New, greener tuna catcher for Oman


Fisheries Development Oman (FDO) has added newbuild Acila to the fleet of its subsidiary Oman Pelagic

Described by FDO as a “cutting-edge fishing vessel”, Acila is the 792nd build from the Zamakona Shipyard in Pasaia. It measures 84 metres in length and has a hold capacity of 1,800 cubic metres, making it ideal for operations in the Indian Ocean, where it will target various tuna species in international waters.

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