Construction of the two new longliners to be built for Norwegian fishing company Ervik Havfiske’s subsidiaries has been contracted to the Tersan shipyard in Turkey.
Work on all three of HB Grandi’s new trawlers is proceeding at full speed at the Celiktrans yard in Turkey since Ramadan ended. According to marine superintendent Thórarinn Sigurbjörnsson, there is no firm date for delivery of the first of the trio, but the engine and equipment trials will be taking place shortly, and the gensets will be started up for the first time on Monday.
Norwegian fishing company Alta Fiskeriselskap has ordered a new vessel that will be registered under 500gt to make the 40 metre newbuild the largest coastal vessel in the Norwegian fleet.
A new 49.95 metre pelagic vessel has been ordered by the owners of the Lingbank from Karstensens in Skagen, the company’s first newbuilding.
Vietnamese fisherman Bui Mong started at the bottom as the cook on a squid boat and worked his way up to owning his own fishing vessel, overcoming disaster and personal tragedy on the way. He has now taken delivery of a new 24 metre GRP boat for fishing tuna and other species.
Progress is being made in Poland on the construction of a new 16.99 metre, 5.88 metre beam fishing vessel for Jan Woller and Berti Woller.
Macduff Shipyards have recently delivered their latest newbuild to Adam, Adam Junior and Jonathan Tait of Fraserburgh. The new Rebecca is the third vessel of the same for the Tait family in less than ten years form the same yard.
Ålesund in western Norway is the centre of much of
Norway’s vessel design and shipbuilding, as well as being home to fishing operators and a great many industry supply companies – including Rolls-Royce, which has designed more than a hundred and fifty fishing vessel over the years.
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.