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Newbuild gill netter/longliner awaits next chapter

Iceland’s Stormur Seafoods has taken delivery of a longliner/gill netter and immediately placed the newbuild for sale.

Recently completed at the Alkor Shipyard in Poland, Stormur started life in Newfoundland and was never completed due to the then-owner’s financial issues.

The seafood firm’s Steindór Sigurgeirsson found the boat and took it to Gdansk to be completed.

Equipped for freezing or handling fresh catches, it features diesel-electric propulsion, a 63,000-hook Mustad longlining hardware and a system of handling the gear through a chamber below the surface.

Last modified onFriday, 05 January 2018 12:59
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