Another trawler for Kamchatka fishermen laid in Central Russia

November 1, 2021 16:31

On October 22, 2021, the second trawler of a series of three vessels for Kamchatka fishermen was laid in Rybinsk (Yaroslavl region), ca.270km from Moscow north-eastwards, reports

According to the press-service of Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries (Rosrybolovstvo), the vessels are designed for fishing of Alaska pollock, cod, flounder, squid and saffron cod in the Russia Far East. A series of 3 trawlers are being built by the Nobel Brothers Shipyard as part of the investment quota program under the order of the Fish Processing Plant Sokra LLC.

The plant is part of the 41 Region group of companies and supplies products to various regions of Russia and 11 foreign countries. The company catches fish in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Kamchatka and processes catches onshore.

The head of Rosrybolovstvo Ilya Shestakov, in his welcoming speech to the participants of the ceremony, noted the importance of fleet renewal for Kamchatka, one of the most fishing regions of the country, and thanked the fishermen for their active participation in the modernization of the industry's processing capacities and investing in the development of the domestic fishing industry.

The medium-tonnage fishing vessel of the T40V project with a length of 44.15 m is designed for fishing with bottom and pelagic trawls and Danish seine and transportation of the harvest in liquid ice for further onshore processing.

The launch of the trawler is schedules for autumn 2022.

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