Boluda Corporación Marítima celebrates the launch of two tugboats at the group’s Unión Naval Valencia shipyard

Both tugboats will be part of the Boluda Towage and Salvage fleet

In addition to the usual harbour and deep-sea towing services these tugboats will also provide fire-fighting and anti-pollution services.

Launch date for the two latest tugboats from Boluda Shipyards, a division of the Boluda Corporación Marítima in charge of shipbuilding and repairs. These newly launched tugboats will be part of the Boluda Towage and Salvage fleet, towage specialists and the group’s core business. Continue reading

Boluda increases its service to the Islands with a new ship

he “Tetuán” will link Alicante with Tenerife and Las Palmas every week

Moreover, the modification of one of the shipping company’s routes gives a direct service from Valencia to Fuerteventura

Boluda Lines, the division of Boluda Corporación Marítima in charge of goods transport, has improved the service it gives the Canary Islands with the incorporation of a new ship, the “Tetuán”. This container ship has a capacity of 450 TEUs and will increase communication possibilities between the archipelago and the mainland, linking the ports of Alicante and those of Tenerife and Las Palmas on a weekly basis. Continue reading

Jose Mª Soriano – New General Manager of Boluda Lines

Jose Mª Soriano has been named new General Manager of Boluda Lines; a department from Boluda Corporación Marítima dedicated to maritime transport of goods. Mr. Soriano, aged 45, is a naval engineer who got the degree in the University Politécnica of Madrid, and he assumes the charge after carrying out different functions in the maritime sector for 20 years.

In 1990 he started his professional career in the Production Department of Union Naval de Levante, where he ended up being the Project Manager. After Boluda purchased Unión Naval de Levante, Mr. Soriano participated in the starting up of a line destined for the construction of the ships for towage. In 2001, he assumes the direction of a fleet of tuna boats all around the world under the “Calvo Corporation”, where he works until 2006.

He joint the Boluda Corporación Maritima Group after holding the position of General Manager in the shipyards of Huelva, where he managed the construction of 2 offshore ships that supported the platforms for the closing of oil wells, applying the highest technology within innovative methods.

Jose Mª Soriano starts a new trajectory after this appointment, with the aim of consolidating the already existing lines and expanding them internationally.

BCM is nowadays one of the most important naval groups. Its activity comprises the different areas that are included in the maritime sector, offering an integral service to its clients. Therefore, it is composed of many different departments like Boluda Lines (shipping company), Boluda Tankers (fuel supply), Boluda Terminales Marítimas (management of port terminals), Boluda Towage and Salvage (towage service in harbour and maritime rescue), Boluda Shipyards (naval construction and repair), Boluda Ships Agency and Forwarding (consignee, freight forwarding terrestrial transport, logistics and warehousing).

Boluda Corporación Marítima is present in the entire Spanish coastline, France, Italy, Western Africa and Latin-America.