Pella Shipyard launches fishing vessel of project PL-475 being built under supervision of RS (photo)
On May 28, 2014, Leningrad Shipbuilding Plant Pella (Pella Shipyard OJSC, Leningrad region) launched the lead fishing vessel of project PL-475 being built under the technical supervision of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS), the Register’s press center says.
Highly-automated vessel of project PL475 is intended for longline fishing with application of sustainable methods and advanced technologies for processing, storing and transportation of products. The production capacity of the vessel is 500 tonnes per day.
The construction is being carried out within the framework of the large-scale modernization of Russia’s fishing fleet.
Major characteristics: length – 47.5 m; width – 12 m; depth – 5 m; speed – 13. 5 knots; crew – 20 persons. Classification РС: КМ✪ Ice2 AUT1 Fishing Vessel. The can make international voyages. Endurance- up to 10 days. The construction is to be completed by late July 2014.
JSC Pella Shipyard based in Russia’s Leningrad region was founded in 1950. In 1992 Pella was privatized as Pella Holding Co. comprising the head office and several subsidiaries. The shipbuilding firm specializes in building tugboats for Russian customers.