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    Bluewild contracts trawler


    Fuel-efficient, quality-focused vessel has been designed for the Norwegian fishing company by Ulstein Design & Solutions AS

  • Fruitful Vine

    New Fruitful Vine delivered


    This isn’t the first trawler to carry the Fruitful Vine name, and it’s not the first for Nicol Fishing to have been built at Macduff Shipyards

  • The second new Pacific Mariculture aquaculture support vessel will have a 1mW powerpack. Illustr: Oceantech

    Pacific Mariculture opts for hybrid design


    A second aquaculture support vessel to be built for Pacific Mariculture, a division of Pacific6 Enterprises, will be hybrid powered, with a 1mW stored energy capacity on board, enabling it to run its daily farm operations in electric mode.

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    Oceangoing aquaculture vessel gains RINA approval


    Classification society, RINA has awarded approval in principle to a new-concept offshore fish-farming vessel.

  • The new trawler for Baffin Fisheries is scheduled to be delivered in early 2024. Illustr: Skipsteknisk

    Skipsteknisk secures Canadian design contracts


    Norwegian naval architect Skipsteknisk has confirmed two new design contracts for Canadian fishing companies, in addition to an ongoing build due for delivery in 2022.

  • Karstensens Skibsværft will deliver the new Polarbris to its Norwegian owners in August 2023

    Norwegian partners order seine netter


    Kjell-Gunnar Hoddevik and partners Johnny Årvik and Jan-Ove Langeland of Norwegian fishing company Atlantic Seafish took delivery last year of combined longliner/seine netter Atlantic, which was built for them in Turkey – the first time such a combination of fishing methods has been brought together in a new vessel. Now ...

  • Wärtsilä’s Gentle Fish Handling Concept

    Wärtsilä introduces new fishing vessel concept


    At Nor-Fishing 2012, Wärtsilä will present a new design concept that it says may represent the future of combined pursers and trawlers.

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    Macduff Shipyards completes major conversion


    Macduff Shipyards Ltd has just completed a major conversion on a former north east vessel.

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    Sulehav lengthened


    In January 2008 Solund Verft began the prefabrication section for lengthening the vessel Sulehav. Sulehav catches pelagic fish and is owned by Norwegian company Lending Rederi.

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    Monkfish vessel delivered


    A new fishing boat for catching monkfish, S-61 Sjøgutt, was delivered in February by Seigla Ehf. The owner is Tom Olav Hauge from Bremanger in Norway.

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    Optimal hull shape - the NVC 349


    The new NVC 349 purse seiner from Rolls-Royce has been designed to have the optimal hull.

  • News

    Skipsteknisk designs advanced research vessel for Chilean Navy


    Skipsteknisk AS has entered into contract with Asmar Shipbuilding,Chile, for the design of a 71.3m advanced Fishery and Oceanographic Research Vessel of ST-367 design for the Chilean Navy.

  • News

    New hull from Macduff Ship Design


    Macduff Ship Design, in conjunction with CTO [a renowned tank testing facility in Gdansk, Poland] has completed an exhaustive study into the performance of trawler hull forms and has developed a new one.

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    Northrop Grumman navigation radars for enviro ship


    Northrop Grumman Corporation has received orders to supply navigation radars for a new ship being built for the Norwegian environmental organisation, Green Warriors.

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    Factory trawler customised to maximise seasonal catch


    Rolls-Royce has designed the first factory trawler ordered by a Norwegian shipowner for 20 years, and delivered much of its equipment.

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    “Jacoba Prins” wins ‘Ship of the Year’ award


    Maaskant Bruinisse B.V., a member of the Damen Shipyards Group and specialised in building vessels for the shellfish industry, has won the Dutch KNVTS ‘Ship of the Year’ award with “Jacoba Prins”.

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    Aker’s new krill vessel


    Aker BioMarine and Aker Yards have agreed an option for building a vessel for harvesting krill.

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    Live Food Fish Carrier wins international ship design competition


    A group from the University of Newcastle’s School of Marine Science and Technology won the international prize given by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, the US professional engineering body for the marine industry, for the design of a novel and innovative Live Food Fish Carrier for the ...

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    James Cook to sail from Norway


    Two Norwegian companies have won the contract to build the UK''s latest research ship. A statement from Skipsteknisk AS said it has won the contract to design and Flekkefjord Slipp & Maskinfabrikk AS the building contracts for Britain''s new ''state of the art'' oceanographic research vessel.

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    Integrated design and equipment packages for fishing vessels


    Fishing vessels are now benefiting from unrivalled experience gained by Rolls-Royce from its integrated design and equipment packages for offshore vessels - Two purse seiner/pelagic trawlers now under construction mark a significant step for Rolls-Royce. This is the first time the company has supplied integrated design and equipment packages ...