September 21, 2015 - Navantia has delivered today to the Algerian Navy ship 472 BDSL Kalaat Beni Hammad, after the repair, modernization and life extension, repairs undertaken by Navantia Ferrol Estuary.
The event, chaired by the representative of the Algerian Naval Forces, has been formalized with the signing of minutes of delivery, signed by the director of Ria de Ferrol Repairs Lorenzo Miguel Rodriguez and the President of the CER (Commission de Essais et de Recette) .
The work on board, customer satisfaction in terms of quality and deadlines, began in June 2014, on arrival of the ship and have made a significant workload for nearly 200 workers in the Ria de Ferrol, involving also other production units as systems and motors.
This program comes complete modernization of two units of the Algerian Navy. The first unit, the BDSL 473 Kalaat BENI RACHED arrived at Ferrol in November 2012 and was delivered in June 2014, so this program has expanded almost three years in which the work and collaboration of the delegations and crew Algerian technicians with Navantia has been highly successful and has led to the completion of the program with great success in terms of time, quality and performance.
This major modernization program has led to the strengthening of the relationship with Algerian Navy Navantia and represents a significant opportunity for Navantia's participation in future naval programs Algerian Navy