Navantia have launched the ‘Stalwart’, the second of two logistics vessels it is building for the Royal Australian Navy.
The ceremony took place at Ferrol’s shipyard at, coinciding with high tide.
During the event, the president of Navantia, Susana de Sarriá, has thanked the Australian Department of Defence and the Australian Navy for the trust placed in the Company, which has once again demonstrated its ability to design and build on time, quality products and services for the most competitive of markets.
She also highlighted the work of the Navantia staff, the collaborating industry, and the rest of the partners who have put all their effort and know-how on this boat.
Navantia’s president also announced that Ferrol’s shipyard will soon begin the implementation of an ambitious investment plan of more than €160 million digital transformation, in the face of F110 frigates.
These investments will generate more than 700 jobs over the next 5 years, to most companies in the area, say the firm.