New contract in offshore wind

Navantia and Windar Renovables have just won a contract for a park in Scotland. It is the Kinkardine park, located 15 kilometers away from the town of Aberden. This park, promoted by Cobra, an ACS subsidiary, already has a turbine installed. The Ferrolan shipyard and the Asturian firm will carry out the construction of 5 floating foundations for the park, on which wind turbines of 9.6 MW will be installed. The new order comes at a crucial time, both for the shipyard and for the auxiliary industries, as it was about to run out of work at the Perlío shipyard.

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Adaptation of the submarine S80 Plus of the Spanish Navy

The Dutch Navy is conducting a tender for the acquisition of new submarines, called the Walrus Replacement Program. Navantia entá proposing for this contest an adaptation of the submarine S80 Plus of the Spanish Navy with a modern design and a size similar to the Walrus class, of about 3000 tons. The S-80 design is already in an advanced state of production, so there is a minimum technical, financial and deadline risk, which is a great advantage over other new designs. In addition, the infrastructures of the shipyard allow an important economic saving with respect to other economic offers. Past cooperation between the two countries with the AOR and LPD programs proved successful and successful. Navantia already has relations with Dutch suppliers and partners in the naval field, who will be able to participate in the program, given that there ...

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A new offshore wind farm in Germany

    Iberdrola is making progress in the development of a new offshore wind farm in Germany, for which the 9.5 MW turbines have already been designated. Vestas will be responsible for supplying the 50 wind turbines. The new park, named Baltic Eagle, opens new business expectations for Navantia and Windar Renovables, which have formed a stable alliance in this sector for four years. Both firms have already developed two projects for Basque wind: in 2015 they manufactured 29 jackets for the Wikinger park, while in 2017 they started work for another 42 for the British site of East Anglia One. Only a few days ago Iberdrola opened the tender for the acquisition of the 50 foundations, which on this occasion will be monopiles. It is a type of subjection that Navantia has not manufactured yet, not so Windar, who ...

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Navantia in the USA

  Navantia participates in the United States in an open program, which foresees the construction of 20 frigates, called FFGX. The Spanish company is present in this program with Bath Iron Works (BIW). Together they will present a design based on the Spanish F-100. On February 21, Navantia will inaugurate its Washington office whose purpose is to confirm to its partners and to the US Navy the consolidation of their mutual collaboration. The company presided by Ms. Susana de Sarriá has been pre-selected in the American contest to present the designs to the US Navy. In the competition he competes with the American Huntington Ingalls, Lockheed Martin, Austal USA and General Dynamics, and the Italian Fincantieri. Throughout this year the bids will be drawn up and, if the forecasts are maintained, the country’s Defense will select the companies that will ...

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