With Europe now at the epicenter of the Coronavirus crisis (according to the World Health Organization), here is an overview of the impact Covid19 has on the main naval shipbuilders of the "old continent".
Tag Archives : Fincantieri
27 Feb 2020
The first Doha-class air defense corvette ordered by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program, took place today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia).
27 Jan 2020
The launch ceremony of the “Emilio Bianchi” frigate, the tenth and final FREMM vessel– Multi Mission European Frigates, took place on January 25, 2020 at the integrated shipyard of Riva Trigoso (Genoa) in the presence of the Italian Minister of Defence, Lorenzo Guerini.
24 Jan 2020
Fincantieri, one of the world’s top shipbuilding groups, and the Ministry of Defence of Qatar through Barzan Holding, a company wholly owned by the Qatari Ministry of Defense and responsible for empowering the military capabilities of the national armed force in the state, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Doha, aimed at strengthening their strategic partnership through the evaluation and studies of new technologies and capabilities, possibly leading to a future acquisition of new vessels already in 2020.
14 Jan 2020
The first board meeting of Naviris, the joint venture between Fincantieri and Naval Group, took place. This partnership cements the shared desire of the two companies to build a future of excellence for the shipbuilding industry and Navies.
10 Jan 2020
In the contest to build the Navy’s new class of guided-missile frigates, bidders are counting on power generation as the difference-maker as the service nears awarding a contract.
30 Dec 2019
The U.S. Navy awarded a Lockheed Martin-led team, which includes Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), a multi-billion dollar (USD) order for the construction of four Multi-Mission Surface Combatants ships, as part of the country’s Foreign Military Sales program. These ships will be for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
12 Dec 2019
The Italian Navy's new auxiliary vessel A5335 Vulcano started its sea trials in the Gulf of La Spezia on December 5, 2019, according to OCCAR.