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European shipyards orders grow a 60% in the first quarter of the year

Ganain purchase 34 soldering machines for Steel Works of Barreras flotel Shipbuilding in Europe returned to recover in the first quarter of the year, with an order increase of 60% regarding the same period of the previous year, according data of SEA Europe (European Ships and Maritime Equipment Association). Its last report shows that between January and March European shipyards received orders valued in 14.5 million CGT, so the total order list of the sector reaches 180 million CGT. In Spain, the growth was the 56% in the first quarter, with 45.339 CGT.
European shipbuilding achieved brake down a negative trend in hires throughout last five years, and figures in 2014 consolidate this recovery. At least in the first quarter of the year. According SEA Europe, European shipyards are the third top position in order list value terms and new orders. Furthermore, the manufacturers of marine equipment have a global market share of 43%, the highest one of all regions with an important naval sector.
Spanish shipyards hired in the first quarter of the year 7 boats, 4 fishing vessels and 3 merchant ships, most of them to export, according official fees of the Ministry of Industry. The order list comes to 268.473 CGT, a 16% less than in the same period of 2013, in spite of the number of orders increased a 56%.
The group from Vigo Ganain have purchased 34 last generation soldering machines of the American brand Miller, produced with the last technology used in combat planes, submarines and aircraft used by NASA, for works they are realizing in Beiramar for the Pemex flotel built by Barreras.
(Source: FARO DE VIGO)

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