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  • 26 April 2018
    Industry news

    Navantia Australia announced it has formally opened its Naval Design and Engineering Centre in Melbourne’s Docklands precinct. The opening ceremony took place on April 24, with Victorian defense industry advocate, Greg Combet, Navantia’s global chairman Esteban Vilasanchez and Navantia Australia chairman Warren King in attendance. Navantia says the facility would complement its Adelaide operations and […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Spain’s Navantia S.A. transferred the intellectual property for the Hobart-class family of warships to Navantia Australia, giving Australia sovereign control over its air warfare destroyer (AWD) capability. Navantia S.A. chairman José Esteban Garcia Vilasanchez formally transferred the intellectual property to Navantia Australia in Canberra on Friday, 18 May 2018, ahead of the launch of the […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Minister for Defence Industries of South Australia, Hon. John James Snelling, payed a visit to the shipyard of Navantia in Cartagena last Monday, 10th September. The main purpose of his visit was to understand the capabilities and facilities that are being built S-80 submarines for the Spanish Navy, since Navantia is one of the […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Industry news

    Navantia received, on 15th November, the first Algerian Navy ship for its repairing and modernization. The contract for the reparation and modernization of the two units came in force last 25th July. With the arrival of this ship to Reparaciones Fene-Ferrol facilities, Navantia Reparaciones will start the execution of the contract that means approximately 870,000 […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Industry news

    Navantia Australia announced it has teamed with Tasmanian firm Taylor Bros for work on the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Frigates. Navantia embedded a Taylor Bros team into its design and production teams for the SEA 5000 program creating the “Integrated Product Team” which the company said will “identify feasible solutions to meet the mixed messing […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Navantia and Australian Defence Materiel Organisation have signed a contract for the Risk Reduction Study Design of the Australian AOR logistics ship, called the program SEA1654. The contract signing, held at the naval base at Garden Island, was attended by Admiral Purcell and Patrick Fitzpatrick, both from DMO, the Commercial Director of Navantia, Gonzalo Mateo-Guerrero, and the […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Industry news

    Navantia Australia on April 27 opened its first international office in Singapore, the company said in an announcement on May 17. The company further said that it would now be managing the Asia Pacific operations for the Navantia group which is one of three bidders in the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Frigate program. Future export […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Australia’s minister for defence industry visited a Spanish Navy frigate downselected for the Future Frigate programme on Friday to inspect the capabilities of the ship. Minister Christopher Pyne went aboard the F-100 frigate ESPS Cristobal Colon for a tour of the ship and an update on the progress of mutual training being conducted with the Royal Australian Navy. […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Navantia has signed, on 23rd October, a contract with the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) for the RRDS (Risk Reduction Design Study) regarding the SEA 5000 program for the new frigates. The contract has been signed at the DMO offices in Canberra, by Francisco Barón, director of Navantia Australia and Paddy Fritzpatrick, director of DMO Naval […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Industry news

    Navantia Australia and BAE Systems have signed a contract for the maintenance of Royal Australian Navy Hobart-class air warfare destroyers. According to Navantia, the agreement for “platform system design and engineering assurance services” was signed at the Garden Island Naval Base on Tuesday, 15 May 2018. Under the contract, Navantia Australia will provide ship, product […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia signed a new contract with the Australian Capabilty and Sustainement Group (CASG) to provide platform design services for Australian Navy vessels. This contract will allow Navantia’s Australian division to provide engineering and technical assistance for the Australian amphibious assault ships and LLCs, which Navantia designed for Australia. “It is a very relevant agreement for […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Shipbuilder Navantia held a steel-cutting ceremony on Monday to officially start the construction of the Royal Australian Navy’s auxiliary oiler and replenishment ships (AORs). The ceremony follows the successful completion of the critical design review. Navantia was awarded the contract to construct the ships which will replace the Navy’s current supply ships HMA Ships Success and Sirius. […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Industry news

    NDLO and Navantia signed in Bergen a “Follow on Technical Support” for the maintaining and life support works of the F-310 class frigates built by Navantia, during the next 3 years. The contract was signed on 26th of June by the Head of NDLO Naval Systems, Rear Admiral Morten Jacobesen and the Chairman of Navantia, […]

  • 10 October 2011
    Industry news

    Navantia, the Spanish shipbuilder undertaking the construction of Australia’s new Air-Warfare Destroyers (AWD) and two amphibious ships (LHD), will now build 12 new landing craft to compliment the new Canberra-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) amphibious ships, following a decision by the Federal Government to award the construction contract to Navantia. The decision, announced by the […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    On November 26th the Spanish Navy signed a new execution order with NAVANTIA, a Spanish state-owned shipbuilding company, for the supply of kits and spare parts for the maintenance of the diesel engines with which the Navy’s ships are equipped. This execution order corresponds to an expansion of the document signed by the Spanish Navy […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia held a steel cutting ceremony at its San Fernando shipyard on January 15 to officially mark the start of construction of the first Royal Saudi Navy Avante 2200 corvette. The ceremony was attended by company officials and representatives from the navies of Saudi Arabia and Spain. The Royal Saudi Naval Forces delegation […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    US shipbuilder General Dynamics Bath Iron Works has teamed up with Spanish Navantia to compete for a contract to build the US Navy’s FFG(X) frigate. Announced by Navantia on Thursday, the agreement will see the two companies work together on evolved designs of Navantia’s AEGIS frigate family. Norwegian F310 and the Spanish F100 frigate are Navantia […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Industry news, Vessels

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia and its UK-based counterpart Harland & Wolff have signed an ‘exclusive’ teaming agreement in an effort to jointly bid for the Fleet Solid Support (FSS) program of the Royal UK Navy.

  • 1 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Spanish shipbuilding company Navantia and the Spanish Navy have displayed the capabilities of the shipbuilding company as a designer and builder of the technologically advanced F-100 class frigates in Istanbul. The F-103 frigate “Blas de Lezo” arrived in the Turkish city on the 25th of July 2013. The F-103 is leading the Standing NATO Maritime […]

  • 20 April 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    SENER was the winning bidder for the ‘turnkey’ project for the new virtual reality (VR) room for the Navantia Factory in Cartagena. With capacity for 30 occupants and a fixed screen of 4 meters wide and 2.5 meters high, the room has the latest technology for virtual navigation. It is currently fully operational and is […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Industry news

    Navantia Australia announced it would be welcoming another Australian company as a partner in its bid for the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Frigate program. The latest company to join the team is the Perth-based Hofmann Engineering which provides engineering solutions and full turn-key tooling services. “We are extremely proud to be able to work with […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Industry news

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB), leading shipbuilder and naval support provider in the Gulf region and Navantia, the Spanish state-owned reference company in design, construction, integration and life cycle support of naval vessels, have signed ,on 17th. November, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding the cooperation in identification and management of future business opportunities for […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Turkish shipbuilder Sedef has held a keel-laying ceremony for the Turkish Navy amphibious assault ship TCG Anadolu at its shipyard in Tuzla, Istanbul. Once commissioned, the landing helicopter dock will be the first of its kind in the Turkish Navy. It is designed by Navantia and based on the Spanish LHD Juan Carlos I and […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Spanish Ministry of Defense has approved Navantia’s Critical Design Review (CDR) for the country’s troubled S-80 air-independent propulsion submarines, first of which is now five years late. According to the shipbuilder’s announcement on July 15, the new class of submarines can now transition to production. To remind, four S-80 submarines were at various stages of construction in 2013 when […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Navantia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Veercraft Marine, the shipbuilding company located in South Africa, in which both parties wish to collaborate with regards to the construction of Offshore Patrol Vessels and Inshore Patrol Vessels for the South Africa Navy, in relation with BIRO Project. The objective of both companies is to identify […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia launched the Spanish Navy’s fifth BAM (Buque de Acción Marítima) ship on March 30 at its Cadiz-San Fernando shipyard. Named Audaz, (which translates to bold or audacious) the modular offshore patrol vessel is the fifth of overall nine units the Spanish Navy plans to acquire. The launching ceremony was attended by the Spanish minister […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Industry news

    ALHD “Adelaide”, the second of two Canberra class landing helicopter dock (LHD) ships under construction for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) was loaded onto the “Blue Marlin” vessel of the Dutch company Dockwise at the Vigo inlet, NAVANTIA, its shipbuilder, and the Port Authority at Vigo informed yesterday. The operation began at 12:00 am, as […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Shipbuilding company Navantia has selected Adelaide-based Navantia SAGE Automation Group (NSAG) to supply the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) for its Future Frigates bid. The selection follows the transfer of IPMS technology to Australia in support of the Navantia Australia designed Canberra Class amphibious ships and Hobart Class destroyers. Established in 2016 as a joint […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Industry news

    Navantia set afloat, yesterday at 12:00, the first of the series of twelve fast landing crafts that the shipyard is building for the Royal Australian Navy. The design of these ships is based on the ones built by Navantia for the Spanish Navy and commissioned from 2006 to 2008. The contract, signed in December 2011, […]