Pella launched lead trawler of Project 03095, Andromeda, for Murmanseld 2
On 9 April 2019, Leningrad region, Russia based Pella Shipyard launched the lead trawler of Project 03095, Andromeda, built for Murmanseld 2, says North-Western Department of Rosrybolovstvo (Russian Federal Fisheries Agency).
The ship was laid down in September 2017, The delivery is scheduled for the end of 2019.
The launching ceremony was attended by Andrey Yakovlev, Acting head of North-Western Department of Rosrybolovstvo; Yuliya Kosareva, deputy head of the Leningrad Region Committee for economic development and investment activities; Yury Zadvorny, General Director of Murmanseld 2 Group; Gerbert Tsaturov, General Director of Pella Shipyard.
A series of four ships of Project 03095 is intended for catching bottom fish and its onboard processing.
Freezing equipment capacity – at least 100 tonnes of frozen fish per day; filleting equipment - 20 tonnes of product per day. Freezing hold capacity – 1,400 cbm, fish meal hold capacity - 230 cbm.
According to Andrey Yakovlev, Rosrybolovstvo forecasts construction of about 100 ships in the nearest 5 years including small-size ships and specialized ships for catching tuna and other species.
Leningrad region, Russia based Pella Shipyard was founded in 1950. In 1992 Pella was privatized as Pella Holding Co. comprising the parent company and several subsidiaries. The shipbuilding firm specializes in building harbor tugs with rated power of 1,000-5,000hp, pusher tugs, escort tugs, pilot boats and rescue boats for Russian and foreign customers.
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