Downscaling for new P&P pelagic catcher


Parlevliet & van der Plas’ newbuild under construction at the Tersan yard in Turkey is going to be significantly more modest in size than the vessel it replaces

P&P’s Skipsteknisk-designed newbuild at 111.5 metres and with a 21.2-metre beam is a long way from the sheer bulk of the Annelies Ilena (ex-Atlantic Dawn) that it will replace when it comes into service in 2025. The focus in the design has been on efficient operation, with a Wärtsilä 32 main engine and twin-screw propulsion, contributing to optimised fuel consumption, lower emissions and reduced noise levels. 

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