The latest in the line of Rolls-Royce fishing vessel designs is due to be delivered this summer by the Astilleros Armon yard at Gijon in Spain. As with most large vessel newbuilds today, this trawler is designed to leave nothing for the birds, with everything that comes out of the codend utilised on board.
Stadyard at Raudeberg in western Norway is to build a new 15 metre LOA, 8 metre beam fishing vessel for Akkarfjord fisherman Morten Ingebrigtsen, with delivery scheduled for December this year.
The Socarenam yard at Boulogne has completed two new trawlers for French owners, one with conventional looks and another with lines that are more reminiscent of Formula One.
Dutch yard Luyt, based in Den Oever, reports that it has orders for two new stern trawlers, with an option for two more.
Icelandic boatbuilder Trefjar has delivered a new 15gt Cleopatra to owners in Norway’s Lofoten Islands.
An association of more than fifty vessel operators in the French port of Lorient is making real efforts to invest in new fishing vessels.
Norwegian longline operator Ervik Havfiske has contracted Marin Teknikk to design a pair of new longliners.
A Norwegian operator has gone to a yard and a designer in Norway and a second yard in Poland for a construction project for three inshore vessels.
Icelandic boatbuilder Trefjar has delivered a new seine netter to owners in Norway.
Construction is now in progress of six new multi-purpose fishing vessels at the Yantar Shipyard in Kaliningrad for a customer in the Russian Far East.