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Fibreship project: Composite materials and the shipbuilding future

Published: 30/10/2018

The European Project Fibreship focused on engineering, production and life-cycle management for massive application of FIBRE-based materials in large-length SHIPs is the protagonist of an article on the website InnovaSpain.com. The portal has interviewed Julio García Espinosa, team leader of the Naval and Marine Engineering Group of CIMNE, who has talk about the situation of the shipbuilding sector in Spain and Europe.


Fibreship came from an Spanish initiative to promote the research on composite materials (FRP, from the English Fiber-Reinforced Polymers), its benefits in comparison with steel ships and how it could be made profitable.

Read the full article (In Spanish) / Website of the project