Rodman Group


The Rodman Group origins can be traced back to 1974, when Manuel Rodriguez, current President of the Group, founded Rodman Construcciones Navales e Industriales, starting then its activity in shipbuilding industry.

During these years, the Group yards have built and delivered more than 15,000 crafts. This track record and past experience have positioned the Group as one of the most consolidated shipbuilders in Europe.

Currently, the Rodman Group is the oldest company in Spain within its sector, with an interrupted activity for almost 45 years.


The Rodman Group provides the most wide and versatile range of product within the sector. High quality standards, maximum reliability and the best seaworthiness, these are the production attributes of Rodman in all its ranges.

The activity of the Rodman Group is dedicated to shipbuilding, with a wide range of lengths and different building materials: steel vessels, GRP boats and fast RIBs, encompassing both professional and leisure crafts.

Neumáticas de Vigo S.A.U., created in 2001, is the group’s division specialized in the manufacture of the latest generation of semi-rigid boats. Neuvisa and Tarpon brands are world-renowned for their robustness and optimal navigation in all circumstances.

Industrial Capabilities

With 4 factories distributed across Spain and Portugal, the Group has the largest industrial premises in its sector.

Total surface area: 250,000 m2, of which 66,000 m2 are covered, making it possible to face an international expansion plan, with a medium-term objective of around 90%.

The total area is divided as follows: Neuvisa-Tarpon and Rodman Polyships in Meira-Moaña, Metalships & Docks in Vigo (Spain), and Rodman Lusitania in Valença do Minho (Portugal).

Commitment to Quality

The proven success of the Rodman Group is mainly based on its labour force, highly qualified and specialized. This fact added to the ongoing incorporation of state-of-the-art technology, guarantees the best production processes.

Its spirit of ongoing improvement has led the Rodman Group to develop its own internal quality standard: Rodman Quality System, RQS.  This system focuses on exhaustive control of production materials and processes, thereby ensuring the highest quality in delivery and warranty, unrivalled conditions in the market.

All the Rodman products are backed by the most relevant international quality certificates: ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and Pecal 2110/AQAP.

International expansion

Thanks to its solid financial base and successful track record, the Rodman Group has an ambitious developmenant project, and national and international expansion.

Currently present in more than 50 countries, Rodman’s vocation is to become a global leader in its sector. Some of the countries in which Rodman is present are Angola, Arab Emirates, Algeria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bolivia, Cameroon, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, El Salvador, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Greece, Guinea-Bissau, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Morocco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe.