Four trawlers have been added to the orderbook of the Nobel Brothers Shipyard. These 44.15 metre LOA, 12 metre breadth vessels for owners in the Russian the Far East are designed for pelagic and demersal trawling, seine netting and operation as tenders.
The Nobel Brothers Shipyard, part of the Kalashnikov Group of Companies, is a largest shipbuilding and ship repair company on the Upper Volga, and although it’s a long way from the sea, the yard has more than a century of shipbuilding behind it and has built more than 600 ships over the years.
With a couple of crab catchers for Far East operators already under construction for delivery on 2022, the yard has taken on the contract to build the four T40V trawlers for delivery by 2023.
A keel-laying ceremony was held for the first of these medium-capacity trawlers at the yard, attended by senior figures from the shipyard, the designer and the customer. as well as the Kamchatka Territory’s Minister of Fisheries Andrei Zdeovetsky and head of the Rybinsk Administration Roman Kagner.