Piriou has just delivered to Comata the newbuild longliner Ile de la Reunion II, which is dedicated to toothfish fishing in the French southern seas.
Designed by Piriou Ingenierie, Ile de la Reunion II was ordered in July 2017 and built in Piriou’s Vietnam shipyard.
It is equipped with diesel electric propulsion made of two propulsion systems. The electric production comes from four marine diesel oil (MDO) powered generators.
Designed to be operated in first category tropical zones, mainly in the Indian Ocean, as well as in the subpolar region up to a latitude under 60°S, Ile de la Reunion II is Ice 1C classified.
The longline is also equipped with a treatment plant for fishing waste wherein waste is ground and stored in two dedicated tanks of 95 cubic metres total capacity.
Ile de la Reunion II has a length of 62.8 metres, a width of 12.4 metres, a crew of 32, two 900kW diesel electric engines, and a fish hold capacity of 650 cubic metres.
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