New hybrid trawler/seiner offered for sale
Turma Nova PD-105 has been returned to its builder by the Ekofish Group. Image: WM den Heijer

New hybrid trawler/seiner offered for sale

The second of a pair of innovative twin-rigger/fly-shooters has been advertised for sale with an international shipbroker, as the customer returned the new vessel to its builder. The 32 metre…

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Fishing family looks to the future
Jonge Johannes LT-295 heading in to Scheveningen after the first fishing trials. Image: Willem den Heijer

Fishing family looks to the future

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There’s a learning process ahead for the crew of new trawler/seiner Jonge Johannes LT-295, delivered by Maaskant Shipyards to brothers Rense and Johannes de Boer. ‘We’re not fly-shooting fishermen. We’re…

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The future of mussel farming – Damen leads on zero emissions research
Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam is co-ordinating a multi-party hybrid and electric propulsion research project. Image: Damen

The future of mussel farming – Damen leads on zero emissions research

Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam is heading a research project to investigate the application of hybrid and fully electric propulsion in the Dutch mussel farming sector. The project, which is called…

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Belgian beamer order for Maaskant
Belgian fishing company Rederij Long Ships has placed an order with the Damen Maaskant yard in Stellendam for a new 38-metre beam trawler. Image: Damen

Belgian beamer order for Maaskant

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Belgian family fishing company Rederij Long Ships has placed an order for an innovative new 38 metre beam trawler with Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam. The beamer is to be built…

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van Dijck – Good for another twenty years
Brixham scalloper van Dijck is back at sea after a four-month refit at Maaskant Shipyards in Stellendam

van Dijck – Good for another twenty years

Brixham scalloper van Dijck has been through a few tough years, but has come through them with style. Now a major refit has been completed, which is expected to give…

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