Longliner delivered to Norway

01 May 2013
Aldis Lind

Aldis Lind

Icelandic boatbuilder, Trefjar, has delivered a new Cleopatra 50 boat to Haraldur Arni Haraldsson from Gamvik in Finnmark, the northernmost part of Norway.

Aldis Lind sailed from Iceland to North Norway in April, and has begun fishing in Norway.

The new longliner is 15m long and has a beam of 4.65m. A Mustad autoline system is fitted inside the fully sheltered working deck. The baiting machine and rack system is designed for 25,000 hooks. A Beitir BS-230L line hauler is also installed.

The fish hold is designed for 23 660 litre and 19 400 litre fish tubs

The boat’s main engine is a Doosan 4V222TI 800hp coupled to a ZF gear, and has high spec JRC and Simrad navigational equipment installed.

The boat is also equipped with WESMAR hydraulic bow and stern thrusters with an autopilot interface, and a TMP 300L Marine Crane is also fitted.

Safety gear was supplied by Viking Life-Saving Equipment.

The Cleopatra series are high-speed fishing boats, designed to withstand the rough seas and weather conditions of the North Atlantic Ocean and is made of glassfibre reinforced plastics (GRP), according to the rules and regulations set by the Nordic Boat standard.


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