2019 (Google Translation) – Navantia expands its international presence with the opening of a new commercial delegation in Washington, USA, which has taken place today, with the assistance of the President of Navantia, Susana de Sarriá, accompanied by the Ambassador of Spain, Santiago Cabanas and representatives of the Ministry of Defense Spain , Spanish Navy and American and…

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Final BAM Commissioned into Spanish Navy

January 22, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles, accompanied by the Admiral Chief of Staff of the Navy, Teodoro E. López Calderón, presided yesterday January 21 at the Military Arsenal of Ferrol, the act of delivery to the Navy of the Vessel of Action Maritime “Furor”. The act was developed following the rules of the maritime…

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Navantia Begins Construction of First Saudi Arabian Corvette

January 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – Navantia started this Tuesday, January 15, in the workshops of the shipyard of San Fernando, the construction of the first corvette for the Navy of Saudi Arabia. The act consisted of cutting the first plate of the vessel, belonging to block 401 of the engine room, with dimensions of 12 x 2.4 meters, a…

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Shipbuilding Firms Chosen for Fleet Solid Support Competition

November 30, 2018 – A syndicate of British firms, along with four international shipbuilding companies, have been selected to compete for the Fleet Solid Support ships contract, Defence Minister Stuart Andrew has announced. The crucial vessels, which will deliver ammunition, food and supplies to UK forces across the globe, will work alongside the Royal Navy’s fleet of warships and will…

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Vicente Fernández: “The shipyard of San Fernando will be an international reference in new technologies”

November 7, 2018 (Google Translation) – The president of the State Industrial Participations Society (SEPI), Vicente Fernández Guerrero, said today, during his appearance at the Congress, Industry, Commerce and Tourism Committee, that the construction of the corvettes will allow the San Fernando shipyard to become “An international example regarding the use of the most advanced technology in the naval sector”.…

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