The European naval sector recovers its leadership
The main reason for this increase is in the high demand of passenger ships, specially cruisers, that allows companies from the EU to avoid the strong impact of the oil devaluation.
Acording Sea Europe’s statistic the UE-28 and Norway hire vessels in the first six months of the year for 11.600 million Dollars, almost the doublé than in the conutries with naval industry of the rest of the world.
The cruissers market is for the moment almost property of the European industries, with exponents as Meyer Werft (Germany), Meyer Turku (Finland), STX France (France), Fincantieri (Italy), Lloyd (Germany), Brodosplit (Croatia), Vard (Norway and Romania) y Uljanik (Croatia), between others.
(Source: Faro de Vigo)