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Tag: F/V Falcon

  • Wednesday, September 21st 2022 - 10:39 UTC

    Fortuna announces the construction of a new trawler

    The vessel will be registered in the Falkland Islands and has been named “F/V Prion”.

    Over recent weeks, the Boards of Fortuna Ltd and our partners have approved the construction of a new trawler to replace the FV Capricorn in the Loligo fishery in early 2025. The vessel will be owned and operated by Fortuna Joint Venture Company - “Petrel Fishing Company Ltd”.

  • Thursday, August 27th 2020 - 09:23 UTC

    Falklands' company expects its state of the art trawler F/V Falcon ready for the Loligo February 2021 season

    The vessel was launched to the sea this week and will now undergo further completion works, leading to sea trials later in the year (Pic Fortuna Ltd)

    F/V Falcon, the latest trawler from the Falkland Islands Fortuna fishing company was launched on Wednesday at the Nodosa Shipyard in Vigo, Spain. The vessel will now undergo further completion works, leading to sea trials later in the year, and ready to join the Falklands' fleet for the first Loligo season, commencing February 2021.

  • Thursday, March 28th 2019 - 09:15 UTC

    Falklands' fleet will incorporate state of the art trawler in 2021

    Stewart Wallace (right) in representation of Fortuna Ltd during the contract ceremony at the Nodosa yard offices

    The Falkland Islands will add to its registered fleet a state of the art trawler which should be operational by 2021 belonging to a local joint venture company, Petrel Fishing Company Ltd. In early 2019, the Board of Fortuna Ltd approved the construction of a new trawler to join their current fleet of five trawlers. The vessel will be owned and operated by Fortuna Joint Venture Company - “Petrel Fishing Company Ltd”.