Keel laid for tenth Project 170701 trawler for Russia’s Norebo Group

MEPS WEEK

Russian shipyard Severnaya Verf has laid the keel for the future Kapitan Sosnin, the tenth Project 170701 freezer trawler ordered from the company by local owner Norebo Group.

Once completed, the vessel will have a length of 81.6 metres, a beam of 16 metres, a displacement of 5,500 tonnes, space for 80 people, and a 6,200kW main engine that will deliver a speed of 15.5 knots. It will also have Ice2 ice class notation, enabling it to operate in surface ice of 0.5 metres thickness.

The builder said the vessel will have daily processing and freezing capacities of 150 tonnes and 100 tonnes, respectively.

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