Located in the southern side of the country, Navantia’s Bay of Cadiz facility is the largest owned by the company (over a million and a half square meters). In this area, Navantia has one of the largest dry-docks in the world with a capacity to build vessels up to 500 meters long and 100 m wide, along with the two largest gantry cranes in Spain.
Navantia’s Bay of Cadiz centers are specialized in the construction of ocean-going patrol vessels, large military vessels, fast patrol vessels and special vessels, such as the Coastal Survey Vessels, Oceanic Survey Patrol Vessels, Maritime Action Ships, Combat Support Vessels, etc. In the Bay, which is an obligatory port of pass for maritime traffic between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, Cadiz-San Fernando Overhaul is equipped with the infrastructure and equipment required to meet any need in the field of overhauls and transformations.
The Bay of Cadiz is also home to Navantia’s state-of-the-art system factory (Sistemas), which develops combat systems, weapons, ship control and maritime security systems and other civil application products.more
Gibdock provides the highest standard in shipyard services in one of the most convenient locations in Europe. Located in Gibraltar, between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, Gibdock offers comprehensive repair, maintenance and conversion in its three dry docks and protected deepwater port.
Three dry docks ranging in length from 154 meters to 272 meters supported by 10 cranes make up the flexible core of the yard. A 300 meter main wharf and a 435 meter mole complete Gibdock’s infrastructure.
Gibraltar is conveniently located at the crossroads of the Mediterranean and Atlantic shipping lanes.
Minimal deviation for ships in these waters, a year round dry climate ideally suited for outdoor ship-work, and fast transport links all make Gibdock the perfect location for shipyard services.
A globally connected airport less than 15 minutes from the yard. Fast road access to Southern Spain. Comprehensive local infrastructure for materials, technology and commercial services.more