In the framework of the Walrus-class replacement project Navantia and Huisman Equipment agreed to together investigate the set-up of submarine construction and assembly activities in the Netherlands, based on Navantia’s S-80 submarine design.
Xavier Vavasseur 28 Nov 2019
Navantia press release
Navantia is currently building four new S-80 class submarines for the Spanish Navy and has state-of-the-art engineering and management tools to support the construction in other countries, such as the Netherlands.
Navantia recognizes the knowhow and expertise available in the Netherlands maritime cluster and is dedicated to set up and realize successful industrial partnerships with Dutch industries.
Huisman Equipment has extensive experience in designing and building complex and demanding maritime and off-shore systems and its yard in Schiedam is excellently suited as a location for submarine construction.
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