Vessels and Shipyards – Page 8

  • Shipbuilding meeting

    Efficient tuna purse vessel for Grupo Calvo


    Galician shipbuilder Construcciones Navales P. Freire will build an energy-efficient 77m long tuna purse vessel for Grupo Calvo fitted with 18 freezer compartments of approximately 1,500m3.

  • MT adds to Russian longliner series

    MT adds to Russian longliner series


    Marin Teknikk AS (MT) has secured a new ship design and engineering contract with fishing company LLC FC Virma, based in the Karelia region of north-western Russia.

  • Taits heads home to Scotland

    New pelagic catcher Taits heads home to Scotland


    The Westcon shipyard at Ølensvåg in Norway has delivered the latest pelagic vessel to join the Scottish fleet, the Rolls-Royce-designed Taits, built for the Klondyke Fishing Company.

  • Tersan launches ST-184 crabber

    Tersan launches ST-184 crabber


    The Tersan Shipyard in Turkey has launched its first crabbing vessel for Russian fishing operator Arktikservice to fish for Kamchatka and snow crab in North Atlantic waters.

  • First of shrimper pair from Vigo yard

    First of shrimper pair from Vigo yard


    The CNP Freire shipyard in Vigo has completed the first of a pair of Rolls-Royce factory trawlers designed to catch and process shrimp for owners in Greenland.

  • Twin-rigger joins Fraserburgh prawn fleet

    Twin-rigger joins Fraserburgh prawn fleet


    Ian Duthie brought the new Parkol-built Uberous FR-50 home to Fraserburgh following fishing trials carried out off Whitby, reports Dave Moore.

  • Milford welcomes FPV Rhodri Morgan

    Wales' Largest Fishing Port welcomes FPV Rhodri Morgan


    Milford Marina, the largest fishing port in Wales, has welcomed FPV Rhodri Morgan, one of five new fisheries patrol vessels taking to the waters in 2019.

  • Audacious delivery from Macduff

    Audacious delivery from Macduff


    Macduff Shipyards have delivered the new Audacious BF-83, to Whitehills owners David Gatt and Barry Reid.

  • New marine research vessel for Ireland

    Ireland’s Marine Institute plans new marine research vessel


    The Marine Institute has announced that the design process of Ireland''s new state of the art marine research vessel is now under way. Following an extensive EU tender process, ship design consultants Skipsteknisk have been awarded the contract to design the new state of the art marine research vessel ...

  • Russian Fishing Company starts fleet renewal

    Russian Fishing Company starts fleet renewal


    Construction has begun on the first of a series of new supertrawlers for the Russian Fishing Company, with the keel-laying of the lead vessel celebrated at the Admiralty Shipyard in St Petersburg. According to the company, these new vessels will be far superior to their existing tonnage.

  • Wärtsilä are to provide the design, engine and propulsion system for a new fishing vessel Photo: Wärtsilä

    Wärtsilä designs and powers fishing boat


    Technology group Wärtsilä is to provide the ship design, main engine and other propulsion equipment for a new state-of-the-art fishing vessel.

  • Aker BioMarine’s flagship krill hunter

    Aker BioMarine’s flagship krill hunter


    Norwegian company Aker BioMarine has launched its flagship purpose-built krill catching and processing vessel, Antarctic Endurance, which was christened at a ceremony in the port of Ålesund last week after being delivered by the Vard shipyard.

  • Irish pelagic vessel Girl Stephanie

    Irish pelagic vessel Girl Stephanie


    Karstensens Skibsværft have delivered the second of a pair of almost identical pelagic vessels for Irish owners that have the capacity to work either singly or as a pair team.

  • World’s biggest wellboat launched at Cemre

    World’s biggest wellboat launched at Cemre


    The Cemre Shipyard in Turkey has launched the world’s largest wellboat for owners Sølvtrans, which will on completion head for Tasmania for a ten-year lease to Huon Aquaculture.

  • Saupiquet places tuna seiner order with Piriou

    Saupiquet places tuna seiner order with Piriou


    French operator Saupiquet has placed an order with Piriou for a new 67 metre tuna purse seiner. The new Via Alizé is to be built at Piriou’s yard in Vietnam with a 2020 delivery date.

  • The 'Julie of Ladram' has joined Waterdance's fleet Photo: Waterdance

    Julie of Ladram joins Waterdance


    The fishing company Waterdance, based in the south-west of England, has expanded its fleet with a new beam trawler renamed in honour of a late colleague.

  • Rolls-Royce is to design a new Norwegian stern trawler Photo: Rolls-Royce

    Rolls-Royce to design stern trawler


    Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has signed a contract to deliver ship design and an extensive range of equipment to a stern trawler to be built for Engenes Fiskeriselskap, based in Troms county, northern Norway.

  • Caledonia III built by Macduff Shipyards

    Twin-rigger delivered by Macduff shipyards to Buckie skipper


    A twin-rigger delivered by Macduff Shipyards to skipper Steven Clark has made a strong start, fishing on grounds mainly from Orkney west as far as the Butt of Lewis, reports Dave Moore.

  • Chartwell’s Catchwell catamaran design

    Chartwell targets small fishing market with new Catchwell catamaran design


    Chartwell Marine has announced the launch of the Catchwell, a brand-new vessel design for the small-scale private and commercial fishing sector. The catamaran design responds to extensive feedback from fishermen, alongside operational lessons learned from advanced maritime industries, such as the offshore wind sector.

  • ATF Lead trawler launched at Vyborg

    Vyborg Shipyard launches lead trawler in Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet series


    Vyborg Shipyard, part of Russian vessel construction group United Shipbuilding Corporation, has celebrated the launching of the lead vessel in a series of four new trawlers for Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet.