Trawler’s nightmare 19-month refit
Yuzhno-Morskoy’s crew were welcomed as heroes when the trawler returned to its home port. Image: Dobroflot

Trawler’s nightmare 19-month refit

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When Russian Far East fishing company Dobroflot sent its trawler Yuzhno-Morskoy to a Chinese shipyard for what was expected to be a four-month refit, nobody expected the crew to have…

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Stella Polaris – as good as new
Stella Polaris UK-22 has been completely refitted

Stella Polaris – as good as new

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Seine netter Stella Polaris UK-22 has been through a big refit before, when owner Pauw Romkes acquired the former Marliona D-59 back in 2005. Fifteen years on the decision was…

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Platform supply vessel  converted to fish feed carrier
A former PSV, now renamed Eidsvaag Opal, is undergoing an extensive refit at Damen to become a fish feed carrier. Image: Damen

Platform supply vessel converted to fish feed carrier

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Norwegian fish feed distribution specialist Eidsvaag has contracted Damen to carry out a conversion project, with Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm) converting a platform supply vessel into a fish feed carrier…

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Refit assignment for Piet Brouwer
Urk twin-rigger/seine netter Stella Polaris UK-22 will be extensively refitted by Piet Brouwer Electrotechnology this winter

Refit assignment for Piet Brouwer

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Urk company Piet Brouwer Electrotechnology has agreed a contract to refit a local twin-rigger/seine netter this winter. Stella Polaris UK-22 will be stripped down at the end of this year…

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New gensets triple trawler’s auxiliary power
Kapitan Kolesnikov is being fitted with new Wärtsilä generators in South Korea

New gensets triple trawler’s auxiliary power

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Kaliningrad company Adomat has arranged a refit for factory trawler Kapitan Kolesnikov, with it gensets being replaced Kapitan Kolesnikov is one of a series of seven trawlers built at the…

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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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Southern Star heading for South Atlantic red crab
Southern Star has been rebuilt at the Omega Protein Shipyard to fish for red crab in the Southern Ocean. Image: Omega Protein

Southern Star heading for South Atlantic red crab

The Omega Shipyard has completed the refit of former offshore support vessel Southern Star, now heading for the South Atlantic to fish on red crab, operating from Montevideo in Uruguay.…

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Icelandic pair lengthened and refitted
Sister vessels Skinney and Thórir have returned to Iceland following extensive refits in Poland. Image: Skipasýn

Icelandic pair lengthened and refitted

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A pair of trawlers owned by Icelandic fishing company Skinney-Thinganes have returned from extensive refits carried out in Poland. Originally designed by Icelandic naval architect Skipasýn and delivered by Ching…

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