Severnaya Verf starts cutting metal for lead processing trawler of Project 170701
Severnaya Verf shipyard says it has started cutting metal for the first section of the lead processing trawler of Project 170701. The ship will be built for AO Rybprominvest (a company of Norebo Holding) with the delivery scheduled for 2020.
The first (bottom) section of 78.5 tonnes will be one of almost 90 different sections.
Ships of 170701 design provide for the most advanced fishing and processing technologies. The plants capacity is almost 1,200 tonnes of frozen fish (or 1,020 tonnes of fish and 334 tonnes of fish meal. Besides, storage capacity of the trawler is 95 tonnes of canned fish.
Ceremonial keel-laying of the lead processing trawler is scheduled for November. Severnaya Verf shipyard and Norebo Holding earlier signed contracts for construction of six trawlers of Project 170701. The companies are currently discussing the order expansion to ten vessels.
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.
Established in 1997, Norebo is one of Russia’s three largest fishing companies. The group numbers 13 fishing companies in the North-West Region and in the Far East of Russia. The group’s fleet consists of over 40 medium-size and large-size fishing ships operating in all key fishing areas of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. In 2016, Norebo vessels caught more than 500,000 t of fish. With its head office in Murmansk, Norebo sells its products both in Russia and in the foreign markets.
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