Shetland’s Fiskebas orders Spanish-built midwater trawler

Photo: Skipsteknisk/Zamakona Yards

Fiskebas Fishing of Shetland, UK, and Spain’s Zamakona Yards have entered into an agreement for the construction of a new midwater pelagic trawler.

The Skipsteknisk-designed vessel will replace the 2004-built Atlantic II. It will have a length of 69.6 metres and space for 14 crewmembers.

The trawler will be the second Skipsteknisk vessel in the Fiskebas fleet.

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