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Tag: Nodosa yard Spain

  • Monday, November 21st 2022 - 09:52 UTC

    New trawler-freezer to join Falkland’s squid fisheries in 2024

    Shipbuilders Nodosa from Marin in Galicia, Spain has formalized the construction of a new freezer trawler, for Orion Fishing Company Ltd., an association of Pereira SA from Vigo with the Falkland Islands Argos Group Ltd. The new trawler is scheduled to be delivered in 2024.

  • 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”.

  • Saturday, February 9th 2019 - 07:46 UTC

    Two new South Atlantic trawlers to be built at Nodosa shipyard, Galicia

    Nodosa signed a contract with Spain's Pescapuerta Group to build a new freezer stern trawler for fishing in the South Atlantic

    The Galicia, Spain-based boat-builder Nodosa Shipyard has received orders for a pair of new Spanish trawlers during the past month. In its most recent order, Nodosa signed a contract with the Spanish harvester Pescapuerta Group to build a new freezer stern trawler for fishing in the South Atlantic. It aims to have delivered the vessel by the end of 2020, ready to enter full operations for the spring 2021 season.

  • Thursday, January 3rd 2019 - 07:49 UTC

    Falklands' fleet will have a new trawler freezer by the end of 2020

    The new vessel will replicate much of “Monteferro”, but with improvements in haul and freezer capacities and a more potent engine

    Galicia's Rampesca and the Falkland Islands RBC have ordered a new 63.7 meters long and 1.500 gross tonnage freezer trawler from Nodosa Shipyard, according to shipbuilding sources in Vigo. The new vessel is expected to replace the “Castelao”, and construction will begin this January. It will replicate much of the recently delivered “Monteferro”.

  • Friday, December 7th 2018 - 07:29 UTC

    Falklands' fishing fleet latest incorporation F/V Argos Cies Open Day

    F/VArgos Cies Captain and Crew pose at FIPASS with some of the Argos Group shareholders  (Pic Ian Stewart)

    The stern trawler F/V Argos Cies opened its doors at FIPASS to the general public last Sunday as it became the latest new-build to join the Falkland Islands fishing fleet. Members of the public were given a tour of ship, as were invited guests during a reception held in the evening.

  • Thursday, August 30th 2018 - 07:24 UTC

    Falklands approves application to register a new build trawler

    Argos Cies is 75 metres long, has 1,998 gross tonnage and will carry up to 50 crew members. She will be delivered by Nodosa shipyard at a cost of €21 million

    The Falkland Islands Executive Council on Wednesday granted the application by Jupiter Fishing Company to register a new build fishing trawler. The agreed name of the new vessel is Argos Cies, which reflects the 50:50 partnership in Jupiter between Argos Group Ltd of Stanley, Falkland Islands and Armadora Pereira SA of Vigo, Spain.

  • Monday, February 27th 2017 - 10:02 UTC

    Falklands' delegation visits Vigo with an idea of building a fisheries port in the Islands

    The Falklands delegation with Vigo port Authority officials

    Falkland Islands representatives met with port of Vigo authorities to assess the infrastructure, services, development plans and competitiveness of the Galician fisheries terminal, one of the busiest and most efficient in the European Union, reports the Galicia media.

  • Wednesday, February 15th 2017 - 08:53 UTC

    Falklands' totally financed longliner, CFL Hunter, launched in Galicia

     CFL Hunter into Pontevedra waters. (Pic victor radio74)

    A state of the art longliner, the Falklands “CFL Hunter” was baptized and launched at the Nodosa de Marín shipyard in Pontevedra, in a ceremony that included representatives from Consolidated Fisheries, Falklands lawmakers plus members of the Galicia government and the yard.