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Posted on Apr 03, 2017


Navantia has signed a five year contract with the Norwegian Defense Logistic Organization (NDLO) for the maintenance of five Fridtjof Nansen (F310) class frigates, built by Navantia between 2000 and 2011, and are currently in service in the Royal Norwegian Navy.

This contract is an extension of the contract signed in June, 2013 by both parties, and proves the confidence of the Norwegian Government in Navantia, as well as the commitment of Navantia with the maintenance of their ships.

The existing contract included services of technical assistance, maintenance, repair works, engineering studies, improvements implementation, training and supply of spare parts. The new contract incorporates maintenance support for the Integrated Platform Management System of these ships, replacing obsolete parts and components, and maintenance of the configuration of the ships.

Navantia opened a commercial office in Bergen last June, near the Naval Base where the ships are located as a commitment to NDLO.

About Navantia:

The Spanish shipbuilder Navantia, is a world reference in the design, construction and integration of state-of-the-art war ships, as well as ship repairs & modernizations. They are also engaged in the design and manufacturing of Integrated Platform Management Systems, Fire Control Systems, Command and Control systems, Propulsion Plants and life support for all its products. Even though its main line of activity is in the naval field, Navantia designs and manufactures systems for the Army and the Air Force.

NAVANTIA is part of Grupo SEPI, a corporate holding which includes a total of 15 state-owned companies in which it has direct, majority shareholding participations, with a workforce of more than 73,000 professionals in 2015; the Spanish state-owned television and radio corporation, Corporación Radiotelevisión Española, which is attached to SEPI, and one public foundation. Equally, SEPI has direct minority shareholdings in a further nine companies, and indirect shareholdings in more than one hundred companies.