Russian fishing firms order four longliners

Norway’s Marin Teknikk (MT) has secured a contract for the design and engineering of four new longline vessels for Russian fishing companies.

The three companies are active players in the Murmansk and Arkhangelsk region.

Powered by diesel-electric propulsion, the vessels are 58.6 metres long with a beam of 13 metres.

Accommodating 36 people, the Ice-class vessels will be built at Severnaya Verf shipyard at St Petersburg over a three-year period, under Russian flag and class.

Featuring a large freezer capacity, they will be equipped with an auto line-hauling system through a moon pool, and a fish factory for processing of fish and cannery.

They will be used to catch cod and haddock in the Barents Sea and the Norwegian Sea.

Last modified onMonday, 08 January 2018 10:17