Bass Marine’s Poppa G has all the features and appearance of the typical, albeit large, lobster boat but was designed, built, and equipped for more than lobster fishing. The 26.5-metre-long, 6.8-metre-wide boat also has the versatility to undertake offshore support work including crew/supply vessel operations; charter ..
With tanks for 208 baskets (6.2 tonnes) of lobster, Holdfast was the largest capacity high-speed lobster boat in Australia when it was launched in early 2018. Nearly two years later, that title has passed to Poppa G – also a product of Western Australian boatbuilder Dongara Marine – but the Cockman family and crew ..
Schottel has again been awarded orders in the Norwegian fishery segment. The world’s largest live fish carrier (LFC) as well as a 67-metre state-of-the-art longliner will feature thrusters from the German company. Both vessels are under construction in Turkey and will be delivered to Norwegian owners. Sefine Shipyard in ..
After a long hiatus, the global fishing boat market seems to be slowly awakening. Decades of ever tightening restrictions on fishing activity, particularly in developed countries, have taken a severe toll among fishermen, fishing towns, fishing boats and all who depend upon them. Obviously, in many regions there was ..
To state that the tug and salvage sector has entered a period of great and rapid change is a statement of the blindingly obvious. Nevertheless, it is worth saying if only to underline the fact that everything is potentially up for grabs. In what has in the past been a rather conservative industry, old certainties are being ..
Despite the financial and geopolitical turmoil of the past decade, the tug and salvage sector has steamed on relentlessly. New, innovative and ever more powerful and easily operated tugs are delivered seemingly weekly. In this era of rumoured orders for 23,000- or even 25,000TEU container ships, the need for ever more ..
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Rever Offshore has been awarded a three-year extension to the existing charter for the dive support vessel (DSV) Rever Topaz. The vessel will continue to support Volstad ..
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted approval in principle (AIP) to Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC) and MAN Energy Solutions for an ammonia-fuelled ..