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Siemens Inaugurates The Center Of Excellence For The Naval Sector In Ferrol

Siemens inaugurates the Center of Excellence for the Naval Sector in Ferrol

Source: Autoridad Portuaria de Ferrol – San Cibrao
Ferrol, Spain (PortSEurope) September 24, 2021 – German company Siemens has inaugurated its new Centre of Excellence of the Naval Sector (Cesena) in the Port of Ferrol. The establishment offers a complete training programme in digital skills for professionals in the sector. The Cesena facilities are equipped with the latest technologies to improve all phases of the ship design and construction process, with the aim
of transforming the entire value chain of the Spanish shipbuilding industry to make it more competitive. Around fifty Siemens engineers will be assigned to this centre, who will contribute their knowledge and international experience and will join the network of global “Centres of Excellence” that the company already has in other leading locations in shipbuilding, such as the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom. The Centre was inaugurated by the President of the Xunta de Galicia, Alberto Núñez Feijóo. It was also attended by various authorities such as the Mayor of Ferrol, Ángel Mato, and the Vice-president and Regional Minister of Economy, Enterprise and Innovation of Galicia, Francisco Conde. The president of Navantia, Ricardo Domínguez and Almudena López del Pozo, CEO of Pymar, the naval sector employers’ association, also attended the event. All were accompanied by the president of Siemens Spain, Miguel Ángel López, who said that “the Cesena will work on the development of future solutions for the Spanish naval sector and will encourage collaboration between the different agents of the industry: shipyards, universities, research centres, associations, shipowners and public bodies”. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.

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