Severnaya Verf will build one more longline factory vessel of Project МТ1112XL for Virma
Fishing Company “Virma” (Group of Companies “Fishing Fleet of Karelia”) and Severnaya Verf shipyard has signed a contract for construction of yet another (the third) longline factory vessel of Project МТ1112XL today, 25 December 2018, says the shipyard.
In 2017, the Board of United Shipbuilding Corporation agreed the contract of Severnaya Verf shipyard (part of USC) with three fishing companies: OOO Virma, OOO Globus and OOO ArktikrybFlot for the construction of a series of four longline factory ships.
Two longliners will be built for Vyrma, and one for each of the two customers. The series delivery is scheduled for 2022.
A longline factory vessel features high-technology and ecological fishing method with automated installation and hauling lines, with equipment for complete, non-waste processing and storage of the catch directly on board the ship. The longliner reference design documents was developed by Norway based Marin Teknikk AS. Detailed engineering, technological and operational documentation will be developed by a Russian naval architecture and marine engineering firm.
The vessel’s displacement is over 2,200 tonnes, length - 59 meters, width - 13 meters, endurance – 45 days, production capacity – 30 tonnes of fish per day. The ship is to be delivered in 2021.
Severnaya Verf shipyard (corporate member of United Shipbuilding Corporation) is among leading shipbuilding companies of Russia’s defence industry. The company was founded on November 14, 1912, as Putilovskaya Shipyard. Since then the shipbuilding company has built more than 600 warships and commercial vessels, including cruisers, destroyers, minesweepers, patrol vessels and submarines destroyers, research and passenger vessels, timber cargo carriers, trawlers, container ships and Ro-Ro vessels, tugboats and floating docks. The shipyard’s backlog of orders currently includes the series of frigates, corvettes and other vessels.
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