Westcon Yards signed a contract to build a pelagic trawler for the Tait family’s Klondyke Shipping Company.
New Zealand fishing company Sealord has placed an order for a new factory trawler, the company’s first newbuild for more than twenty years.
Karstensens Skibsværft has signed a contract to build a new 79.75 metre purser/trawler for Norwegian company Peter Hepsø Rederi, with the deal formally signed at Nor-Fishing.
An order has been confirmed for the latest in a series of 63m LOA, 12.80m beam pelagic trawlers from Karstensens Skibsværft in Skagen.
Wärtsilä Ship Design has introduced a new optimised stern trawler design that will reduce fuel consumption and notably increase overall vessel efficiency compared to currently available designs.
Kristiansund boatbuilder Jemar Norpower has delivered its latest Malo newbuild to Kamøyvær fisherman Harry Severinsen.
Last week saw the launch at the Nauta Shipyard in Poland of its latest new fishing vessel, the sixth in a series being built for the Karstensens yard in Denmark.
Dutch company Quotter has a new Vestværft design flyshooter/twin-rig trawler under construction in Poland.
Swedish fishing companies Bristol Fiske AB and Clipperton Fiske AB have merged to form B-C Pelagic AB, and to order a new pelagic vessel from Karstensens Skibsværft, replacing their existing trawlers. The new vessel will have access to both industrial and human consumption quotas.
Lofoten fishing company Mirsel AS has ordered a new purse seiner/seine netter to be delivered by Larsnes Mek Verksted in the third quarter of 2017, the yard’s newbuild number 58, and newbuild 59 will be an almost identical vessel to be delivered the following year.