Freire Shipyard signs contract to build an oceanographic research vessel for IFREMER

Freire Shipyard and IFREMER have joined forces to construct a cutting-edge oceanographic vessel for the French Oceanographic Fleet. The French-flagged vessel, spanning 40.30 meters with reduced draft, will explore diverse oceanographic disciplines along the Atlantic coast. From geosciences to biological oceanography, it will also support fishery operations on the continental shelf.

Updating the Sarmiento de Gamboa ship: key to scientific research in Vigo

The upgrade of the Sarmiento de Gamboa ship is a crucial project for the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) in Vigo. Freire Shipyard will be in charge of carrying out the update, implementing technological improvements to guarantee its continuity as a fundamental tool for scientific research. This important project will ensure that the CSIC continues to play a leading role in marine research.

Launching of the RV David Packard at Freire Shipyard

Last month the oceanographic vessel David Packard entered the waters of the Vigo estuary for the first time at the launching that took place at the Freire Shipyard. The oceanographic vessel designed to provide scientific support to the maritime research work of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, has a total length of 49.9m, a beam of 12.80m, a design draft of 3.65m and It can reach a speed of 12 knots.

Self-consumption photovoltaic installation in Coia factory

The company Astilleros y Varaderos San Gregorio, S.L.U. , has carried out a self-consumption photovoltaic solar installation on the roof of its facilities in Vigo of 63.76 Kwp and 50 Kw nominal, which it expects to generate 83,300 Kwh of energy free of CO2 emissions annually.

Keel laying of a new superyacht at Freire Shipyard

On Monday, August 22, Freire Shipyard laid the keel of a new expedition yacht of more than 100 meters in length. This project represents for Freire Shipyard its second reference in Superyacht projects of more than 100 meters in length.