Vyborg Shipyard will build two medium-size trawlers of Project ST-116 for Nord Pilgrim
On 16 December 2016, Vyborg Shipyard PJSC and fishing company Nord Pilgrim (Murmansk) signed a contract for construction of two medium-size trawlers of Project ST-116, the shipyard told IAA PortNews.
The trawlers are intended for catching bottom species of fish. The ships will have ice class Ice3, endurance of about 30 days. Depending on customer’s wish the trawlers can have an onboard equipment for with catch and freezing capacity of up to 100 t of fish per day and also the vessels are supposed to be fitted out with combined holds for seafood of up to 375 m3. The ships can accommodate over 40 persons each. The trawlers will be equipped with cargo cranes of high capacity and deck machinery. Cutting edge automation and radioelectronic equipment is supplied by the best manufacturers.
Nord Pilgrim LLC is a fishing company set up in 1995. The company specializes in caching and processing both bottom and pelagic species.
Vyborg Shipyard PJSC (part of state-owned United Shipbuilding Corporation from 2012) is one of the largest shipbuilding companies of the North-Western Region of Russia with over 65-years’ experience in shipbuilding. Since the Shipyard was founded (1948) there have been built more than 200 different vessels with deadweight up to 12000 tons, total displacement over 1,550,000 tons. The shipyard’s order backlog of RUB 43 bln covers the period of several years. Vyborg Shipyard employs about 1,300 Vyborg citizens and involves some 500 contractors.