As a successor to the world-famous English research vessel “James Cook”, the “Discovery” was launched on April 6. The vessel is being built by the Freire shipyard in Vigo and is for the National Environmental Research Council (NERC), UK.
In this project, INDUSTRIAS FERRI, S.A. is present to supply the main fore and aft cranes besides other lifting equipment for cargo movement onboard. Equipment assembly is already underway. Video of the launching operation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbjV6UWVc6E
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