• Mr. Roberto Reyes Alzola receives Port Award from Fundación Puertos de Las Palmas

    Yesterday was held at CICCA in Las Palmas, the 21st edition of the Port Awards presented annually by Fundación Puertos de Las Palmas. These awards are the professional public recognition to institutions, companies and professionals that with its activity or career have had a prominent role in the Las Palmas De Gran Canarias’ Port.


    On this occasion, the Award of the modality “Professional Life in Port Environment” which is awarded in recognition of professional careers, has been given to Mr. Roberto Reyes Alzola, Mr. Roberto for his friends.


    Mr. Roberto was the Managing Director of our Shipyard Repnaval from 1990 to 2009, the year he retired. The award recognizes his long career as a naval engineer which highlights the direction of our shipyard in Las Palmas.


    It was the president of the Port Authority of Las Palmas himself, D. Luis Ibarra, who gave him the important distinction in a crowded auditorium full of representatives of all companies and organizations that work in the port.


    We here want to join in publicly this tribute as we can fully recognize his professionalism, commitment and dedication to his passion, boats.


    Congratulations Mr. Roberto!

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  • Zamakona Yards signs agency agreement with The Stewart Group, owned by RS Platou&Clarksons

    Zamakona Yards will henceforth be represented by this important agent that provides services to major ship-owners and offshore clients worldwide.


    The Stewart Group will offer its major customers Zamakona Yards repair and maintenance services both afloat and in our shipyards.


    The Stewart Group was founded in 1922 by Samuel Stewart. In 2008 it was purchased by the Platou Group and has together became a global leader in the procurement of vessel services for the offshore energy industry. Subsequently the Platou/Stewarts group has been purchased by Clarksons in 2015, which in turn has created the largest network of shipbrokers in the world. They operate globally with major offices in Aberdeen, London, Accra, Cape Town, Singapore and Houston.


    With this agreement Zamakona Yards expands its already extensive network of agents being represented almost everywhere in the world.

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  • Dry-docking of ABIS BELFAST

    Our Shipyard Zamakona Pasaia, had recently dry-docked the modern general cargo vessel ABIS BELFAST belonging to the Dutch company Abis. The vessel with 89.95 meters length by 14 meters beam has made several repairs and general maintenance of mechanical, electrical as well as painting renewal.


    This is the first time a ship of this important company hires our services for dry docking, in this case in our shipyard in San Sebastián, and we want to thank them for their trust. We hope to perform again this service to the rest of its fleet.


    The Zamakona Shipyard in Pasaia apart from building modern and sophisticated ships, it also performs repairs and maintenance of vessels both afloat and dry-docked for which we have a floating dock with a capacity of 4.900 tons for boats up to 110 meters length by 23 meters beam.

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  • Today is the International Working Women’s Day

    The International Working Women’s Day or International Women’s Day celebrates the struggle of women for their participation, equality with men in society and their full development as a person. The first celebration of this day took place in 1911 in Germany, Austria, Denmark and Switzerland extending its celebration since then to many countries.


    From Zamakona Yards we want to pay a small tribute to all women in the world and especially our colleagues who daily prove themselves working side by side with their colleagues. CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF THEM!

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  • Zamakona Yards delivers tuna freezer vessel “Jai Alai” to the Echebastar Group

    This Saturday the 7th, Zamakona Shipyards in Santurce that belong to the group Zamakona Yards, will deliver its construction number 737, the tuna freezer vessel “Jai Alai” to bermeo Group Echebastar.


    At the ceremony will be present Mr. Kepa Echevarría (Deputy Director of the Echebastar Group), and Mr. Pedro Garaygordobil (Zamakona Yards´ President) to preside over the ceremony and act as godmother Mrs. María Felicidad Madariaga Arenaza, member of the owning company of the tuna vessel. More than two hundred fifty people will attend the ceremony among which representatives of the Basque Government and Central Government of Seychelles, Port of Bilbao, Zamakona Shipyards staff, suppliers and customers of the group, as well as partners and staff of the ship-owner company.


    The ship with the most modern and sophisticated technology has superstructure and aluminum bridge, tunnels of ultra tuna freezing at -60 degrees calcium and safe areas with anti piracy means. Also, it brings the innovation with a sustainable fishing, returning to the sea the non-target fish alive with little human presence. The ship is the brother of “Izaro” and will join it in fishing works in the Indian Ocean.


    We would like to take the opportunity to thank the Echebastar Group for their confidence in our group for the renewal of its fleet.

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