info@merchantunion.es 986 291 908
Maritime News

Although it may seem contradictory or contrary, the fishing sector must contribute to the SOLUTION to create a less impact on the environment and therefore help curb climate change. This is one of the conclusions of the VII International Conference ARVI (Shipowners Cooperative of the Port of Vigo) on the future of Fishing, “Fishing in […]

A report presented by PYMAR reflects that the Galician shipbuilding sector led the national shipbuilding activity last year, covering 48% of orders in Spain. Throughout last 2019, the national naval sector was commissioned to build 33 ships, which has placed Spain in the second country in the European ranking of countries with the most units […]

VigoIndustria, the solidarity initiative of Vigo’s industry and its area before COVID-19. More than 50 companies in the industrial sector of the Vigo area and its region have already joined VigoIndustria, the alliance of companies that was born with the aim of “awakening the values ​​that have identified our industry, effort, talent and commitment , […]

Good news: Self-cleaning walls. The innovative product that the Vigo Merchant Union wants to bring to Galicia is one of the positive news that creeps in in times of a pandemic. Against bouncing viruses and volatile germs, self-cleaning walls and floors have emerged. The Vigo company Merchant Union has signed an agreement to use the […]

A new way of doing things in the largest fishing port in Europe. The port of Vigo, in Spain, strives to keep the fishing value chain active during the days of COVID-19. Almost every day at four-thirty in the morning – while most people are still asleep – the largest fishing port in Europe, in […]

Vigo, 03-13-2020.- Given the evolution generated by the expansion of COVID-19 worldwide and the measures implemented by the Government of Spain, the management of the International Fair of the Naval Industry, NAVALIA, has decided postpone the eighth edition of the event, scheduled for the next May, and move its celebration to October 27, 28 and […]

Feijóo encourages the Galician naval sector to continue betting on innovation as the basis of its competitiveness. The President of the Galician Government, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, today encouraged the Galician naval sector to continue betting on innovation as the basis of its competitiveness. In this regard, he highlighted the launching of the oceanographic vessel Belgium […]

The auxiliary company in the Bourbon sector, with a ship in Vigo right now drives what would be the first unit for this business niche. The company of ships supporting the oil and gas sector Bourbon has promoted the creation of the first autonomous vessel for this business niche. Together with Automated Ships Ltd (ASL), […]