Gondan to build Prestfjord trawler

Gondan stern trawler Gondan is building a stern trawler featuring Rolls Royce Marine equipment for Prestfjord AS

Gondan will build a 77m freezing stern trawler for Norwegian fishery and fish farm owner Prestfjord AS to operate in Arctic areas handling and processing cod and prawns.

Featuring automated fish processing equipment, including a meal plant, the steel trawler with an aluminium superstructure will be designed by Rolls Royce Marine, which will also supply the vessel’s main equipment.

The vessel will have a total hold capacity of 2250 m3 and operate in the Barents Sea and Svalbard waters.

It will be classified by the DNV and Ice class certified.

Spain-based Gondan has previously supplied freezing stern trawler Sunderøy to Prestfjord.



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