The Romanian Shipbuilders Association

We represent the interests of shipyards and manufacturers, equipment and raw materials distributors in Romania  on national and international level.


ANCONAV (The Romanian Shipbuilders Association) was founded in 1995, as a result of an initiative of shipyards and companies from horizontal industry, casting himself as a platform for communication between Romanian companies active in the shipping industry. It was going through a period of adjustment to new market conditions and was increasingly greater need for cooperation for maintaining competitiveness. Over the years, the association has kept the role of partner in the relationship with the Romanian authorities to promote shipbuilding industry and promoter of cooperation between companies.

Florin Spătaru

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News from Shipbuidling Industry


Memorandum of Understanding in the fields of marine and ship technology and equipment co-operation between the Hellenic Marine Equipment Manufacturers and Exporters (HEMEXPO) and the Romanian Shipbuilders Association (ANCONAV) had

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What we do

  • Promoting the shipping industry by organizing fairs and exhibitions with government backing;
  • Promoting constructive dialogue with the Romanian government and ministries;
  • ANCONAV affiliation to the European profile association SEA Europe;
  • Participation in working groups of the association Europe SEA (RDI, market forecast, leadership);
  • Participation in the working group association WP6 OECD;
  • Association members promote participation in research and development projects with European financing innovation;
  • Romanian maritime cluster development;
  • Development Department of an active partnership with representatives of shipowners, other associations, and with technical universities in Romania;
  • Creating a high performance platforms for communication and information between members.