Ice-capable freezer trawler delivered to Engenes Fiskeriselskap

Photo: Gondán

Norwegian fishing company Engenes Fiskeriselskap took delivery of a new freezer stern strawler from Spanish shipbuilder Gondán on Friday, April 9.

The Kongsberg Maritime-designed Magne Arvesen has a length of 69.9 metres, a beam of 16 metres, a steel hull, an aluminium superstructure, and accommodations for 29 people.

The vessel also has automated fish processing equipment optimised for heading, gutting, and freezing of whole white fish as well as a freezer hold capacity of 1,400 cubic metres.

Magne Arvesen is DNV-classed and has ice class certification. It will be operated in the Northern Atlantic, the Barents Sea, and the waters just off Norway’s Svalbard archipelago.

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