Vyborg Shipyard launches second serial trawler of Project KMT01 built for Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet
On 17 May 2019, Vyborg Shipyard (a company of United Shipbuilding Corporation) launched the Norwegian Sea trawler, the second ship a series of four processing trawlers of Project KMT01 being built to the order of JSC Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet, says press center of Vyborg Shipyard.
The ship laid down on 29 January 2018 is the second trawler in a series of 4 ships to be built by Vyborg Shipyard on a turnkey basis.
The lead ship named Barents Sea was launched on 5 December 2018. The construction is covered by the programme of investment quotas encouraging the construction of fishing ships at domestic shipyards. The ship was ordered by JSC Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet (a company of North West Fishing Consortium).
Each ship will be able to process 160 tonnes of fish per day. The vessels of Project KMT01 with dimensions of 86 m x 17 m will have Ice3 Class and with an option of hull strengthening to Arc4 Class are intended for operation in the Northern fishing basin. On board the vessels there will be installed an automated plant for processing and production of fillets, fish meal plant, equipment for fish oil production and a canning plant.
PAO Vyborg Shipyard (part of state-owned United Shipbuilding Corporation from 2012) is one of the largest shipbuilding companies of the North-Western Region of Russia. Since its foundation in 1948 the shipyard has built 210 different vessels, 9 offshore drilling rigs and 105 topside modules for fixed offshore platforms with total displacement of over 1,550,000 tonnes.
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