News ID: 67851 |
Publish Date: 10:06 - 28 July 2016

First Live Fish Carrier Launched

Gondan Shipyard in Figueras, at high tide, the vessel “MARTIN SÆLE”, the first Live Fish Carrier built by the yard, has been successfully launched.

First Live Fish Carrier Launched
According to MANA, the vessel “MARTIN SÆLE”, the first Live Fish Carrier with the capacity of 1000 m3 of volume of water and in presence of representatives of the owner of the vessel, the Norwegian company Salmon Star AS, has been launched.
This Live Fish Carrier, with 50 meters length and 12,6 meters beam will operate in the Shetland Islands, where she will transport young and adult fish between different farms along the coast, and also transporting to and from the in-land fish factories and farms. She is a technologically advanced vessel and will be able to accommodate up to 7 crew members; but due to her high degree of automation, she will be operated only by 4 persons.
After the launching, the vessel was moored at the Yard´s quay, where she will remain for the next few weeks, until the outfitting process it´s complete. Then, after the thorough sea trials, the ship will sail towards Scotland.
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