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Dongara Inks Deals to Build Two New Vessels

Two MTU 12V 2000 M96X diesels and HamiltonJet HTX52 waterjets have been selected to power the catamaran motor yacht. Image: Dongara Marine

Dongara Marine received orders to build custom-designed vessels: a monohull commercial fishing boat and a high speed catamaran for recreational use.An experienced commercial fisherman is the client for Dongara Marine’s first new vessel for the South Australian Rock Lobster fishery.Customised to client preferences, the 17.

Vard to Build Second Stern Trawler for Luntos

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Designer and builders of specialized vessels Vard said it has signed an agreement for the design and construction of another stern trawler for Russian fishing company Luntos Co. Ltd., due for delivery in the third quarter of 2022.The order, which follows the first placed in 2019, is for a new fishing

Gondan Delivers Stern Trawler to Prestfjord

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Spanish shipbuilder Gondan said it delivered the factory freezing stern trawler Sunderøy. It is one of the most advanced vessels of its kind, which will be operated by Prestfjord AS, one of Norway's largest fishing and fish farm owners.Built in steel with aluminum superstructure, the stern trawler will operate in Arctic areas,

China Asks Malaysia to Safeguard Detained Sailors' Rights

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China’s foreign ministry said Monday the country had asked Malaysia to safeguard the rights of Chinese nationals it had detained for trespassing in its waters, and investigate the case according to the law.Malaysia’s maritime authorities said on Saturday they had detained 60 Chinese nationals and six Chinese-registered fishing vessels.

Kongsberg to Deliver Large Electric Winch Package for JFK Trawler

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Kongsberg Maritime said it has signed a contract with Turkish shipbuilder Tersan Shipyard to equip an 86-meter stern trawler with a large winch package for Faroe Islands fishing fleet operator JFK.The package will include four EasyDRIVE electric trawl winches with SmartPΩWER Permanent Magnet (PM) motors.

Malaysia Detains Chinese Vessels for Trespassing

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Malaysia’s maritime authorities said on Saturday they had detained 60 Chinese nationals and six Chinese-registered fishing vessels they said were trespassing into the Southeast Asian country’s waters.Malaysia reported 89 intrusions by Chinese coastguard and navy ships between 2016 and 2019, amid escalating

RoRo Carrier Rescues Fishermen in Strait of Malacca

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An Indonesia-flagged car carrier operated by the NYK Group company PT. NYK-SPIL INDORORO, rescued eight fishermen in distress at the Strait of Malacca last week.The 100-meter roll-on, roll-off (RoRo) ship Kalimantan Leader was sailing from Belawan, Indonesia, to Jakarta, on September 23 when its crew

Aker BioMarine's Krill Transportation Vessel Launched in China

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China's shipbuilder CIMC Raffles has launched the Antarctic Provider, a vessel being built for Norway's krill harvesting company Aker BioMarine.The launching ceremony for the krill transport vessel built by CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd. was held Thursday at CIMC Raffles Yantai base.  The 167.6 meters long

Rimfrost Taps Kongsberg for Krill Vessel Design and Equipment

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RLS PhotoNorway-based krill extraction and processing company Rimfrost has awarded Kongsberg Maritime a contract to design and equip a new 120-meter krill harvesting vessel destined for operations in Antarctica.The vessel will be built by Westcon in Norway, and Tersan Shipyard in Turkey. Westcon will

DMC Delivers Nozzles for Super Trawler Refit

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Damen Marine Components said it has delivered two large 19A nozzles to Parlevliet & Van der Plas for its fishing trawler, the Margiris. The vessel, which is one of the largest of its type in the world, is undergoing a modification project at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam.At Damen’s Amsterdam repair yard,

Many Chinese Fishing Vessels Near Galapagos Cut Off AIS, Ecuador Says

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Ecuador's armed forces said on Tuesday that dozens of vessels from a predominantly Chinese fishing fleet that is operating near the Galapagos Islands have turned off tracking systems to prevent monitoring of their activities.Of around 325 ships still fishing in the waters near the ecologically sensitive Galapagos,

Ecuador Navy Surveils Huge Chinese Fishing Fleet Near Galapagos

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Ecuador’s navy is conducting surveillance of a massive Chinese fishing fleet that is operating near the protected waters of the Galapagos Islands, amid concerns about the environmental impact of fishing in the area of the ecologically sensitive islands.The navy conducted a patrol mission on Friday that

Ecuador Monitoring Fleet of Fishing Vessels Near Galapagos

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Ecuador is monitoring a large fleet of fishing vessels, many of them Chinese, off the Galapagos Islands and has increased patrolling to ensure the ships do not enter the area of the ecologically sensitive islands, the defense minister said on Thursday.Chinese fishing vessels appear each year near the Galapagos,

Damen Delivers Trawler Jonge Johannes

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Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam has recently delivered a twin-rig fly shooting trawler to Urk-based brothers Rense and Johannes de Boer. The new vessel is the LT 295 Jonge Johannes.Damen said it worked with Vripack on the design of the LT 295. The aim has been to create a vessel that can operate

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