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  • 13 June 2017
    Industry news

    Italian shipbuilder and defense contractor Fincantieri announced it acquired Isselnord to boost its naval services business. The agreement for the initial acquisition of of a majority stake in the company was signed through Fincantieri’s subsidiary company Delfi with full takeover to be completed within a pre-determined time frame. Isselnord is an Italian company operating in […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Industry news

      Fincantieri, the Italian shipbuilder, is going to extend the Al Fattan shipyard in Abu Dhabi as part of Etihad Ship Building (ESB), its new joint venture in the UAE, reports The National. “Etihad Ship Building is set to become our main logistical hub in an area which is of strategic importance for Fincantieri with […]

  • 14 March 2018

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and Barzan Holdings, a company wholly owned by the Qatari Ministry of Defense, could possibly cooperate in the coastal defence surveilllance sector in the future.  Fincantieri and Barzan Holdings, responsible for empowering the military capabilities of the national armed force in Qatar, have signed a letter of intent to study possible forms of […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Armed Forces of Malta awarded the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri a contract for upgrade works on their offshore patrol vessel P61. The P61 was built by Fincantieri ten years ago based on the design of Italian Coast Guard’s Diciotti-class patrol boat. The contract was signed by Brigadier Jeffrey Curmi, Commander of the Armed Forces of […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri announced February 9 that it has started construction works on the Italian Navy’s logistic support ship which will be built under the Navy’s fleet renewal plan. The steel cutting ceremony of the ships stern section was held yesterday at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Riva Trigoso, Genoa, Italy. In the coming months, the 86-meter, 7.000-ton section will […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Industry news

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and Qatari Ministry of Defence’s Barzan Holding have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at strengthening their strategic partnership. As informed, the parties intend to evaluate and study new technologies and capabilities, possibly leading to a future acquisition of new vessels already in 2020. Barzan Holding is a company wholly owned […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Fincantieri and Finmeccanica will build and equip the units set out in the renewal plan of the Italian Navy’s fleet. In the framework of this plan, OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation sur l’Armement, the international organization for cooperation on arms) has signed the order of the contractual performance for the construction of six patrol vessels […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri officially started construction of the first of two Qatari Navy offshore patrol vessels in a ceremony at its Muggiano shipyard on February 27. The two OPVs will be built as part of a larger, 4 billion euro, contract which will see Finantieri deliver a total of seven surface vessels to the Qatari […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Italian Navy placed an order for the construction and equipment of one multipurpose amphibious unit (LHD) with Fincantieri and Finmeccanica. The total value of the contract is over 1.1 billion euros, with Fincantieri’s share amounting to approx. 853 million euros and Finmeccanica’s to about 273 million euros. The delivery of the unit is scheduled in […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Industry news, Vessels

    On November 27, 2017, Fincantieri delivered Offshore Patrol Vessel P61 to the Armed Forces of Malta, following upgrading activities carried out at the Group’s drydocking facility within the Port of Genoa. The aim of the works, which lasted about 6 months, was to improve the reaction capability of the vessel. The upgrade included the installation […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has established a subsidiary in Qatar which will be “the focal point” of all the services and after sales activities on the naval vessels of the group in the country. The new company, Fincantieri Services Middle East in Doha, is licensed by the Qatar Financial Centre. As explained by Fincantieri, the move is part […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The Australian branch of the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of Adelaide to develop a collaborative program of education and research co-operation. CETENA, a subsidiary company of Fincantieri, which undertakes research and consultancy programs in the naval and maritime fields will also be involved in […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Whether Europe sees the creation of a “naval Airbus” will be known by June 2018. That is the date by which French and Italian shipbuilding giants Naval Group and Fincantieri are to define “a roadmap detailing the principles of the future alliance”. The announcement of the possible merger was made in Lyon, France, by French president […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri said it has established an Australian subsidiary and announced the opening of a new Australian headquarters in Canberra soon. Fincantieri was short-listed by the Australian government to bid to design and build nine, new frigates for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Dario Deste has been designated chairman of Fincantieri Australia and he will […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri laid the keel for the Italian Navy’s first Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship (PPA) on May 9. The ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano, La Spezia. According to Fincantieri, the first of seven offshore patrol ships will be delivered in 2021. The PPA vessels are part of the Italian Navy’s fleet renewal plan, […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Fincantieri’s marine automation company Seastema has fitted dynamic positioning systems on two Italian Coast Guard patrol vessels, Ubaldo Diciotti and Luigi Dattilo, which were built at Fincantieri’s Castellammare di Stabia (Naples) shipyard. The system was installed in retrofit during the end of the warranty activities and is now fully operating as it passed the sea trials. Seastema said the supplied DP system, SEAS-DPS, […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    Italian Navy’s sixth FREMM, multi-mission, frigate Luigi Rizzo F595 left Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano, La Spezia, to start sea trials May 17. The sixth of overall ten ships is scheduled for delivery in early 2017. Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri is building the vessels for the Italian Navy within the framework of an Italo-French cooperation program under […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    As part of the Italian Navy’s renewal plan, another Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship has been ordered for its fleet. OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation sur l’Armement) has ordered the consortium (Raggruppamento Temporaneo di Impresa – RTI) consisting of Fincantieri, agent, and Finmeccanica, through its subsidiary Selex ES, one more patrol vessel activating the related contract […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Italian Navy has taken delivery of its newest frigate, Federico Martinengo. The delivery ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s Muggiano shipyard, La Spezia, on April 24. The newbuild is the seventh of a series of ten vessels of the FREMM program – Multi Mission European Frigates – commissioned to Fincantieri as part of the international […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has marked the official start of construction of the first Doha-class corvette for the Qatar Emiri Naval Forces. The steel cutting ceremony for the vessel took place on Monday at the Muggiano (La Spezia) yard, in the presence of the Qatari defense minister, His Excellency Khalid Bin Mohamed Al Attiyah and the Italian […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    The European Commission announced it would examine Fincantieri’s proposed acquisition of Chantiers de l’Atlantique (formerly known as STX France) following a request submitted by France and Germany. The transaction could harm competition at European and global level, the commission said adding that the acquisition does not reach the turnover thresholds set by the EU Merger Regulation […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Industry news

    The Italian shipbuilding company Fincantieri launched ‘Luigi Rizzo’, the sixth of overall ten Multi Mission European Frigates (FREMM) at the Riva Trigoso shipyard in Italy on December 19. Fincantieri is building the 10 FREMM vessels for the Italian Navy within the framework of an Italo-French cooperation program under the coordination of OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Industry news

    Italian defense contractors Fincantieri and Leonardo have agreed basic guided guidelines under which their Orizzonte Sistemi Navali joint venture will be restructured. As announced by the two companies, the aim is to give Orizzonte Sistemi Navali the responsibility for the development of the combat systems and the definition of subsystem requirements, including the Combat Management Systems. […]

  • 30 December 2019

    The U.S. Navy awarded a Lockheed Martin-led team, which includes Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), a multi-billion dollar (USD) order for the construction of four Multi-Mission Surface Combatants ships, as part of the country’s Foreign Military Sales program. Fincantieri will build the vessels at the Marinette yard in Wisconsin, under a contract worth approximately USD 1.3 […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Italian Navy’s LSS logistic support ship Vulcano was launched in a June 22 ceremony at Fincantieri’s Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. The ceremony was attended by Italian Minister of Defence, Elisabetta Trenta, the Chief of Defense, General Claudio Graziano, and the Chief of the Navy, Admiral Valter Girardelli. Work on the ship started in February, 2016, […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Images courtesy of FINCANTIERI S.p.A. – All rights reserved Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri on March 3 delivered the ‘Itarus’ semi-submersible floating platform to Russia where it will be used to transport decommissioned Russian Navy nuclear submarine reactor compartments. The platform was built for the Russian RosRAO, the Federal State Unitary Enterprise for radioactive waste management and was delivered at […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The landing helicopter dock is scheduled to be launched this month.

  • 28 July 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire on Thursday announced the country is temporarily nationalizing Europe’s only only shipyard capable of building aircraft carriers in a bid to find a better shareholder deal. This means that Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri, who earlier signed a heads of agreement deal with France, will not be taking over the STX shipyard […]

  • 18 July 2011
    Industry news

    Riva Trigoso (Genoa) shipyard celebrated the launch of the frigate “Carlo Bergamini“, the first of a series of Fremm vessels – Multi Mission European Frigates, ordered from Fincantieri by the Italian Navy within the framework of an Italo-French program of cooperation. Godmother to the ship was Mrs Maria Bergamini Loedler, granddaughter of Admiral Carlo Bergamini. […]