Navantia is a world reference in the design, construction and integration of a wide range of ships, both naval and merchant, giving an integral service that covers the entire life cycle, from the design through to in-service support. Navantia is headquartered in Spain, with sister companies in Australia and Saudi Arabia, and is preset in more than 20 countries.
In the last decade Navantia has diversified its business and now plays a relevant role in the offshore wind sector, having delivered more than 100 WTG jackets, 3 electrical substations and 11 floating foundations for 5 different countries.
Navantia has 3 fabrication centres devoted to offshore wind;Fene (A Coruña, Spain), Puerto Real (Cádiz, Spain) and Brest (Brittany, France). The partnership with Windar for foundations projects expands the capabilities to cover the full range of products including XXL monopiles.
Windar has presence in 5 countries (Spain, Mexico, India and Russia) and has a reputation as fabricator of towers and monopile transition pieces Nowadays Navantia-Windar are building 62 jackets for the St.Brieuc project, with supplies from different locations, including France and Spain Also, Navantia has recently delivered 5 offshore Windfloat type floaters for the Kinkardine project in the UK.
As a neutral player, Navantia-Windar are willing to cooperate with all potential developers and designers providing construction feedback to improve fabricability of fixed and floting foundations.
Navantia-Windar range of services include transfer of technology, know-how and know-why. This is a very demanded area in naval shipbuilding with great success stories in Australia, India, Norway and Saudi Arabia, which we have started to replicate in the port of Brest, and is under discussion in other locations under different models:
Navantia can assist the local industries abroad to create and consolidate skills offering on-the-job training opportunities in Spain, creation of a supply chain, and cooperating in the construction and assembly of offshore wind projects.