Vard to build 87-metre factory trawler for Bering Sea operator

Vard has been awarded a contract for the construction of a new factory trawler for Russian fishing company Luntos.

The 87- by 18-metre vessel will be the second Vard trawler to be supplied to Luntos after an 80- by 16-metre vessel scheduled for delivery in the second quarter of 2021.

The new trawler will have a freezing capacity of 210 tonnes per day and a fish processing capacity of 50 tonnes per day. It will be designed for fishing in the Bering Sea.

Construction will take place at Vard Vung Tau in Vietnam while delivery is expected in the third quarter of 2022.

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