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Zamakona invests six million at their Las Palmas Port shipyard to repair catamarans

The Basque shipyard has implemented a revolutionary digital grounding system that allows wider than usual boats to be taken out of the water

This shipyard considers innovation a fundamental pillar of its strategy, the innovative actions undertaken contemplate the company's value chain globally, going through processes and tools improvement on the entire value chain and the renovation of its production centres assuming its full integration into the new Digital Ecosystem; the Shipyard 4.0. For these reasons, he found it necessary to face this project aiming a greater competitiveness through digital grounding.

Recent years innovative activity has been established across the group, highlighting projects in process innovation, such as the implementation of new ERP and CRM systems, or current R&D and Innovation projects. It goes from enabling new digital technologies such as autonomous vehicles, and machine learning to research in new materials, creating up a strategy aimed at the double transition; ecological and digital, of the business group. In the same way, constant technological surveillance is carried out to keep abreast of the evolution of the technique and projects with technologies such as augmented reality (with applications such as the digital twin) or additive manufacturing are in the process of being evaluated.

With more than 40 years of experience in the sector, Zamakona Yards Canarias is one of the most important ship repairing, maintenance and construction groups in Spain, highlights the organization, which values shipyard's commitment to "innovation". "Improvements on processes and tools and tools of the entire value chain has been implemented, the renewal of its production centres and its full integration into the Digital Ecosystem," inform the shipyard.

(Source: Europa Azul)