Admiralty Shipyards launches trawler Mekhanik Maslak

The Russian factory trawler Mekhanik Maslak being launched into the water at Admiralty Shipyards in Saint Petersburg, June 2020 (Photo: United Shipbuilding Corporation)

United Shipbuilding Corporation’s (USC) Admiralty Shipyards has launched a new Project ST192 freezer trawler ordered by the Russian Fishery Company (RRPK).

Mekhanik Maslak is the second in a series of six ordered by RRPK. It will be equipped for pelagic trawling and will be used to fish for pollock and herring in the Bering Sea, the Sea of Okhotsk, and the adjacent waters along the coast of Russia’s Far East.

Delivery of Mekhanik Maslak is scheduled for July 2021.

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