Pella shipyard started mooring trials for lead crab catching vessel of Project 03070
On 21 October 2019, Pella shipyard (Leningrad Region) started mooring trials for the lead crab catching vessel of Project 03070, Rus, under construction for Antey LLC, Pella says in a press release.
As it was reported earlier, design documentation has been fully approved by Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.
Construction of the first and the second serial ships of 03070 design is underway.
The vessel is designed for crab catching by cone traps with following sorting, loading in grid baskets and live crab transporting in tanks with sea cooled water (RSW type).
The crab catching vessel of Project 03070 fitted with shipboard and technological equipment manufactured by global leaders will operate in the seas of Russia’s Far East.
Key technical parameters: LOA – 50.5 m; BOA – 12.6 m; deadweight – 585 t; overall draft– 6.72 m; capacity of RSW tanks - about 450 cbm; bait store capacity – about 30 cbm; speed – about 12 knots; crew - 28. Class notation of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping – КМ Ice2 AUT3 (REF) Fishing vessel. The ship is expected to show high economic efficiency allowing to catch up to 1,000 tonnes of crab per year.
Leningrad Shipyard Pella was founded in 1950 and privatized in 1992. The holding incorporates a head company and a number of subsidiaries. The shipyard specializes in construction of tug boats for Russian customers.
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