Vyborg Shipyard lays keel for ice-class refrigerator trawler of (KMT02.02) for Atlantrybflot
Vyborg Shipyard (part of United Shipbuilding Corp.) on November 1, 2018, hosted a keel laying ceremony for second serial refrigerator trawler of Project KMT02 YURI MATOCHKIN to be built for Atlantrybflot (part of MC FOR Group), Marine Engineering Bureau said.
Еngineering design was developed by naval architecture and marine engineering firm Marine Engineering Bureau-Design-SPb.
The trawler was designed for bottom trawling of fishes and shrimp, the production of frozen sea products, processing of the catch on board the vessel. The vessel will catch primarily cod and haddock, sea bass and catfish. The main types of products are fresh-frozen round fish, decapitated and gutted fish, cod liver fillets and liver oil, fish meal and fish oil. After processing and freezing the catch will be kept in a 2,050 cbm deep-freeze hold. Fish-meal is stored in a separate hold (about 260 cbm). The vessel will be able to use single-trawling and twin-trawling simultaneously.
General characteristics: LOA: about 80.40 m; Beam: 15.40 m; Main deck depth: 6.15 m; Fishing deck depth: 9.10 m; Maximum draft: 8.90 m.
The trawler will be built to the Class: KM Ice3 AUT1 (REF) Fishing Vessel, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS).
The vessel will be catching fish in the North Atlantic, including Greenland, Canada, Iceland, Spitsbergen and the Barents Sea.
Field equipment (bottom trawlers), anchor and grounding gear supplied with automated control system.
The factory refrigerator trawler is equipped with filleting lines, decapitation and gutting machines, equipment for transporting, fish sorting, fillet sorting, fish storage, weighing tables, packing tables, etc.
The lead ship of the series KMT02 NORD PILGRIM (HN 939) was laid down on January 16, 2018.
The KMT02.02 series trawler has accommodation for 46 crew members in comfortable single and double cabins. The ship has a mess-room with a separate self-service area, all necessary medical, sanitary facilities, compliant with the Sanitary Rules for Fishing Fleet. In addition, the vessel will have sports area: a gym and sauna. The vessel has radio and navigation equipment in accordance with the class and the intended navigation area, as well as a complex of specialized fish-detection system.
PAO Vyborg Shipyard (part of state-owned United Shipbuilding Corporation from 2012) is one of the largest shipbuilding companies of the North-Western Region of Russia. Since its foundation in 1948 the shipyard has built 210 different vessels, 9 offshore drilling rigs and 105 topside modules for fixed offshore platforms with total displacement of over 1,550,000 tonnes.