Last week the VIII Nautical Congress organised by ANEN was held in Valencia, in which José María Campuzano, CEO of IPM Group, participated as a speaker in the debate about the situation of the Refit & Repair nautical industry in Spain.
Campuzano, as an expert in the sector thanks to his management of the IPM Group shipyards, Varadero Valencia, Varadero Ibiza and STP Shipyard Palma – this last company one of the top shipyards in Europe – explained his vision of the industrial nautical sector in Spain and specifically explained the various factors that make the Balearic Islands the best international destination for yacht repair.
As he points out, “The stars have come together so that a series of conditions meet and make Mallorca the perfect place for boat repair. An important point is its strategic location in the Mediterranean; In addition to the warm weather throughout the year, which favours repair works; On the other hand, the facilities that we have, among which STP Shipyard Palma stands out, which accommodate a large number of yachts simultaneously and above all, the open shipyard model, exclusive to STP, which is really interesting for captains due to their freedom for choose the industrialists to work with. All this has made Mallorca become the epicentre of the nautical repair and maintenance industry of Europe.”
In addition to the presentation of José María Campuzano, the VIII Nautical Congress has served for Patrick Reynes, also CEO of the IPM Group, to meet with FEADPT (Spanish Federation of Sports and Tourist Port Associations) and share his vision on the Current nautical tourism in Spain and specifically in the Balearic Islands where the IPM Group has such iconic marinas as Marina Port de Mallorca, Marina Palma Cuarentena and Marina Ibiza.
Undoubtedly, IPM Group formed by STP Shipyard Palma, Varadero Valencia, Varadero Ibiza, Marina Port de Mallorca, Marina Palma Cuarentena and Marina Ibiza, is a benchmark in the management of marinas and shipyards in the Mediterranean and that is why its presence in sector events such as the one held last week, generate interest among those attending the event.