Freire Shipyard: Outstanding Achievements and New Contracts in 2023

Throughout 2023, Freire Shipyard has stood out in various shipbuilding projects, reaching milestones and consolidating new contracts. Our participation has demonstrated leadership not only in technological innovation but also in a firm commitment to environmental sustainability.

Freire Shipyard reduces its environmental footprint with the installation of an aerothermal system in its offices.

Freire Shipyard is advancing towards environmental sustainability with the installation of an aerothermal system in its offices, aligning with its commitment to reduce environmental impact. With a powerful aerothermal heat pump, this project helps avoid 4.97 tons of CO2 annually and enhances the thermal comfort of its employees. Financed through INEGA, it underscores a genuine commitment to energy transition and environmental quality. Explore how Freire Shipyard is joining the sector's decarbonization efforts and embracing a more sustainable future.

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.