Wärtsilä in New Fishing Vessel Deal

Wärtsilä has secured a deal to provide the ship design, as well as the main engine and other propulsion equipment, for a new fishing vessel.

The ship will be built at the Balenciaga shipyard in Spain for Castlehill, the Fraserburgh, Scotland based owners.

The 69.8 meters long ‘Resolute’ will replace an existing trawler of the same name in the owner’s fleet. When delivered in 2020, the vessel will operate in the fishing grounds of the North Sea.

We have earlier worked closely with both Castlehill and the Balenciaga yard, and we are pleased to be cooperating with them again on this benchmark project. Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine vision supports the development of efficient and environmentally sustainable solutions, and this ship will certainly meet those criteria,” said Riku-Pekka Hägg, director, Ship Design, Wärtsilä Marine.

Wärtsilä has tremendous experience and an excellent track record in producing advanced fishing vessel designs, and we are confident that this latest design will meet our expectations. We also appreciate Wärtsilä’s positive cooperation during the concept development phase of this project,” says Georg West, owner.

In addition to the ship design and relevant documentation, Wärtsilä will also supply a Wärtsilä 32 main engine, as well as the gear, shaft line, stern tube and combined pitch propeller (CPP).

Under a separate agreement, the company will also develop a concept that can be used for the owner’s application for an extended fishing quota.

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