Zamakona ups capacity of Canary Islands shipyard

Repnaval slipway no.4 after expansion Repnaval slipway no.4 after expansion

NOVEMBER 27, 2013 — Spain's Zamakona Yards has started expansion work at its Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, shipyard, Repnaval.

It is extending and upgrading its slipway No. 4 to receive vessels of 120 m length and 20 m breadth and lightweight tonnages of 5,500 tons for flat bottomed vessels and 4,500 tons for keeled vessels. The work is expected to be completed in January of 2014.