Empresa Naviera Elcano

Sevilla, Spain

www.navantia.es External Link

Founded in 1942 and involved in both shipbuilding and shipping. In 1966 the shipyard was acquired by Astilleros de Cádiz who subsequently merged in 1969 with Euskalduna and La Naval to form Astilleros Españoles. Facing bankruptcy in 1999, the company merged in 2000 with Empresa Nacional Bazán to form IZAR which was subsequently taken over by Navantia in 2005.