Navy vessels to be built offshore, with Australian shipbuilders not able to bid

 

Unions condemn government decision as an ‘insidious move that undercuts the works of Australian shipbuilders’

 

 
 
Australian shipbuilders have been barred from the tender process to replace replenishment vessel HMAS Success. Photograph: Department of Defence/AAP

New navy refuelling ships will be built offshore, with the Abbott government giving first preference to Spain and South Korea.

Defence minister David Johnston has announced the tender process for the urgently needed replacements of replenishment vessels HMAS Success and HMAS Sirius – but Australian shipbuilders won't be able to bid.

Instead, the battle will be between Spain's Navantia and South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering.

Johnston says the low productivity of domestic shipbuilders

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DWG Trading - Hydraulic Rudder Propellers, Bow Thrusters and Cranes

DWG Trading specialises in advising, supplying and servicing (hydraulic) rudder propellers, tunnel thrusters, cranes, navigators, gear sets and parts, boats and amphibious vehicles. The company can also supply all other related items, in used and new. It also offer advisory services in relation to repairs and related insurance matters.

Ship hardware suppliers

DWG operates worldwide, and works with several leading companies. It can provide quotes on demand. It stocks a range of items, and would be happy to provide prompt quotes for parts and equipment. With nearly 40 years of experience in the industry, they will never let you down.

Thrusters, propellers, clutches and steering systems ready to ship

If you need a 1,000kw azimuthing thruster for dynamic positioning (DP) or 360-degrees steering, the company has Schottel

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Unanimidad del Pleno municipal para pedir la revisión del veto comunitario a la construcción civil en astilleros

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El Pleno del Ayuntamiento de Cádiz ha aprobado por unanimidad una propuesta de "apoyo" a la estrategia del Gobierno de "revisar el veto comunitario que sufren los astilleros gaditanos" por el cual Navantia se dedica principalmente a la construcción de barcos militares, pudiendo sólo dedicar un 20 por ciento de su facturación al mercado civil y que estará vigente hasta el 2015.

 

26-05-2014 - 18:04

CÁDIZ, 26 (EUROPA PRESS)


El Pleno del Ayuntamiento de Cádiz ha aprobado por unanimidad una propuesta de "apoyo" a la estrategia del Gobierno de "revisar el veto comunitario que sufren los astilleros gaditanos" por el cual Navantia se dedica principalmente a la construcción de barcos militares, pudiendo sólo dedicar un 20 por ciento de su facturación al mercado civil

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CC JENSEN - Vessel Windows, Glass and Frame Constructions

Ship-Technology

The CC JENSEN Window Division is among the world leaders in developing and producing ship windows, glass and frame constructions, with more than 40 years' experience in supplying customised window solutions. The key elements in the business development philosophy are customer support, design, energy saving glass and safety.

Aluminium, steel and stainless-steel ship windows

The ship windows can be supplied with all types of special glass and for all types of ships – from small workboats to ferries, cruise liners, commercial vessels, super yachts and yachts.

The window frames are manufactured from a wide range of profiles in aluminium, steel or stainless steel, and constructed according to ISO and all major international and national authorities' standards.

CC JENSEN design, produce and install ship windows, glass and

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Los recortes en seguridad en los Astilleros Armón provocan una segunda muerte

La muerte de un segundo trabajador en menos de un año lleva a los trabajadores de Astilleros Armón de Gijón a iniciar un paro, a pesar de que pertenecen a más de diez subcontratas distintas.
 
Diagonal Global
27/05/14 · 15:33 
 
El viernes 23 de mayo por la tarde Agustín Garrido, un soldador de 30 años de Astilleros Armón de Gijón, falleció mientras trabajaba en uno de los barcos. El líder sindical Cándido Carnero, de la Central Sindical de Izquierda (CSI), conoce bien el oficio, fue soldador desde los 18 años. “Cuando estás trabajando con la máquina de soldar y no hay ventilación, te vas durmiendo, no notas nada, te ahogas sin darte cuenta. Este chico estaba trabajando solo, cuando no se puede hacer, por si te

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