Navantia Reparaciones closes a year in which it attracted 42 vessels to the Ferrol estuary

    The repair division of Navantia  definitively left behind the hole it had experienced in 2017, when it closed an exercise in which it consolidated the recovery of the activity. Thus, during the past year, a total of 42 merchant ships passed through the installations of the old Astano and Bazán, 7 more than they did twelve months earlier. In percentage terms, it implies an increase of 20%. It stands out mainly in that volume of the fleet that has landed in the local factories gas carriers, in which the Galician Navantia is specialized. Specifically, 18 of the civil ships were gas, placing this figure to local plants in the fourth repairer of the world of this type of ships. Although the ship repair market is fluctuating, the forecasts managed by the sector are to maintain good levels of ...

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The Council of Ferrol recognizes the work of five ferrolanos

Last Monday, January 7, 2019, the Jofre theater was the scene of an institutional event on the occasion of the festivity of San Xiao, patron of Ferrol. In it he recognized the work of four women and a man who are already part of the Golden Book of the city. Mrs. Araceli Torres Miño, vice-rector of the campus, was honored with the appointment of Ferrolán do Ano 2018 for her commitment to the revitalization of the Ferrol campus, the creation of new degrees and agreements with companies such as Navantia. Mrs. Maite Fernández Martínez, president of the neighborhood association of Ferrol Vello, was recognized for her efforts to try to put a stop to the neighborhood’s restaurant; Mrs. Olga Basterrechea, who until recently was president of Asfedro, her courage to take the reins and get Asfedro to refloat; and Mrs. ...

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