Factory trawler launch at Gondan
The Gondan shipyard at Figueras in Spain has floated off a new factory trawler. Designed by Kongsberg, the new trawler will the yard’s second delivery to Norwegian company Prestfjord AS when it is delivered next year.
The new Sunderøy has a 77.30 metre overall length and a 17 metre beam, and is designed to operate in the Barents Sea and Svalbard areas of the Arctic, with capacity for both whitefish and shrimp. It has accommodation for a crew of up to 29.
The new trawler will have a highly sophisticated processing and freezing deck, with a 2250 cubic metre fishroom and capacity to produce fishmeal and fish oil on board.
Sunderøy has sophisticated Rolls-Royce propulsion, with a 7200kW, 12-cylinder Bergen B33:45 main engine, plus 1920kW Bergen C25:33L6A and 505kW auxiliary sets. It will also have a Hybrid Shaft Generator (PTO, 2950kW / PTI, 2000kW) , as well as a 350kW battery energy storage capacity. Rolls-Royce will also supply the AC electrical winches.
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