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.