KATWIJK - The work has started at the Turkish shipyard Tersan on a new state-of-the-art pelagic freezer trawler for Parlevliet & Van der Plas in the Netherlands.
The home port will be Katwijk.
The pelagic freezer trawler is designed by the Norwegian Skipsteknisk, has an overall length of 111.5 meters, is 21.20 meters wide. The delivery of the new v e s s e l is scheduled for November 2024.
The main engine is a Wartsila 32 engine, which is the most fuel efficient engine in its class. The ship design is optimized in relation to fuel consumption, emissions and noise. Natural environmentally friendly refrigerants are used to cool, freeze and store the fish on board.
The accommodation for the crew and working conditions are at the highest standards and includes a sauna and fitness area.
With a crew up to 60 persons, the vessel will be deployed worldwide. She will target pelagic
species like herring, sardines, mackerel, horse mackerel and blue whiting. All fish will be
frozen on board and is destined for 100% human consumption purposes.
The vessel will replace the former KW 174 Annelies Ilena.