Delivery and keel-laying on the same day
Multi-purpose fishing vessel Leninets on sea trials in the Baltic. Image: Yantar Shipyard

Delivery and keel-laying on the same day

The Yantar Shipyard in Kaliningrad will next week hand over the first new vessel for Russian owners in many years to be built at a domestic shipyard, combining the event…

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NAFO trawler launched for outfitting
Isla de Terranova is the first NAFO trawler to be built at a Galician yard for many years. Image: Nodosa

NAFO trawler launched for outfitting

The first NAFO area trawler for a Spanish owner to be built at a shipyard in Galicia for many years has been launched ready for outfitting at the Nodosa yard…

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Crab venture for Yantar shipyard and JSC Phoenix
The Yantar yard and a Kamchatka fishing company are exploring the options for building five crabbing vessels for the Russian Far East. Image: Yantar

Crab venture for Yantar shipyard and JSC Phoenix

The Kaliningrad-based Yantar Shipyard and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatka fishing company JSC Phoenix have signed an agreement on the possible construction of a series of crab vessels. The two companies have agreed to…

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Vyborg yard launches second Arkhangelsk factory trawler
Norwegian Sea is the second vessel in the series under construction for Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet. Image: United Shipbuilding Corporation

Vyborg yard launches second Arkhangelsk factory trawler

The second in a series of four factory trawlers for Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet (part of the North West Fishing Consortium) has been launched at the Vyborg Shipyard. The yard, part…

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Vestmannaey afloat
Vestmannaey afloat at the Vard shipyard. Image: Síldarvinnslan

Vestmannaey afloat

The first of a series of innovative new trawlers being built in Norway for Icelandic companies has been launched at Vard’s Aukra yard. According to Bergur-Huginn fleet manager Guðmundur Alfreðsson,…

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Piriou establishes Côte d’Ivoire shiprepair company
Staff at Piriou Côte d’Ivoire, the latest in the French ship repair and shipbuilding group’s chain of yards serving the fishing and other maritime sectors. Image: Piriou Group

Piriou establishes Côte d’Ivoire shiprepair company

French shipbuilding and repair group Piriou has established itself in Côte d’Ivoire by acquiring a majority stake in Abidjan ship repair facility Marine Industrie Service (MIS), rebranding the company Piriou…

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